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Great Plains Sauce & Dough CO

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129 Main St, Ames, IA 50010-6388
+1 515-232-4263
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11:00 - 00:00
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Sun 11:00 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great Plains Sauce & Dough is my favorite pizza. It's a local favorite. Some people I've been with to dinner here don't like it because of the thick crust but they offer a tasty thin crust too. It's a bit self service which is fine. Love the honey on the crust. It's like having dessert. If I could pick a... More 

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Thank Marsha O
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My favorite Ames pizza place from my college days...and our go to for pizza when in Ames. Fantastic pizza! And of course...that crust! Which is perfect for dipping in honey. (trust me) We'll be back...

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Thank KevinPetty
Iowa
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The best Pizza ever. Wheat, oat, and white crust choices. Thick or thin crust. Sausage is amazing. Veggie Pizza is a favorite. Honey available to put on the crust.....you have to try it! Recommend 100%

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Thank IowaTraveler123
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

By far the best pizza in Ames. The pizza is piled high with lots of cheese and the wheat dough crust drenched in honey is yummy. If you like thick dough pizza with lots of cheese, then this is the place.

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Thank Craig O
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A unique pizza experience, love the crust! we went with the Denver style. Very reasonably priced as well.

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Thank Adam P
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

It was good. I would give it another try just to try the different style crusts. I had the whole wheat "Denver" crust and it was good but I think I would have prefered something different. If you really like crust then you would probably like it. The toppings of the pizza were average.

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Thank camundt
Grayling
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

On our way back to Ohio from a bucket list road trip to The Badlands, I was craving a good pizza. Not knowing a thing about the college town we were approaching, I turned to Tripadvisor for some advice. The first place that popped up was the Great Plains Sauce & Dough Co. I read a couple reviews and knew... More 

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Thank Rhonda B
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

It was good but probably wouldn't go back. I'd try a different place. We got the Denver crust which was a whole wheat crust. Quality of toppings were average. I can see how some people would love the crust I guess I like a more traditional crust. I would recommend because it is so unique.

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Thank Semira79
Ames, Iowa, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Everyone raves about Great Plains Pizza - I have to admit, I am not a fan. I get that honey on a bready pizza crust is pretty tasty, but I don't find the pizza itself much to write home about. It's very average pizza, and the place is a very narrow and claustrophobic feeling place.

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Thank Brooke K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

This is one of my favorite places to go out to eat with my friends for lunch. They sell pizza buy the slice, u can purchase as many as many as you want. But trust me it's vertical difficult to get through 2 slices. The usually have 2 specials a day to choose from. And have like: They have 3... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?