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La Fuente Restaurant - CLOSED

217 S Duff Ave, Ames, IA 50010-6641
+1 515-233-6696
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good25%
  • Average20%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible2%
Dec 15, 2016
“Sad. ”
Aug 22, 2016
“Convenient location, average food”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
$$ - $$$
217 S Duff Ave, Ames, IA 50010-6641
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Reviewed September 10, 2013

Just to be clear: I love La Fuente! It is my favorite Mexican place and I have been a regular customer since the day it opened. The food is very good, the service attentive and the value is great. I especially like the margaritas; even...More

Thank tdomek
Reviewed July 5, 2013

When our team travels to Ames, we eat here! LOVE this place!! Friendly staff and EXCELLENT food!!! We go with a large group and they do a GREAT job of seating us together!

1  Thank WeLuvCollegeFootball
Reviewed May 29, 2013

La Fuente is a wonderful choice for Mexican food in Ames, Iowa. I tried the chicken vegetable soup, it was delicious. It has a very home made taste with lots of vegetables and chicken. Simply delicious. It is not very easy to find soup in...More

Thank Tripnena
Reviewed March 19, 2013

We have eaten there several times over the last few years and the quality and service have suffered. The last time both my wife and I got sick shortly after leaving the restaurant. We can't say for sure that it was the place (flu season),...More

Thank David H
Reviewed February 1, 2013

The food is good, a pretty standard menu for a Mexican Restaurant. The margaritas are what stand out, I recommend a jumbo Peach.

Thank Jabes44
Reviewed January 23, 2013

Portions were big but the food on it wasn't very exciting. We went because it was my friend's favorite near South Duff but their efforts didn't show off why it was a favorite. I want to give it another shot though, today might have been...More

Thank Sarah D
Reviewed November 5, 2012

Locally owned Mexican Restaurant serving good food at reasonably prices. The restaurant has TVs on the wall, which we do not care for, but otherwise the facilities are good.

Thank John C
Reviewed November 5, 2012

Authentic Mexican food and servers. If you're knowledgeable about Mexican food you can ask for variations off menu like steak tacos. Usually busy. Not handicapped accessible.

Thank graceandmercy2U
Reviewed July 11, 2012

Moved to Ames over a year ago... husband LOVES Mexican food... keep trying other places and ALWAYS wish we had gone to La Fuente. Here's why: Pro's -- chips and salsa: fresh, warm crispy chips, lightly salted and fresh salsa. Salsa not too mild but...More

Thank Victorious1203
Reviewed May 30, 2012

We only had chips and salsa to eat (very good) but the margaritas were fantastic and service was very good. And we talked to a local who said this was the best Mexican food in Ames.

Thank brigid_bliss
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Restaurant Details

Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 217 S Duff Ave, Ames, IA 50010-6641
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ames
  • Phone Number: +1 515-233-6696
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