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Old Chicago

) #17 of 146 Restaurants in Ames $$ - $$$ American, , Pizza
1610 South Kellogg Ave., Ames, IA 50010-8000
+1 515-232-6900
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good38%
  • Average23%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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American, Bar, Pizza, Pub
$$ - $$$
1610 South Kellogg Ave., Ames, IA 50010-8000
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My flight was extremely delayed leaving Chicago for Des Moines. Therefore, I was extremely lucky to find this restaurant on my way up to Fort Dodge. When I arrived at 10:45pm, the hostess said that the kitchen was closing at 11:00 (it was a Sunday)....More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived 9:00 PM on a busy Saturday but we were seated right away. Server Mallory was fantastic! When dining out I usually have to wait with an empty soft drink cup to be refilled. Mallory was on top of this and I never had to...More

Thank iowapaz4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love going to Old Chicago and getting their calzones. They take a little longer to cook than say a pizza or something else from the menu, but they are so good! Service is prompt, I've never had to wait to be seated (I'm usually...More

Thank aschindel17
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We met some friends at Old Chicago for drinks and snacks. The place was pretty busy. The service was ok. Seems like they could have had a few more people to wait on tables. We ordered drinks ( Wine and beer) and ordered from the...More

Thank Jenifermae
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Love that the restaurant is willing to commit to a vegan to get a good meal to them. Over 40 beers on tap. Burgers available with a black bean substitute. Had a great wrap with lettuce, kale mix, and wonderful flavor. Wait service is great,...More

Thank Ramon B
Reviewed 28 March 2017

We met some friends here after a long day of meetings and this is such a perfect place to finish up the day. The wing selection if you aren't feeling traditional pizza or pasta is marvelous. The staff is very positive and upbeat and are...More

Thank Midwest_Traveler977
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Large party of 12. All different tastes. Everyone was able to find something they liked on the menu. Even with a large group, we still have good service. The restaurant does not automatically include tip for a large group. Be sure to tip for the...More

Thank 432rosef
Reviewed 24 February 2017

I expected the usual fare for this establishment but got a lot more. The mac and cheese choices are incredible! Pretty good beer list as well. Definitely a good stop when in Ames.

Thank Lindsey P
Reviewed 7 December 2016

The food was great, the service was also great. Large menu - pizza's good, individual pizza's a tad small but everything was tasty and well made. There is an attached sports bar that is fun.

Thank Pjb428
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Had a pizza to go and wings. food was very good but a little pricey. but was in the mood for pizza so it hit the spot.

Thank cabras75
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pizza, Pub
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1610 South Kellogg Ave., Ames, IA 50010-8000
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ames
  • Phone Number: +1 515-232-6900
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