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The Other Place

12401 University Ave, Clive, IA 50325-8201
+1 515-225-9494
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good28%
  • Average28%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Pizza, Pub
$$ - $$$
12401 University Ave, Clive, IA 50325-8201
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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

I LOVE the OP! It can get a little loud, but every time I go, I basically order what's in my subject line... breaded mushrooms are awesome, gumbo chili is the bomb (only if you like olives) pizza is good and a nice beer selection.

Thank mojozenguy
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Hit this at the recommendation of hotel staff. Nice choice. It's a sports bar. Not a fining dining establishment. Great pub food, quick and friendly service. A good choice. Pizza was better than expected for this type of place. Lots of screens and a good...More

Thank the_muser
Brian W, Manager at The Other Place, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

Thanks for sharing with us and we appreciate you coming to the Other Place. I am happy to hear you had a good time. Have a great weekend!

Reviewed 20 August 2017

This was the first meal of our vacation, and by far, the best one our trip. We got into Clive around 10pm and had not eaten dinner. The GPS gave us this place as a close by the hotel meal choice so we drove a...More

Thank bondedinoz
Brian W, Manager at The Other Place, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

Thanks so much for the review and I am so happy to hear that everything went great, from the food to the service! We hope to see you back again! Have a wonderful weekend!

Reviewed 15 August 2017

From pizzas to burgers the menu is loaded with flavor! We were in a group of 8 ... every one was pleased with their selection, four people took boxes home. I had a cup of chili and salad, both were excellent!

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Great place for beer and pizza. Burgers and sandwiches good as well. Can be loud when crowded at lunch. Much more of a sports bar than a typical casual restaurant. Service is quick and friendly.

Thank mike m
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Everything about this place is really solid. The pizza is really good, beer is cold, the service was good...the layout is fantastic. It's a great place to go after work with co-workers...or to hang out to watch a game. Nothing was unbelievably amazing, and I...More

Thank ccg001
Brian W, Manager at The Other Place, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

Thanks for sharing with us and we appreciate your patronage! Im glad to hear you enjoyed the beer and the pizza! We hope to see you back again soon!

Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We ordered a salad before 12 noon. It is now 1:20 and no salad... I should NOT have to say anything else.

Thank Randy H
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

We walked in at 6 pm and walked to the greeters podium where 2 people reposed. They didn't greet us or welcome us or smile at us or get up. Weird. One finally said "Two?" We assented and were seated. Then the waitress started Act...More

Thank Zipdad
Reviewed 21 June 2017

it was a packed place for sure- great place to watch any sporting event- had the small pizza and split with another person which was plenty. the onion rings are hand made and very delicious as well. great food and great atmosphere

Thank trupe77
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Great food and the best onion rings anywhere! Drinks get a negative rating however. I ordered a bloody Mary and it was very plain and boring. Not even a single olive or stick of celery as garnish!?!!?. Just a straw. Isn't that why you order...More

1  Thank bobbis31
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Bar, Pizza, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12401 University Ave, Clive, IA 50325-8201
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Clive
  • Phone Number: +1 515-225-9494
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