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Waterfront Seafood Market

2414 SE Tones Dr, Ankeny, IA 50021-8885
515-963-1940
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Ranked #2 of 101 Restaurants in Ankeny
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Denver, Colorado
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I went here with my boyfriend and my family, upon the family's recommendation. We expected flavorful, fresh, delicious food - especially considering the high prices of the dinner entrees. Of course, after we had the first bite we wondered why we thought seafood in the middle of the country was ever a good idea. I had the coconut shrimp, which... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

After living in FL for over 20 years and traveling extensively, I thought that I had sampled most every type of seafood restaurant. Not so, this was far above any I had previously enjoyed. On entering there is a display case of many varieties with all appearing very fresh. I started out with one of my favorites, seafood gumbo- a... More

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Dallas Center, Iowa
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91 reviews 91 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We have eaten there twice and the atmosphere and food are exceptional. The service is up to the task and they are very helpful in giving advice. There is nothing we don't like about it. If you want great seafood, then you must try this restaurant. The only downside is finding a parking spot!

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

For a superb night out, this restaurant was perfect. The service was excellent and the dining room was very traditional. The menu selection was well worth the short wait we had to get in. The scallops and salmon were excellent choices. It is worth the distance to fine dine in this establishment.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

Went there on Saturday night with my wife enjoy some seafood, restaurant was empty at 8.15 pm. Server was very nice and advised on menu. I ordered Miami Heat roll and house salad, my wife got salmon from daily special with soup. It all tasted quite good till I got home and started to have a bad cramps, spending my... More

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Ankeny, Iowa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Great selection of fish and the best and only place I like salmon. They are very friendly and make a great Very Dirty MArtini

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Ankeny, Iowa, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The sushi chef there was amazing and let us try a bunch of new things before we decided on what we wanted. This was one of my first times having REAL sushi (with raw fish, not just veggies) so I was scared I wasn't going to like anything. I loved everything he made for me and he even gave us... More

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Indianola, Iowa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We went to Waterfront Seafood in Ankeny after leaving another restaurant in Ankeny having waited over ten minutes to get menus that never arrived. The contrast was striking. The wait staff was attentive, the drinks arrived as ordered and the meal was paced well. I had sushi and my wife had the grilled salmon and both were excellent. We had... More

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Naperville, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We organized a group of friends from various parts of the Midwest who were together in Ankeny. Based on a recommendation, the group had dinner at the Waterfront Seafood Market restaurant. The entire group of twelve were very please with the food and the service rating both as very good. We ordered a variety of food and everyone agreed the... More

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Ankeny, Iowa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I have always had great meals every time I have been here. The service tends to be a little slower when you sit outside, but it is usually a beautiful day and I am enjoying the day when we go here. We usually go for lunch. I tend to order the salmon, but have had lots of other great items... More

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