Aunt Maude's

Aunt Maude's

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Hours
Mon
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tue
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wed
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thu
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fri
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Sat
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Ratings and reviews
4.5
4.5 of 5 bubbles

RATINGS
Food
4.5 of 5 bubbles
Service
4.6 of 5 bubbles
Value
3.9 of 5 bubbles
Atmosphere
4.4 of 5 bubbles
Details
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CUISINES
American
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
features
Menu

Starters
Crispy Calamari
jardiniere butter sauce
$9.25
Coriander Seared Ahi Tuna
asian noodle salad, wasabi soy vinaigrette.
$11.50
New Orleans Style Bbq Shrimp
rich & tangy sauce, french bread.
$9.75
Smoked Salmon Artichoke Dip
crispy pita chips
$9.75
Tempmpura Vegetables
green beans, broccoli, asparagus, sweet chili sauce.
$7.25
Goat Cheese Terrine
goat cheese, garlic, roasted red peppers, basil pesto, walnuts, crostinis
$9.95
Salads And Soups
Maudes House Salad
choice of dressing
$4.50
Spinach Salad
bacon, goat cheese, warm malt vinaigrette
Ala Carte
$5.25
Entree
$7.75
Classic Caesar
romaine hearts, croutons, parmesan add: blackened salmon, blackened chicken or blackened tuna $11.50
Ala Carte
$5.25
Entree
$7.25
Ahi Tuna Salad
mixed greens, green onions, toasted edamame, carrots, crispy rice sticks, wasabi vinaigrette
$11.50
Cobb Salad
turkey, ham, chicken, bacon, egg, tomatoes, onions, cucumbers, mixed cheese, mixed greens. choice of dressing
$10.50
Salad Nicoise
shrimp, tuna, yukon gold potatoes, egg, tomatoes, green beans, kalamata olives, mixed greens, red wine vinaigrette
$10.50
Steak Salad
roasted tri-tip, grilled potatoes, sauteed mushrooms, jardiniere, crispy onion rings, maytag blue cheese, mixed greens, red wine vinaigrette
$10.95
Printers Salad
grilled salmon, tomatoes, walnuts, maytag blue cheese, spinach, red wine vinaigrette
$11.50
Todays Soup
Cup
$3.95
Bowl
$4.95
French Onion Soup
$5.25

Is this an American restaurant?
CUISINES
American
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Family style, Non-smoking restaurants, Gift Cards Available
4.5
4.5 of 5 bubbles271 reviews
Excellent
169
Very good
69
Average
22
Poor
9
Terrible
2
Detailed Reviews: Reviews order informed by descriptiveness of user-identified themes such as cleanliness, atmosphere, general tips and location information.

