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Sonny's Pizza Bistro

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6594 NW 6th Dr, Des Moines, IA 50313-1136
515-289-2555
Today
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • 8
    Excellent
  • 3
    Very good
  • 0
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  • 1
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  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Hidden Gem with GREAT Pizza

I've been visiting Sonny's for a number of years and it is definitely one of my favorite restaurants in Des Moines. I haven't reviewed it until now because they are always busy and honestly don't need the hype but I felt others needed to know what they're missing. If you're looking for a warm and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 23, 2015
Mikki B
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Des Moines, Iowa
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Des Moines, Iowa
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

I've been visiting Sonny's for a number of years and it is definitely one of my favorite restaurants in Des Moines. I haven't reviewed it until now because they are always busy and honestly don't need the hype but I felt others needed to know what they're missing. If you're looking for a warm and cozy atmosphere to get out... More 

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Ankeny, Iowa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Awesome thin crust pizza with a tangy sauce! Piping hot and really tasty. Great bartender as well. We've only had pizza and salad but everything looks and smells good. The dining room is small so get there early. The place gets packed and the bar area is small.

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Ankeny
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I always think the smaller pizza is too little but not so. Service was very good. Like the atmosphere. Maybe a tad pricy but no where outrageous.

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Iowa
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115 reviews 115 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

My husband & I had dinner there for our anniversary on June 26th. The meals were great, service was good. Our drinks were awesome. But the bad odor in the restaurant was VERY BAD. It smelled like a combo of bad grease & bad mold. We will try this place one more time. If the odor is still there, we... More 

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Does Moines
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

We have been here a few times now. The service is always exceptional. Everyone is very friendly, relaxed and attentive. It's cozy in the winter with a fireplace, and very comfortable in the summer with a very nice outdoor patio. The food is great! The pizza some of the best I've ever had. Great wine selection. We will definitely be... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

This is one place that you'll love for it's pizzas. They make really good pizzas that are perfectly sized for a single person. The ambience is very good, and the people there make you feel welcome. Apart from pizzas, they also serve excellent pastas. This was the preferred lunch destination everytime our team went out for lunch (at less than... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012 via mobile

After living in the area for over 3 years & passing by this place often, we finally decided to give it a try thanks to the good reviews we read about it. We got there around 5:30 on Saturday night & we were seated right away. Those who came in after us weren't so lucky. We heard people getting told... More 

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Ankeny, Iowa
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

Food-mmmmmmmmmmmmmmm good! Pizza done the way I like it!!!! Crispy edges and lots of cheese!!! Service-up and beyond!!! Now, a regular, they call us by name!! Not a chain resturant!!!!!!!!!!!! Dine in or carry-out............ And try Momma's Italian cookies called "wandas".....tops off a great meal! People have fun there too!! Or you can have a quiet little corner!

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Des Moines, Iowa
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2012

Sonny's can be a little bit hard to find, but search it out if you love pizza! Nice crispy crust, great sauce, a nice variety of toppings all baked to perfection. What's not too love? This town has lots of pizza joints but we think Sonny's is the best by far. But Sonny's is more than just pizza. It serves... More 

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West Des Moines, Iowa
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2011

Small and quaint and the food is amazing. Service is also excellent!!!!!!!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6594 NW 6th Dr, Des Moines, IA 50313-1136
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: 515-289-2555

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French
Open Hours
Monday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?