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Cafe Beaudelaire

$$ - $$$American, , Latin
2504 Lincoln Way, Ames, IA 50014-7145
+1 515-292-7429
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“peas” (4 reviews)
“empanadas” (4 reviews)
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American, Brazilian, Latin, Bar, Cafe, Spanish, Pub, South American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2504 Lincoln Way, Ames, IA 50014-7145
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1 - 10 of 58 reviews

Reviewed 7 October 2017

In downtown Ames, this local restaurant with a Brazilian flare has good sandwiches and ok entrees. Only complaint is the restaurant is small and loud.

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

I highly recommend this restaurant. Our food was delicious and the portion sizes were perfect. Because it was made with fresh ingredients there was real and authentic flavor. The Cuban sandwich is perfection.

Thank MissyBunch
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

My daughter and i had lunch while visiting iowa state. It was right across from the campus. The meals were delish

Thank Carolyn B
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Two visits in one week. The burgers are the best in Ames. We sat on the sidewalk. The cafe is very small but the weather was great for a sidewalk cafe!

Thank TagTexas
Reviewed 12 June 2017

On a Sunday afternoon I ordered the original bouru. It is a meat patty with ham, a fried egg and corn and peas, served on a thin bun. It came with handmade fried potato wedges and aoili. Ths is so much better than your usual...More

Thank EllenfromIowa
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We stopped in here on a whim while our daughter was at ISU orientation. Unfortunately we had just eaten so we didn't try the food, but instead had bloody mary's which were absolutely amazing. We did see plenty of food coming out while there and...More

Thank Tiffany A
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Our group ranged from age 3 to 60 and everyone had a delicious meal. Our service was great and the prices were as well. Bloody Mary was superb.

Thank rlwoodw1
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Heard this place was popular with ISU students figured we give it a try. They unfortunately were out of the yucca fries. We had the cheese empanadas for an appetizer then we both had vegetarian dishes it had the iron skillet and my daughter the...More

Thank paninimom
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This restaurant is conveniently located directly across the street from ISU campus. We were there for brunch which had a limited, but interesting menu heavy on protein(it is Brazilian), A large group came in just before us so I thought our food would be delayed...More

Thank JArcherBennett
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Ordered the signature sandwich with beef and fries. I also ordered it hot which included Thai peppers. The combination was fantastic!

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4 October 2016|
Response from gseth51 | Reviewed this property |
I believe they do. I don't worry about gluten free, but this restaurant is in a college town, so they are ready for anything.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 1:30 AM
10:00 AM - 1:30 AM
10:00 AM - 1:30 AM
10:00 AM - 1:30 AM
10:00 AM - 1:30 AM
10:00 AM - 1:30 AM
10:00 AM - 1:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2504 Lincoln Way, Ames, IA 50014-7145
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ames
  • Phone Number: +1 515-292-7429
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