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Pizza Ranch

1404 Boston Ave, Ames, IA 50010-8776
+1 515-232-1999
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good27%
  • Average29%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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1404 Boston Ave, Ames, IA 50010-8776
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

Really good wait staff, good food and love a buffet. Cleaner than the last time we were there. Manger was around checking on customers.

Thank skeeterbug20002016
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Stopped in with the antique tractors back the end of May. Service was great and the food was very good! The game room looked very nice also as this was the first time I've seen the new game room!

Thank frmr96
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

We went here a couple weeks ago and they added on and have a new video games/play area with prizes. See pics. The best food here is the chicken. The pizza is ok. You can ask them to make the kind of pizza you want....More

Thank init4keeps
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

On our way to Des Moines we stopped here for supper. Having been to a Ranch before we expected a good buffet and that is what we got. We had two young children with us and they were able to find something they each liked....More

Thank Ryan Becky J
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Seems like frozen pizza, the smallest pieces of chicken I have encountered at a restaurant. Pushed buffet over any menu items. catering just the same. I will admit that this place is cheap, but you get what you pay for.

Thank eska2017
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Tonight we dined at Pizza Ranch. What a wonderful experience! We were with a party of 16 and were able to enjoy ourselves in their lovely party room. The staff brought us their especially-made-for-us pizza, hot out of the oven. (Their sauerkraut and pineapple pizza...More

Thank Debbie Y
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

We have 2 adults, 2 teens and 3 girls under 10 years old so Pizza Ranch is our favorite Tuesday night spot with Kids Eat Free. We all love the fried chicken and they make a really good Chicken Bacon Spinach Alfredo pizza per my...More

Thank Jasmin D
Reviewed 14 December 2017

Landed in Ames later than expected. We found a card for the Pizza Ranch at the hotel front desk. We were very surprised when we called and found d they had much more than Pizza. We ordered two chicken dinners. They arrived in much less...More

Thank Chuck M
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Excellent service and the food was great I highly recommend this place to eat Paul was fantastic and all service kind

Thank C4554MIhelenh
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

I stopped off to get fuel and this place caught my eye. Cool looking building on the outside as well as the inside. Friendly staff. But the pizza was similar to that of a frozen style box pizza. The fried chicken was decent far better...More

Thank Jdk426
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Private Dining, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1404 Boston Ave, Ames, IA 50010-8776
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ames
  • Phone Number: +1 515-232-1999
Round up the crew and join us tonight at the Ranch. From flavorful pizza to the Country's Best Chicken®, we have everything you need for a legendary dining experience. And don't forget your Ranch Card-we're also serving up rewards with every purchase! Join us on Tuesdays for Kids Night, where kids eat free with the purchase of an adult meal. We're less than ten minutes away from Ames High School, so it's the perfect place to stop on your way home. Whether you're here for a family meal or supporting Story County with a fundraiser, we have all the space and savory flavors to guarantee you won't leave until you're satisfied.
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