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Olde Main Brewing Company

316 Main St, Ames, IA 50010-6148
515-232-7687
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Ranked #46 of 165 Restaurants in Ames
Price range: $15 - $20
Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 2:00 am
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Hartford, Wisconsin, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Friendly wait staff. Menu with a choice of meats and fish. Convenient parking in the rear with an large rear entrance

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Ankeny
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35 reviews 35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

I love coming here because the staff is always so welcoming. They have knowledge of the menu as well as their beer on tap. Always enjoyable and love it!

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Ames, Iowa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I am a huge fan of Micro Brews and on this note Olde Main does do a very good job. The food is very very expensive for what it is and there are few things on the menu that are worth it. I have tried twice with my Fiance. I got a "fish taco" which, no joke, turned out to... More 

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Huxley, Iowa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I have very much enjoyed the various beers the restraunt produces throughout the year. In fact, they also brew a very good root beer as well. The restraunt has a nice atmosphere and the service is generally good. The food is average to good for this sort of thing. Nothing to "write home about" not a nice supliment to the... More 

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Ames, Iowa
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37 reviews 37 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This is a nice restaurant associated with a nice brew pub. They have a very nice selection of food that is very good. Sunday they have a buffet that allow you to pick a choose from a variety of food. I have been here several times and we have been very happy with the quality of food and service.

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Detroit, Michigan
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48 reviews 48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Wonderful atmosphere and good wait staff. They offer a vegetarian and gluten free menu, but fall very short on their understanding of nutrition. The menu had only one item with protein in it, and that was a trace of black beans in a lettuce based salad. I commend their effort, but ask that they consult a nutritionist, or at least... More 

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Bentonville, Arkansas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Great pit stop on way to Mayo from Arkansas. Craft beers were excellent. Chicken sandwich was over the top. Service was fantastic. Little off the beaten path, but worth the diversion. Only negative...Why does a town the size of Ames have parking meters? We were too hungry to notice them, and feeding me and my family was far more important... More 

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Leawood, Kansas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I wanted to try the craft beers and we were pleased with their beers. We tried three different styles and liked them all. We had an appetizer which was pretty good too. We would recommend checking out this place!

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Rockford, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

For a group of six we called down to see how busy they were so that we could make a choice on where to eat for the night. We were told there was no wait so we pulled our name off the list at a nother restaurant we were waiting at and drove over to Olde Main. We were shocked... More 

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San Francisco Bay Area
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164 reviews 164 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I've been in Ames many times in the past few months on business. But had yet to visit Olde Maine Brewing. Visited this time with a group of colleague's. I was very pleased with the quality of their brew and the food. The environment is great for a brew pub. The wait staff did a great job handling our group.... More 

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Additional Information about Olde Main Brewing Company

Address: 316 Main St, Ames, IA 50010-6148
Phone Number: 515-232-7687
Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ames
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 2:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
Cuisine: American

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