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1802 SE Delaware Ave, Ankeny, IA 50021
+1 515-965-0987
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

We ordered a roast beef sandwich it might have had 1 oz of meat on it. Mostly lettuce. This is the worse sandwich I have had in years. Ordered chips which was not delivered but charged for😝😖

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Thank Seahorse777
Ankeny, Iowa, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

Very fast and can customize a sandwich easily. Noisy inside with the music blaring. Fresh though. Sells day old bread which is nice to take home for sandwiches.

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Thank Amy K
Des Moines, Iowa
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2015

Easy fast excellent taste and reasonable cost. No more Subway for me ( Haven't been there for Years) since Jimmy John's came to town.

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Thank Lawrence M
Boone, Iowa
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2015

My husband was having his staff meeting at Easter Seals Camp Sunnyside, they where in the midst of it when someone suggested ordering from Jimmy Johns. Much to their surprise the driver would not drive into the Camp, but made one of the Easter Seals employes come out to the mail box (a good 1/4 mile up a long drive)... More 

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Thank Azona50036
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22 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2014

Never a dull moment when it comes to Jimmy Johns!!!! Always ready to take your order the minute you walk in the door. A sandwich made to your liking in freaky fast time! Very friendly service, and looks like they are having fun behind the counter, which is great!! JJ's you're a fav of mine!!

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Thank lbcomp
Des Moines, Iowa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2014

Love Jimmy John's, but the Ankeny location has 70's drug culture music playing at about 85-90 decibels every time I walk in. Most of the male workers look like they just got released from a drug rehab center. Good food, great quality, but take it to go.

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Thank tripexpert3000
Cairns, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2013

This was a good choice for lunch. We had a very friendly welcome and the cashier was helpful in making our choice. This place is basically a place for cold cut sandwiches, there were no options for heated subs or club sandwiches. It had a cosy atmosphere but the music was a little too loud.

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Thank AJG35
Urbandale, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2013

I am going to disagree with the previous review. Sure there are more choices at subway, but Jimmy John's subs are tastier, and their meat is better in my opinion. The reason I rated this location highly, is that there is a friendly attitude at this location by the staff. They are quick and courteous. They have done a good... More 

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Ankeny
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2012

Jimmy John's just hasn't lived up to Subway's quality and taste; I've tried it several times and have gone back to Subway. The sandwiches are cold and meat not very tasty. The employees were not friendly at all; they actually were rushed and a bit rude.

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Thank LaMexicana7
Ankeny, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2012

You had better like cold sandwiches (which I do) because they don't heat anything here. My wife, on the other hand, does not like her sandwiches cold so this review is for me only. I really like the Italian sub sandwich -- but without the mayo -- I'm reminded of subs in the northeast.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Fast food
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1802 SE Delaware Ave, Ankeny, IA 50021
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ankeny
  • Phone Number: +1 515-965-0987

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?