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The Wig & Pen Pizza Pub

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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APPETIZERS
Extra Side of Dressing or Sauce $0.75
9.5
Buffalo, Thai Chili or Mango Chipotle Dipping Sauces Available For 0.75
Wing Zings
Breaded chicken wings with a peppery zing. Sided with blue cheese or ranch dressing
8
Avocado Bites
Lightly breaded, fried avocado slices. Served with southwest chipotle dressing
7.5
Breaded Mushrooms
Butter breaded, fried golden brown. Sided with ranch dressing
6
Chips & Salsa
Wig & Pen's own fresh recipe
5.5
Add Mozzarella For 1
Garlic Bread
Four pieces of toasted garlic bread. Sided with marinara or ranch dressing
6
French Fries
Basket of our crispy fries
8.5
Spinach & Artichoke Dip
Jammer's famous recipe. Served with grilled focaccia bread
8
Toasted Cheese Ravioli
Ravioli filled with a blend of ricotta, mozzarella and Asiago. Topped with parmesan and served with marinara
Full Order 9
Half Order 7
House Cut Onion Rings
Sliced thin and prepared to order in full or half orders and served with ranch dressing
10
Make It Nachos Deluxe with Taco Meat or Chicken, Diced Tomatoes and Sour Cream For 2
Nachos
Tortilla chips, mozzarella, cheddar, jalapeno slices and salsa
SALADS
House made Ranch - Bleu Cheese - French - 1000 Island - Fat Free Ranch - Caesar - O & V - Garlic Parmesan - Italian - Balsamic Vin. - Southwest Chipotle - Honey Mustard
8
Add a Grilled Chicken Breast For 4
Greek
Crisp romaine tossed in our Caesar dressing. Topped with cucumbers, tomatoes, kalamata olives, red onion and sprinkled with feta cheese. Finished with a red wine vinaigrette
11
Taco
Seasoned ground beef over fresh greens. Topped with black olives, cheddar cheese and diced tomatoes. Sided with our salsa, sour cream and taco chips
7
Add a Grilled Chicken Breast For 4
Caesar
Tossed romaine lettuce and croutons, sprinkled with shaved parmesan. Served with a warm breadstick
12
Cobb
Bed of baby spinach with red onions and diced tomatoes. Topped with bacon, blue cheese crumbles, a hard-boiled egg and fried avocado slices for a bit of crunch. Finished with sliced grilled chicken and served with the dressing of your choice
11
Carthusian
We take our Caesar salad and add a seasoned chicken breast, pasta and shaved parmesan. Served with a warm breadstick
11
Grilled Chicken
Marinated and grilled 8 oz. chicken breast on a bed of fresh greens, cucumber, tomato, red onion, croutons and black olives. Your choice of dressing
4.5
6.5
Side or Dinner
Fresh greens, croutons, tomato, red onion, green pepper and cucumber
SOUP
5
Bowl of Our Signature Soup
Tomato basil ravioletti with Italian sausage
4
Bowl of Soup Du Jour
Ask your server about today's offering
OUR VERY OWN
9.5
Fish & Chips
Two pub battered cod filets sided with cole slaw, fries and tartar
9
Add Chicken or Bacon For 1.5
Imitation Crab for 3
Mac N Cheese
House made, topped with mozzarella and panko bread crumbs and baked in the oven
11.5
Lasagna
Our own delicious recipe. Available with either ground beef or spinach. Served with garlic bread and a side salad
Regular 11.5
Mini 9
Wigatoni
Baked rotini and mostaccioli noodles topped with marinara and mozzarella. Choose either mild or spicy italian sausage. Sided with two pieces of garlic bread
Regular 11.5
Mini 9
Chickatoni
Alfredo, chicken, red onion and bacon
Regular 11.5
Mini 9
Vegetoni
Mushrooms, onions and red peppers
SANDWICHES
All sandwiches sided with french fries. Extra side of sauce or dressing $0.75. Add bacon for $1; Add $1 for these substitutions (Chips - Cole Slaw - Cottage Cheese); Add $1.50 for these substitutions (Side Salad - Cup of Soup - Swt. Potato FF - Onion Rings - Mac n' Cheese)
10
Prime Rib Dip*
Served on a toasted hoagie with swiss cheese and sided with au jus
9.5
Add Cheese For 0.75
Grilled Chicken
Grilled 8 oz. chicken breast on a toasted bun with lettuce, tomato and onion on the side
8
Add Cheese for 0.75
Veggie Burger
Chipotle flavored black bean patty served on a toasted bun. Sided with lettuce, tomato and onion
9.5
Reuben
Lean corned beef, sauerkraut, 1000 Island dressing and Swiss on marble rye. Request sliced turkey for a "Rachel"
