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2733 Stange Road, Ames, IA 50014-3401
(515) 292-1167
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Another good meal at an old favorite

The wait was long but we ended upstairs. Our food was good as expected. I had the pork tenderloin sandwich which was really tasty. My husband had the patty melt which is his usual. Will most definitely go there again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 3, 2015
Suzanne A
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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015 NEW

The wait was long but we ended upstairs. Our food was good as expected. I had the pork tenderloin sandwich which was really tasty. My husband had the patty melt which is his usual. Will most definitely go there again.

Thank Suzanne A
Davenport, Iowa
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015 NEW

This is a family favorite but I had not been to their new location until June. It is as wonderful as ever. Very good food, huge bar, nice overlooking balcony.

Thank Roberta A
Ames, Iowa
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

After 3 visits, and three different selections, all I can say is that the hype doesn't measure up to the reality.

Thank Andy H
Ames, Iowa
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29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Some places make it all about the food and forget about the rest. Wallaby's has good food and friendly staff. They have good divided eating areas for couples and quiet conversation, an open area in the bar for a more bar feeling and an upstairs patio that is mostly covered but open and breezy layed out a little like a... More 

Thank findingjoe
Ames, Iowa
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

I had my wedding reception here. All the workers were super friendly. Everyone went out of their way to make sure my guests were helped.

Thank jennie072015
Murphysboro, Illinois
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 via mobile

The hostess and server were really nice and friendly and the atmosphere was trendy. The food wasn't that great. The prices were a bit high for the quality. The pasta salad was a cream-based style but really dry and seemed old. The bbq pork sandwich with slaw was just gross! It was way too vinegary for a Carolina style bbq... More 

Thank Stephanie C
Ames, Iowa
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We were there with a group of 8 HS dancers and parents. They seated us in two sections and were very attentive to our large groups. The drinks were fast and tasty. The crab appetizer was very good though thought the price was a bit high for two cakes and nothing else. It is rather dark for my liking.

Thank singingaccordionist
Level Contributor
9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Went to eat there due to its rooftop patio. The drinks for your average bar drinks and the food was good. Had chips and salsa and Mahi Mahi Tacos. Service wasn't the best but the waitress and bartender really had too many customers to do their jobs sufficiently.

Thank Kristi A
Des Moines, Iowa
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I really love the atmosphere of the new location and the wait staff was pleasant. The food was ok. The portion size was a bit small. It recently opened so I will give it another try and hope for better.

Thank Raquel Y
Ames, Iowa
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68 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

What is there to say? It took them over a half an hour to bring out our food and was not worth waiting for. I had the Mahi Mahi Tacos. They were not the warmest and the red cabbage coleslaw topping was the worst I have had. My wife had the salmon salad and the salmon had almost no seasoning... More 

Thank David H

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2733 Stange Road, Ames, IA 50014-3401
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ames
  • Phone Number: (515) 292-1167

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American


Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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