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mama nicks circle pizzeria

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1934 Washington St, Waterloo, IA 50702-1738
+1 319-233-3323
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun 11:00 - 21:30
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 21:30
Sat 15:00 - 21:30
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 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 of chain restaurants, which I wanted to avoid this time. I was not disappointed! The... More 

Thank Uncle-Tim-57
Davenport, IA
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 March 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 family environment. I had the Mama Nick's special - sausage, pepperoni, green olive and black... More 

Thank hawkman50
Boynton Beach, Florida
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 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
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 January 2017

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

Thank I0waTraveler1
Waterloo, Iowa
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52 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 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 review

Thanks for the review. We appreciate your business. More 

Oakdale, Minnesota
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 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 effort in their food prep. Delivery person was courteous. Price was very reasonable. Very satisfied!

1 Thank janet l
George N, Owner at mama nicks circle pizzeria, responded to this review

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

Chicago, Illinois
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Every time I go to Waterloo, I have to make a stop at Mama Nick's. Their pizza and sandwiches always taste the same.

Thank Joann D
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 August 2016

first off we had to wait 30 mins to get tenderloins then i said want ketchup and mustard on the side but they went ahead and put it on sandwich. i like to put my own on there. never offered to get us new ones or a discount for waiting so long and the fries were greasy. ive never had... More 

1 Thank Ruth M
George N, Owner at mama nicks circle pizzeria, responded to this review

I am sorry to hear our service was not up to par. I will address this matter with staff and hopefully we will get another chance to serve you greatness. More 

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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2015

The night we went, I will have to say I have had much better pizza in my life. Pretty generic, but service was good and seems to be a nice local establishment. Probably won't go back, but seems to be that some like it and some don't - so go try and may you will find your new pizza spot

Thank JunkerFam
Waterloo, IA
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2015

Ordered the Walleye but couldn't find it in the thick breading. That is the actual truth! There was no walleye in there. Liked the salad bar!

1 Thank cowgirl3538

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Restaurant Details

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Pizza, Italian
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, Cash Only, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
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11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
15:00 - 21:30
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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