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Village Inn

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524 Lincoln Way, Ames, IA 50010-6909
+1 515-232-5111
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible7%
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“pies” (4 reviews)
“turkey dinner” (2 reviews)
“french toast” (2 reviews)
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524 Lincoln Way, Ames, IA 50010-6909
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Reviewed January 17, 2018

Great Family Restaurant' Great Service. Price is right. The pies are something else. Easy take out. Close to I35.

Thank Ginny C
Reviewed January 4, 2018

Had a great salad, the kids enjoyed their sandwiches and I love that the breakfast is available all day. And the pie, don't forget the pie!

Thank cmama
Reviewed October 17, 2017

The food is really good and the service is excellent go on Wednesday for a free piece of pie A great place fr family and friends to eat in Ames.

Thank Charles N
Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

Recently redecorated, this all day breakfast place is very family friendly. Friendly staff. Clean place. A bit pricey for breakfast, but reasonable for dinner. Marcydiner tantrum scale of 5/5-no screaming kids. For a light snack, I had a bowl of creamy broccoli soup on a...More

Thank init4keeps
Reviewed August 22, 2017

These are "Baker's Square' restaurants in the midwest so we're familiar with the menu. Which is all we saw after we were seated around 7:30pm. Just a handful of other customers. After watching other families walk in order and be served (quite quickly too) We...More

Thank Burditzman
Reviewed April 2, 2017

The menu is similar to IHOP with a nice variety. We got the California skillet, ultimate breakfast, and a combo special that had crepes, French toast, cinnamon apples, and biscuit with gravy. Everything was fairly average but good, except for the biscuit and gravy. It...More

Thank IggysTravellers
Reviewed February 20, 2017 via mobile

Throughly enjoyed our breakfast here. Can't be in a hurry but it was perfect for us to visit and enjoy each other's company! They have a hard time seating large parties during busy times but parties of 2 or 4 get seated pretty fast. I...More

Thank rebecca d
Reviewed February 5, 2017

Yes I have eaten here several times. I had the 1/2 pound chicken fried steak dinner. It came with mash potatoes gravy 1 side my choice broccoli 2 slices of herbed toast. I ordered the raspberry tea and had a refill. Since I was full...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed January 29, 2017 via mobile

Meat was hot, fresh, average food. The chicken noodle soup was very good. Potatoes were good as well. Recently redecorated. Service was slow but there were only two waiters. You can get turkey dinner here whereas most places in Ames don't have it. The pies...More

Thank init4keeps
Reviewed October 18, 2016

After our weekly shopping day and lunch, we decided to stop at Village Inn and were pleasantly surprised that the entire dining area had been updated with new booths and tables. We chose from their current specialty menu and both the wife and I selected...More

Thank Dale E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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: +1 515-232-5111
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