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Le's Vietnamese Restaurant

113 Colorado Ave, Ames, IA 50014-3499
+1 515-292-0002
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
23 Apr 2018
3 Sep 2018
Open Now
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Vietnamese, Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
113 Colorado Ave, Ames, IA 50014-3499
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Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

I hadn't tried le's since their ownership change. It is completely different from the old place and less Vietnamese than Chinese, but incredibly good!! We had the crispy beef, mapo tofu, fried intestines and Salt pepper squid along with a host of appetizers. Everything was...More

Thank Jennifer Z
Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

I've had carryout a few times. They've made some improvements. Better quality ingredients. Love the Beijing pancakes. Worth another try.

Thank Arnold P
Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

Discovered this place in August, 2013 just before we left Ames and regretted not to visit it before. It is located on Colorado avenue right next to pamel grocery store. The food taste amazing and the service was good too. Food portions are huge and...More

Thank sehgal01
Reviewed June 27, 2016

I love asian food and le's is almost what you get in vietnam. for ames area it by far the best. the pho is great. my sister hates asain food and she had to admit its really good. do your self a favor and stop...More

Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

The resturant was definitely more chinese and less Vietnamese. We ordered the Pho, Szechuan chicken, mango bubble tea and coconut bubble tea. The only thing that was good was the Szechuan chicken. The Pho is very plain and noodles not fully cooked. The bubble tea...More

1  Thank Hell0KittyL0ve
Reviewed October 17, 2015

We always stopped to eat Le's amazing Vietnamese food when we were driving through Ames. It's been about three years since we were in, so we were surprised to see the menu with all Chinese dishes and all the lovely Vietnamese dishes gone. No more...More

1  Thank catherine w
Reviewed October 7, 2015

Place was packed with Chinese students on a team buffet dinner when I went here. I was informed they were with the Chinese Hockey team. As that perspicacious commenter of our times Butthead would observe "Uh…..what?" More hard to believe word juxtapositions followed. Cold blended...More

Thank Cubecritter
Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

This is your classic hole-in-wall type Chinese restaurant, although there's also a strong Vietnamese presence on the menu. The food has not been dumbed down for Americans, so check your food biases at the door and give it a try. I went with the spicy...More

Thank TheTravelingProf
Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

I was here 12Sep2015 and had garlic shrimp. While it wasn't as garlicky as I'm used to, it was good. Friendly waitress. Hot fresh tasty food. Marcydiner tantrum scale of 5/5-no screaming kids.

1  Thank init4keeps
Reviewed May 22, 2015 via mobile

New Chef. Finally an authentic chinese restaurant in Ames. Delicious authentic chinese dishes on the wall menu by the enterance. Still have some Vietnamese dishes on the table menu. Friendly & effecient service. Affordable.

2  Thank Ames-taster
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 113 Colorado Ave, Ames, IA 50014-3499
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ames
  • Phone Number: +1 515-292-0002
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