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Village Inn

) #86 of 110 Restaurants in Ankeny $$ - $$$ American
1024 E 1st St, Ankeny, IA 50021-2027
+1 515-963-0630
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good34%
  • Average26%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“pie” (4 reviews)
“french toast” (2 reviews)
“drink order” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
1024 E 1st St, Ankeny, IA 50021-2027
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My granddaughter and I went here for lunch. It was free pie day and my granddaughter loves pie. I had gotten a BLT with fries. When the waitress brought our meals, I ate one fry and asked the waitress to please take the meal back...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There was maybe a dozen customers, yet we waited 30 minutes once we ordered. We were told about free pie, but were never offered any. Our server returned after we got our food to give us the bill, and offered to refill my drink (which...More

Thank jstew2714
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We waited 40 minutes to be seated in a restaurant that had over 12 open tables. The hostess wandered around the restaurant like she didn't have a clue what to do and had no customer service skills. After being seated by her we waited 15...More

1  Thank hdmfarrier
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Fantastic menu.. The food was fabulous and the service was excellent. The restaurants very clean and the waitress made sure that we were comfortable. Didn't have to ask for water it was automatic and a coffee cup was always full. I would rate this restaurant...More

Thank Connie J
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I took my granddaughters for lunch at the Village Inn on a Saturday. The place was busy but we were still seated quickly. The host was very sweet with my granddaughters in helping them choose where to sit. Our waiter, Hunter came right away and...More

Thank Joyce O
Reviewed 9 January 2017

In the old days I had my first coffee and desert dates from Match.com at Village Inn. It is right off I-35 at the First Street Exit in Ankeny. It has free parking. It has lots of booths and lots of tables with chairs. It...More

Thank david_hance_iowa
Reviewed 17 December 2016

My husband and I stopped here for breakfast as we were on our way to Christmas shop. There was only one waitress for the whole place. She did a great job and was very pleasant the whole time. The food was good. The only negative...More

Thank 341jlb61
Reviewed 15 November 2016

I went to this Village inn after a bad experience prior to this. I was seated within seconds, the server was at my table right after, her service was great and my breakfast was wonderful. Full carafe of coffee brought to my table as well

Thank Mlg2
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We stopped for a late breakfast on a Sunday around 11:30. We waited for about 15 minutes to be seated while there were plenty of empty tables which stayed empty the whole almost 2 hrs we were in there. People waited the whole time we...More

Thank Ocheri H
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

This place is hit or miss when it comes to service and food but always five stars on pie. In the last couple years they have remodeled. I feel partly because a similar chain moved to town. If you come when service isn't great they...More

Thank Amy C
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1024 E 1st St, Ankeny, IA 50021-2027
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ankeny
  • Phone Number: +1 515-963-0630
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