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    Restaurants in Story County

    Looking for nice restaurants in Ames/Boone/Nevada basically story county, trying to avoid chains, etc. Any good holes in the wall out there that most of us non locals dont know about?Help a brother out on vday..


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    Re: Restaurants in Story County

    Dinners by Dawn in Story City on Broad Street is pretty awesome at lunch.



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    Re: Restaurants in Story County

    Jimmys BBQ in Boone is awesome.



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    Re: Restaurants in Story County

    Happy Chef!



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    Re: Restaurants in Story County

    B-Fab BBQ in Huxley is really good.
    Country House on Highway 30 at the RV dealer by Colo is good for a cheap filler.
    If you're up for a drive Flatheads in St Anthony has good specials. (Marshall County)

    I'm still mad the Gilbert corner closed down.



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    Re: Restaurants in Story County

    I am a fan of Starbucks in Nevada. I believe it will open for the season soon (maybe March?).


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    Re: Restaurants in Story County

    Quote Originally Posted by ImperialCyclone View Post
    I am a fan of Starbucks in Nevada. I believe it will open for the season soon (maybe March?).
    This!!!!!! Can't believe I forgot Starbucks.



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    Quote Originally Posted by FarminCy View Post
    This!!!!!! Can't believe I forgot Starbucks.
    The handmade tenderloins...I knew what love meant because of these.


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    Re: Restaurants in Story County

    There used to be a good one in the actual town of Gilbert. It was about the only thing there. Not sure if it is still open.



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    Re: Restaurants in Story County

    Nilands Cafe at the Reed/Niland Corner (Lincoln Highway and Hwy 65) in Colo is a cool place.



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    Re: Restaurants in Story County

    Quote Originally Posted by im4cyclones View Post
    There used to be a good one in the actual town of Gilbert. It was about the only thing there. Not sure if it is still open.
    The open flame?

    The suburban outside of town apparently closed



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    Re: Restaurants in Story County

    OddFellows in Ames. Great appetizers and burgers. The grilled cheese burger is huge!!



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    Re: Restaurants in Story County

    Quote Originally Posted by FarminCy View Post
    B-Fab BBQ in Huxley is really good.
    Country House on Highway 30 at the RV dealer by Colo is good for a cheap filler.
    If you're up for a drive Flatheads in St Anthony has good specials. (Marshall County)

    I'm still mad the Gilbert corner closed down.
    Ya that place was awesome. Especially when the waitress was grumpy!



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    Re: Restaurants in Story County

    Quote Originally Posted by cycloner29 View Post
    OddFellows in Ames. Great appetizers and burgers. The grilled cheese burger is huge!!
    I really want to like that place, but man it's just not good.



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    Re: Restaurants in Story County

    This isn't really Story County, but Pickle's Pub in Kamrar is pretty good. Just a quick drive up I-35. Great pizza and other food. If you want another place to try, but it is a bit farther, 209 Main in Paton is awesome!!!



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