9
Turkey Club
Sliced turkey breast, cheddar, thick cut bacon, lettuce and tomato on whole wheat
9.5
Italian Grinder
Spicy Italian sausage with marinara, melted mozzarella and red peppers on a baked hoagie
9.5
Add Cheese For 0.75
Fish Sandwich
Two pieces of pub battered cod on a toasted bun sided with tartar and tomato
10
Pesto Chicken
Marinated and grilled 8 oz. chicken breast topped with basil pesto, sautéed mushrooms and swiss cheese on a toasted bun
10
Add Cheese For 0.75
Pubber*
Half pound of ground beef grilled to medium well on a toasted bun. Lettuce, tomato, onion, pickles on the side
9.5
Add Cheese For 0.75
Pork Tenderloin
A thick, juicy, hand-breaded pork tenderloin. Sided with lettuce, tomato and onion and served on a toasted bun
CREATE YOUR OWN PIZZA
Choose a style and then add your favorite pizza toppings. Please Note: A 14" Large will feed 3 to 4 adults
10" Small 10
12" Medium 14
14" Large 17
Thin Crust - Cheese
A traditional thin and crispy pizza cut into squares. Great plain or loaded up with your favorite toppings
10" Small 14
12" Medium 18
14" Large 21
Flying Tomato - Cheese
A deep dish version of our thin crust, loaded with extra cheese and fresh tomato slices on top
10" Small 14
12" Medium 18
14" Large 21
Chicago Style - Cheese
Stuffed deep dish pizza loaded with mozzarella and adorned with a chunkier "stuffed sauce" on top
PIZZA TOPPING
Small $1.55, Medium $1.75, Large $1.95
Meats
Bacon, canadian bacon, chicken, ground beef, imitation crab* italian sausage, meatballs, pepperoni
Cheese
Bleu cheese crumbles, cheddar, extra cheese, feta, provolone
Vegetables
Artichoke hearts, banana peppers, black olives, fresh mushrooms, fresh pineapple, garlic, green olives, green peppers, jalapenos, kalamata olives, leaf spinach, onions, red onions, red peppers, roma tomato, sauerkraut, spinach
COMBINATION PIZZA
Only one ingredient substitution allowed per combination pizza. Thin crust - Small $15, Medium $19, Large $22. Flying Tomato - Small $19, Medium, $23, Large $26. Chicago Style - Small $19, Medium $23, Large $26. Please take consideration that the bake time of our pizzas can take anywhere from 30-50+ minutes depending on how busy we are both in house and with carry out orders. **Denotes pizzas that cannot be split into halves
Union Jack
The Wig & Pen's most popular combination. Loaded with Italian sausage, pepperoni, mushrooms, onions and red peppers (Available in all styles)
Greek Chicken
Fresh spinach, feta cheese, kalamata olives, red onions, chicken and artichoke hearts. (Available in all styles)
Crab Rangoon**
Sauced with our homemade garlic and green onion cream cheese and topped with imitation crab and mozzarella. We finish it with crispy wontons, green onions and a Thai chili sauce (Thin Crust Only)
Taco Deluxe**
Taco seasoned ground beef, medium picante base, cheddar & mozzarella, lettuce, tomatoes, taco chips and taco sauce. (Available in Thin Crust or Flying Tomato)
Chicken Bacon Ranch**
What you see is what you get. Tons of chicken and bacon on a ranch base (Available in Thin Crust or Flying Tomato)
Iowan
Summer in Iowa is reflected in this new kitchen creation. Sweet corn, red onion, bacon , Canadian bacon and baby spinach. Choose a ranch dressing or bbq pizza sauce base (Thin Crust Only)
Spicy Hawaiian
Spicy Italian sausage, Canadian bacon, fresh pineapple, red onion, diced jalapeños and roma tomatoes (Available in all styles)
East Sider
Imported from the Wig & Pen East. Ground beef, onions, Canadian bacon, green peppers and black olives (Available in all styles)
Pembroke Gardens
Mushrooms, onions, red & green peppers and black olives. (Available in all styles)
Twickenham
Artichoke hearts, garlic, spinach, roma tomatoes, feta cheese and black olives (Available in all styles)
KIDS MENU
For children 9 years and under only please
5
Tenders Basket
Three chicken tenders with fries
5
Noodles and Sauce
Choices: Mac & Cheese, Marinara, Butter/Parmesan
5
Kid's Grilled Cheese
American on white with fries
SOFT DRINK
One free refill on fountain drinks only
Apple Juice
Arnold Palmer
Barq's Root Beer
Cherry Coke
Choc. Milk
Coca Cola
Coffee
Cranberry Juice
Diet Coke
Grapefruit Juice
Sponsored by: The Wig & Pen Pizza Pub

