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Pizza Ranch

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1404 Boston Ave, Ames, IA 50010-8776
+1 515-232-1999
08:00 - 22:00
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East Liverpool, Ohio
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2016

Good place to eat in a hurry between classes. Good food and good people at the front counter. Recommended!!

Thank boucher24
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73 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

One of the great things about traveling in Iowa is the pizza ranch restaurants all over the place. They are all consistent when it comes to their food and this one is no different. Very quiet experience and the staff was engaging and baked you any pie you wanted and brought it to your table. I eat at a pizza... More 

Thank Byron H
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2016

this place needs a good scrubbing. while the staff was amazingly friendly, it really wasn't very clean.

Thank janemasterman
Lenexa, Kansas
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2016

The staff was very friendly, they offered to make any kind of pizza we wanted, they checked on us frequently, great food, restaurant very clean, location great.

1 Thank rej1988
Farlington, KS
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2015

I enjoyed their unique (at least to me) take on pizza buffet style eating. The fact that the buffet also contained fried chicken didn't hurt my favorable view considering I'm a fried chicken junkie.

1 Thank DMII
Austin, Texas
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200 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Pizza, thin crust, lots of variety, they will take your fav' and prepared, chicken, fried, very fried! Salad bar, average, lunch was 9.99 till 2 p.m, 10.99 after 2 p.m., includes drink, all you can eat.

Thank rrcer
Wheaton, Illinois
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183 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

Came here with a group of 10 family members. Kids love it here because refer can go up as often as they want. Lots of different types of pizza to choose from. Salad bar doesn't have a lot of veggies to chose from. Iceberg lettuce mostly with a few spinach leaves and some cucumbers , carrots and onions. Lots of... More 

1 Thank puma1954
Corpus Christi, United States
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7 reviews
Reviewed 4 May 2015

Very good Salad Bar, good variety of Pizza, Great Fried Chicken, excellent service. Lot of families and Students so a little noisy, but not too bad

Thank Francis M
Holmen, Wisconsin
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 February 2015

Excellent selection, good price, very tasty chicken!! Staff is very friendly and looked after your needs.

Thank Todd R
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2015

On our way to St. Peter,Minn,we saw the road signs for Pizza Ranch. Stopped in,were treated to the buffet,my wife,for the chicken,I for pizza. The owner talked with us at length;we were so pleased we stopped in again on the return from our side trip to Minn. as we resumed our westward trek.

Thank Lorena M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Pizza
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1404 Boston Ave, Ames, IA 50010-8776
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ames
  • Phone Number: +1 515-232-1999

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?