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    Nice Restaurants in Ames

    So I'm looking for some nice restaurants to eat at on Friday night? I know some nice ones, but wondered if there are any that are very nice but not very well known

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    Re: Nice Restaurants in Ames

    Flying Burrito or the Gyro dude. Classy, but affordable.


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    Re: Nice Restaurants in Ames

    Funny. This could get really long...or someone could link to the thread(s) from a couple of months ago, that started out exactly the same way.



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    Re: Nice Restaurants in Ames

    Wallaby's (West on Lincoln) or Dublin Bay (Southeast accross from K-Mart)



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    Re: Nice Restaurants in Ames

    What are you meaning by "nice"? There's Aunt Maude's "nice", then there's Dublin Bay "nice"....etcetera.



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    Re: Nice Restaurants in Ames

    I'll throw a vote at Wallabys and Old Chicago.


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    Re: Nice Restaurants in Ames

    Quote Originally Posted by LZclone View Post
    Wallaby's (West on Lincoln) or Dublin Bay (Southeast accross from K-Mart)
    What kind of food does Dublin Bay serve? And it is nice enough for "date-worthy" haha



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    Old Main...



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    Re: Nice Restaurants in Ames

    Ditto on Dublin Bay. I recommend the Ancho Chili Tortellini.



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    Re: Nice Restaurants in Ames

    Quote Originally Posted by Aclone View Post
    What are you meaning by "nice"? There's Aunt Maude's "nice", then there's Dublin Bay "nice"....etcetera.
    Where is Aunt Maude's and what kind of food do they serve? Is it pricey also?



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    Re: Nice Restaurants in Ames

    Dublin Bay is much more "date worthy" than Wallaby's is, imo.



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    Re: Nice Restaurants in Ames

    Quote Originally Posted by scottie33 View Post
    What kind of food does Dublin Bay serve? And it is nice enough for "date-worthy" haha
    semi-Irish...and it's very date worthy. At least, I've watched people handing all over each other at the bar there...



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    Re: Nice Restaurants in Ames

    Im also always down for gyro's, I usually get two or three everytime I get them! But my favorite place to eat the last year i was in Ames was The Cafe. Its right across from Ames Racquet and Fitness Center out on north stange. My old roomate Charlie is the manager out there. Hes an Iowa fan...but a real good guy. They have a variety of foods that vary every 6 weeks or so. Usually gormet stuff. Actually pretty reasonably priced too. I think they even have fresh fish flown in for a sushi night every couple weeks.


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    Re: Nice Restaurants in Ames

    Quote Originally Posted by scottie33 View Post
    Where is Aunt Maude's and what kind of food do they serve? Is it pricey also?
    And Aunt Maude's is extremely pricey, but also fine dining. Romantic. Most ISU people take their expense account dinners there.

    ZEdit: And Aunt Maude's is downtown, on the east end of Main Street.



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