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. BEST Pizza in town!
1. BEST Pizza in town!
"Hands down this is some of the best pizza I have ever had"
Christy L
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2. Great @@Pizza@@
2. Great @@Pizza@@
"easily the best pizza I’ve had in Iowa"
Tom S
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3. Excellent Food and Service
3. Excellent Food and Service
"With great food and service. Numeorus kinds of beer choices as well."
Ezra63
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PRICE RANGE
$8 - $25
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pizza, Pub
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Was very busy when we were there. Waitress was very attentive even though she was very busy. Rate the service a 5/5. Was looking forward to a gluten free pizza. Haven’t had an issue getting a gluten free crust at other busy establishments so didn’t...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank 409abbeyb
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Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

We were traveling through the area like we have many times. My husband wanted pizza but not the normal Chain restaurants. We had driven past this place many times so we decided to try it. We had no idea they were as big and thick...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed May 17, 2019

The deep dish is pretty good here, if sometimes a little undercooked. I am always amazed at the expensive prices, even for just the margarita or plain cheese. Seems like it should be 40% less.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank AlvinIowaCity
Reviewed May 15, 2019 via mobile

We ordered carry out. The cheese stuffed pizza was pretty yummy. Fries were great! I would be interested in trying the thin crust.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank kellyr-16016
Reviewed May 8, 2019

I had not been to the W&P in almost 20 years, living out West. I am happy to say they are just as amazing as I remember from my youth. Any time I get a chance to have Chicago style pizza I will take the...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank NellieHawkeye
Reviewed March 5, 2019 via mobile

My husband loves Chicago deep dish and this was amazing! We also enjoyed the onion strings, they were addictive! After dinner we stayed for drinks at the bar, the staff was super friendly and we enjoyed the whole evening experience!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Chellis74
Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

Great pizza, beers, coal options. Take out from coralville or east side great. Flying tomato special is top of line

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank colleenbL5361ZD
Reviewed January 8, 2019

Ate on a Friday night. Good to get there before 5:00 to avoid wait. We go there for the Wigatoni (mild sausage), very good and generous portion. Looked like most people order pizza which looked very good. The restaurant is very busy in the evening...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Seniorfemaile
Reviewed January 3, 2019

I bought the East Sider thin pizza. It was excellent! Service and atmosphere were very good. sandwiches looked good, too. It seems to be a good place to enjoy sports on TV.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Cool_Breeze323
Reviewed January 3, 2019

We'd read the reviews and decided to try their carryout location in North Liberty. Decided on the "Flying Tomato" and found few toppings in ratio to the sauce. Greasy cheese and the crust was too thick for our liking. We then gave the place a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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AK9359ka
November 30, 2018|
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Response from 299chrisq | Property representative |
We do not offer GF pizza crust. Family history of Celiac disease, so I’d rather not make people sick. No way to avoid cross-contamination in our kitchen.
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Jan-and-Doug
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yes they do
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