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Ames, Iowa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Well-done on the new location decor and the space, although the parking situation is terrible. Service for lunch was too slow for it being the official lunch hour. Unfortunately, what used to be a solid place in the old location is terrible at present. My wife had a side-salad with four whole pieces of uncut lettuce and few extra garnish.... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW

I've been to the new Wallaby's a few times already. Everything on the "Creole" menu is great, but the shrimp-and-grits left me still hungry, which was disappointing at $14 (one of the highest-priced menu items). I think that the portions are generally small for the price, but I know the ingredients, sauces and whatnot are always made fresh and they... 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

The smaller room sized areas greatly cut down on the noise you might expect from a really busy restaurant. Food was excellent and the prices were very reasonable. Love the new building in a totally new area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Food tasted great and service was great as well. Prices were average. Plenty of TV's to watch games. Mood style lighting. Only downside was the parking, but still worth it.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Great location. Horrible parking. Long wait. The food was better (and much better priced) at the old Wallaby's. I would call this renewal a whiff so far. The management better improve the food and lower the prices, or they won't last long. Basic college fare for a very large price.

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Ames, Iowa
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Pros Fast, average service Unfortunate Cons Menu seems to indicate food is upscale but the food we had was average to poor. Prices were large city but the quality was, at best, half of the list price compared to anywhere else in town. Availability to a TV screen was poor, yet the noise level was very high. The decor is... More 

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Washington DC
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43 reviews 43 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

New restaurant in north Ames and came highly recommended. The decor of the restaurant is very sports minded as there are TV's and memorabilia everywhere. Yet the style of the restaurant seems to be more formal with small, separate dining rooms with fireplaces and expensive flooring and wall treatments. All in all confusing with what the place is trying to... More 

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Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I met a friend here and we both ordered the same thing. It was good(average) but nothing that would keep me coming back, however, I rarely drink, so I may not be the best person to review this place. It was clean with friendly wait staff.

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Boone, Iowa
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68 reviews 68 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

If you are looking for a new place to drink, this might be your place. The menu is limited, pricey, and food was average. Service staff was attentive. Fireplaces were nice. Limited parking too. Not a place to go if you are hungry or have the family and kids along.

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Janesville, Wisconsin
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Always try to eat here at least once when I'm in Ames, and I'm never disappointed. Everything on the menu is good, prices are reasonable and the staff friendly. Can't wait to see their new location this fall!

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Additional Information about Wallaby's

Address: 2733 Stange Road, Ames, IA 50014-3401
Phone Number: (515) 292-1167
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: American

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