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Wig and Pen Pizza Pub

) #5 of 204 Restaurants in Iowa City $$ - $$$ American, , Pizza
1220 Highway 6 W, Iowa City, IA 52241-4714
+1 319-354-2767
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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11:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
American, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1220 Highway 6 W, Iowa City, IA 52241-4714
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Reviewed yesterday

Probably the most surprising thing about our first visit to this restaurant was how busy it was on a Wednesday night - the place was packed. The pizza wasn't bad but there was nothing special about it. We ordered extra cheese and the taste of...More

Thank COLOFLTraveler
Reviewed 2 days ago

We have been to Wig & Pen many, many times over the last 25 years. It has survived two major natural disasters (floods) & come back stronger each time. The staff is always excellent, the service quick & the food delicious. The owner seems to...More

Thank jamesbG7394CM
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want a good Chicago style in Iowa City this is the place. Friendly staff, good pizza, always a good meal here

Thank Denise A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have eaten here many times over the last few years. It has excellent pizza. We lived 27 years in the Chicago area and I'd compare this pizza favorably with any of the top Chicago places. Service is always good.

Thank jross10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fun little place. The food was very good. I had the Wigatoni baked pasta with chicken. Delicious. Well prepared. Came out quickly. High-quality ingredients. Ample portion. I arrived hungry and couldn't finish my whole meal, but it made a good portion of leftovers. The only...More

Thank Proofinthepudding
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the flying tomato pizza. We ended up adding spinach to it. The Dark and stormy mule was delicious! Sit next to the elephants. :)

Thank DrumNDance
Reviewed July 13, 2017

We ate here based upon the reviews for the fantastic onion rings. We ordered a basket of rings and a pizza and it was way too much food for two people - the basket of rings was huge. They are the thin type of rings,...More

Thank fatzaz
Reviewed July 11, 2017

My kids really enjoy Wig & Pen Pizza. We even had it in the hospital after my daughter gave birth to my grandson. The Pizza is really good, the service lacks a bit. We have eaten in the restauarant a few times and always get...More

Thank F Austin J
Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

It's been a long time since we ordered carry out from Wig & Pen's east side location - mostly because the prices are a little high for pizza for our family. But for a treat, we decided to splurge on the deep dish Chicago style...More

Thank MDB678
Reviewed July 10, 2017

This place is always fun. Good martinis, great pizza, fun crowd. It is a pub--first and foremost. So, the food is simple---but, really good.

Thank Susan L
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March 8, 2017|
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Response from Chris Q | Property representative |
Nope. Mostly Iowan.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1220 Highway 6 W, Iowa City, IA 52241-4714
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Iowa City
  • Phone Number: +1 319-354-2767
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