Ali Cakes is the quintessential little corner bakery. Featuring fresh baked products made with expert hands. Fine crafted wedding cakes, fun cakes for any celebration, and delightful treats for every day!
The American Legion is a patriotic veterans organization that focuses on service to veterans, service members and communities. The District is pleased to have one of the most influential nonprofit groups of the United States in Downtown Ames. The American Legion Post 37 of Ames holds many types of events such as bingo nights, contests, community services and more! Fore more information regarding membership eligibility and events visit www.ameslegionpost37.com.
Dinner Hours Monday-Saturday: Beginning at 5:00 p.m. Lounge open daily at 4:00 p.m.
Aunt Maude’s is a locally owned casual restaurant. The concept of Aunt Maude’s was created on a Sunday morning in 1975 over a few Bloody Mary’s. Although Aunt Maude the person is mythical, they cherish the ideals of her with their casual personal style, superb service, and excellent cuisine. Aunt Maude's features fresh, local, house-made food, a full bar and wine list. Patio seating and private dining available. Serving lunch and dinner, reservations accepted.
Cafe Diem is a coffee shop that offers an assortment of beverages and menu items. Come and enjoy Coffee, Lattes, Cappuccino, Chai, and even Decaf. This is a coffee shop in Iowa that offers an atmosphere that is suited to the casual coffee drinker, students getting homework done, freelancers, or just a place to lounge in solitude or with a group of friends. This is a great coffee shop in Downtown Ames that locals as well as newcomers love alike!
Iowa's first self-serve Wine Bar, located on Main Street in historic downtown Ames, Iowa. Offering 48+ Wines, Craft Beer and Premium Cocktails
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Depot Deli and Cookies Etc.
The Depot Deli & Cookies, etc. offers a unique fast-casual dining experience in the former Northwestern depot on Main Street, Ames, Iowa. Cookies, etc. expanded its menu from cookies made from family recipes to also include made-from-scratch sandwiches, soups, deli and green salads as well as desserts. Find us online at http://www.depot-deli.com/
Monday thru Saturday
9 a.m. Fresh-from-the-oven cinnamon rolls, scones & cookies
From a thick hearty whole wheat crusted pizza oozing with delicious real cheese to a traditional thin white crusted pizza with a lighter balance of cheese, toppings, and crust, the Great Plains Sauce & Dough Company offers several options for how you want your pizza. With 16 different toppings to choose from and a choice of 6 different crust styles, the Great Plains is sure to keep your stomach full!
Grocery Store Open daily Monday - Sunday 7:00 a.m.- 9:00 p.m.
Deli and Hot Bar with seating
Wheatsfield Co-op has been community-owned since its founding in 1974 as a buying club on the ISU campus. Today Wheatsfield is a full-service natural foods grocery store located at 413 Northwestern Ave. Currently there are over 4,500 member-owners of the co-op and 100 local producers products throughout the store. Everyone can shop, anyone can join.
Whiskey River is well known in Ames, IA for their wide variety of American food at affordable prices in a great bar atmosphere. You can dine in or order take out. They pride themselves on flavorful food, generous portions, original recipes, and friendly service. Whiskey River offers a selection of over 170 different liquors, wines, and a wide range of over 60 beers with 12 on tap. It's a fun place in Downtown Ames to celebrate ISU games and holidays!