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Aunt Maude's

547 Main St, Ames, IA 50010-6008
+1 515-233-4136
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (27 reviews)
“tri tip” (9 reviews)
“prime rib” (13 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
547 Main St, Ames, IA 50010-6008
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Reliably good for fancy date, entertaining the in-laws, or a date night away from the kids. Good food, in quiet atmosphere. Pricey, but worth it. Lunches are great for business meetings.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Meg D
Reviewed 7 November 2018

I have eaten at Aunt Maude's on a number of occasions and have never had a bad experience the food has been very good and the service has also been good.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank 691dthomas
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Locally owned, incredible restaurant. Perfect for business meetings, a date or a girls night out with friends! Fabulous staff, every menu item is delicious and incredible drinks!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank IowaGirl1973
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Can’t get a better meal, service or price! Best family place and bbq smoked meats and non ending soda fountain found nowhere else......we go at least once a month.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Carol G
Reviewed 7 November 2018

I went with my husband to celebrate. The food was good and excellent service. They should have more options of sparkling wine or champagne. We ate salmon and a good dessert. I like that they offer small plates as well.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank maite b
Reviewed 6 November 2018

This is a good restaurant. Ames wants reliable food and Aunt Maude's delivers on that. Nothing fancy but consistently good. We like that they offer bistro options, a smaller portion of their entrees. Good downtown location.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 838jimw
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

This is the best restaurant in Ames to be if you want fantastic service, fantastic food and fantastic atmosphere! Great for date night!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Robert B
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

The appetizers are very good! BBQ shrimp the drinks are ok the wine selection is good. The food is good the fillet was tasty but the quality could be upgraded a little. Go check it out is good

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JoshP398
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Wonderful salmon, great tri tip, prime rib and pork. Entire family was very happy with their meal. Happy with wait staff knowing the menu and she was able to converse with all of us well.. We were early for our reservation and w e were...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Saraj1998
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Delicious food consistently, in an elegant, but unpretentious space. Food is always good. This borders on being fine-dining, but people don't generally dress up a lot to go here. The atmosphere is really pleasant - no blaring TVs or loud customers.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jo Ann K
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10 April 2018|
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Response from SRCAIN1957 | Reviewed this property |
Not really...closer to old downtown...on Main near the old depot.
Lorry L
12 November 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 547 Main St, Ames, IA 50010-6008
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ames
  • Phone Number: +1 515-233-4136
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