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Great Plains Sauce & Dough CO

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129 Main St, Ames, IA 50010-6388
(515) 232-4263
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Timely w/carry-put order even on a football Saturday. Good was hot with plenty of toppings and crust.

Thank 45lanetted
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here because of the reviews. When you come in you don't know where to go. we finally saw the window in the back. The young man was rude and lack a drop of customer service. Now the so called pizza the crust was very hard and the cheese gooped on. The worst pizza I have ever had we left... More 

Thank Tball5371
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

Pizza is less than average. Crust is hard to cut and has a metallic ammonia-ish after taste. Pizza is unique but not good.

Thank Michael G
Urbandale, Iowa
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34 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

We have been here a handful of times now and the pizza has always been great. We just went hear again recently and had the thin white crust pizza. We enjoyed this a bit more as it didn't feel as filling as some of the other crusts. Make sure you try the honey out at the tables to dip your... More 

Thank Paul P
Muscatine, Iowa
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45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Great Plains is the place to go for great pizza while you are in Ames, IA. Known far and wide for their excellent pizza, this place never disappoints. I ALWAYS go to Great Plains Pizza when I visit the city. Different types of dough offered appears to be very popular, plain and wheat dough in a variety of thicknesses are... More 

Thank Beavercowboy
Ames, Iowa
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Great local pizza place with awesome tasting pizza. I love the crust flavors and it's not anything you would get a Pizza Hut, Dominos or other chain pizza places. The thick crust appeals to many - me personally I love the pizza up to the crust and share that part with family or friends. :-)

Thank Sarah M
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Great pizza. Good choices of crust types in wheat or white. They have about any toppings you could want. They have several menu pizza combinations that are very good. They have pizza by the piece at lunch time. If you want a good treat for afterwards, cookies. Big, soft, delicious cookies.

Thank Phil S
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

A lot of people love their pizza. It is a whole wheat crust and really thick cheese plus their sausage had a twang to it, I did not like. Their soups are good though.

Thank Denise W
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

Ordered a medium oat crust pizza with pineapple and pepperoni plus a drink for delivery to hotel. The food arrived quickly which is where the positive experience ends. Driver did not bring soda, said would remove from credit card charge but has not. Pizza did not have pepperoni. Pizza was not thoroughly cooked, crust was no just doughy but raw.... More 

Thank Jamie J
Orlando, United States
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

If you are tired of skimpy pizzas, come here. They are not afraid to put on a lot of cheese and toppings. Now, if you order the thick crust you are going to get a lot of crust, like you see in the pictures. They actually have bottles of honey because you need something to keep your mouth from getting... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
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: (515) 232-4263

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