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Herb 'n' Lou's

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107 N Downey St, West Branch, IA 52358-8667
11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Tucson, Arizona
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We were unexpectedly in West Branch due to a screw up in hotel reservations in Coralville. We were looking for another place "Down Under" that we found on Yelp ,but had trouble locating it despite being in a very small town. Turns out it was a half a block away and actually was "down under" ground level with no signage... More 

Thank 915stanleyj
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

By far the best Canadian bacon/sauerkraut pizza around. Has been freshened up and service is always friendly. Favorite pizza place!

Thank Amy E
West Branch, Iowa
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Small town atmosphere, reasonably priced beer and really good pizza! The popcorn is a nice addition and is tasty too.

Thank lovetotravellady21
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

I ordered a meat lovers pizza from here and it was delicious. The restaurant was easy to find. Pizza was great.

Thank Robert M
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

I chose Herb 'n' Lou's because there was a shady place to park on a hot evening. I was impressed by the friendliness of the employees, who were hit by a rush just before I arrived. They wanted to take good care of all their customers, most of whom were obviously regulars. When my pizza arrived, I was so hungry... More 

Thank WanderingMuse
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

Herb 'n' Lou's, named after the town's most famous son, Herbert Hoover and his wife, Lou Henry Hoover, is the place to go for italian food, especially pizza. Herb's Heaper is piled up with everything and is a favorite of many, especially after a day touring the Hoover Presidential Library-Museum and Hoover National Historic Site - or friday night football... More 

Thank IowaReino
Grand Haven, Mi
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016

Every time we are in West Branch pheasant hunting we have to stop at Herb 'n' Lou's. No matter who is in the group they all love the atmosphere, free popcorn, and of course the pizza. If you ever get the opportunity try their taco pizza.....fabulous !!!

Thank randy762
Peoria, Illinois
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96 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015

It is hard when you are traveling to pick just the right place to stop. We forgot to ask for some suggestions when we were at the Library so we just picked one. We just wanted something small. Herb 'n' Lou's is a bar restaurant that serves pizza. It smelled good and they had some small pizza's available. We were... More 

Thank mlhawley1
Kennewick, Washington
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552 reviews
333 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

We were in town on a Monday visiting the Hoover Presidential Museum and there did not seem to be a lot open. We stopped here and had a very tasty pizza at a very reasonable price. They also had salads and sandwiches available. Nothing fancy. Small dining area in front, bar/large eating area in the back. We ordered at the... More 

Thank OutdoorBoomer
Pewaukee, Wisconsin
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42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2015

A great local restaurant with tasty pizza. The best is the "Herbs Heaper"- a deluxe with all the topping. Avoid the salads, it's just not what they're good at. Pick up or dine in. On a Friday night call at least an hour to 90 minutes ahead!

Thank Mcarter4580

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 N Downey St, West Branch, IA 52358-8667
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  West Branch
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?