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Battle's Bar-B-Q - CLOSED

112 Hayward Ave, Ames, IA 50014-7207
+1 515-292-1670
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible12%
2 Oct 2016
“Cold food, slow service, expensive for what you get”
6 Oct 2015
“Great BBQ in a somewhat dingy place”
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American, Barbecue
112 Hayward Ave, Ames, IA 50014-7207
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

I am usually pretty understanding when it comes to food locations. This one is simply not good. The food was pricey, atmosphere was not the best, it took quite some time despite being the only two in the restaurant, and my food was charred like...More

Thank Taylor W
Reviewed 7 October 2015

We were rushed for lunch and stopped in here. The place did not impress but the Q was great! I had the sliced pork with the hot sauce! It was outstanding. I don't make it to Ames too often but would recommend this to anyone...More

Thank JRJ7354
Reviewed 20 January 2015

Come here less often than I used to because they keep upping the price. They must be trying to squeeze as much profit in as possible because their sandwiches are extremely small for the price of 10 bucks. Sides are very small as well. Meets...More

Thank Thomas W
Reviewed 11 December 2014

Group of three tried lunch at Battles. Experience was not good. Two of had the beef ends dinner. It tasted like lighter fluid! The slaw was good as was the beans, but that was not what we went to Battles to enjoy. Place is supposed...More

Thank GolfingBearcat
Reviewed 31 October 2014

When my family and I arrived, the restaurant was very overwhelmed with the amount of customers. They did not have enough seating, and the two unfortunate employees they had working the huge crowd were clearly stressed. It took far too long for our order to...More

Thank EquestrianTraveller
Reviewed 28 October 2014

Always a classic place to go either while in town and don't want to go to Hickory Park or Texas Roadhouse or strolling around campustown. Such a small plate definitely fills you up. Best thing to get is the regular pork on white with mild...More

Thank ajchandra
Reviewed 5 September 2014

Battle's is a small BBQ restaurant in a bit of an out of the way location. The food is very good, service is very quick. Seating is very limited as they have a large carry out business as they are located near the ISU campus.

Thank HappyGrannie2011
Reviewed 30 August 2014

My boyfriend and I just visited this restaurant. At first we were really excited because we had heard good things about this restaurant in the past. When we got there we were immediately welcomed by the bathrooms. (The main door is in the back.) After...More

Thank Rachel_Schmitz
Reviewed 26 May 2014

Previously when I visited this place I said liked their barbque as much if not better than Hickory Park. Hickory Park still wins out though because of their deserts. Well on a Sunday night at 6pm this restaurant which holds at least 500 people had...More

Thank Azona50036
Reviewed 5 March 2014

Battle's has a limited selection, but great barbeque. Great local option for a quick lunch that is not fast food. The service was fast and friendly. The atmosphere is okay, great natural light, but otherwise appears to be a converted McDonalds or Hardee's. The slaw...More

Thank JoshuaClements
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 Hayward Ave, Ames, IA 50014-7207
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ames
  • Phone Number: +1 515-292-1670
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