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Pizza Ranch

1404 Boston Ave, Ames, IA 50010-8776
+1 515-232-1999
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Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good27%
  • Average30%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“fried chicken” (13 reviews)
“dessert pizza” (4 reviews)
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1404 Boston Ave, Ames, IA 50010-8776
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Reviewed May 30, 2017

The chicken was hot and very good. The pizza on the other hand, did not look or taste fresh. We were there at 5 p.m. on a Tuesday. They brought out the hot pizza we requested when we arrived, but no other pizza was hot...More

Thank penguin819
Reviewed May 26, 2017

This was my first time at a Pizza Ranch, which seem to be all over the mid-west. I didn't care for the buffet, as I believe that pizza would be served hot and fresh out of the oven, and not from under a heat lamp....More

Thank Paul U
Reviewed May 2, 2017

It's not just about the pizza! Great buffet with fried chicken and so much more. Pizza desert!? Again: That's all I've got!!!!!

Thank motox1
Reviewed March 30, 2017

Buffet and service was excellent. Complete buffet with ample seating for large groups. This being a college town they are use to seating large groups. This was a Monday lunch for us. We only waited a short time until we were seated before a large...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed January 25, 2017 via mobile

The chicken here is really good, the only thing that could be changed about it is to decrease the salt. The pizza is average. Several choices on the buffet and you can ask for exactly what you want as well. Clean. Friendly staff. Marcydiner tantrum...More

Thank init4keeps
Reviewed September 23, 2016

Pizza Ranch does work hard to meet the needs of its guests. The host ranges from the friendly face to a person who really has no interest in your dining. The chicken is very good. The pizzas will be fresh and prepared to your requests....More

Thank cyclonesdan
Reviewed August 15, 2016

We arrived late and they were one of a handful of places that were still open and would deliver. The guy who answered the phone was friendly and helpful, delivery guy was friendly and the pizza was wonderful!!!

Thank Heidi S
Reviewed August 11, 2016

The salad bar was fresh and well stocked. Their fried chicken was excellent! Was disappointed with the cooked vegetables. Iowa corn on the cob should not be left soaking in hot water until it is soggy. Pizza was good, although some of the choices had...More

Thank SJBMLB
Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

We'd been to a Pizza Ranch in South Dakota a few years ago and were excited to find one in Ames. It's about $10 per person for the buffet, including drink. There is a salad bar and pizza bar, as well as other items like...More

Thank scrappysquirrel
Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

They have a pizza with steak and caramelized onions here that is very good. The chicken wild rice soup is also very good. And, although I wasn't here when they had it, they occasionally have had fresh Iowa sweet corn(call to check before expecting this)....More

Thank init4keeps
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Monday
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1404 Boston Ave, Ames, IA 50010-8776
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ames
  • Phone Number: +1 515-232-1999
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