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Wig and Pen Pizza Pub

) #5 of 199 Restaurants in Iowa City $$ - $$$, Italian, American, Bar
1220 Highway 6 W, Iowa City, IA 52241-4714
+1 319-354-2767
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Opens in 7 min
All hours
Italian, American, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1220 Highway 6 W, Iowa City, IA 52241-4714
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Second visit here Thin crust pizza was good. It's always busy and with the Vine next door, parking can be an issue. Seating is close together but service was good and attentive. Nice options on menu.

Thank TaMike87
Reviewed 4 days ago

Fast service. Great atmosphere, appetizers and pizza. The small pizza is very filling. No need to order a medium.

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 5 days ago

The pizza was very good, but the fish and chips are really remarkable. The fish batter is very crispy and tasty and the pieces are generous. The fries and slaw are fine, but the fish is the real star.

Thank Laura G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ratings on this one are spot on. I always prefer to support local businesses where possible, but it can be a roll of the dice. This place has history, atmosphere, great food, and a fantastic selection of beverages. There is a large bar area,...More

Thank Carrie M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ordered a thin crust pizza, and the pizza sauce tasted bland to us and the crust was underdone. I'm thinking this place might be more of a deep dish pizza type of place? The atmosphere is the usual (and somewhat tired) English pub motif.

Thank Kathy G
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Large menu with lots of options. Pizzas are excellent as are the sandwiches. And great fries. Severs are friendly and helpful. Obviously well trained, unlike most restaurants

Thank tsh2014
Reviewed 29 March 2017

The pizza here is the bomb! Also, the wait staff is very knowledgeable about the various beers and mixed drinks. Outside patio is pleasant, and inside has access to multiple tv's. This place is iconic in Iowa City, and we have never been disappointed.

Thank Wendy A
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

The flying tomato and the thin crust pizza are standouts at this establishment! Tons of toppings, cheese, and terrific crust options. Takeout is typically a 40-50 minute wait but it's well worth it. Their flying tomato taco pizza is a Sublime experience! Bon Appetit!

Thank musthavebeachsun
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

We love their Pizza and they have an amazing Cosmopolitan! We eat here often and enjoy our experience each and every time! We will definantly continue to visit and we always recommend you to everyone! When we have family in town we bring them in...More

Thank TrishaWo
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

You can't go wrong with any of these pizzas, but I love the deep dish crust. The Wig and Pen load their pizzas with mozzarella and their sauce is awesome! Any time I'm in Iowa City I try to pick up a pizza. The only...More

Thank Jason R
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By any chance are some of the employees British?
8 March 2017|
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Response from Chris Q | Property representative |
Nope. Mostly Iowan.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1220 Highway 6 W, Iowa City, IA 52241-4714
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Iowa City
  • Phone Number: +1 319-354-2767
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