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    Salad Bar in Ames?

    My mother in law is visiting and she was thinking she wanted to go to a salad bar in Ames. Anyone know of any good ones?



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    Re: Salad Bar in Ames?

    I've always loved Valentino's salad bar.


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    Re: Salad Bar in Ames?

    Yummy salmonella and E Coli under a sneeze guard.


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    Re: Salad Bar in Ames?

    Just got to Valentino's. The actual "salad bar" is a little thin, but there's plenty of stuff for everyone else too. Sunday's until 2 they have a Sunday brunch with lots of extra stuff too.


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    Re: Salad Bar in Ames?

    There's always Hy-Vee.



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    Re: Salad Bar in Ames?

    Pizza Hut!



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    Re: Salad Bar in Ames?

    If you want to come down to DSM - Chicago Speakeasy supposedly has the best salad bar around.

    Never been, but it's always reviewed well.



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    Re: Salad Bar in Ames?

    Go to Hickory Park. They don't have a salad bar, but it would be funny to see them ridicule you when you say you want salad instead of meat.


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    Re: Salad Bar in Ames?

    Quote Originally Posted by MontyBurns View Post
    Go to Hickory Park. They don't have a salad bar, but it would be funny to see them ridicule you when you say you want salad instead of meat.

    Ridicule? I worked there. I never ridiculed.



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    Re: Salad Bar in Ames?

    Quote Originally Posted by DaddyMac View Post
    If you want to come down to DSM - Chicago Speakeasy supposedly has the best salad bar around.

    Never been, but it's always reviewed well.
    They have a tasty salad bar.

    If you want a great salad you should try Orlando's on the south side. Lots of cheese and creamy dressing.



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    Re: Salad Bar in Ames?

    Quote Originally Posted by jtaconutz View Post
    They have a tasty salad bar.

    If you want a great salad you should try Orlando's on the south side. Lots of cheese and creamy dressing.
    Love me some Orlandos.

    If fact, a little 'za during the Steelers game tonight sounds just about right.

    You can get their dressing at most Hy Vees now, too.



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    Re: Salad Bar in Ames?

    I went to the Ames Convention & Visitor's Bureau website and found the following. I haven't been to this place so I don't know if it's any good:

    Pizza Ranch

    50 item salad bar, soup, broasted chicken, large variety of pizza, dessert pizza, mashed potatoes, gravy and veggies. Buffet everyday 11 a.m. 2 p.m. and 5 8 p.m.



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    Re: Salad Bar in Ames?

    Hy-Vee has a big salad bar and it's like $4.99 all you can eat too. Usually soup and nachos and tacos and stuff too on it if you want more than just salads.


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    Re: Salad Bar in Ames?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cydar View Post
    I went to the Ames Convention & Visitor's Bureau website and found the following. I haven't been to this place so I don't know if it's any good:

    Pizza Ranch

    50 item salad bar, soup, broasted chicken, large variety of pizza, dessert pizza, mashed potatoes, gravy and veggies. Buffet everyday 11 a.m. 2 p.m. and 5 8 p.m.
    It's... okay. About the same as any fast food pizza bar.


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    Re: Salad Bar in Ames?

    The India Palace on the side street near dogtown must have a salad and food bar..



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