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Chocolaterie Stam

) #1 of 7 Dessert in Ames #9 of 157 Places to Eat in Ames ₹₹ - ₹₹₹
230 Main St, Ames, IA 50010-6238
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“gelato” (16 reviews)
“bon bons” (3 reviews)
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230 Main St, Ames, IA 50010-6238
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love this place to meet a friend in an afternoon for a spot of tea or a drink of something cool. It is quaint, quiet, clean, smells like chocolate and coffee, and just very pleasant. These are just some of the reasons we keep...More

Thank DEB309
Reviewed 23 November 2016

This is a place to get a fine treat, and we treat it as an occasional stop when we want something special. It's very good on all counts. I just wish the place would be slightly less terrifying when you bring small children in; I'm...More

Thank Brooke K
Reviewed 16 September 2016

lovely little shop with some great tasting chocolates.very friendly staff and pleasant store.i had the hot chocolate and we bought several bonbons and chocolate frogs for the grandkids. really enjoyed the atmosphere and store.

Thank Lce41
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Located on Ames, Iowa Historic Main Street, this is such a quanit and welcoming place to stop by for a hot drink, chocolates, and Italian ice cream. The owners are the best there are and you will love it. A must stop by while in...More

Thank LynnReed
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Amazing experience, a must visit in Ames. Lots of assortments. Kiwi gelato and peach tea gelato "home made"

Thank Rockbuckner
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Every time I visit Ames, I stop at Chocolaterie Stam. They have wonderful chocolates - both dark and milk chocolate. The chocolates are beautiful and taste like heaven. I also adore the gelato of all flavors, but my favorite is of course...chocolate. It's a wonderful...More

Thank HollyY62
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Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a stop on our trip back home. Staff was super nice and helpful. Chocolates are very nicely presented and reasonably priced. Loved the atmosphere in the store. Will definitely be back.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 26 July 2016

My grandchildren are visiting now and they just love the chocolate animals available at Chocolaterie Stam. During the winter it's wonderful to have a cup of coffee and or a cup of hot chocolate at Stam. Great variety of sweets, warm environment, etc. Friendly. Nothing...More

Thank Martin E
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped in after visiting a quilting shop in the same block. The fragrance of chocolate wafted out the door and drew us in! There were coffee and tea offerings on the menu, as well as quite a selection of unique gelato flavors. I would...More

Thank bookerc1
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Came for coffee, ended up with all the offerings. Espresso drinks, gelato, and chocolates were excellent. Nice setting as well.

Thank Matthew H
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22 August 2016|
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Response from Skiblzr | Reviewed this property |
Chocolaterie Stam does not offer birthday cakes. Try Van Hemert's Dutch Oven Bakery or Ali's Cakes in Ames or one of many online cake delivery services.
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
13:00 - 17:00
08:30 - 19:00
08:30 - 19:00
08:30 - 19:00
08:30 - 20:00
08:30 - 20:00
08:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 230 Main St, Ames, IA 50010-6238
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ames
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