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402 Main St, Ames, IA 50010-6150
+1 515-232-0200
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“green curry” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (7 reviews)
“noodles” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 2:15 pm Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
402 Main St, Ames, IA 50010-6150
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

Like the title says it would have been a solid 4 **** except for the chicken satay. We went here for takeout while visiting the burbs south of town. It was for my Sister-in-Law, Brother & myself. I have been to Thailand a couple times...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Cpjules
Reviewed 10 April 2018

I couldn't find anything on the menu that was palatable. I was going to go with Cashew Chicken for $14 then I decided to go with the lunch Ginger Chicken for $12. It ended up being a quarter plate of chicken pieces with one piece...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Proteeus3
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Won't knock your socks off as far as Thai is concerned, butt its always fresh, servicer is good, room is nice

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Spice is a very nice Thai restaurant in Ames. The green curry was spicy yet sweet with fresh vegetables and lots of flavor! The Siam Shrimp appetizer is amazing – you must have this in your life! The Pad See Ew had come “mild“ –...More

Date of visit: October 2017
2  Thank MissyBunch
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Food and flavors are amazing. This is our favorite spot for lunch. Lunch dishes come with an appetizer and you receive amazing food for the price. Curry is amazing.

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank grandski
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We gave The Spice Thai Cuisine a try during our drive from Minnesota to Colorado for a skiing vacation. Wow, what a pleasure. The food was delicious, expertly flavored, and served promptly. As others have commented, the servers are outgoing and friendly. The restaurant is...More

Date of visit: December 2016
1  Thank DavidNancyJessica
Reviewed 13 December 2016

For Thai food, we usually go down to Ankeny to Thai Kitchen. We love Asian food and frequent many of Ames' restaurants -- and they're good in their own ways. House of Chen just keeps getting better and better, especially their lunches. Our daughter prefers...More

Date of visit: October 2016
2  Thank Victorious1203
Reviewed 23 November 2016

This is a very nice restaurant, and the food is quite good. I haven't found the food to be as spicy as other Thai places though. It seems very Americanized, but I can understand they are appealing to the masses. Overall it is a nice...More

Date of visit: August 2016
1  Thank Brooke K
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I love Spice! We always enjoy the food that we order here. The servers are kind and prompt. Spice has a gluten free menu for those who must avoid wheat or gluten. There are a nice variety of options on both the...More

Date of visit: November 2016
2  Thank 25caitlynh
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

I visited this restaurant with my friends in November, 2012 as one of our friend had been there before and liked the food. Thai food is my favorite and I have tried Thai food in US, Singapore and Thailand. By far, it is the worst...More

Date of visit: December 2015
1  Thank sehgal01
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:15 pm
5:00 pm - 8:45 pm
11:00 am - 2:15 pm
5:00 pm - 8:45 pm
11:00 am - 2:15 pm
5:00 pm - 8:45 pm
11:00 am - 2:15 pm
5:00 pm - 8:45 pm
11:00 am - 2:15 pm
5:00 pm - 8:45 pm
11:00 am - 2:15 pm
5:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 402 Main St, Ames, IA 50010-6150
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ames
  • Phone Number: +1 515-232-0200
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