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The Wig & Pen Pizza Pub

1220 Highway 6 West, On the Coralville Strip, Iowa City, IA 52246
+1 319-354-2767
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“deep dish pizza” (13 reviews)
“onion rings” (16 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
American, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1220 Highway 6 West, On the Coralville Strip, Iowa City, IA 52246
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: The Wig & Pen Pizza Pub
1. BEST Pizza in town!
"Hands down this is some of the best pizza I have ever had"
Christy L
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2. Great @@Pizza@@
"easily the best pizza I’ve had in Iowa"
Tom S
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3. Excellent Food and Service
"With great food and service. Numeorus kinds of beer choices as well."
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stopped in for supper as we do when in town. Ordered a thin crust taco pizza and some garlic bread with marinara. The garlic toast, was processed like you get in a grocery freezer. We won't get this again, especially for the price. 4 pieces...More

Thank cheesecake2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love the pizza! I got the flying tomato and my husband got the thin crust. Both were amazing. My daughter got the buffalo chicken Mac and cheese. It was great! We all had a lot of leftovers.

Thank IowaMidwesterner
Reviewed October 7, 2018

Wig and Pen has been our pizza place for twenty years, but lately we've been disappointed. The crust, which used to be cracker-thin and crisp has been thicker and cardboard-like. Not sure we'll keep taking out, maybe it's time to find a new pizza place.

Thank Hawkeyewriter
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

We were traveling through the area like we have many times. My husband wanted pizza but not the normal Chain restaurants. We had driven past this place many times so we decided to try it. We had no idea they were as big and thick...More

1  Thank Michelle G
Reviewed October 2, 2018

The "flying tomato" pizza is the best deep dish/thick pizza in Iowa City. The tomato slices are "floated" on the thick cheese atop their variety of available ingredients and combinations thereof. One piece is all this 200+ pounder truly "needs", two and you are full,...More

Thank GregoryGW
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

This place is known for pizza. We were visiting the from out of town and I’m glad we ate lunch at the Wig and Pen. We order a thin crust pizza and it was delicious. The pizza had lots of cheese and toppings and was...More

Thank Rob R
Reviewed August 30, 2018

The rating rings true- we agree with others that this place has terrific pizza. Mostly true to it's name, the atmosphere is intended to be that of a British pub. We ordered a chicago style, and the other group we were with ordered one that...More

Thank readittoday
Reviewed August 28, 2018

We came just for the pizza and was not disappointed. The thin crust with the Krab was divine. I could have ate it all my self! The Chicago style was a nice change from the normal. We will be back!

Thank Karaleen H
Reviewed August 15, 2018

I heard that this was the best pizza place in all of Iowa and I would extend that area to include any of the Pizza restaurants that I have ever visited. I love thin crust and if you do, this is the place to go....More

Thank Michael J
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed the English atmosphere. The waiter patiently explained the drinks here. I recommend the onion rings and yummy pizza.

Thank sjn66
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April 13, 2018|
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Response from Don B | Reviewed this property |
yes they do
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Nope. Mostly Iowan.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1220 Highway 6 West, On the Coralville Strip, Iowa City, IA 52246
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Iowa City
  • Phone Number: +1 319-354-2767
  • E-mail
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