Dennis M
334 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2021 none
We arrived without reservations early on a Sat eve and got one of the remaining available tables. Our server, Dea B. Was polite and efficient. We ordered the blueberry/strawberry shortcake first (life is too short to eat desert last!) and it was great! The fruit was plump, whole and delicious. The shortcake was firm enough so as not to get sloppy from the fruit juices and whipped cream on top. Excellent! Our main course was the salmon dinner, for which we asked for a second plate to share. When it arrived, the kitchen had already split our meal onto two plates, and each serving was a meal more than enough of one! Salmon smooth, flaky, melt in the mouth goodness! Veggies were fried carrot chunks, new green beans, broccoli spears and cauliflower spikes with bits of spinach and a couple of mini toms. Quite good, crunchy and not too greasy. The rice with freshly ground pepper via Dea, was firm and chewy. We also ordered the bread basket, which had mild taste, almost sourdough flavor, warm and crisp (maybe a bit too crisp?) and whipped butter. With a glass of milk for my wife, only $35 so, while not cheap, not too expensive either. Plus tip all in $45
Written April 17, 2021
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Barbara and Dav... D
Paris375 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 family
We ate here based on the TA ranking. We were not disappointed. Very comfortable seating and actually a place to hang your coats, unusual for some nicer restaurants, were appreciated. Our server, Genna, was on her last day as a trainee and she did phenomenal! Friendly, accurate and helpful. We ordered the bistro sized chicken and roasted salmon meals and appreciated them offering this size meals. The mixed vegetables included small cubes of sweet potatoes. This made the mixed vegetables one of the very best tasting I’d ever eaten. Desserts were peanut butter pie and rum raisin rice pudding. We will return.
Written November 11, 2023
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307scm60
Casper169 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2021 family
We went to Aunt Maude’s for a trip down memory lane. When my husband was going to school in Ames, I worked in the accounting department of Aunt Maude’s. I had the smaller tri-tip dish and it was excellent, my husband had the pasta with soy sauce and we split a very tasty dessert. Our waiter was very attentive. So glad to see it still is in business.
Written June 27, 2021
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Sarah
1 contribution
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2020 none
On 8/14/2020 around the 5:30 p.m. timeframe, our family ordered a Love at First Bite, kids cheeseburger (ordered as well done), and a bistro blackened chicken angel hair for take out (due to COVID-19 pandemic). The fries looked as if they sat in grease all day and were flimsy (not worth eating) and the kids burger was cooked medium-rare. We had to recook the burger in order to eat it. The blackened chicken was fine but not worth $15.50. We will not be returning anytime soon.
Written August 16, 2020
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ginnyfromkansas
194 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2021 none
Enjoyed this upscale restaurant in downtown Ames. The prime rib was perfectly cooked and my husband enjoyed his Alfredo dish. Nice atmosphere and good service. Priced higher than some, but worth the money.
Written July 10, 2021
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Inspiration733299
4 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2019 none
We are a family that loves a great meal - we are from Chicago. So to find a place like this was a great find! We wanted a more upscale restaurant to celebrate the end of freshman orientation. We enjoyed sharing the truffle fries and the pork loin was on point! It will definitely be on our list of places to eat for the next four years while our daughter attends Iowa State.
Written March 10, 2020
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Jim N
Minneapolis42 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 friends
Very good lunch food, fast and friendly service. I had a French onion soup and small Caesar (the small was too big for me), my companion had the French dip with fries, both of which he declared excellent. Very nice atmosphere. Nice wine and beer list although we didn’t partake because we were traveling. Not more than 5-7 minutes off I-35 and well worth the trip
Written August 3, 2023
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TravelingSoccerLoon
Saint Paul5329 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 family
Aunt Maude’s is arguably the best restaurant in Ames. Everything we ordered including the truffle fries, the chicken pot pie and the filet mignon was terrific. They also have a nice wine list and the prices for a bottle were quite reasonable. The atmosphere inside was upbeat as it was graduation weekend and the service was great. Appreciated that we were able to be sat at table for 4 without having a reservation by arriving shortly after opening even though it was a busy night.
Written May 24, 2024
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Ames
36 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 family
We went on a Saturday evening in April. While we were dining there were groups of adults, families and prom parties. Very good food. Everything was fresh, much was local. Great assortment of entrees (we had large salads, salmon and lamb chops). I definitely appreciated the different portion sizes for most of the entrees. The hostess provided us with solid recommendations. Our server, while very pleasant and efficient, was a little more reserved. Most of the parking appears to be on the street and metered. But the restaurant is a gem. We will be back!
Written April 27, 2024
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Frenchgirl
Swanzey322 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2021 none
My husband and I met a friend here for dinner; we are all visitors to the area. The food was quite good and ample. The service was very good, and the ambience was the nicest we've seen in the area. Definitely recommend it. Plenty of on-street parking, as well.
Written April 24, 2021
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tjarksd
Maui11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2021 none
Had a great meal at Aunt Maude's over the weekend. I have been visiting this restaurant for over 40 years. The chili crusted filet was amazing!! We had excellent servers and wait staff and the recent remodel has freshened up the ambiance. Wine list is well balanced.
Written July 26, 2021
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Don T
Naples578 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2021 none
Met a colleague here for lunch, and was delighted! Had a salad, very generous in size and very tasty. We sat outside on the porch (I guess you'd call it) and enjoyed the nice weather. Prompt service, quick parking, all in all, very delightful.
Written October 24, 2021
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pepperdinemom
Panora214 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2022 family
We had a great evening with attentive service, well prepared food and beautiful atmosphere. There feature entrees were very good. Loved the salmon, and blackened chicken pasta. Thank you for a great night.
Written September 27, 2022
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Nofrillstraveler
96 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 couples
My wife loves the place for her girl's group "book club" get togethers. I had not been there for a few years until this past weekend. The food was great and came out quickly. The wait staff was friendly and attentive.
Written March 24, 2024
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Angie D
Ames80 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 couples
This is our favorite date-night restaurant in Ames. It's got a vintage "supper club" feel, with great service and great food. The tri tip is always excellent. We are always happy we went.
Written December 26, 2023
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