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4050 Merle Hay Rd, Des Moines, IA 50310-1310
+1 515-278-8887
09:00 - 22:00
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Sun 09:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Fri 16:00 - 23:00
Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

That's the small nasty grinder and western cheese topper. The nasty grinder has a really good spice to it. I get a light sweat on the forehead as I eat it. It's pretty spicy and a local favorite of mine. This place is a good local hangout or place to catch the game.

Thank travelguy1234567
Kansas City, Missouri
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

We opted to try a new place near the mall instead of a chain restaurant recently. We were so glad we did. The deep dish pizza was great here. I ordered a fajita burger with fries which was also tasty. We were glad they had a happy hour and good beers on tap. It felt more like a mom and... More 

Thank Kate S
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Friendly atmosphere, excellent pizza. We even had enough leftovers to cover lunch the next day, which was really welcome since we were traveling. Totally worth the wait for outstanding food. If you are in a hurry, I highly recommend calling ahead and picking up your order to go. Will definitely go again if we are ever in the area again.

Thank Aislynne485
Des Moines, Iowa
1 review
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Ordered on line with delivery. The cavatelli's portion was fine for lunch, but it was dry; there was no sauce at all. I had to salt and pepper the sauce as it tasted of canned tomato sauce with no spices or seasonings. Looked like it was just barely tossed with sauce, placed in oven with some type of unidentifiable cheese... More 

Thank cthgeorge
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

I've been going here for years. Great food, excellent service. I've made either a tradition to have my granddaughters birthday parties here and have made true on for 3 years and counting. Highly recommended

Thank Stephanie C
Council Bluffs, Iowa
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56 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Met friends and family to watch game and eat. They specialize with Chicago Deep Dish Pizza. We ordered Bacon Cheeseburger thin crust. I like mustard but the pizza had little too much for me but was pretty good pizza. Have many tv screens and large screens, Was able to see games all directions and service was great always checking on... More 

Thank John D
Illinois, United States
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76 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

What an outstanding deep dish pizza place. You have to check this place out and definitely get the cheese topper on the deep dish pizza!

Thank Dawn S
Des Moines, United States
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Ok, the place may be noted for their deep-dish pizza, which is very nice...as a matter of fact, the deep-dish sausage cheese topper is an excellent choice and a large feeds 4 men as two slices is plenty for anyone...their wings are what keep me going back. They are consistently delicious. Naked with sauce on the side allows for enjoying... More 

Thank Clayton K
Des Moines, Iowa
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95 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We had a group of 15, and we called ahead to let them know we were coming. They pushed tables together so we could all sit together, and they were able to bring pitchers of beer, pop, and water. I tend to be really picky about pizza. Like many people from Chicago, I feel like it's hard to get a... More 

Thank WhirledPeas
Des Moines, Iowa
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18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

This is the only Chicago Style Pizza joint in Des Moines. Everything else that claims to be even close to Chicago style is garbage. I laugh at the reviews that complain you have to wait. It takes at least 45 minutes for the pizza to cook. If you don't want to wait go to the gas station.

Thank Andrew W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4050 Merle Hay Rd, Des Moines, IA 50310-1310
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-278-8887

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