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525 Gilchrist St, Ames, IA 50010-3356
+1 515-233-1760
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good49%
  • Average0%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible9%
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“custard” (6 reviews)
“tenderloin” (2 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 22:00All hours
American, Fast food
525 Gilchrist St, Ames, IA 50010-3356
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

This family friendly place is usually very good when we eat in. The drive thru, however, was slow and we didn't order any burgers. It shouldn't take more than a few seconds to dish up mashed potatoes and beef gravy. We were told to wait....More

Thank init4keeps
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

some of the worst speed and service we have ever experienced at a Culver's. Speaking with a local we were told that this is par for the course at this location. We waited 20 minutes and then they still got it wrong, even telling us...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We went in but there was no place to sit at 130 pm on a hot Sunday, so we tried the drive thru. Took quite a while. But not really longer than many McDonald's. the burger was freshly cooked. The mashed potatoes and gravy were...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Clean place, friendly staff. Burgers are made fresh to your order, so it takes a couple minutes to get it, but it's very good. Prices are OK. You can get good deals with snack packs. Marcydiner tantrum scale of 5/5-no screaming kids.

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Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff, clean dining area. Fairly fast service, each order is freshly made, not in a warmer. MarcyDiner tantrum scale of 5/5-no screaming kids.

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Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

As with most places, fresh food needs to be consumed immediately after being served, at this place as well. Stay and eat the fries here. They are crispy outside, soft inside and very good. The custard is very good as well and if you have...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2016

Wife was on a liquid diet for the day after fasting all night and decided that she wanted a custard malt. She really liked the marshmallow and it took the edge off of her hunger. I chose the tenderloin and fries meal and really enjoyed...More

Thank Dale E
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Customer service is absolutely terrible! I took my mother for a little outing from the nursing home & decided to get her a Culver's treat. This is the first time I have returned to the Ames location in probably two years since my daughters and...More

Thank SandyMustangs3
Reviewed 12 August 2016

When one sees a Culver's in the area, you're pretty much guaranteed a good, hot lunch in a clean, friendly environment. For some reason, this Culver's didn't fit the bill on any of those. This is the dirtiest Culver's I have ever seen. The floor...More

Thank love2travelalot216
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Good food, root beer and custard, staff is friendly. Clean. Marcydiner tantrum scale of 5/5-no screaming kids.

Thank init4keeps
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 525 Gilchrist St, Ames, IA 50010-3356
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ames
  • Phone Number: +1 515-233-1760
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