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mama nicks circle pizzeria

1934 Washington St, Waterloo, IA 50702-1738
+1 319-233-3323
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good31%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“pizza” (28 reviews)
“fried chicken” (4 reviews)
“pie” (2 reviews)
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11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. Hours
$$ - $$$
1934 Washington St, Waterloo, IA 50702-1738
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Reviewed February 9, 2018

A tad pricey but being that it isn't a chain and it's a locally owned business, I am perfectly okay with that. I'd rather see my money stay in the community. The George's Special is the best pizza of all time.

Thank laura50613
Reviewed January 22, 2018

This restaurant has been here well before I moved to the area 15 years ago. We ate here on a recommendation early on and found the buffet to be excellent. They always have pizza, fried chicken, and beef roast. The beef gravy is excellent (some...More

Thank Kerry M
Reviewed September 18, 2017

I have had a lot of people in the area say that Mama Nick's was the best thing since sliced bread. My wife and I tried it, and were very disappointed. We tried the buffet and the food was just so-so. The pizza on the...More

Thank fullmoonplayers
Reviewed July 14, 2017 via mobile

The best tasting pizza in this time zone...Its a real pizza pie...Great atmosphere...And the service was so nice...if you want authentic this is where its at...you gotta check it out when in waterloo

Thank RedDawn3
Reviewed April 2, 2017

Mama Nick's was recommended to me by several local residents with whom I was working. They spoke highly of the restaurant and I was very eager to go there and see for myself. I was in town on business and I eat at a lot...More

Thank Uncle-Tim-57
Reviewed March 23, 2017

i probably could have gone with 3 stars, but it's a nice atmosphere and a good family environment. The staff was very friendly. There was this tiny, elderly woman who was going back and forth to the kitchen, which made it even more of a...More

Thank hawkman50
Reviewed February 28, 2017

Very good pizza, feels like home. Attentive friendly and reasonably priced. Whenever I feel like pizza in Waterloo Mama Nicks is my go to place.

Thank gdburch
Reviewed January 27, 2017

Mama Nicks has fantastic pizza and friendly service. I would highly recommend it to anyone who wants to try something new.

Thank I0waTraveler1
Reviewed December 7, 2016

Mama Nick's is another long stay restaurant in the Waterloo area. Besides pizza the have many different kinds of sandwiches to choose from but they have excellent pizza as well.

Thank tjschell
George N, Owner at mama nicks circle pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded December 11, 2016

Thanks for the review. We appreciate your business.

Reviewed December 2, 2016 via mobile

Ordered from Mama Nicks Circle Pizzeria. Delivery came within timeframe stated and was delivered directly to our hotel room. Chicken Alfredo pizza was hot and very flavorful. Taco salad was large in portion, spicy and generously layered with each ingredient. This pizzeria takes time and...More

1  Thank janet l
George N, Owner at mama nicks circle pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded December 11, 2016

Thanks for taking the time to write a review. We are pleased you were satisfied with everything. We look forward to your future business.

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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Buffet, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
3:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1934 Washington St, Waterloo, IA 50702-1738
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Waterloo
  • Phone Number: +1 319-233-3323
Mama Nick's Circle Pizzaria Welcome! Mama Nick's Circle Pizzeria has been serving the Cedar Valley with a time honored tradition of great quality pizza, pasta and sandwiches for more than 50 years. Mama Nick's still uses only top quality ingredients piled atop our made to order pizzas such as fresh ground beef and sausage mixed with our family spices, fresh sliced meats and chopped veggies topped with 100% real mozzarella cheese and our secret seasoning. Try our baked French bread sandwiches or delicious hand breaded pork tenderloins along with your choice of fresh cut French fries or seasoned Greek fries. Stop in and try our unique homestyle all you can eat lunch buffet with our famous fried chicken, Buffalo wings, pizza, pasta, soups, meatloaf or Salisbury steak. You're sure to find your favorites from 11am-2pm Tuesday through Friday and Sunday or try our all you can eat dinner buffet Tuesday evenings from 4pm-8pm. Dine-in, carry-out or let us bring a fresh made meal to your door! Dial 233-3323 and ask for more details regarding our delivery area which includes much of Waterloo, Washburn, Evansdale and Elk Run. Mama Nick's has been family owned and operated since 1962. Our hours are Tuesday through Friday 11am-9:30pm, Saturday 3pm-9:30pm and Sunday 11am-9:30pm. At Mama Nick's Circle Pizzeria, the customer always comes first.
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