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Address: 2801 Grand Ave, Ames, IA 50010-4668
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10:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 17:00
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Um, many stores have gone out of this mall. There's is 2 stores in the mall that sell infant & children clothes. They cut back on some of the clothing in JCP, from what I noticed... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 November 2016
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Um, many stores have gone out of this mall. There's is 2 stores in the mall that sell infant & children clothes. They cut back on some of the clothing in JCP, from what I noticed. Younkers infant/children clothing is so close & cramped together, it's terrible going through some areas. They do have a Kohls now connected to the... More 

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Thank Tracey T
Iowa
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14 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Liked having Kohl's, Younkers, JC Penney and TJ Max stores. Found a lot of bargains! It's a good mall for walkers too. I put some miles on my shoes!

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Thank LCHS1972
Wisconsin
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35 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

There are a lot of empty stores in there. The Strawberry Patch has a lot of Iowa State things to buy from clothes to decals etc... Not bad prices. The rest of the mall is not busy and not much to do. It has a JC Pennies, Younkers, TJ Maxx, and Bath and Body Works. A few more not worth... More 

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Thank Ocheri H
Iowa
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

North Grand Mall - nothing too special about it and I wouldn't consider it a spectacular place. There are some of the typical stores there like Younkers, Claires, Victoria's Secret and such. You can get some shopping done, but I wouldn't consider it a tourist destination.

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Thank lexiejk
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42 reviews
18 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

The current and past management companies running this mall "have been weighed, you have been measured, and been found wanting." Far too many spaces have remained vacant for years. One restaurant / bar was closed, ostensibly to admit a higher class, higher volume restaurant / bar. Now it has been vacant, going on 8 years. While the whole mall concept... More 

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Thank Paul S
Ames, Iowa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

CJ has a wonderful selection of the very petite to the very XXX large clothing lines. They will order online for you also at the store with the items coming directly to your home. It's fun to be a MODEL there getting 40% off each item you chose to buy. It's even better when the clerks call me by my... More 

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Thank BETTY G
Ames, Iowa
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

I hate going to North Grand Mall. Same people hanging out all day looks like one flew over the coco's nest. The play area is very loud and the same people every time I am there. I go to the mall a couple times a month to visit JC Penny, TJ Maxx & the sports stores and like I said... More 

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Thank cyclonefever2015
Pune, India
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34 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

Visited this mall a couple of times when I was on a business trip to Ames. It's small and the only mall in Ames and has few good stores like KOHL'S, JCPenny, Dressbarn, Gap Factory store, Bath and Body works and few more.

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Thank dradia
Andover, Minnesota
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91 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

This mall looks terrible from the outside but there are great stores inside. Love visiting each time that I come to Ames. I always find fun, good deals!

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Thank ISUmom_Minnesota
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015

I live in Ames and it is our only mall and I go there faithfully...once a year. Do not expect much here. A small Pennys and Younkers and some small shops. Food court is a couple of carts and I am not even sure the one restaurant is still operating. Head to Des Moines. On the plus side, you will... More 

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