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2502 SE Tones Dr, Ankeny, IA 50021-8860
515-964-2112
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Family dinner

We were in Ankeny staying at the AmericInn for my brothers baby shower and needed a place for 10 of us to eat. Chips Restaurant is pretty much in the parking lot of a handful of hotels so we chose this place not just for location but it came highly recommended by the locals. They actually had a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
Karen K
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Omaha
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Omaha
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We were in Ankeny staying at the AmericInn for my brothers baby shower and needed a place for 10 of us to eat. Chips Restaurant is pretty much in the parking lot of a handful of hotels so we chose this place not just for location but it came highly recommended by the locals. They actually had a small private... More 

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Iowa
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The homemade chips are delicious, especially if it's busy so they are making them constantly and arrive piping hot! The wood-fired grilled pizzas are really good too. There's never been anything disappointing from the menu!

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Ankeny, Iowa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

I have been to Chips a handful of times over many years and walk away with the same disappointment each time.

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Ankeny, Iowa
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58 reviews 58 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Chips rates high points in every thing but noise, but what does one expect in a bar atmosphere. The food and service are good and Chips is the restaurant it promises to be.

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Montreal, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Gotta have them! They are hot, and it's a huge bag when ordering a sandwich. And their sandwiches are big, enough for two.

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Ankeny, Iowa, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Chips is a great place to go when you have lots of different taste buds to satisfy. They have fantastic broasted chicken, the kids love the free chips and then to pick out a favorite dip to buy to go with it. The pasta is ok and there are several sandwiches and pizza to choose from which are also ok.... More 

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Ankeny, Iowa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Great food ,prompt and pleasant service. Our group had prime rib, salmon, and pasta ( with the local Graziano Italian Sausage ). All loved the flavor of their choice. Free homemade chips add to the enjoyment. Smoked chicken and pizza available. The desserts will hook you. Will return for sure.

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High Point, North Carolina, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

We ate here for lunch one afternoon during our visit to the Greater Des Moines area. My children really enjoyed their meals, but my chicken salad wrap was not very good. Overall the service and atmosphere was good.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Second trip in a few months. The restaurant was once quite popular but is now completely lacking the previous allure. Food was fair, drinks ok, but there's just nothing that will cause me to return.

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Rockwell City, Iowa
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28 reviews 28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

my wife and I eat there a few times and really enjoyed the food. It is a nice place to enjoy a Berger and chips and a drink.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2502 SE Tones Dr, Ankeny, IA 50021-8860
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ankeny
  • Phone Number: 515-964-2112

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue, Steakhouse

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