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    Pazzesco Chop House in Ames

    The new restaurant in the former Broiler location is now open. We're planning to give it a try this weekend. Good reviews so far
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    Owner is ISU grad and excited to be "back home" in Iowa.



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    Re: Pazzesco Chop House in Ames

    Menu looks good. Ames is really lacking a nice place to get a good steak and Italian food.



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    Re: Pazzesco Chop House in Ames

    Quote Originally Posted by Clonehomer View Post
    Menu looks good. Ames is really lacking a nice place to get a good steak and Italian food.

    You're right...Aunt Maudes and Lucullans are just terrible options.



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    Re: Pazzesco Chop House in Ames

    Quote Originally Posted by pyrocyz View Post
    You're right...Aunt Maudes and Lucullans are just terrible options.
    Haven't been to Lucullans for years. Last time we went the service was horrible and the food wasn't anything to get excited about. I do love Aunt Maudes (and Audubon's too), but I guess I want some variety.



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    Re: Pazzesco Chop House in Ames

    I've heard nothing but good things about this place. I'm excited to give it a try.



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    Re: Pazzesco Chop House in Ames

    Tried this place this evening and it was really good. Friendly owner too.



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    Re: Pazzesco Chop House in Ames

    We've driven by this place several times and it always seems fairly busy for dinner. What does the menu look like price wise? On par with Aunt Maude's?



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    Re: Pazzesco Chop House in Ames

    Quote Originally Posted by RayShimley View Post
    We've driven by this place several times and it always seems fairly busy for dinner. What does the menu look like price wise? On par with Aunt Maude's?

    Went there tonight. The special deviled eggs , salads were all very good. Spaghetti with sugo sauce, chicken Marsala, and Lasagna were the meals we ate. Very reasonable in price, excellent service, nicely decorated. Talked with the owner. Glad to see someone start off so well, he had good money and experience backing him up, so he's off to a flying start.

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    Re: Pazzesco Chop House in Ames

    Quote Originally Posted by Clonehomer View Post
    Menu looks good. Ames is really lacking a nice place to get a good steak and Italian food.
    steak prices are pretty low to be too good.


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    Re: Pazzesco Chop House in Ames

    Well, this catches me off-guard; I didn't know The Broiler had shut down. Good grief, the place had been a fixture in Ames well before me and my parents moved to Ames in '63. The same family owned the restaurant, IIRC, for two generations at least. I'm glad someone bought the building and is taking over the same niche. Me and my wife ate there, when it was The Broiler, for New Years Eve dinner a number of years.


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    Re: Pazzesco Chop House in Ames

    My dad's best friend and college roommate (at isu!) owns this place. We've had it and it's EXCELLENT.



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    Re: Pazzesco Chop House in Ames

    Quote Originally Posted by Ms3r4ISU View Post
    The new restaurant in the former Broiler location is now open. We're planning to give it a try this weekend. Good reviews so far
    FB page Pazzesco Chophouse | Facebook
    website :: Pazzesco :: Welcome

    Owner is ISU grad and excited to be "back home" in Iowa.

    How was it? We were supposed to go for brunch on Sunday, but our plans got changed.



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    Re: Pazzesco Chop House in Ames

    it is really good. my whole family ate there right when it opened and loved it.


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    Re: Pazzesco Chop House in Ames

    Quote Originally Posted by cyrevkah View Post
    How was it? We were supposed to go for brunch on Sunday, but our plans got changed.
    Very good. Samantha was our server and she did a great job. Chris, owner, came by to visit. We sat on the patio and experienced a really nice breeze. This was Saturday night. We will go back.



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    Re: Pazzesco Chop House in Ames

    Quote Originally Posted by Ms3r4ISU View Post
    Very good. Samantha was our server and she did a great job. Chris, owner, came by to visit. We sat on the patio and experienced a really nice breeze. This was Saturday night. We will go back.
    I thought the place was great. I had the Lasagna and loved it, will definatelygo back.



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