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402 Main St, Ames, IA 50010-6150
+1 515-232-0200
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“thai food” (16 reviews)
“curry” (5 reviews)
“dumplings” (3 reviews)
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Asian, Thai
$$ - $$$
402 Main St, Ames, IA 50010-6150
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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.

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

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

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

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

1  Thank Caitlyn H
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

1  Thank sehgal01
Reviewed 24 September 2016

We picked this restaurant because we are both vegetarian and I'm gluten free. When we went in, the owner himself came to our table and discussed our needs and personally recommended some options, and then went to the kitchen and told the cooks how to...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We went to The Spice at the prime dinner hour (6:00) and were able to be seated right away. The atmosphere was quite nice and the staff were extremely helpful, especially as it was our first time eating there. They offer both a vegetarian and...More

Thank mehanson0
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Tried this restaurant about 8 years ago and was not impressed. Gave it another try and was not impressed. The staff was friendly but seemed distracted. The appetizer was highly recommended by our server, but meh. My husband's beer was warm, my wine glass was...More

Thank Zeker213
Reviewed 21 July 2016

If you like Thai food, you will love The Spice. The food is consistently delicious and I, for one, am absolutely addicted to the Pad Ka Prow with chicken while my best friend loves the Pad Thai. The atmosphere is comfortable and the wait staff...More

Thank Linda L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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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