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Taste Place - CLOSED

2512 Lincoln Way, Ames, IA 50014-7149
+1 515-337-1506
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
Jun 16, 2018
“Call first ”
Aug 9, 2017
“Best Szechuan food in Midwest!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
2512 Lincoln Way, Ames, IA 50014-7149
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Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

We went one evening and they were closed. We got there too late, so call before you go to make sure they are open during their business hours. Street parking. Marcy’sDinerTantrumScale 5/5- no screaming kids.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank init4keeps
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

Be sure to get there at 11:30 because noon is too busy, but still worth the wait. The fried chicken in a basket, lamb noodle soup, fish boil ( you can substitute pork) were great!

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Chrcho11
Reviewed August 1, 2017

Taste Place is the go-to lunch/dinner place for me and my friends. The food is great. ISU students from China label it as authentic. The service is good too. My favorite dish is Sautéed Beef with Capsicum. You can pay with cash/card here. Parking can...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Varsha G
Reviewed May 24, 2017

Travel stop over in Ames Iowa. Husband's turn to pick dinner restaurant tonight. He found this little place on internet! The food is authentic Chinese. Seems to be favorite for the Iowa State University students! Rate very good.

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Phoebe P
Reviewed February 3, 2017 via mobile

Great food. I would have ordered a hot pot (heavy crockery pot filled with simmering goodness, kept hot on a tabletop gas burner) but my dining partners wouldn't join me :-(, and I wasn't adventurous enough for chilled jellyfish, so I had beef with onions...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Sojourners4
Reviewed December 18, 2016

I came here with friends a couple of weeks ago and found, much to my surprise, that it serves authentic Chinese food. If you are interested in real Chinese food (as many of the other diners are Chinese students), then there is no better place...More

Date of visit: November 2016
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Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant give you a real flavor China. The food is authentic Chinese. Not watered down with westernization. I recommend the noodle lamb soup. The chicken in chili oil is delicious. Service isn't super fast. Laid back and they care how their food appears, tastes...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank 780neilo
Reviewed July 31, 2016

Visiting often, with my wife and with friends for the work. Authentic, never had any issue with the service, food is simply amazing!

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank Dusan D
Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

I went based on reviews. It was a Tuesday night in the summer and it was still busy. My server made a recommendation to try the chicken in chili oil. It was very, very good. The menu wasn't filled with typical American-Chinese. So don't go...More

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank leojtracnik
Reviewed April 28, 2016

Good place for ordinary food. Too crowded. Don't go in groups. You will have to wait for an hour to have a decent place

Date of visit: December 2015
Thank Anh N
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
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11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2512 Lincoln Way, Ames, IA 50014-7149
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ames
  • Phone Number: +1 515-337-1506
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