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Waterfront Seafood Market

2414 SE Tones Dr, Ankeny, IA 50021-8885
+1 515-963-1940
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (72 reviews)
“clam chowder” (15 reviews)
“rock shrimp” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:30All hours
American, Seafood, Sushi, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2414 SE Tones Dr, Ankeny, IA 50021-8885
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Reviewed yesterday

Our group of nine had reservations for 12:45 on Sunday and we were seated promptly upon arrival. Our server was friendly and attentive. My granddaughter and I both ordered the rock shrimp basket; unfortunately, they were out of rock shrimp; she ended up ordering the...More

Thank Joan4471
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It was okay. Sunday shrimp special was nice. Andoulea poboy was good sized and good flavor. Service was adequate.

Thank Kirk D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Met here for Sunday lunch. Portions were good. Server was attentive. There were sandwich and peeled shrimp specials for Sunday lunch. No errors. Would definitely return.

Thank ImaLadyBiker
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Let's start with the sushi-delicious. Their variety of sushi offered was substantial. The gumbo was awesome. The atmosphere is pleasing. However, we had the Arctic char special. This was disappointing because it lacked flavor. The cream sauce actually did the fish a disservice. A little...More

Thank RE1179
Reviewed 15 June 2017

nice place view of small lake. Waitress was excellent. Good menu of different foods ,fish shrimp etc.

Thank b1nky7s
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Consistent, delicious food. Very nice for a long, casual lunch. Patio has a water view. The grilled salmon is the best!

Thank Mary Lou M
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Lunch was perfect. Seated outside with a cool drink and a lunch of lightly battered fish along with side salad. The fish was great. Not greasy, not too much.

Thank kahansen10
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

We have eaten a couple times at the Ankeny location and have enjoyed both the appetizers and the main entrees. The sushi, whether cooked or fresh was great. Other offerings were enjoyed by all of our party. Would recommend this location to anyone.

Thank Don B
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

This is the best seafood I've had since moving to Iowa. The oysters are good. They have a crab soup is a must try. Their sushi is pretty good too.

Thank cmonroy
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

So the place is very bright. Not the dim date night kind of restaurant. Nothing too fancy but enough to get your seafood kick satisfied. Staff was training everywhere I looked but that didn't affect service. Very good. I ordered the coconut shrimp. Large but...More

Thank 244chuckl
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thomas s
13 March 2016|
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Response from Mike O | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we made a reservation and when we dined there, the restaurant had fresh seafood on the menu.
Sharon H
20 December 2015|
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Response from Cameron B F | Reviewed this property |
You would need to call them for daily specials/supplies
Donna W
30 January 2015|
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Response from GaUncle | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, don't know. I am sire these people would be glad to respond to a phone call. Have you checked the online menu?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2414 SE Tones Dr, Ankeny, IA 50021-8885
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ankeny
  • Phone Number: +1 515-963-1940
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