The Café

Café, Bakery, Coffee Shop
$ $
2616 Northridge Pkwy
Ames, IA 50010
(515) 292-0100
7:00am - 9:00pm
7:00am - 9:00pm
7:00am - 9:00pm
7:00am - 9:00pm
7:00am - 10:00pm
7:00am - 10:00pm
7:00am - 9:00pm



  • Go to the Cafe and devour a skillet of Mac n Cheese.
  • Amazing food at very reasonable prices. Nice atmosphere. Menu changes seasonally.
  • Just go there! You will be shocked there is a chic bistro like this in Ames,IA
  • Voted best sit-down restaurant and place for a first date in the Iowa State Daily's 2012 Student Choice Awards.
  • It is absolutely the best place to eat in Ames.
  • They should have butterscotch pot de creme ALL THE TIME!!!
  • The desserts...oh my. I've often thought about going here just for the desserts. Try one! Try them all! Try anything and you won't be disappointed!
  • Banana carmel cake is AMAZING.
  • Order off the deli menu any time of day, get plenty to eat and save a fortune.
  • Fantastic options for every meal. I go often and am never let down. The prices are very affordable and the menu gives me cues about what's in season for my own home cooking.
  • Impressed every it
  • Went there for breakfast this morning.The Pancake Combo was great!
  • Fresh salad - delicious.
  • The desserts were decadent and the beef fillet was delicious!
  • Get the Mac and Cheese!!!
  • Cozy atmosphere with fantastic fresh food! Fish tacos are the best!
  • Great food great service. We had the farm fresh eggs from the brunch menu. Delicious pepper bacon!
  • Cozy place to spend your weekend breakfast/lunch. Friendly staffs. Would highly recommend farmers burger!
  • Very creative restaurant. They take pride in their craft and it shows!
  • Food was great. Not serving food in afternoon. Start serving at 5. Bakery open all day.

Nearby places

320 S Duff Ave
2801 Grand Ave