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Village Inn

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1024 E 1st St, Ankeny, IA 50021-2027
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Liberty, Missouri
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bussboy went from table to table with used-dish tub and the same rag on several tables. No spray disinfectant. Our table was not clean. I used wet napkin to clean; only moved the grease around.

Thank john c
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52 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant was slow and so was the service. The food was good, as it usually is for a chain restaurant. Not great food, but large portions that are consistent with what I have received at other Village Inns. The wait staff where just there. Nothing real good and nothing real bad. But they could have at least smiled a... More 

Thank Michael G
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59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

My first visit to this restaurant. I went as they have a sign in the window for free kids meals on Monday and Tuesday. I had my grandson and my niece has her son so we have it a shot. Walked in and noticed the great pies on display. We have picked up pies in the past and they were... More 

Thank Terry A
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

The village Inn has a large and diverse menu,lare dining area,good for large groups or single diners.You always receive more than enough to eat no matter how big of an appetite.

Thank jerrynjolly
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

Had early appointment so stopped. We had good service and good food. It was very clean! Would go again.

Thank Penny W
West Des Moines, Iowa
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

Been to various village inns in the past which have been great. However, this one failed to meet up to village inn standards. Visited on the 26th December for breakfast, the restaurant was only about 30% full. It was chaos though only a few staff were waiting the tables and the manger was all flustered too. They were actually turning... More 

1 Thank Jason W
Des Moines, Iowa
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434 reviews
390 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016 via mobile

January2015 Village Inn has buy one, get one free on Sundays on skillets. I tried the chicken cordon bleu and it was really good. It came with pancakes. This place has very friendly staff and is clean and I got a corner that was warm on a very cold day. Marcydiner tantrum scale of 5/5-no screaming kids. Despite many children... More 

1 Thank init4keeps
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Staff was helpful and friendly. They quickly fixed an issue with some undercooked eggs and took great care of us. Food was good.

1 Thank Makisa S
Arlington, Virginia
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

I wasn't feeling well, and went there for breakfast at about noon. They were willing to make changes to their standard menu options, which I greatly appreciated.

1 Thank Fritofan
Alta Vista
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48 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Three out of four of us ordered breakfast for dinner. Only parts of the order were brought out and we were told the rest would be coming. Who would want to eat eggs with no toast, hash browns, or sausage! The eggs were getting cold by the time the rest of the order arrived. Eggs ordered over hard were sent... More 

1 Thank Peggy H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1024 E 1st St, Ankeny, IA 50021-2027
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ankeny
  • Phone Number: 515-963-0630

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