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Old Chicago

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2732 SE Delaware Ave, Ankeny, IA 50021-9322
+1 515-963-8686
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11:00 - 01:00
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Ramsey, Minnesota
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73 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

A party of 4 of us all ordered off the all day happy hour prices on Sunday. I ordered a personal size pizza and firehouse chicken wings. Everything was good and would go there again.

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Thank qwestcruiser
Atlantic, Iowa
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99 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

I have been to several Old Chicago's but this was my first trip to the one in Ankeny. I'm used to having an almost overwhelming number of choices for draft beer, but not here. Fewer that 10 beers on tap which was hugely disappointing. We ordered the chicken basil pizza which was pretty good, especially the crust. My father-in-law had... More 

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Thank Todd H
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62 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

The restaurant was clean the buffet was very good and plentiful. The salad was fresh and the spaghetti was fantastic along with all the pizza varieties. Very reasonable it's a nice atmosphere and good Waiters.

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Thank Connie J
San Antonio, Texas
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501 reviews
256 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 229 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Had a Large meatza pizza with a tall order of chicken wings in thai chili sauce. For $30 I think that there could have been a little more meat, see photos, the crust was good. The chicken wings seemed to be barely cooked however, they were good all the same. I would recommend this style of pizza over the other... More 

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Thank RetiredArmyRANGER
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91 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

This is my go to restaurant for beer and pizza. The time to go is during their happy hour. Last time we went was on a Tuesday and a 10 oz mug of beer was $2.35 and you had a great selection of beers on tap to chose from at that price. The gang ordered nachos grande as an appetizer... More 

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Thank Terry A
Goldsboro, North Carolina
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Very relaxing place to kill time and be able to email and work. Server was very nice and kept my coffee cup refilled. Pizza with ale crust was very good. This is the second time I have visited this restaurant while in town from out of state. Very friendly and good. Perfect for the whole family.

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1 Thank debfarm
Fort Dodge, Iowa
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The place was clean and the employees were friendly. Kind of expensive for the quality and amount of food we ordered. Ordered cheese balls off the appetizer menu. Got a handful of fried cheese balls for $10.00.

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1 Thank BradAndrea
Altoona, Iowa
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70 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Great beer selection that always changes. Super friendly bartender staff in Maddie, Liam, Curt and Wes. The recognized me the minute I sat down. Greeted fast, asked for drinks, following io to see if I need a menu. The understand the beer selection and can describe it perfectly. Good food Good atmosphere Family friendly Great for just hanging with friends.... More 

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1 Thank Crispypc
Des Moines, Iowa
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37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016

My family ate at Old Chicago in Ankeny for dinner. My husband and I shared one of the small plates as an appetizer. We got the cheese garlic bread. I'm including a picture of it. It was tasty, and there was plenty of sauce for the bread. We had some leftover, that I saved for the pizza. For our pizza,... More 

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Thank Amy J
Ludington, Michigan
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352 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Met with a friend who was briefly in the Des Moines area working and we had a beer and some munchies, it was delicious! Service was good, food was better! Nice social / sports atmosphere.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pizza, Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 01:00
Thursday
11:00 - 01:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2732 SE Delaware Ave, Ankeny, IA 50021-9322
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ankeny
  • Phone Number: +1 515-963-8686
Description
Outstanding pizza, sandwiches and beer, can't believe this VERY popular spot in Ankeny is not listed on your site!

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