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2502 SE Tones Dr, Ankeny, IA 50021-8860
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Restaurant no longer in business

Was a nice place to eat. Really enjoyed eating their free homemade chips. Chicken was great. My son & daughter-in-law would often buy meals to take home. Sorry they're closed/

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 weeks ago
Mitchell A
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  • Families with children
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Was a nice place to eat. Really enjoyed eating their free homemade chips. Chicken was great. My son & daughter-in-law would often buy meals to take home. Sorry they're closed/

Thank Mitchell A
Level Contributor
33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

This restaurant went out of business on September 4, 2015. We went the day before and had a feeling changes were happening. They had a limited selection off their dessert menu. You had to pay cash because their credit card machines were not functioning. I do hope they reopen under a new name and owner. It was a nice restaurant... More 

Thank laman1girl
Clintonville, WI
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93 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

I have been to Chips just about every time we have travels to this area. We always had good food and enjoyed the very talkative bartender. Their pizza was excellent. I was sad to see that thye have closed and have no doubt it had something to do with their sign that calls this place a bakery and rotisserie. The... More 

Thank Busch2
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

I read the other poor reviews and was a bit hesitant about going here. We were not sure what restaurant they were at because we had a great experience here at Chip's. The chip's they served were terrific, they brought us back to the homemade chips they sell at our state fair. My family had the smoked chicken quesadillas and... More 

Thank RT66guy
Des Moines, Iowa, United States
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This restaurant used to be one of our favorite places. On our most recent visit, the place was half empty. One waiter was serving half the restaurant. Food was OK, but the bathrooms are absolutely filthy and that makes me suspect about the cleanliness of the kitchen. The grout is dirty; there is mildew stained caulking around the urinal; the... More 

Thank Daniel M
Omaha, Nebraska
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We got here before 6:00 p.m and were seated right away. Food was pretty decent but was mixed reviews for our family. I had pasta that was pretty good although a little too heavy on the garlic. My husband had prime rib and he didn't like it. Even I had to admit his plate looked very unappetizing compared to the... More 

Thank D J
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This restaurant was located 1 block from our Homewood suites hotel so we tried it for lunch one day. They have freshly cut potato chips served prior to the meal, which are very very good. Our group of 9 people were all satisfied with our selections but their chicken is probably the best item, ordered as rotisserie or as a... More 

Thank Todd C
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56 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We sat down right away and at some great food from a fairly broad selection and it was tasty. Pizza was exceptional...most would order that next go around...it was out of ordinary good.

Thank Blake H
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

This is a go-to for my husband and I, we love the homemade chips that are brought immediately to your table. Good luck saying no to seconds. The pizzas are absolutely amazing and the service is stand out. Highly recommend!

Thank HLP033
Iowa, United States
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97 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Chips used to be better, but the new owners have made a few changes to the menu and I don't think it has improved anything. The food is above average, but the selection and imagination is lacking. Service is great, particularly at lunch. Almost always very fast with plenty of refills. I recommend the cobb salad, the quesadilla and soup... More 

Thank Jason M

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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, Steakhouse, Pizza, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children


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