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Aunt Maude's

547 Main St, Ames, IA 50010-6008
+1 515-233-4136
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“tri tip” (8 reviews)
“steak” (24 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
547 Main St, Ames, IA 50010-6008
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Never miss eating here when home in Ames or Story City! Manage to get the same table by the end of the bar! Great food and great staff!

Thank coezetteb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant for the first time and left satisfied. I ordered the steak sandwich and it was tender and full of flavor. For dessert our group tried one of everything and I enjoyed the peanut butter pie. If you find yourself in Ames this...More

Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were intrigued enough by the reviews and ratings to venture a bit further from the interstate than we would normally to pay a visit to Aunt Maude's. Good call. My wife had the traditional French Dip and I had the Love at First Bite...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten at Aunt Mades dozens of times over dozens of years and the food is consistently great. Service here is impeccable. Nice place for date night or to catch dinner before a show.

Thank Marla M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic- soup and salad should be included in entree price. The service was attentive. Great choice

Thank Craig D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We sat in a small alcove near the front door which was surprisingly quiet and quaint. The service was superb. The food excellent. I ordered the vegetarian omelet from the lunch menu. Excellent! Three egg omelet with lots of roasted veggies and a special cheese...More

1  Thank DEB309
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We sat in the outdoor seating area, which faces main street but is far enough away from the crowds. The staff were very friendly and accommodating and the food was delicious!

Thank ABaker1218
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The food is worth the extra expense. They seem to get that extra dash of care when it comes to their food and waite staff. The atmosphere is dark and charming. There is nothing not to like at this restaurant, except maybe when the bill...More

Thank leisamandell
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Aunt Maude's is saved for our special occasions. Every time we eat there, the menu has been updated, yet includes a few favorites. Each dish has outstanding flavors and uses local food products. Their service is very good and with each visit, we come away...More

Thank mboostenbrug
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is the fancy place in town to take your parents or prom date. Steaks, seafood and huge desserts. Probably the best hamburger in town. White table cloths and traditional dining experience.

Thank KCMOfoodie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 547 Main St, Ames, IA 50010-6008
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ames
  • Phone Number: +1 515-233-4136
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