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2514 Chamberlain St, Ames, IA 50014-7204
+1 515-292-6123
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

I went several times with my boyfriend. Always good service. Egg rolls, fish rolls,orange chicken and fried rice are the best. To go or eat there. Different levels of spicy to try.

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Piracicaba, SP
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130 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed September 22, 2016

Little Taipei is one of my favorite Chinese restaurant in ames. I used to have lunch at this place atleast twice a week. I really like their kung pao Chicken, angry and new chicken. Thai curry is definitely my favorite dish. If you like spicy food, this is the place to eat. I have not been to this restaurant since... More 

Thank sehgal01
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviewed June 27, 2016

i like it , and they are friendly. the food is a bit spicy. but really good. they have a large menu.

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79 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed May 8, 2016

Little taipei used to be THE place to go to for great Asian food on a student budget. But that was at the old location and ten years ago. Honestly, when Asians stopped cooking the food it because horrible and then they raised the prices on top of it all. New China in Boone is pretty darned good and worth... More 

1 Thank citainc
Des Moines, Iowa
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed February 8, 2016

The food was good, but three of us had to send our silverware back to the kitchen. It was not well-lit, so even when we got the replacements, we were a little nervous about the cleanliness. Ames has great water, so it was a little surprising that the water smelled funky. The service wasn't bad. The waitress was polite even... More 

Thank HappyDramaMama
Ames, Iowa
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed January 14, 2016 via mobile

The food here is in good quantity and the taste is awesome. Would recommend for all interested in spicy oriental cuisine.

1 Thank Anuraag_Archer
Des Moines, Iowa
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612 reviews
563 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

I ate at little Taipei in the 1980s and 1990s and it was the best! So what happened?!?!?! The prices went way up and the food quality went way down! Schezwan chicken was bland?!?!?! I won't be going back. Staff not so friendly but weren't mean.

2 Thank init4keeps
Ames, Iowa
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67 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed December 11, 2012

This is a terrible restaurant, I have never been impressed with it. The food is of poor quality and sometime down right bad. I would never recommend it to anyone at any time.

3 Thank thillson
Ames, Iowa
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed July 5, 2012

Egg rolls were good... but beyond that it was terrible. I used to love this place, but they apparently changed the recipe on my favorite dish (orange chicken). 2 hours later and my gut still feels sick. The chicken was slimy, the sauce flavorless, not to mention over priced. I ate about 1/2, and debated on whether or not to... More 

3 Thank cjdmomma
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Reviewed December 27, 2008

Great food and free hot tea when you eat in.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    1.5 of 5 bubbles
    1.5 of 5 bubbles
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
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2514 Chamberlain St, Ames, IA 50014-7204
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ames
  • Phone Number: +1 515-292-6123

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