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Wallaby's

$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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2733 Stange Rd, Ames, IA 50010-3976
+1 515-292-1167
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Ames, Iowa
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Meal was a disappointing array of chicken wings that were NOT wings. They were chunks of chicken breast in wing flavoring. Cheese balls were tiny, with little or no cheese. Fish and chips--well, try a dose soggy fish dipped in batter, with tepid fries (probably recently thawed). The hamburger was fair, but easily bested at most other hamburger restaurants. We... More 

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Thank kaufmann2017
Ames, Iowa
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoy having lunch at Wallaby's, the burgers and salads are fantastic! My grandkids love the macaroni and cheese for lunch, dinner, or a snack!

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Thank Pat E
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is the perfect balance of warmth and great food. It is split into small, intimate rooms with a warm, modern feel. It is unusual for a sports bar type restaurant. The food is delicious! The goat cheese and roasted beer salad, turkey melt and sweet potato fries are all winners! Great service too!

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Thank Traveldayna
Urbandale, Iowa
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful evening with great friends and a great dinner and wine. The experience and atmosphere is nice quaint. We would definitely recommend this to anyone

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Thank cjkw2007
London, United Kingdom
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35 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I like Wallaby's. The Restraunt is broken up into several rooms. All are warm and comfortable with good views of wall mounted tvs. Service staff have always been friendly, polite and eager to please. The food is very good for "bar food". Their burgers, fish and chips, and tenderloin sandwiches are a few of our favorites. They are good about... More 

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Thank jmpaule
Des Moines, Iowa
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

I've been to Wallaby's on a few separate occasions and it's always been a comfortable atmosphere. The food is good enough - nothing to get carried away about but I've always left full and satisfied. The service is always great and that is a big part of the reason we return! The only drawback would be the quality of some... More 

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Thank IowaTravelsWell
Ames, Iowa
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Went there on Saturday for lunch with the wife and kids. Came in the door from the back parking lot. Waited at the desk for more than 5 minutes, but no hostess or anyone greeted us, so we left and went next door! Sorry, not sure we'll be back anytime soon!

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Thank Tim S
Kansas City, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

The boys (young adults) and I had a fantastic experience at Wallaby's. Son who attends ISU proclaims this as his favorite restaurant in Ames. Didn't let us down. Great food and multitude of choices for draft beer. Service was great too. Will be back!

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Sloan, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

A group of 9 including children ate here on Sunday at 12:30. They got us in pretty quick. Everyone was satisfied with their meals. The service was very good.Food was pretty quick for a busy afternoon. My second visit and just as satisfied as the first. We will be back.

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Thank jlutt87
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

I really liked this place in the past. This evening, not so much. Calamari that was never cooked hot enough to melt any if the cheese on top. Stacked enchiladas that were flavorless. I'll give them another try based on past experiences. Hopefully this isn't the new norm.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2733 Stange Rd, Ames, IA 50010-3976
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ames
  • Phone Number: +1 515-292-1167

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?