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Old 01-16-2014, 09:30 PM
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Not only is the new, improved North Grand Mall already failing,

Long John Silver's is CLOSED! Their marquee says "Store is closed. Thanks for your patronage." What happened?
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Old 01-16-2014, 09:50 PM
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Not only is the new, improved North Grand Mall already failing,

Long John Silver's is CLOSED! Their marquee says "Store is closed. Thanks for your patronage." What happened?
Not surprising, LJS chain is on the way out of many Iowa communities (Mason City just recently closed). Just better places to get fast-food fish (Culvers) that is better and for a similar price. Went there once and never went back, the only reason to go would be if you were big into hush puppies. The one in Ankeny is next, never anyone there (just like the one in Ames). Chick-fil-a is the hot thing right now in fast food and will probably be the next one to come to Ames.
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Old 01-16-2014, 11:24 PM
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The Chip Shop has much better Fish then LJS ever had. There are several reasons I won't eat at Chick-fil-a chief among them being bad food.
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Old 01-17-2014, 09:03 AM
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FYI, it isn't the Chip Shop anymore, now it is the Mucky Duck pub.

I normally am not a fried fish fan, but at the Mucky Duck I figured I would try it since it is their specialty, and holy crap, it was AWESOME! Their fish and chips was one of the best things I have ever ate!

As for LJS, I went there once, and never again. HORRIBLE. Everything tasted the same, with a hint of old shrimp fry oil everywhere!

Also, I don't believe the new North Grand mall is failing, Kohls and the other new additions are doing great!
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Old 01-21-2014, 07:54 PM
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I would love it if Chick -fil-a would come to ames.
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Old 01-22-2014, 11:54 AM
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There are moving trucks at the Ames Long Johns Silvers today. I think they had a hard time keeping/getting good help at that restaurant.

Anyone remember the long-time manager of that store back in the 70s and most of the 80s?
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Old 01-22-2014, 01:02 PM
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Quiznos closed too...or did they move?
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Old 01-23-2014, 01:07 PM
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Quiznos closed too...or did they move?
I think it closed, that was a terrible location plus there are literally like 15 sub shops in Ames. Wonder if they will re-open in one of the new developments on S Duff coming in the near future.
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Old 01-23-2014, 02:12 PM
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What new developments are coming to South Duff in Ames?
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Old 01-23-2014, 02:22 PM
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Where is this Mucky Duck?
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