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Wig and Pen Pizza Pub

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££ - £££
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1220 Highway 6 W, Iowa City, IA 52246
+1 319-354-2767
11:00 - 22:00
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Iowa City, Iowa
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Not sure what happened! Our “Wig and Pen” big size pizza was not crispy or cheesy. It was just a thick, soft, full of flour taste pizza. It was the worst pizza we have ever had! Will not go back!

Thank sue8882016
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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142 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I would say the pizza and the onion rings were the best. Great for a quite meal in an atmosphere that is unique for the area.

Thank cdhcch
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113 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

We had the taco pizza with the specialty crust and it was so good! A little bit on the cheesy side, but one of the best taco pizzas I've had. It was super crowded when we were there, but we were able to eat at the bar and service was great.

Thank Tari E
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73 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Fantastic atmosphere based on a London pub. We ordered half order of the onion rings on review suggestion. Fabulous homemade rings! Thin cut lightly breaded. See pic. Ordered pizza with Canadian bacon, homemade sausage, and kraut. You won't find better than the thin crust baked on the stone brick oven. Great stringy cheese on the pizza, don't need extra cheese.... More 

Thank cheesecake2015
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Small- kind of crowded & cramped. Food was fantastic and great!! Service good. Would avoid it on a football Saturday; otherwise definitely worth the wait!!

Thank Kelli B
Coralville, Iowa
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

I love their thin and crispy type crust while my wife loves the Tomato Pie crust. Very cheesy with an excellent tomato paste. Highly recommend these pizzas.

Thank schrshe
Iowa City, Iowa
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Small pub with tasty variety of pizzas as well as other foods. My favorite is the Union Jack with flying tomato. So much cheese and deliciousness! Plus it heats well for leftovers. Yum!

Thank Trudy P
Cedarburg, Wisconsin
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53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We stopped in for some pizza on a football Saturday and our timing (~3 hours after the game) was perfect! The hostess said she could seat us right away on the outside patio. The owner was lighting the heaters and our kids were so happy we could order right away (we had prepared them that it could be a long... More 

Thank Kelly C
Skokie, Illinois
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Their thin pizza has a good crispy crust. We ordered an onion pizza - it could have had more onions and sauce. - and a mushroom pizza - it could have had more mushrooms

Thank 8AJ8888
Coralville, Iowa
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Decided to go the Wig for date night. Wigatoni and Spinach lasagna reigned supreme along with good service. I had the spicy sausage Wigatoni and it was great--just enough zip to make itself known. My wife had the spinach lasagna and it was a nice large portion that she finished there because it was so good. An aside which I... More 

Thank tcarpe8615

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, American, Bar, Pizza, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1220 Highway 6 W, Iowa City, IA 52246
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Iowa City
  • Phone Number: +1 319-354-2767

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