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107 N. Downey Street, West Branch, IA
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Description: This restaurant is reviewed ib Yahoo!

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Local fave

Subs are hot and good value but the taco pizza really gets the kids excited! be prepared for kids on the loose playing inappropriate arcade games and beered up parents. All is good small town fun.

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2014
chrashley
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West Branch, Iowa
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West Branch, Iowa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

I've been here many times over the last decade. in recent years the quality of the pizza has, in general, gone down. My last few times the pizza has ranged from fairly good to definitely below average. I know several other locals who say the same thing; apparently it depends on who's cooking the day you go. On the other... More 

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West Branch, Iowa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Subs are hot and good value but the taco pizza really gets the kids excited! be prepared for kids on the loose playing inappropriate arcade games and beered up parents. All is good small town fun.

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North Liberty, Iowa
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Went here while visiting the Hoover Museum and had Pizza the staff at the Pizza area were fantastic quick to order and a good Pie. The Manager was to busy filling straws and Playing Pool to take our Bar order. When I asked Who is the Manager she said she was. I asked one of the pizza cooks and they... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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92 reviews 92 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

This location has great sandwiches and pizzas. The prices are very reasonable and the food tasty. Two couples visiting and one shared a pizza and one share a pastrami on rye. Delicious! Good layout on TVs if you want to keep up on the world's events.

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iowa
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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

This is a nice little place in West Branch Iowa. A good stop after visiting the Herbert Hoover grounds. They have very good pizza and a friendly staff.

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West Branch, Iowa
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

Yummy thin crust pizza but Herb and Lou's is not fancy. Try a Herb's Heaper (meat) or a Light Lou (veggie).

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

Granddaughter picked because she liked the name - and wanted pizza. Very friendly staff - family oriented - had great conversation with other diners who were entertaining an exchange student from Germany - so it was a very interesting lunch as well as VERY good food. Not a fancy spot - but would recomment. Good value.

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Iowa City, Iowa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2012

Had to chuckle at the name but the pizza was actually quite good. Crisp enough crust and a nice amount of toppings. Will most def go back.

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California
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203 reviews 203 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2010

The large room is divided between a pizza restaurant in the front and a bar area in the back, but you can bring your food into the bar and vice versa. I had a very good Ruben sandwich (I just ordered a half because I was not very hungry) and a Bud Light. Listen to the conversation of the locals,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 107 N. Downey Street, West Branch, IA
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  West Branch

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Description

This restaurant is reviewed ib Yahoo!
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 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?