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Waterfront Seafood Market

2414 SE Tones Dr, Ankeny, IA 50021-8885
+1 515-963-1940
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (79 reviews)
“clam chowder” (16 reviews)
“rock shrimp” (7 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Sushi, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2414 SE Tones Dr, Ankeny, IA 50021-8885
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband and I dined at the Seafood Market for our anniversary. The food was wonderful. We had the halibut and the shrimp and would recommend both. However, when we attempted to pay with a $50 gift card, the restaurant deducted 20% off the top...More

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place for sea food as well as a great sushi bar. The wait staff was very friendly and the restaurant was busy and the wait time for our food was less that 15 minutes. Great place to dine.

Thank 903royw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Decided to venture to this spot since it was around the corner from our hotel. We got food togo but sat at the bar and had drinks. The server was great and suggested some great drinks and some items on the menu. I decided on...More

Thank photohistorians
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While I have eaten better seafood, this was very good. The staff was very friendly and the atmosphere was good.

Thank Sharon6125
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

As one of our favorite places to eat we were quite disappointed in our last visit. We live a distance away so took the opportunity to visit the Waterfront after our car was tuned up across the highway. With the wind howling outside we were...More

Thank 1,213,824
Reviewed 17 January 2018

Great place. First time customer sat at bar. Very Friendly, Great Seafood selection and good beverages. Had the Blackened Mahi - Excellent ! Will be back. Only reason did not give Excellent is Wine selection is so-so.

Thank AnyCabernet
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Atmosphere is "ok", grilled shrimp was good, salad was good, the waiter suggested the house dressing - it was amazing, but, if I could only have one item off the menu - it would be the OYSTER STEW, oh my.... Thick, rich, creamy, oysters that...More

Thank Rachel W
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

We love eating at this quaint Seafood place where there is something for everyone and you can dress up or down and feel at home.

Thank Rhonda G
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Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Great location, delicious and fresh seafood + salad. Staff was very friendly and attentive. My friend and I highly recommend the market sashimi of the day. Filled with locals and tourist alike. A lot of people bought the steak. However, my friend and I was...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 26 November 2017

On the trail from the Twin Cities to Southeast Iowa for a family Thanksgiving get together has brought my first wife and I to the WSM for for a couple of years running. The seafood is decent and the service is attentive. Plus, the price...More

Thank Thaddeus W
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thomas s
13 March 2016|
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Response from Mike O | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we made a reservation and when we dined there, the restaurant had fresh seafood on the menu.
Sharon H
20 December 2015|
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Response from Cameron B F | Reviewed this property |
You would need to call them for daily specials/supplies
Donna W
30 January 2015|
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Response from GaUncle | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, don't know. I am sire these people would be glad to respond to a phone call. Have you checked the online menu?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2414 SE Tones Dr, Ankeny, IA 50021-8885
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ankeny
  • Phone Number: +1 515-963-1940
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