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Ranallo's On 3rd

417 SW 3rd St, Ankeny, IA 50023-3052
515-964-9510
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Ranked #44 of 100 Restaurants in Ankeny
Dining options: Reservations
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- May 28, 2014
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Ankeny, Iowa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Our adult night out kind of place, dress up, dress down, and enjoy. We enjoy the atmosphere. Very relaxing dining experience. From top to bottom of the menu, you have a full range of selections that will challenge your taste buds. Pete and his staff welcome you with a smile. It is nice to see chef Pete come out and... More

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Johnston, Iowa
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57 reviews 57 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

It's a decent Italian restaurant that allows a break from the mass produced chains. Inside is nice - dim and quiet. Service was great. Slightly overpriced for what it really is. Better places in des Moines

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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

this place is usually great but just not on valentines day it was a nightmare the food undercooked and cold and horrible service and a rude man at the front saying we couldnt make a reservation or acted like we werent welcome but then he kept packing people in all the bar tables so we never got a table and... More

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Marshalltown, Iowa
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39 reviews 39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

We called for reservations and received a confirmation call. The restaurant was full. The menu is simple but the food was quite good. The calamari was tender and tasty. The Ahi tuna was tasty. Overall it was a wonderful experience.

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Ankeny, Iowa
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Went for dinner with a group of friends. Food was average. When we tried to order a second round of drinks, we were told that the bar was closed. While we were finishing our wine and food (never even offered dessert), we were pushed from the table at about by a waitress who told us that we needed to leave... More

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Des Moines, Iowa
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Plenty of empty tables; still waited 30 minutes to be seated. The hostess seemed not to know what was going on with the (empty) tables. We were seated in an empty corner and the waitress forgot about us - we didn't even get our drinks for 20 minutes, and only after we flagged down the hostess to complain (waitress apologized... More

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Ankeny, Iowa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

One of our "date night' spots. Great atmosphere, good bar, nice choice of wines and the food is always good.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013 via mobile

Bar tender not friendly at all. Wow if someone spent 3-400 on a bar tab I think I would keep my mouth shut. Asked not to come back.

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Marshalltown, Iowa
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39 reviews 39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013 via mobile

We made reservations for the Lovers holiday expecting romantic ambiance. We weren't disappointed. Wait staff was responsive, the food was amazing, coffee was outstanding, and the experience was very memorable. It's expensive and the menu is limited, but a nice choice for a special occasion.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

We were given a gift card for this place and decided to go on our wedding anniversary. We were impressed with the atmosphere, staff and the food. It is a bit pricey but we will probably only use it for special occasions. We don't recommend this as a child friendly place. The wines we had were excellent.

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