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Dublin Bay

#11 of 149 Restaurants in Ames
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320 S 16th St, Ames, IA 50010-8102
515-956-3580
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 35
    Excellent
  • 39
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good Irish food and Pleasant stop for lunch

We visited here for lunch while traveling through Ames Iowa. They had a nice outdoor patio that had shade umbrella's. My wife and I both had Irish dishes, fish and chips and cabbage & corned beef. Both were good, but not the best Irish dishes we have had. The prices was reasonable and the service... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
navybng
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Cumberland, Maryland
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Cumberland, Maryland
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200 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We visited here for lunch while traveling through Ames Iowa. They had a nice outdoor patio that had shade umbrella's. My wife and I both had Irish dishes, fish and chips and cabbage & corned beef. Both were good, but not the best Irish dishes we have had. The prices was reasonable and the service was good

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New London, Connecticut
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Great menu, delicious food. The Boxty items on the menu are to die for. The corned beef boxty is yummy!

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Ohio
4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Nice pub feel, good beers, good food. Reasonably priced. It was hard to choose between the various boxties, Shepherd pie, lamb stew or fish and chips.

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Decorah, Iowa
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Went for lunch on a Sunday. Neat atmosphere. Restaurant has sections to it so you're not sitting in one big room. Cozy. Food was good with a nice menu selection. Lots of traditional Irish dishes. Also a nice selection of beers. Bar area also looked to be a nice place to sit. Does have outside seating. Friendly wait staff.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

The last time I went to Dublin Bay, it was late at night, so take this with a grain of salt. The service was less than impressive, but the food was pretty good. I like their unique take on fried breading.

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Quick service, attentive staff, good food. Irish pub with cosy atmosphere. All in party were satisfied with food quality, portions, and drink selection

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Omaha, Nebraska
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

What a fun restaurant to find near Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa! I had the pleasure to two times during a weekend visit to see my cousin and everything was great! Our first visit was on a very busy Friday in a college town with a group that included three children under 7 years old. No problem! Food was... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We go for Sunday lunch now and then. Good place for a large group. The menus in the bar area is different and we prefer that area/

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

My absolute favorite place in Ames. The food is great and the staff is always friendly and do a great job. I work at a hotel here in ames and send a bunch of our guests here when they ask for restaurant suggestions, every single one has come back saying they love this place. If you haven't been here yet... More 

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Lenexa, KS
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Very good bar food with a nice selection of unique Irish draft beers to try out. Our server Ciara was helpful and offered to give us a couple of samples which we appreciated.

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Additional Information about Dublin Bay

Address: 320 S 16th St, Ames, IA 50010-8102
Phone Number: 515-956-3580
Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ames
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Irish, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 320 S 16th St, Ames, IA 50010-8102
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ames
  • Phone Number: 515-956-3580

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Irish, Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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