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Cafe Beaudelaire

#12 of 137 Restaurants in Ames
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Brazilian, Latin, Cafe, Spanish, Pub, South American
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2504 Lincoln Way, Ames, IA 50014-7145
+1 515-292-7429
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10:00 - 01:30
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 01:30
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Wallingford, CT
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78 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
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 black bean dinner both were very good. This is more of a bar with a... More 

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bartlesvi
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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 but their food came out quickly and ours followed soon behind. My husband had an... More 

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Stillwater, Minnesota
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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1 Thank James P
Ames, Iowa
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

:ove the Brazil flavor of this little pub. The sandwhiches are excellent. Right sized and never heavy.

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1 Thank Anne K
Des Moines, Iowa
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43 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Located in Campustown, this laid back restaurant with a bar serves Brazilian / Latin American food. We eat a lot of home-cooked Latin American food so as "insiders" would classify the food here as good. We usually order empanadas and fried yuca for starters. Recently had a chicken soup here that was okay. The charm of this place is not... More 

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1 Thank Ch0ucr0ute
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120 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

We went for the Long Island Ice Teas and stayed for the food. The drinks were very good and the food was delicious. Two of us shared the Bauru Hamburger. It was unique and flavorful. It was large enough to share and included ham, a fried egg and bacon, corn, peas, cheese , tomato and lettuce. Another friend ordered the... More 

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1 Thank Chrisannandroger
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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134 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

This cafe is right across from the university. It was very popular. We were lucky because the weather was great and we sat outside. Inside is a little cramped and loud. Food was Brazilian influenced. Their signature sandwich was very good. The bean stew was pretty basic.

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1 Thank joelwx39
Piracicaba, SP
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130 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Visited this cafe with a couple of friends in October, 2012. A nice cafe located at Lincoln way, 150 m from memorial union. Only brazilian food joint in Ames, but they don't have a lot of brazilian dishes in their menu. They do have a lot of vegetarian options. We tried burger, brazilian fries and coffee. Did not like the... More 

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Bolingbrook, Illinois
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 September 2016

For four years, we drove by Cafe Beaudelaire while visiting our daughter Iowa State and never ventured in to check it out. What a mistake! It is now one of my favorite hidden gems on campus. The food was outstanding and the selection was great, even for two picky eaters. Our waiter was extremely helpful with our selections and attentive.... More 

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1 Thank roar64
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 September 2016

I loved this cafe. Mojito and a delicious Vegitarian dish were just right after a short walk from where I was staying. Outdoor seating looked inviting, but it was a hot day and the cool interior beckoned.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Brazilian, Latin, Cafe, Spanish, Pub, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 01:30
Monday
10:00 - 01:30
Tuesday
10:00 - 01:30
Wednesday
10:00 - 01:30
Thursday
10:00 - 01:30
Friday
10:00 - 01:30
Saturday
10:00 - 01:30
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?