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#12 of 17 Bar in Ankeny
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Pizza, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service
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Reviewed August 29, 2020

I had baked lasagna it was terrible. I couldn't even eat it,cause it was terrible. I don't think I would call it lasagna. It was more like tomato soup with lots of can mushrooms, hamburger meat, ham was in it too, and there was lasagna...noodle and ricotta cheese...and half a scorched up cheese. And I asked for lemon two times and she said yeah and never came back with it. And my salad came out 1 minute before my food. They were not busy. I've never been there before, and I probably will not go back. It was disgusting.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed June 23, 2019

I'll go back but won't get the philly steak sandwich again. Didn't have much taste and they didn't put enough cheese, onions and peppers on it. My son liked his hamburger. I really liked how this is much more open than when it was Okobojis.

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed June 22, 2019 via mobile

I liked the Other Place and was glad to see it come to Ankeny. I heard complaints on social media (but I don’t take a lot of stock in that). They have some great appetizers. Service was great. As I had experienced before, I do...think it takes awhile for them to cook their pizzas. That said, they may be a top 5 pizza for me. They’re pretty good. Some might consider price steep but it is reasonable and lunch prices are great. Plenty of tvs too.More

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed April 27, 2019 via mobile

Mushroom and swiss was good. Wife had the cajun wrap and enjoyed it. Bloody Mary was good...above average. Price was as expected. Service was good.

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed March 30, 2019 via mobile

Stopped in on Friday 3/29 at around 11am while traveling cross country. Our server was brand new and we were her first customers. Young blonde girl, wish we had gotten her name as she was the highlight of the visit. Great lunch specials. I got...cheese pizza with salad for $7.99, wife got Swiss cheese potato soup with salad for $6.99. Food was plentiful and great taste. We asked our server that although she was new to this place and we were her first customers, she obviously had been a server before. We were shocked to here she had never been a server before. She had such a comfortable confident and friendly attitude for being brand new. Great knowledge of the menu and specials. Even if the food was average, we’d be back just because of her. Dang, wish we’d gotten her name because she deserves an “atta Girl”.More

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed January 2, 2019

Nice big open area for large groups. Place was cold when we arrived, you could feel cold air coming out of the upper vents. Wait staff was slow at first but improved. We had a large group that ordered cocktails and apps for several hours....Food looked good. Was a nice venue for both groups and families.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

We ordered takeout and the service was good. The food was ready as advertised. Most of the party had pizza and said it was okay and average. I had the roast beef sub. It was good, but the au jus sauce was way too salty.

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed December 7, 2018

This is a very loud place, so if you're going to talk to friends or family, go elsewhere. The pizza was ok. I had a coupon for a 2nd free pizza which made it more worth it. Staff were friendly. I thought the pizza was...ok, but nothing I'd make a trip back for. I also don't like plastic cups for drinks.More

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed November 8, 2018

Food was not good, the server was super slow to help us and the food for a couple of my nephews came out incorrect and took quite a while to get the replacement food. The server almost seemed like we were bothering her. We have...eaten at multiple "Other Place" restaurants in NE Iowa and this one is a very poor reflection on the name.More

Date of visit: May 2018
Reviewed August 31, 2018

We've lived in town a few months and had always ignored this venue. One night recently we decided to give it a try and was pleasantly surprised. Was nicely done inside, waitress was nice and food was very good.

Date of visit: August 2018
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