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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
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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Thank Tracey T
Des Moines
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is a throw back to the great pizza places of the past. The dough and sauces are truly great. I could eat there weekly and be happy.

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Thank Tewfiks
Roland, Iowa
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

I love their there daily slices. I'm not sure what the crust is, ( oat, wheat?) but it sure is great. I always get the daily thick crust. To finish off the crust, you need to put honey on it. Yum! You can order thin crust as well, but will need to wait. Daily slices are ready to go. One... More 

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Thank Diane T
Iowa
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80 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We've been coming to Great Plains. The Oat crust is so good with honey to dip it in. We love the Buffalo pizza. So good we always have leftovers to take home.

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Thank CycloneIowa
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Stopped here for a bite to eat before we attended a concert at the C.Y. Stephan's Auditorium. Pizza was great and quick. Low maintenance in the sense that you order at the counter , get your drinks at the counter and get called up to the counter when your pizza is ready. We like the variety of crusts available and... More 

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Thank Bryan R
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86 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

More of a gourmet pizza and the sauce is a bit different. Good place to go if you want to try something different

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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?