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417 SW 3rd St, Ankeny, IA 50023-3052
515-964-9510
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 20
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  • 18
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 3
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  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Upscale dining in Ankeny

The menu items are on the fancy side - lots of interesting drinks from the bar - elegant ambiance - professional wait staff - a little pricey but not too expensive for what you get. I will say that a couple of times we have been disappointed with something, but the staff always makes sure to make... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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Ankeny, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This restaurant provided a nice, quiet atmosphere. Food was cooked as ordered and delicious. We did not have reservations on a Friday evening, but they seated us and served us quickly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

If you are traveling I80 or I35 through Iowa you want to stop in Ankeny for a wonderful dinner. We started with a cup of green bean soup. Had never heard of it but the creamed soup had a delightful mild green bean flavor. The house salad was crisp and had fruit , nuts and a blue cheese dressing. The... More 

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Iowa, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

This is a great little place for that special dinner with a client or a date. The menu is fresh, interesting and always well prepared. The portions are just right, and the staff is very attentive and we'll trained. We have brought large groups here, one on one business dinners and date-nights - it's always just the right attention. If... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

The menu items are on the fancy side - lots of interesting drinks from the bar - elegant ambiance - professional wait staff - a little pricey but not too expensive for what you get. I will say that a couple of times we have been disappointed with something, but the staff always makes sure to make things right to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

we had been by this place and have always wanted to try it. we tried several appetizers and then several entrees. our group of 6 really enjoyed the food. the steak was very good. the toasted ravioli was also very good. then the oatmeal pie for desert.

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Ankeny
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Love the food here, always count on well prepared and delicious entrees. The menu is well thought out and even with a change of owners a few years ago, the high quality has never been lacking.

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Ankeny, Iowa, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Fireplace, which is a nice ambiance. Great for date night. I love the homemade cavatelli. I get it every time and always leave with half.

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Ankeny, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Best meal in Ankeny. "Finer" dining compared to any other Ankeny location. Food is always good- not amazing, but consistent. Price is fair for the quality of the food. Have always been pleased with food and service. Not fine dining like may think of in the cities, but definitely best in town, that's why I rated as excellent.

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Ankeny
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We had reservations for 3 on New Year's Eve. Got to the restaurant and all they had was a table for 2. Their reservation book clearly said 3. The bar manager was rude and told us we could eat in the bar or nowhere. We took the bar table; the bar manager couldn't have been less attentive or gracious. He... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Good variety of well-prepared dishes, at reasonable prices. Venue is attractive. A nice place to go for a "date night" with your spouse. Something for every taste.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 417 SW 3rd St, Ankeny, IA 50023-3052
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ankeny
  • Phone Number: 515-964-9510
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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