When coming to a show, we hope you will visit one of the many fine restaurants in the area before or after the performance. There is a wide variety of restaurants within a few blocks of Stephens Auditorium providing a choice of fine and casual dining.

Check out a complete list of dining in Ames




Best Western – University Park

2500 University Boulevard, Ames, IA 50010
515-296-2500 or 1-800-WESTERN

Located near the US Highway 30 and Elwood Drive interchangeBest Western

The Iowa State University campus is within a mile of this Ames hotel, offering guests easy access to exciting games at the Jack Trice Stadium and Hilton Coliseum or to a number of events, conventions and shows at the Iowa State Center.



If you are traveling from outside the area, the Ames Convention and Visitors Bureau is an excellent resource for area lodging, dining, shopping and other activities in Ames.