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Leaning Tower of Pizza

512 SW 3rd St, Ankeny, IA 50023-3048
+1 515-964-0401
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“onion rings” (13 reviews)
“salad” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
512 SW 3rd St, Ankeny, IA 50023-3048
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great pizza in a small space. Pizza warms up just as good the next day too! Wish there was more seating though.

Thank ncacchad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perhaps we are stuck in a rut, but my wife and I just love the Pepperoni & Green Pepper pizza at Leaning Tower. We started going there back in the early 70's while in college, and we still stop in at the 3rd Street main...More

Thank Charles E
Reviewed 6 December 2017

With meatballs, the dish is pretty good. We do take out - and the only watchout is that they frequently forget to include the parmisan cheese packets. It seems pretty popular for pizza too, but we're New York pizza snobs. It's a very small dining...More

Thank Claude B
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

A nice little pizza place with great tasting pizza and onion rings. They have a lot of specialty pizzas on the menu just in case your looking for something more than the traditional toppings. The had a good selection of beers.

1  Thank Tom I
Reviewed 19 November 2017

In town for the weekend for a family holiday. We have Leaning Tower every time we come back to Ankeny. Potters pizza is fantastic onion rings are great. Grew up here years ago and love to come back and enjoy the pizza.

1  Thank djones118
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Ate here w/ a party of 4. First off, our waitress (and quite honestly all the employees) was amazing. All were so friendly and attentive. They were obviously having fun w/ their jobs. I have lived in the Des Moines area for almost 20 years...More

1  Thank Robert M
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We're from St. Louis (home of cracker-thin crust, provel cheese-topped pizza), but we get to Ankeny annually for a family reunion and make it a top priority to arrive early enough to eat dinner at LTP. We love the local, family pizza place atmosphere and...More

Thank Lauri D
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Have been here a few times now! It is a great place to go off the beaten path. The pizza is good, has a small town feel to it, and the staff is friendly!!

Thank DNE7611
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Not as unique choices as Fong's, Great pizza, quaint atmosphere, reasonable prices! Order the Parmesan bread bites!

Thank pooldave
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The Leaner is the best Thin crust Pizza in town, eat in or carry out, thumbs up. If we are going to eat in we order a pitcher of Beer, Onion Rings and Small Leaner, By the time they serve the beer, usually the Onion...More

Thank Don H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 512 SW 3rd St, Ankeny, IA 50023-3048
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ankeny
  • Phone Number: +1 515-964-0401
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