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Hickory Park Restaurant

1404 S Duff Ave, Ames, IA 50010-8022
+1 515-232-8940
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ribs” (127 reviews)
“ice cream” (125 reviews)
“sundae” (75 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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1404 S Duff Ave, Ames, IA 50010-8022
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Went there Saturday night after the women's basketball game! Waited approximately an hour to get a table, just can't imagine how many people they run through there on a night like this. Once we got our table, the service was quick and the food was...More

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our trip to Hickory Park was great!! Our large group was accommodated easily with grat, friendly staff. My bbq ribs were a little overcooked but tremendous flavor with fall-off-the-bone tenderness made up for it. Great deserts also.....gotta try one of the large selections!!!

Thank 711rickj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fast service, nice meal, polite staff, a lot of deserts. And it was a good smell of smoked meat everywhere.

Thank Natalia K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great BBQ, chicken, burgers! However, I would come just for the specialty sundaes and shakes! There is almost always a waiting list, but there is plenty of seating so things seem to move quickly. Go early or late if you are concerned about the wait....More

Thank dmark521
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You cannot find a better place to eat smoked meats and have a meal that everyone in your family can enjoy. The prices are always reasonable and the service is always friendly!! I love Hickory Park and suggest you go there and try it, as...More

Thank stockgal60
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went as a family of 5. Waited 30 mins to get a table and 30 mins to get our food, however, food was great, and atmosphere is fun.

Thank Julia M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I come here every time I come for business in Ames. They always have good food and plenty of room for the large groups that we bring. I love the brisket and smoked sausage. There’s always plenty of parking and easy to get to. The...More

Thank Hillbilly_Lost
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My meal was very good. We had a big group and they were very busy, but the servers did a great job and got our orders as quickly as they could. Despite the craziness, they remained very courteous and made sure we were all well...More

Thank rrplummer
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

Stopped in Ames during travel and ate lunch at Hickory Park. I ordered the Saucy Southerner sandwich. Peer pressure with my group and we all got ice cream. The coffee cake sundae was really good.

Thank Jnkolman
Reviewed 17 January 2018

Hickory Park is always busy for a reason -- the food is always great, service is fast and the prices are the best there are for a sit-down restaurant. Highly recommend the chicken and ribs. A whole list of side choices and lots of burger...More

Thank 5tries
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Response from Darrell D | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do and their ice cream is awesome 😎
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Response from Sarah E | Reviewed this property |
10:30-9pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1404 S Duff Ave, Ames, IA 50010-8022
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ames
  • Phone Number: +1 515-232-8940
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