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Aunt Maude's

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547 Main St, Ames, IA 50010-6008
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Duluth, Minnesota
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92 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While on our road trip, my Brother and I decided to make our stop and check out a restaurant in the historic downtown area. Neat interior with stained glass and an old fashioned dark wood bar. We had very fast service with our food brought in eight minutes (faster than some fast food places!) - we happened to notice the... More 

1 Thank Al M
Ames, Iowa
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place for lunch. I love the Blackened Chicken and Angel hair pasta! The bread and salad that come with it are amazing.

1 Thank Steven S
Ames, Iowa
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The lunch menu is very good. The evening menu is pricey, but very good. I would not recommend bringing children in the evening. I love the French Dip sandwich, it has never disappointed me. The servers are knowledgeable about the items on the menu, and the dessert items are freshly made.

1 Thank Mary W
Ames, Iowa
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have never had a bad meal at Aunt Maude's. It is always a place to go for a celebration. Love the Scallops!!!

1 Thank Shierhz
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Three of us had dinner here once before and never disappointed. Great menu. Not run of the mill food. Very pleasant atmosphere and fine dining. Staff friendly and helpful. Delicious food and drinks. Indoor and outdoor sitting. Lovely decor.

1 Thank Pam W
Ames, Iowa
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The chili rubbed filet and prime rib are always fantastic, but come at a very upscale price. The salmon is another favorite and many other entrees vary. The New Orleans BBQed shrimp are very good and different. The signature peanut butter pie is excellent and should not be missed.

Thank JohnBob_3
Ames, Iowa
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58 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has a problem, they care moe about atmosphere and presentation of the food than the quality of the food or giving good service. It has been around along time with different. Owners, but hasn't changed.

Thank thillson
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Aunt Maude's is one of the best date night restaurants in town. Good food, a little pricey, but very dim lighting.

Thank Nichole H
Ames, Iowa
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55 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

We had a wonderful evening meal with family, enjoying a nicely paired Austrian wine with Cioppino and roasted/sliced Tri-tip steak. The Cioppino included clams, halibut, shrimp, and mussels in a wonderfully tomato base. The flavors run deep in the entree. Is was a delight for me to dine on this nicely prepared and presented dish. The other members of our... More 

Thank Michael A
Stratford, United States
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

Met friends at this restaurant and sat outdoors. It was a gorgeous day and the food was delicious! Service was great!

Thank Deborah B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 547 Main St, Ames, IA 50010-6008
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ames
  • Phone Number: 515-233-4136

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