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1755 50th St, West Des Moines, IA 50266-1064
+1 515-223-6700
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good42%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“gelato” (4 reviews)
“grinder” (7 reviews)
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Pizza, Italian, Bar
$$ - $$$
1755 50th St, West Des Moines, IA 50266-1064
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A friend recommended this place. She said it was the best tenderloin she'd ever eaten and she wasn't wrong. It was HUGE and sooooo good. We always try to have a tenderloin when we come to Iowa and this is the place we'll come back...More

Thank ALBERTB318
Reviewed 18 December 2017

Ate here this past Saturday. The onion rings were delicious! We tried the Chili Sting Pizza (at least I think that is what it was called.) Can you say WONDERFUL!!! Wow. We will be back to try it out again! Service was top notch. Manager...More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Both the grinder pizza and sandwich are awesome. Onion rings alone are worth the trip to Valley Junction.

1  Thank JamersonRocks
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Try the thin crust sausage pizza. The sausage is real Italian and flavorful sausage. The sauce was thick and rich. We should have ordered a larger pizza. It was devoured quickly. The many flavors of gelato (8?) were a real treat. We had butterscotch, chocolate...More

Thank lrl3
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Stopped for lunch - husband and I split the Grinder - super yummy. Wish we would have gotten the Onion Rings- they sure looked good. Nice place and excellent service.

Thank Married40
Reviewed 28 August 2017

First time here in over a year. Must admit we were not as impressed as we have been in the past. Ordered the onion rings for appetizer. These were very very good. Portion size is much much smaller than in the past. Ordered the grinder...More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 23 August 2017

I enjoyed their pizza very much. Service was very efficient. Pizza crust was perfect! Very clean and friendly. Great atmosphere.

Thank debbieyf917
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Had a large family group of 20 for a Thursday evening dinner. The service was good and the pizza was average. I thought it would be better as the family has been in business for a long time. The pizza was good but not great...More

Thank DanHohnbaum
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Our antique car group of over 100 people ate at the Tavern one of the nights of our meet. They were alittle unorganized at first, but a good part of that was our people were not following directions. Once we got everything straight, it went...More

Thank MNGal66
Reviewed 21 June 2017

The thin crust pizza is really good and the lunch special is a great deal, with pizza, salad, and drink for about $10. The house dressing, Creamy Parmesan, is my favorite. You can even take a bottle home!

Thank TKta-IA
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Pizza, Italian, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1755 50th St, West Des Moines, IA 50266-1064
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  West Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-223-6700
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