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Great Plains Sauce & Dough CO

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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129 Main St, Ames, IA 50010-6388
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We came here late on a Saturday night and they were obviously getting ready to close but they still accommodated us. They made us feel right at home and were super friendly. The pizza was delicious and came out very quickly! Thank you for being...More

Thank megsjeans18
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such great pizza. They use a TON of cheese on each pizza. There are several different types of dough, thick and thin, white, wheat and potato, etc. Good selection of toppings. Restaurant itself is a bit dimly lit, with somewhat limited seating, especially on weekends...More

Thank aschindel17
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They have been around forever and there is a reason. They have great pizza in many different varieties. It is always full, especially and lunch, when the line is usually out the door. At lunch there is pizza by the slice. If you are not...More

Thank Anthony H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have personally frequented this great pizza place since it opened in 1979. It's the BEST deep dish pizza we have ever ate. Honey is included to eat the crust like rolls. It is always a treat to stop and enjoy simple topping or specialty...More

Thank Jon R
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

The pizza dough was delicious and the pizza was cheesy. The taco pizza was amazing and heaping with toppings.

Thank Jessica W
Reviewed 13 March 2018

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 11 March 2018

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 10 January 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 4 January 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

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Reviewed 27 December 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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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