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The Great Plains Sauce & Dough Co.

129 Main St., Ste 101, Ames, IA 50010
+1 515-232-1627
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
129 Main St., Ste 101, Ames, IA 50010
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you love lots of cheese on your pizza, this is a MUST!! They have several crust options, fresh ingredients and tons of cheese on every pizza!

Thank IowaGirl1973
Reviewed 1 week ago

I hadn't been there in decades but was downtown Ames so decided it was time to renew going back knowing it would be tasty and so FILLING. It was! Server was extremely helpful to me on figuring out which pizza I wanted to order. I...More

Thank Betty G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Same taste...brought back memories. Cozy interior. Good service. Dense...was surprised that I couldn't make a dent in it...lots of food.

Thank Culture163617
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Dined here on a Friday of a football weekend. The place was packed, which I’d guess is a common occurrence since it’s a small dining area with quite-cramped booths. A kind couple saw our seating dilemma and offered to swap us a table for our...More

Thank blandboy
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Was a student at Iowa State many years ago and when we were recently in Ames I had to check out the old haunts. We were there on the day of a football game, but the place was not crowded and we did not have...More

Thank HogWash2000
Reviewed 2 September 2018

This is a local AMES establishment... you can't get this "style" anywhere else. Piled with cheese and the thick crust is served with honey as a little dessert! They have the best daily lunch special where people line up out the door to get a...More

Thank MissPEteacher
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

We ate here due to the high recommendations on this site. Place has a funny smell and carpet needs a serious cleaning. Ordered the thick wheat Denver style crust, listed as best seller. It was tough, very dense crust that was very yeasty tasting, almost...More

Thank TTravy
Reviewed 8 August 2018

We stopped in for lunch one day as this place came highly recommended from a family member. Since it was lunch and we all just ordered a slice of pizza and a beverage, the service was quick and they were friendly. I thought the pizza...More

Thank Mark J
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We Love the Buffalo Pizza! We usually do olives only on half and with the thin wheat crust. 👍🍕 The crew behind the counter are always pleasant and you need to stop here, when in Ames.

Thank UncleShorty
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Went to school in Ames many years ago. Returned this weekend and while many things have changed, Great Plains is just as wonderful as I remembered. Very cheesy and delicious, don't forget to put a little honey on the crust. So delicious took a par-baked...More

Thank cb308
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 Main St., Ste 101, Ames, IA 50010
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ames
  • Phone Number: +1 515-232-1627
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