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“A Step back in Time”
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Vinyl Cafe
Ranked #85 of 216 Restaurants in Ames
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Reviewed 16 December 2015

My wife and I stopped by for a coffee while Christmas shopping in downtown Ames. I had walked past this place for years. I'm sorry it took so long to go in. The joint is no frills and a little dark. This is not a knock. I loved it! The owner is quite pleasant and seems very knowledgable about LP's.

I was a little disappointed with the number of albums for sale but the owner assured me he had a bunch more coming in. The quantity may have been lacking but the quality was great! We snagged about four albums including a slightly rare "First Family" album by Vaugn Meader.

Oh, and the coffee was good. Here's a local guy keeping things simple and making a buck. Stop on by. You never know what you might find.

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Reviewed 20 September 2015

They have great shake selections to chose from plus a card to fill up and you get 1 free ;)

Saw many of the 45s/albums I have collected since the 1960s!!

quiety place where folks could study or be in internet.

Thank Betty G
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Reviewed 27 August 2015

Smooth drinks, great eats, this place is the best! The owner makes coffee the right way is amazing at service. It has a chill vibe and live bands couple nights a week/month! If you want the best coffee/latte /etc you have ever tasted this is the place to go!! There are a ton of unique flavors all are pretty awesome!

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