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“Great Pizza!”
Review of Minsky's Pizza

Minsky's Pizza
Ranked #6 of 122 Restaurants in Shawnee
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$20
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Dining options: Delivery, Takeout
Description: Hungry? Order online now! "Gourmet, and going to stay that way." Since 1976 we've used distinctive ingredients in our savory pizzas, sandwiches, pastas and salads. Sure to please any palate at our original 51st and Main restaurant and 13 locations throughout the metro.Since we began making gourmet pizza in Kansas City in 1976, we have used the finest ingredients. Our savory pizzas begin with fresh, hand-rolled dough layered with generous portions of lean, succulent meats, tender vegetables, aromatic herbs and are topped with rich dairy mozzarella baked to bubbling perfection. Today, our distinctive ingredients and commitment to quality ensure that each Minsky's pizza is a mouthwatering masterpiece. In addition to gourmet pizzas, we offer a tasty selection of sandwiches, salads and pastas sure to please any palate. Enjoy.
Leesburg, Virginia
Level 5 Contributor
49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Great Pizza!”
Reviewed 11 March 2014

I recently ordered for delivery and the driver was friendly and the delivery was quick. Best of all the salad was a large portion with some fun, unusual extras, and the pizza, the Papa Minsky's was delicious. I chose the Honey Wheat crust which was very tasty, it even still felt much like a regular crust might. The sauce and toppings were very generous and of very good quality. I would definitely recommend this place!

  • Visited March 2014
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Thank Lauren S
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Ballwin, Missouri
Level 6 Contributor
711 reviews
537 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 225 helpful votes
“extremely slow delivery is becoming habitual--probably won't order again due to extreme and unexplained delays”
Reviewed 18 February 2014

This review focuses on their delivery as opposed to the actual dine-in experience. We order pizza for delivery from this place on a regular basis. Yesterday, for the second time in as many months, there was an extreme delay in the delivery. Yesterday, it took over 2 hours for our pizza to arrive. When we called at the hour and 1/2 mark, we were put on hold for nearly 10 minutes before they curtly told us it was "on the way" without any explanation or even apology for the delay. The driver when he arrived did not explain or apologize. My wife and I are forgiving people--we don't like to find fault and we know sometimes things take longer than they "should." However, we are not so forgiving this time because almost the exact same thing only worse happened about 2 months ago when the delivery time approached 3 hours. On that occasion, they did apologize and voided our check. Enough is enough. They must have so much business they don't need our's any more. We do not plan on setting ourselves up again for such extreme and unexplained delays.

  • Visited February 2014
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Thank John E
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Level 4 Contributor
41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Minsky's on New Year's Eve, again!”
Reviewed 7 January 2014

Second time meeting friends for New Year's Eve early dinner. We are past the late night partying of years gone past so an early dinner works well. This is the second year to meet at Minsky's for enjoyable pizza, salads, and of course, beverages. The food was it's usual excellent fare, and the wait staff lived up to their usual effecient ways. We had a waitress that cared about us and though it got real busy, she returned to our table numerous times to cater to our needs. Plan to keep going back throughout the year as usual and make this our usual New Year's Eve haunt!! Thanks Minsky's for a great evening!!

  • Visited December 2013
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Shawnee, KS
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Not your typical pizza joint”
Reviewed 16 December 2013 via mobile

Good pizza, but the rest of the menu is good too. Expect to pay for the good taste, though. Nice bar selection. There is a reason this place is busy and difficult to find a parking space. 5 star pizza is probably my favorite.

  • Visited December 2013
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Thank ISUVickie
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Shawnee, Kansas
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Cheeseburger Pizza!!!”
Reviewed 13 November 2013

I've never had a pizza as good as their bacon cheeseburger pizza! I must of had it 10 times now LOL. My girlfriend loves their salads, but the cheeseburger pizza is where its at! Our favorite server is Corey, sweet girl.

  • Visited November 2013
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