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    Sports bar-Ames

    I'm going to be in Ames Thursday night with a co-worker who is a big Vikings fan. I've always been a Wallaby's guy, but we're staying at the Memorial Union and I don't feel like driving or taking Cyride. With that in mind, what would you locals/students/recent grads recommend for a good place to watch the Vikes/Saints game in the Campustown area? Legends is decent enough but I'm not wild about the food. I've never been to Es Tas. How would that be? Anywhere else I should know about?

    Any recommendations are appreciated. It sucks getting old enough that I now need bar help in my favorite town.......I used to be a pretty good authority on the subject.



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    Re: Sports bar-Ames

    Welch Ave Station. Get a pizza and a pitcher.



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    Re: Sports bar-Ames

    I'm thinking about watching the game at Es Tas. They are a CF sponsor and the owner is a HUGE Vikings fan. If you go anywhere in Campustown, that's where I'd go.



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    Re: Sports bar-Ames

    Quote Originally Posted by JP4CY View Post
    Welch Ave Station. Get a pizza and a pitcher.

    Good call, I love that place for games.



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    Re: Sports bar-Ames

    Welch Ave or Es Tas



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    Re: Sports bar-Ames

    Other than the two you mentioned, there is Welch Ave. Station. I can't really think of any others...



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    Re: Sports bar-Ames

    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisMWilliams View Post
    I'm thinking about watching the game at Es Tas. They are a CF sponsor and the owner is a HUGE Vikings fan. If you go anywhere in Campustown, that's where I'd go.

    I like this bar for drinking a lot, but I like Welch ave station for watching games.

    Es tas is my favorite bar otherwise.



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    Re: Sports bar-Ames

    Welch Ave is one of the few, if not the only, bar in Campustown that has the same name and layout as when I was in school. That says a lot for them.

    We're hoping to to get to town around 5:30 or 6:00 and don't think the game kicks off until 7 or 7:30. We'll probably get checked into our hotel then bar hop a little. He can watch wherever he wants. I'll be happy just to be "home" again.



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    Re: Sports bar-Ames

    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisMWilliams View Post
    I'm thinking about watching the game at Es Tas. They are a CF sponsor and the owner is a HUGE Vikings fan. If you go anywhere in Campustown, that's where I'd go.
    Thats where this guy will be!!



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    Re: Sports bar-Ames

    Welch Ave Station hands down. Great, now I'm thinking of Pizza Pit's cheese bread


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    Re: Sports bar-Ames

    Welch Ave = Pizza Pit pizza... and beer.
    Es Tas = Pink tacos...and beer.


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