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823 Wheeler St., Ames, IA
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • 14
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Unique.

The atmosphere of this burger place is so different and there's so much to look at on the walls. And the burgers are fantastic!

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 28, 2015
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Orange City, Iowa
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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We visited with a group of 9 people on a Saturday afternoon around 3 pm. The waitress was very nice but not attentive. There were only 4 other people in the entire place and there were many mishaps with our order. Salad never arrived, took 10 minutes to get napkins, she needed to be reminded about items that had been... More 

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78 reviews 78 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

The atmosphere of this burger place is so different and there's so much to look at on the walls. And the burgers are fantastic!

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Rochester, MN
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63 reviews 63 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This was a trendy, sit-down restaurant that specializes in hamburgers. We thought the food was delicious and reasonable and the service and ambiance were very good.

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Ankeny
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41 reviews 41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014 via mobile

Walked in to two employees sitting on sofas at front door. Was sat in the lounge and waited on my a very green staffer. He had no idea about what was on tap. Food was over cooked.

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Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

Love the atmosphere of this place....not cookie cutter here! Nice sports bar type restaurant. The burgers are unique and good and I will probably come back occasionally. The staff were very friendly.

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Ankeny, Iowa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

If you have a big appetite this is a great one to look into. Large burgers with a twist and "not your franchise" atmosphere is a plus. I thought the taste was a little bland, which surprised me. My son hade the donut bun burger and he loved it.

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Lubbock
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107 reviews 107 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Their menu is very interesting and amusing. I would recommend staying with a burger with simple, well known ingredients. I had the burger patty wedged between 2 donuts......it tasted exactly like that, sweet donut and meat. An acquired taste for sure. Nice selection of beers. Mac n cheese was just ok. A friend ordered the burger (2 paitties) between 2... More 

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Huxley, Iowa
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

This is a nice little gourmet burger restraunt on the North side of Ames. Has an interesting combination of burger toppings. We have been a few times now. The food is consistently good. The service is fine. However, the restraunt can be a bit louder than expected and the food is a bit high priced. On average, reasonably good burger... More 

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Barrington, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I was in Ames to see my son and found oddfellows on the web. Received good reviews and with the limited food options in town we decided to give it a try. It is a pretty far away from the campus. We went in around 12:30 and were seated. Our server was very nice (as all Iowan's seem to be)... More 

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Palatine, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Nice beer selection and saved some money with happy hour prices. Burgers were very good. A little away from town but we'd go back

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 823 Wheeler St., Ames, IA
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ames

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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