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547 Main St, Ames, IA 50010-6008
515-233-4136
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Dubuque, Iowa
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Business dinner. The room was nice and quiet, food was great, decent wine selection for a small town and the service was great.

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Carmel, Indiana, United States
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42 reviews 42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

I had dinner with some business associates on a late weekend evening. It's a dark restaurant with a lot of charm. The stained glass windows are beautiful. The appetizers were delicious! We had the goat cheese, seared tuna, and crispy calamari. Any one of them would have made a delicious meal. I had the spinach and salmon salad. It came... More 

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Jefferson, Iowa, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Really great gourmet meals at a reasonable price. We've going to Aunt Maude's for over thirty years and it has gotten better with age. An Ames icon!

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Aunt Maudes is one of my favorite restaurants in Ames. The Chili Cured Filet is so good! And you cannot go wrong with the peanut butter pie

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Plano, Texas
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Cozy, warm and wonderful. Chicken Kiev, and Peanut Butter pie. I don't need to add much more than that!!

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97 reviews 97 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I have been here over the years and it was hit or miss. It is a great place to meet friends for either drinks or coffee and bruschetta at the bar which is separate from the dining room. I went on Valentine's Day with my husband, in the dining room, looking forward to an extraordinary event. They couldn't find the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

My first time in Ames, my friend said that Aunt Maudes was the best sit down establishment in Ames. This evening I went to try it out with two friends and was hoping for a wonderful dinner. Upon arrival, we had called in early in case of a rush. We were seated right upon arrival, but the hostess made a... More 

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South Elgin, Illinois
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We visited here with our son who is a student at Iowa State, this place is awesome! It is very quaint and the food is exceptional. The Chili Cured Filet and it was one of the best I have ever had, both my son and husband had the salmon and raved about it. We are glad he has 3 years... More 

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Ames
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Have eaten here many times, this time, not good. Started with the Bloody Mary, that only had a celery stalk, not the freshest. When asked about pickle and/or olive, told they no longer carried the pickle, but brought a bowl of very blah, nasty olives. What kind of eating establishment doesn't carry pickles? Three of us, in the party ordered... More 

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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

I found Maude's to be an excellent choice for dining in Ames! I went with a group of colleagues and we ordered the truffle fries for an appetizer and they were amazing. They also gave us homemade potato chips and they were really good. I had the french onion soup and the tequila fettuccine and was very pleased. The service... More 

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Additional Information about Aunt Maude's

Address: 547 Main St, Ames, IA 50010-6008
Phone Number: 515-233-4136
Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ames
Open Hours:
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 - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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