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Great Plains Sauce & Dough CO

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129 Main St, Ames, IA 50010-6388
+1 515-232-4263
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (151 reviews)
“cookies” (11 reviews)
“pie” (6 reviews)
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Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
129 Main St, Ames, IA 50010-6388
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I have been going here for thirty years and it is always great pizza and happy, friendly workers. We had the thick wheat crust with sausage. Although it cost $18, it is really like having a pizza and a half because of the thick crust...More

Thank Kevin N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't like standing in line and ordering off a menu on the wall ....But wait till you sit down and get what you ordered...absolutely the best crispy crust of all pizza...Love Ames, ISU and Great Plains.............

Thank Rex Z
Reviewed January 10, 2018

Stop by for a slice for $2.00 It's one of the best cheapest lunches in town. Great Plains has been in Ames for decades. They are extremely consistent and a great downtown business. I prefer the thin crust, as the thick crust is a lot...More

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed January 4, 2018

As visitors from Chicago, I have to add that we are quite picky about our pizza. First of all, to come in here with a family of six and try to eat together is very hard. They only had one large table, and it was...More

Thank cmama
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Reviewed December 26, 2017 via mobile

Tried to pick up my favorite pizza on my way home from Xmas out of state. Ordered it 30 min out and was told it be done in 30. Arrived to find out that they hadn’t even put the pizza in the oven yet! No...More

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Reviewed December 21, 2017

Great food, great service and child friendly! Very good for birthday celebrations for any age! Very friendly staff, diversified menu, and quick service. Our out of town relatives love to go here!

Thank CarOline722015
Reviewed December 16, 2017 via mobile

This was a delightful place to dine, and the pizza was REALLY good. There were 8 of us and we had a table that accomodated us easily. The service was very good also.

Thank Roberta E
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

Great pizza, nothing better than putting honey on the crust. Always lots of cheese! Gets very busy, so always best to go on off hours. Don’t forgot to get a cookie and have it warmed up.

Thank neilsjj
Reviewed November 4, 2017

We went late at night, so couldn’t get pizza by the slice, so we got a pie instead. Wasn’t at all crowded. Pizza crust was nice. Very cheesy. Excellent evening snack, and finished off the crust as dessert with the honey on the table. You...More

Thank Melinda D
Reviewed October 23, 2017

Stopped in here on a recommendation, and thoroughly enjoyed the pizza. They were busy, but fairly quick considering the crowd. Good crust options and good sauce too!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 Main St, Ames, IA 50010-6388
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ames
  • Phone Number: +1 515-232-4263
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