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“Great menu and good food”
Review of Ankeny Diner

Ankeny Diner
Ranked #13 of 159 Restaurants in Ankeny
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

This is a very unique eatery. Located inside a hotel, the entrance feels like you are entering a backdoor/underground poker tournament. The place is huge and blows your mind with its 70s or 80's interiors. Huge seating. Extremely huge menu and highly customizable. Place is clean. Service may be a hit or miss. We got what we ordered. Sadly wasn't very hungry so couldn't try their shakes. Highly recommended if you are looking for diner type food.

Date of visit: April 2018
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

Trashy server delivering mediocre food from some place where there are Sasquatch, or at least that's what she said...

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

My wife and I met some friends here for lunch. I had read about The Ankeny Diner on Trip Advisor and was aware that that they had won the "Best Hamburger" award from the Iowa cattlemen a couple years ago. Loaded with all this knowledge, I had a cheeseburger, my wife had a patty-melt. We each had a salad and split one of their chocolate shakes. They were busy and it was easy to see why.

Date of visit: April 2018
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1  Thank Kornkurt
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Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

We stayed next door and really wanted to go here. I was bummed when I’m hotel guide their ad said they closed at 2. Surprised it was open. Diner food with a bar. Lots of food for the price. Good food.

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

This place never disappoints. They are a little slow but it is worth the wait. Their onion rings are still great and burgers never let you down. Shakes and malts are fantastic. If you are looking for a healthy place to eat then this is not the place.

Date of visit: January 2018
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