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Pizza Ranch

1404 Boston Ave, Ames, IA 50010-8776
+1 515-232-1999
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good26%
  • Average30%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“fried chicken” (14 reviews)
“dessert pizza” (3 reviews)
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1404 Boston Ave, Ames, IA 50010-8776
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

Buffet and service was excellent. Complete buffet with ample seating for large groups. This being a college town they are use to seating large groups. This was a Monday lunch for us. We only waited a short time until we were seated before a large...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

The chicken here is really good, the only thing that could be changed about it is to decrease the salt. The pizza is average. Several choices on the buffet and you can ask for exactly what you want as well. Clean. Friendly staff. Marcydiner tantrum...More

Thank init4keeps
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Pizza Ranch does work hard to meet the needs of its guests. The host ranges from the friendly face to a person who really has no interest in your dining. The chicken is very good. The pizzas will be fresh and prepared to your requests....More

Thank cyclonesdan
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We arrived late and they were one of a handful of places that were still open and would deliver. The guy who answered the phone was friendly and helpful, delivery guy was friendly and the pizza was wonderful!!!

Thank Heidi S
Reviewed 11 August 2016

The salad bar was fresh and well stocked. Their fried chicken was excellent! Was disappointed with the cooked vegetables. Iowa corn on the cob should not be left soaking in hot water until it is soggy. Pizza was good, although some of the choices had...More

Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

We'd been to a Pizza Ranch in South Dakota a few years ago and were excited to find one in Ames. It's about $10 per person for the buffet, including drink. There is a salad bar and pizza bar, as well as other items like...More

Thank scrappysquirrel
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

They have a pizza with steak and caramelized onions here that is very good. The chicken wild rice soup is also very good. And, although I wasn't here when they had it, they occasionally have had fresh Iowa sweet corn(call to check before expecting this)....More

Thank init4keeps
Reviewed 23 June 2016

The selection is really nice, and if they do not have the pizza you want they will make a pizza to order for you. They have a large variety of pizzas, chicken, and other things. They have always been nice to us when we go...More

Thank dolly98799
Reviewed 7 June 2016

An all-day buffett of chicken and pizza, you just can't go wrong! The servers were great and the food was awesome.

Thank Ike R
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Has a good variety in their buffet and will special order pizzas for you at no charge. A quality buffet place and worth your money.

Thank Adam D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 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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