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Yanni's Grill & Vineyard

410 S Ankeny Blvd, Ankeny, IA 50023-3129
515-965-7802
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Ankeny, Iowa
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47 reviews 47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Yanni's has the best Greek food in Ankeny; it has the only Greek food in Ankeny. It also specializes in Italian. Great brunches, great ambiance. The service is personable and good.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Lunch buffet was great. Not a lot of salad bar selection but the food is high quality. Gyros, pizza, and several other items.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I am not Greek so I cannot tell you if this is authentic Greek food. But I can tell you it is a great little family restaurant with a nice bar and a wonderful menu. I have always found the staff to be attentive and timely. They have a great pizza special and their daily buffet is consistently yummy. Garlic... More

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Ankeny, Iowa, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Yanni's is a small local place- one of the few left in Ankeny. They have Greek food but also some nice Italian. This is our local go to for Friday night take out after kids have gone to bed and it's always solid. Try the garlic knots - soooo good!

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Des Moines, Iowa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

we went to the father's day brunch 15jun14 round noon. Expecting greek foods found steak deburgo, overcooked not very savory. Italian style chicken, thin flat hard pieces of chicken very unimpressive. spaghetti was ok, but the sauce was just meat and oil, no tomato flavor kinda like bland chili. baklava was thick and dry and chewy. so not to be... More

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Iowa
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256 reviews 256 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
300 helpful votes 300 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Yes, Yanni's shares a driveway and half a building with a Dairy Queen... but don't let that outside appearance deter you. The inside décor has a quaint, cozy Greek restaurant atmosphere. A combination of tables and booths with hanging stain-glass lamps. The waitstaff was very friendly and attentive. Yanni's Greek and Italian cuisine includes an extensive selection of appetizers, salads,... More

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Des Moines, Iowa
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38 reviews 38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 via mobile

Every person has their, as Billy Joel says, Italian Restaurant. I have had the bottle of red and bottle of white. Both excellent. I have not had a bad Italian meal here. From Lasagna to Chicken Parm to great thin crust pizza. The atmosphere is great. Quaint and quiet. We love this place!

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Iowa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

We tried Yanni's for the first time and we were very pleased with our meals. The menu is extensive offering a good selection of appetizers, and everything from seafood, pasta, and steak to pizza. We tried toasted Ravioli and thought it was very good, the fried Asiago cheese is a must. We have been looking for a good place that... More

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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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193 reviews 193 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

As a corporate 100 night a year traveler I spend a lot of nights eating out. I get to a city hit trip advisor and find a restaurant. I found Yanni's amongst mixed reviews and thought I would give them a chance to redeem themselves on the ratings. I found that overall ratings don't lie....I found the appearance outside a... More

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Saint Joseph, Missouri
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72 reviews 72 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

Lasagna was top notch- cheesy, meaty, and delicious! Pizza pretty good. Salad only iceberg lettuce, can we get some romaine? Service good, my drink was refilled 3 times.

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Additional Information about Yanni's Grill & Vineyard

Address: 410 S Ankeny Blvd, Ankeny, IA 50023-3129
Phone Number: 515-965-7802
Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ankeny
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Greek, Italian

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