Noodles & Company Continues to Grow in Iowa While Bringing the Flavors of the World to Ames

New Ames restaurant offers noodles, sandwiches, soups and salads served fresh and fast

Sep 15, 2011, 08:00 ET from Noodles & Company

AMES, Iowa, Sept. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Noodles & Company, the restaurant that serves made-to-order noodles, salads, soups and sandwiches inspired from around the world is opening its first restaurant in Ames on Wednesday, September 21 at 10:30 a.m. The new restaurant will be located at 400 S. Duff Avenue in front of the Target shopping center.  


Noodles & Company is a fast-casual lunch or dinner destination that offers something for everyone from kids to Iowa State students to adults. The global menu features three cuisines rolled into one: Asian, Mediterranean and American, giving guests the option to try new flavors every day. The dishes range from healthful to indulgent and spicy to comforting. Favorites include the sweet and spicy Japanese Pan Noodles, creamy Wisconsin Mac & Cheese, and the fresh and zippy Med Sandwich.

"We're excited to open our first restaurant in Ames," said Kevin Reddy, CEO and chairman of Noodles & Company. "We believe we'll become a popular spot for families and college students because of our menu variety, speed and affordability. Each dish is made to order for each guest and is served in just a few minutes for around seven dollars."    

Noodles & Company also offers a family-style to-go option for large groups called Square Bowls. Each Square Bowl is customizable and serves four to six people making it the perfect meal for the soccer team, study group, or family gathering. Guests may contact the restaurant for more details on how to order "Square."

Noodles & Company is expanding in Iowa.  There are currently two Noodles & Company locations in Iowa: Davenport and Coralville with plans to open in Des Moines and Cedar Rapids later this year. The Ames location will be open Sunday - Wednesday 10:30 a.m. - 9 p.m. and Thursday - Saturday 10:30 a.m. - 10 p.m. Convenient carry-out, phone-in, fax-in, and online orders are available.  Guests may reach the new Ames restaurant by calling (515) 233-4312 or faxing (515) 233-4312, or by visiting:

About Noodles & Company

Noodles & Company is about serving real food, real quick. Our menu features made-to-order noodles, salads and sandwiches inspired from around the world that make everyone happy from kids to adults. Think Mac & Cheese, Pad Thai, Chinese Chop Salad, Pesto Cavatappi and a Wisconsin Cheesesteak Sandwich all under one roof. Within minutes of ordering a fresh, made-to-order dish will be delivered to the table on real china with real silverware. Nothing fake here. You also don't have to clear your table or leave a tip. We just aim to please.

Noodles & Company is a collection of more than 260 neighborhood restaurants in 20 states and growing. Please visit to find a restaurant near you. If you're craving more, please follow us on Facebook, YouTube, Flickr or on our Noodles & Company blog affectionately called & Company.

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