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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 good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (147 reviews)
“cookies” (9 reviews)
“pineapple” (3 reviews)
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Pizza, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
129 Main St, Ames, IA 50010-6388
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has been a staple in Ames for years. There's just something different about the crust. There's honey on the table to finish off the crusty edge which is so good. I'd have to say the Prairie Special is a fave of mine. If...More

Thank Carla B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Plains pizza is the best pizza I've ever had. They have choices of many toppings as well as crusts. I recommend the Denver crust, then use the honey they provide to dip the crust in after you've eaten the rest of the slice of...More

Thank Alice S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in Ames make sure to get a pizza here on Denver crust and get your honey ready for the crust! And the cookies are as big as my head. Bomb place!

Thank Tanya D
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Great tasting pizza. Wide variety of crusts. Honey at the table to enjoy while enjoying the thick crusts. They also make wonderful, large cookies.

Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

A great place for family to get a meal or celebrate an occasion. It is a favorite and has been for years.

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 4 September 2017

They have pizzas made from several types of dough. It may freak you out to see honey as a condiment for a pizza, but, it's actually a great choice for the ones that you may taste at this place. On a snowy, wintery, cold day,...More

Thank Hariharan S
Reviewed 27 August 2017

The pizza is pretty good. Definitely a viable option for a pizza night plus they deliver till midnight on the weekends which helps feeding late night studies. The only problem I came across was the crust was tough and chewy and by the time I...More

Thank Dallas D
Reviewed 23 August 2017

I hope you like lots of cheese on your pizza because that's what you get here. Love the Denver crust pizza

Thank Kris S
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

When you're in Ames, and you want pizza, you must try Great Plains Sauce and Dough. The Denver crust is a thick wheat bread crust. Bottles of honey are provided so after you are finished with your pizza you can eat every last delicious crumb...More

Thank MissyBunch
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Great pizza and cool place to hang out. Rock oldies playing overhead. The bathroom downstairs was a little dirty though.

Thank Chrcho11
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Restaurant Details

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