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Aunt Maude's

547 Main St, Ames, IA 50010-6008
+1 515-233-4136
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (27 reviews)
“tri tip” (7 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
547 Main St, Ames, IA 50010-6008
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Consistent menu, mostly high quality and well prepared. Interesting specials. Steaks, fish, pasta, good salads.

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Atmosphere was good as it usually is. Service was excellent. Food was very disappointing. No rare prime rib at 6pm. Ordered daily special patio burger and have had far better at the golden arches. Note: I'm sure our experience was not the norm as they...More

Thank Don F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My food came out cold, so the server got me a new plate, including the sides I had already eaten. Our server was very attentive. My sister wanted an ice cream sundae, which is not on the menu. The server came back with vanilla ice...More

Thank Sherry70_13
Reviewed 2 November 2017

I'm a returning customer. Great atmosphere, wine options, and food. Steak was wonderful. Fried brussel sprouts (covered in bacon and parmesan cheese) was delightful surprise. Topped it off with apple pie.

Thank Deanna C
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Classic atmosphere, menu has great variety, service was excellent. Classic bar drinks...delish.... Going back tonight!!

Thank Pat P
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Asked locals about a place to go, and here we are! This place is a gem! Kind of hidden, but so glad we came! Amazing food! The bartender did an awesome job. The drinks were great! Very busy, but wait time for food was average!...More

Thank NurseG19
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I took her mother here for her 90th birthday. The ambience is nice, but beyond that very average. The menu is not very extensive, and for what you get, overpriced. Charging for a couple of pieces of french bread, come on. On...More

Thank Mark672
Reviewed 30 August 2017

I think you would have a tough time finding a restaurant like this one. The food is really good, the prices are fair and the atmosphere is just right. Not a lot of college people seem to hang out as it isn't the cheapest for...More

Thank S8512VIkeithl
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Never miss eating here when home in Ames or Story City! Manage to get the same table by the end of the bar! Great food and great staff!

Thank coezetteb
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Visited this restaurant for the first time and left satisfied. I ordered the steak sandwich and it was tender and full of flavor. For dessert our group tried one of everything and I enjoyed the peanut butter pie. If you find yourself in Ames this...More

Thank Andrew G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 547 Main St, Ames, IA 50010-6008
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ames
  • Phone Number: +1 515-233-4136
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