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Village Inn

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524 Lincoln Way, Ames, IA 50010-6909
5:30 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Thu 5:30 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 5:30 am - 1:00 am
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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94 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for dinner. Party of 3. Was surprised by so few patrons. Service was quick and food was good. I'm a fan of Village Inn so this was my suggestion.

Thank TravelingDays
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've eaten here a few times and we only ever go for breakfast. The food is usually pretty good and there is quite a variety. However, we've had absolutely horrible service there. The food takes forever. When our food finally arrived, the server dropped off the bill and we never saw her again......and we were the only ones in the... More 

Thank lexiejk
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great Breakfast & Waitstaff. Good breakfast and lunch choices. The tables are sticky and patrons bothered by flies! Our waitress was alone @ 7am during the morning rush. By 9, three more had come to work.

Thank Paul S
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

After a stressful weekend we needed comfort food. Great food and fast service. We event took a couple of pieces of pie with us. My husband also left his sunglasses behind. When I called they already had them at the front desk.

Thank Nanette W
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58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

We love their pie, their food servings are generous and reasonably priced. This is one of our main places to go when we want a relaxed evening out. All day breakfast is a bonus too!

Thank AuntJeanne
Ames, Iowa
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

I went to Village Inn with a friend for a 10 am breakfast of strawberry crepes and a garden vegetable omelet. Both were very, very tasty. And the service was great! If you are looking for a good breakfast place, this is the place.

1 Thank DEB309
New Lenox, Illinois
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24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

went for breakfast during Iowa State family weekend. There was a bit of a wait but they sat groups pretty quick and we didn't want very long. Liked their "build your breakfast" selection, lots of variety and economical as well. Food was great and service was fast. We didn't get any pie, but they looked wonderful. If we had gone... More 

1 Thank BDKBS
Ames, Iowa
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58 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

This was my aunt's favorite place to eat. We celebrated her 100th birthday there. Good food, prompt service and they are very attentive to our needs/wants. Tasty pies galore!

1 Thank BETTY G
Carrizozo, NM
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58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

My favorite restaurants are Perkins and Village Inn's. They know how to do it and with Village Inn you can have breakfast all day long.

1 Thank skippyangel
Des Moines, Iowa
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434 reviews
390 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

I was here 7Sep2015 and had the turkey dinner. The turkey was juicy and everything very hot and fresh. A little salty for me but really good food. Friendly service. Too full to get a piece of their wonderful pies. Definitely a family place! Marcydiner tantrum score 5/5-no screaming kids.

1 Thank init4keeps

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    2.5 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
5:30 am - 12:00 am
5:30 am - 12:00 am
5:30 am - 12:00 am
5:30 am - 12:00 am
5:30 am - 12:00 am
5:30 am - 1:00 am
5:30 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 524 Lincoln Way, Ames, IA 50010-6909
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ames
  • Phone Number: 515-232-5111

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?