Savor made-to-order meals at our restaurant

Before taking your prospective student on a tour of Iowa State University, start your morning with breakfast at Bistro 1864 Restaurant and Bar, located on site at the Radisson in Ames. Dedicated to fresh, made-to-order food, Bistro 1864 is also a great choice for dinner and cocktails. If you prefer to dine in private, you can order a meal from room service during breakfast and dinner hours.

Bistro 1864 Restaurant and Bar

Radisson Hotel Ames Conference Center at ISU - Breakfast Room

The menu at Bistro 1864 includes a diverse array of salads, appetizers, entrees, sides, and desserts, all made fresh in our kitchen after you place your order. The American-inspired menu features favorites like the Iowan skillet for breakfast and chipotle chicken sandwiches for dinner. If you love craft beer, choose from our expansive selection of local brews.

Opening hours

6:30–10:30 am | Breakfast, Monday–Friday

6:30–11 am | Breakfast, Saturday–Sunday

4:30–10:30 pm | Dinner, Monday–Saturday

6–9 pm | Dinner, Sunday