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Joy's Mongolian Grill

112 Hayward Ave, Ames, IA 50014-7207
+1 515-292-9077
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5 days ago
“Left Something to be Desired”
Aug 31, 2018
“Informal Chinese food”
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112 Hayward Ave, Ames, IA 50014-7207
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I don't know if it was timing or what, but we went into this Restaraunt around 7:15 pm for dinner. The food in the buffet was NOT good at all; however, the Mongolian grill selections were descent (only about 6 out of 10). I did...More

Thank carol c
Reviewed August 31, 2018

The food must be good and truly Chinese, because there were several Chinese students eating while I was there. I think the key is that you need to know what you want to eat and know what to expect in terms of type of spices,...More

Thank Leomex
Reviewed June 7, 2018

One of our favorite places. So many choices! There's American food and make-to-order grill also. Always seated immediately. They consistently fill the buffet table, which is nice.

Thank Tina W
Reviewed June 29, 2017 via mobile

We stopped while setting our child up at ISU. Parking can be an issue. The food is very affordable and the portions are very generous. Our daughter will probably be a regular in no time.

Thank Dean R
Reviewed October 12, 2016

They are a nice Asian restaurant, but nothing exceptional. It is not a typical Mongolian Grill, it is a nice Asian restaurant.

Thank thillson
Reviewed September 7, 2016

This is one of my favorite chinese restaurant in Ames. Their Kung Pao chicken is worth trying. Amazing food and quick service!

Thank sehgal01
Reviewed July 6, 2016

We almost didn't go into this restaurant because of the shape the building is in. The inside didn't make us feel much better, this building should probably be condemned. However, things did appear to be clean and we had heard great reviews, so we ordered....More

Thank BethInSiloam
Reviewed March 17, 2016

This isn't Mongolian, it's Chinese. And it's good Chinese. You will be tempted to walk out when you see the interior, but don't. It is extremely well-aged leather benches. Clean. The whiteboard menu is entirely in Chinese. They have a paper menu in English in...More

Thank often_crabby-travele
Reviewed January 19, 2015

Hot and sour soup is amazing as is the hunan chicken and kung pao. My go-to place for lunch. Ask for food to be extra spicy and you'll be very happy.

Thank Thomas W
Reviewed December 31, 2014

I hate to say it but this place just looks creepy and untidy. However, when it comes to the food - excellent, and piping hot. They have a rather large menu split between standard Chinese fare and great Mongolian dishes. You order your food, then...More

1  Thank Justin M
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  • Address: 112 Hayward Ave, Ames, IA 50014-7207
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ames
  • Phone Number: +1 515-292-9077
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