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Chips Restaurant

2502 SE Tones Dr, Ankeny, IA 50021-8860
515-964-2112
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Ranked #26 of 100 Restaurants in Ankeny
Dining options: Reservations
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- Sep 12, 2014
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  • English first
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English first
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

As a conesseuir of chips....this restaurant should be on your bucket list!! Loved, loved, loved the chips served fresh and hot along with different dipping sauces. The other menu items were just as delicious and the dining experience was like the old diners. A family establishment that is fun and quick.

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Boone, Iowa
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215 reviews 215 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

When we drove up we thought the place was closed....yet it had a neon open sign flashing so we thought...maybe?? One in our party didn't want to try a place with no cars and where the outside of the place was grown up with weeds, but I'm brave, so we went in. After the shock of the outside we were... More

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Lino Lakes, Minnesota
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We stayed near this restaurant and it was close and it was late. It was a little loud when we entered, and we decided to look at the menu first before being seated. We each saw several things we could order, so we were promptly seated. The waitress was attentive and nice, and shared that her father was the owner.... More

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Dublin, Ohio
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76 reviews 76 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Ate here with my family of four when we were staying next door as we were relocating out of the area. Although we lived in Ankeny for 4+yrs we had only been here one other time. The chips were not hot on this visit which was a big negative for me. My husband and I split a half a chicken... More

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Sellersburg, IN
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We ate here recently on our way to a family reunion. We were staying at the Country Inn and Suites which is right next door. The food is very good, the service was wonderful and the chips are 'to die for!'. Glad we chose to eat here!!!

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Fort Worth, Texas
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132 reviews 132 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Was staying at the Holiday Inn Express across the street, so I went here more out of convenience than recommendation, and turned out to be a great choice. Lots of homemade specialties. Homemade chips are addicting! I got the special chicken and noodles, would have that again and the other at my table had the roasted chicken, and it looked... More

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Sioux City, Iowa
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93 reviews 93 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

We stayed next door so this was very convenient for us. We went with a party of seven. It wasn't very busy and were seated pretty quickly. They brought us the chips which were OK, it's greasy fried food- everybody likes that right? The staff was friendly and pretty attentive but did get one of the orders wrong. Two of... More

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Ankeny
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Fantastic homemade potato chips. Large quantities of food. Great wood oven pizza! I love their chicken parmesan.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Has been a long time since I have been here. Big sign out front that says under new management which didn't make me feel great. Started poor when hostess didn't even acknowledge I was standing there. We were seated in bar per request and had a couple of drinks and an appetizer. Drink was weak and served in a tall... More

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Fountain Hills, Arizona
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324 reviews 324 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

They are known for their chips.. homemade; but still pretty "oily". Family gathering of ten.... sat in separate room.. nice service.... good food.... nothing special to make me want to go back. Nice to have in the Ankeny area... (we used to live their several decades back).. we may stop back for a burger sometime.. but that's about it.

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