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    Where to eat in Ames today?

    Happy Fathers Day everybody. I'm heading to Story City to drop 2 of the kids off at camp. We are going to stop and eat in Ames and normally we do the Great Plains or Hickory Park thing, but was curious if there is any other recommendations.

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    GPS&D Co.



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    Re: Where to eat in Ames today?

    No need to switch it up



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    Re: Where to eat in Ames today?

    Or you'll be disappointed, had it yesterday, still the best



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    Re: Where to eat in Ames today?

    What are you in the mood for? We just had Great Plains on Friday. The people sitting next to us took home 3 pizzas--they lived 3 hrs away and always take some home.

    We like The Cafe, El Azteca, GeAngelos, and Vesuvius. Also tried Oddfellows, it wasn't bad but a bit spendy--unique burgers. Last year we went to Okoboji Grill on Father's Day and it was pretty quiet.



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    Re: Where to eat in Ames today?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cybirdy View Post
    What are you in the mood for? We just had Great Plains on Friday. The people sitting next to us took home 3 pizzas--they lived 3 hrs away and always take some home.

    We like The Cafe, El Azteca, GeAngelos, and Vesuvius. Also tried Oddfellows, it wasn't bad but a bit spendy--unique burgers. Last year we went to Okoboji Grill on Father's Day and it was pretty quiet.
    I could eat anything, but i have seven others with us. I like trying new places or wouldn't mind hitting hu hot on the way up. But got denied on that one. Gotta love the old we don't care it's your day line.:) only to get denied, it's not like i am asking for a quickie. Well it looks like i will be heading back to old reliable great plains. I will have to have a guys night out to hit up some of the other suggestions at a later date. Thanks for the input.



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    Re: Where to eat in Ames today?

    I know its is a chain but Old Chicago. Plenty on tab with ok food.

    Given any thought to Dublin Bay or Wallabys?



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    Re: Where to eat in Ames today?

    Black Market Pizza up in north Ames


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    Re: Where to eat in Ames today?

    I second black market, it's much better than great plains.



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    Re: Where to eat in Ames today?

    You could try Mongolian Grill. You can have your HuHot, and the rest is a pretty typical Chinese buffet. Not the world's greatest, but maybe a good compromises.


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    Re: Where to eat in Ames today?

    Quote Originally Posted by Rabbuk View Post
    I second black market, it's much better than great plains.
    Had it, disagree.



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    Re: Where to eat in Ames today?

    Still good but still no GP



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    Re: Where to eat in Ames today?

    Little Taipei .....keep it real.



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    Re: Where to eat in Ames today?

    We swung by Hickory Park at one and there were still over 50 people standing outside. Ended up at Okiboji....hardly anyone there, but the food tasted good.



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    Re: Where to eat in Ames today?

    Quote Originally Posted by Rabbuk View Post
    I second black market, it's much better than great plains.
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