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823 Wheeler St., Ames, IA
515-292-2066
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11:00 am - 10:00 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
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 15
    Excellent
  • 31
    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
Quirky restaurant with good food

We ate at Oddfellows for a birthday celebration. The food was good, although one of the menu items I ordered, the grilled salmon ceasar salad was not available. I had my second choice, a burger, with a side salad. The burger was ok, but the salad was really good with lots of interesting... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
Allison A
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Oxford, Connecticut
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

lots of selections for you dining pleasure! have the best burgers in Ames the hours are 11-2 for lunch ; 4-close daily tator tot nachos are excellent! lots of burgers to choose from staff is awesome and will make suggestions if you ask

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We ate at Oddfellows for a birthday celebration. The food was good, although one of the menu items I ordered, the grilled salmon ceasar salad was not available. I had my second choice, a burger, with a side salad. The burger was ok, but the salad was really good with lots of interesting vegetables and beans. My husband ordered the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Great place great food! Get the burger with the queso! The staff is always awesome and if you go you will probably be greeted by the owners!

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Sioux City IA
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We love Oddfellows burgers! They are the best in Ames. Wait time after you place your order is on the slower side, but not the the point of ridiculousness. Fun atmosphere too!

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Orange City, Iowa
Senior Contributor
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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Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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64 reviews 64 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
16 helpful votes 16 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
92 reviews 92 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 823 Wheeler St., Ames, IA
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ames
  • Phone Number: 515-292-2066

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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