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1802 SE Delaware Ave, Ankeny, IA 50021
(515) 965-0987
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Freaky Fast Favorite

Never a dull moment when it comes to Jimmy Johns!!!! Always ready to take your order the minute you walk in the door. A sandwich made to your liking in freaky fast time! Very friendly service, and looks like they are having fun behind the counter, which is great!! JJ's you're a fav of mine!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 22, 2014
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Never a dull moment when it comes to Jimmy Johns!!!! Always ready to take your order the minute you walk in the door. A sandwich made to your liking in freaky fast time! Very friendly service, and looks like they are having fun behind the counter, which is great!! JJ's you're a fav of mine!!

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Des Moines, Iowa
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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Love Jimmy John's, but the Ankeny location has 70's drug culture music playing at about 85-90 decibels every time I walk in. Most of the male workers look like they just got released from a drug rehab center. Good food, great quality, but take it to go.

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Cairns, Australia
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134 reviews 134 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

This was a good choice for lunch. We had a very friendly welcome and the cashier was helpful in making our choice. This place is basically a place for cold cut sandwiches, there were no options for heated subs or club sandwiches. It had a cosy atmosphere but the music was a little too loud.

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Urbandale, Iowa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

I am going to disagree with the previous review. Sure there are more choices at subway, but Jimmy John's subs are tastier, and their meat is better in my opinion. The reason I rated this location highly, is that there is a friendly attitude at this location by the staff. They are quick and courteous. They have done a good... More 

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Ankeny
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012

Jimmy John's just hasn't lived up to Subway's quality and taste; I've tried it several times and have gone back to Subway. The sandwiches are cold and meat not very tasty. The employees were not friendly at all; they actually were rushed and a bit rude.

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Ankeny, Iowa
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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

You had better like cold sandwiches (which I do) because they don't heat anything here. My wife, on the other hand, does not like her sandwiches cold so this review is for me only. I really like the Italian sub sandwich -- but without the mayo -- I'm reminded of subs in the northeast.

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Chicago, Illinois
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66 reviews 66 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012

Jimmy John's is a great alternative to other national sub chains. The bread is different - and I think better - and the value is great. Try a skinny sub and Thin Chips to have a nice lo-cal meal. A must-do for sub lovers.

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Des Moines
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79 reviews 79 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2012

They are very eager to please and will cutomize your sandwich however you want it. My favorite "sub" restaurant.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

Love their food. The #1 with a pickle, or the Club Tuna. Their drivers are SO fast. When you order, whether on line or by phone- you really do NOT sit and wonder if they are going to show up.....they just do!

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Des Moines, Iowa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2012

Been to many JJ's in the Des Moines area and this is by far my favorite! Good service and Great food! Usually pretty fast delivery anywhere from 8 mins to 35 mins.

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  • Address: 1802 SE Delaware Ave, Ankeny, IA 50021
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ankeny
  • Phone Number: (515) 965-0987

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