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Pizza Ranch

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1000 Blunt Pkwy, Charles City, IA 50616-2802
+1 641-228-4100
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My daughter and I stopped here for dinner. It was 7 pm. The pizza bar was mediocre and salad bar was good. The biggest problem with this restaurant was the lack of cleanliness and the worn out booth seats. Our shoes were sticking to the floor in front of the buffet bars and throughout the restaurant. The booth vinyl booth... More 

Thank Terry D
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Pizza Ranch offers a buffet style dinner with chicken and other side's. The pizza is okay. It's a good place to take a family or a quick bite to eat. I would recommend this place for this city.

Thank BigIsh
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34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Eat healthy (salad bar) or treat yourself (they bring a tray around with several fruit pizza slices). A couple quiet areas for meetings but generally not noisy anyway. This is a bit larger than most Pizza Ranches and well run.

Thank Gerald E
Charles City, Iowa
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Food was good and fresh. The waitress delivering pizzas didn't seem the brightest. She had trouble finding the numbers that were on the tables to bring our specific pizza. She tried to recut pizza while holding it in her hands. She was also hard of hearing. When she asked a question she couldn't hear the answer 75% of the time.

Thank Georgena V
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Ate here with family. Great pizza awesome chicken. Love their bread sticks. Really like the desert pizza. Always eat the buffet and buffet has lots of good eating.

Thank Carol B
Charles City, Iowa
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016

It's not pizza. It's doughy-plastic cheese-Sysco bagged veg-factory farm meat that appeals to the lowest common denominator. The franchise is owned by an ultra-right wing, intolerant, "christian" who thinks their Jesus just happens to love who they love and condemns everything they don't like or can't accept...like, well, science. If your idea of 'good' is glop with free soda refills,... More 

Thank Iowill
Ames, Iowa
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67 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2015

Pizza Ranch is like all the rest a great buffet with lots of pizza and chicken. If you are hungry this is the place for you. The people are friendly and the food is good

Thank thillson
Bradford, Illinois
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2015

Like I said it's a Pizza Ranch, pizza is OK but they do have some interesting varieties As always the chicken is the best part along with the desserts. Staff were friendly and the place was clean.

Thank TandP_Baker
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2015

The buffet is ok, but there isn't anything to get excited about. On a busy day you will be waiting for the buffet to be filled. Pizza is expensive and lacks flavor. If you are going to Pizza Ranch, stick to the chicken.

Thank redbolt950
Denmark, Iowa
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 August 2015

We are from southeastern Iowa and recently vacationed in Charles City, Iowa. We ate at Pizza Ranch and although the buffet and salad bar is smaller than the Pizza Ranch where we usually eat in southeastern Iowa, the food was good and the servers are very friendly. We love the family oriented atmosphere.

Thank djding

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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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
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 Blunt Pkwy, Charles City, IA 50616-2802
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Charles City
  • Phone Number: +1 641-228-4100

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?