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17201 E US Hwy 40 Ste 117, Independence, MO 64055-6437
(816) 478-0777
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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Visitor rating
  • 17
    Excellent
  • 5
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Pretty darn good

Tim's has pretty darn good pizza. The crust isn't exactly thin but has a really good crispness to it. They are super generous with the toppings so be prepared for a pizza that is loaded to the 9's if you get several toppings.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 17, 2015
Brad I
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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31 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Independence, Missouri
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I think this is the worst pizza I have ever had. Sorry, I know some locals like it, but like the other review I saw, the crust taste burnt, no flavor. The toppings taste like they were added after the pizza was put in the oven, also limited flavor. Salad bar area was nasty. They have carpet and food all... More 

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Top Contributor
101 reviews 101 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Tim's has pretty darn good pizza. The crust isn't exactly thin but has a really good crispness to it. They are super generous with the toppings so be prepared for a pizza that is loaded to the 9's if you get several toppings.

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Independence, Missouri
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

The wife and I went here a couple nights ago. When we walked in on a Friday around 5pm there was just one table there. Maybe shouldve been my first clue. We proceeded to counter and were greeted by a young man who was nice and friendly. We went ahead and ordered a Large pizza a salad and one drink... More 

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Warrenton
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12 reviews 12 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We chose this restaurant because of the Chicago Style Pizza offered. Reasonably priced. Good food. They even offered a small FRESH salad bar. Good choice.

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kansas city
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104 reviews 104 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Is it fancy? No, but it is clean and inviting. This is a throw back pizza joint. The pizza is outstanding and the owner works the kitchen. There is a viewing window so you can watch the pizza being made. The crust is crust but not thin and the toppings re top shelf. A little more pricey than run if... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014 via mobile

Sometimes when your product is good you forget that service is important as well....I asked about debt cards (which they do not take). The guy at the counter was extremely rude to me!!!! He told me that they have done fine for 26 years without it, and they would continue to do just fine. Mind you our entire party of... More 

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Independence, Missouri
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

everyone writing a review about this place says the pizza is good. Can anyone describe the pizza? thin or thick crust? Sweet Red sauce-Roma style or dark and heavy? Cheesy? No photos? gosh people. I will have to go now to make sure some descriptions are in place.

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Kansas City, Missouri
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

This turned out to be a pleasant surprise. The place does not look like much from the outside Ordered a pizza and it was delicious, the service was quick and friendly We will definitely go back to this one

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Olathe, Kansas
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

I worked with Tim at Happy Joe's "glory days" in the late 70's-early 80's. When the franchisee pulled out of town, Tim bought some of the equipment, replicated everything great about the recipes, and improved on them. They pile on the toppings (all fresh), the sauce, dough, and cheese mix are what make it special, and it's got an old-school... More 

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Independence, Missouri
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013 via mobile

You wouldn't want to go here. First off when you try to call in your order and can't get in its probably because the phone is off the hook. I've heard that when they get busy they just unhook the phone?? Not sure if that's true but I do get a busy signal a lot. The place is old and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 17201 E US Hwy 40 Ste 117, Independence, MO 64055-6437
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Independence
  • Phone Number: (816) 478-0777

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?