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Bordenaro's Pizza & Pasta

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6108 SW 9th St, Des Moines, IA 50315-5013
+1 515-287-1607
16:30 - 23:00
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Mon 11:00 - 22:00
Tue 16:30 - 22:00
Wed 11:00 - 22:00
Thu 16:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 16:30 - 23:00
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Des Moines, Iowa
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a party of 6 and were seated right away and had great service. Oh and the food is awesome. We had onion rings, 2 pizzas, 2 meatball sandwiches and a tenderloin. All was very good and fast service.

Thank Marty V
Johnston, Iowa
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83 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

I have lived in Des Moines for 15 years. We enjoy trying new restaurants in the area. The food scene here has changed dramatically over the years. Lots of new places to eat downtown and in the metro. I would say the one thing that has remained constant is that the South side Bordaneros has the best pizza in town.... More 

Thank krogersku
Ames, Iowa
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

Spent the night in Des Moines on 26 January for a early morning flight the next day. I'd heard about this place from a friend so thought I'd give it a try. There were 4 of us so we were able to try a variety of dishes. I liked everything about this place. Food, service, cleanliness of bathrooms, temp of... More 

Thank Don F
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016

We're locals, and have tried every pizza place in the DSM metro - Bordenaro's is easily the best joint in town. Atmosphere is no-frills, but cozy. Delish!

Thank Kayla O
Des Moines, Iowa
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58 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2016

I couldn't give this place five stars because of the environment, which is a part of the overall rating. It is a small, old place and if you go on a busy night you will need to talk very loud in order to hear the person across from you. That said, this really is the best pizza in town if... More 

Thank Trips_with_SC
Des Moines, Iowa
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53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016

Bordy's is the place for pizza in Des Moines. There are a few good spots in town but they are the best pie in the city. The service has always been good, prices are great, and the food is very tasty. I definitely recommend stopping by the next time you're craving pizza.

Thank KGibson23
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2015

Overnight stay prior to international vacation. Long day. Tired and in need of food. Hotel gave us a couple fliers for delivery. This looked like the best choice so we called and ordered. While the lady was not entirely with it when ordering the FOOD that was delivered was amazing. Nicely baked thin crust pizza, a ton of toppings, and... More 

Thank Lee K
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2015

Long time family run business. The food is awesome and the staff are always great. It is a little pricy but you get what you pay for!

Thank Penny C
Shell Lake, Wisconsin
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243 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

We are here on a Saturday evening. Finding a parking place was a challenge, but worth the effort. The pizza was super. Loved the crust. It was very busy and I can understand why! The place looks a little divvy as it could use a face lift inside and out. Service was fine.

1 Thank Lakerfantoo
West Des Moines, Iowa, United States
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153 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2014

One of my husband's favorite foods is pizza and a few years ago we set out to try every established pizzeria in town. Bordenaro's had been on the list for awhile, a place known for both their pizza and their onion rings. Tucked into what almost appears to be a renovated home on an unassuming street, the interior is cozy,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6108 SW 9th St, Des Moines, IA 50315-5013
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-287-1607

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