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    Who Has the Best Pizza in Des Moines???

    Who has your favorite pizza in Des Moines? We have set out to determine once and for all who has the best. The brackets have been set, check it out and follow along. It's going to be a fun time!

    The Greater Des Moines Pizza Tourney - The official site of www.GDMPT.us

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    Re: Who Has the Best Pizza in Des Moines???

    Quote Originally Posted by cybsball20 View Post
    Who has your favorite pizza in Des Moines? We have set out to determine once and for all who has the best. The brackets have been set, check it out and follow along. It's going to be a fun time!

    The Greater Des Moines Pizza Tourney - The official site of www.GDMPT.us

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    Who are your picks????
    My final four would be Big Tomato, Scornos, Casey's and Fongs.



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    Re: Who Has the Best Pizza in Des Moines???

    Big Tomato, J. Benjamins, Casey's, Fongs. J. Benjamins wins it for me. I love their pizza. If originality comes into play you have to tip your cap to Fongs.



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    Re: Who Has the Best Pizza in Des Moines???

    Quote Originally Posted by clone26 View Post
    My final four would be Big Tomato, Scornos, Casey's and Fongs.
    Orlando's. Fong's. F&O's, Great Plains(as I consider Ames a suburb of Des Moines).


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    Re: Who Has the Best Pizza in Des Moines???

    Quote Originally Posted by jmb View Post
    Orlando's. Fong's. F&O's, Great Plains(as I consider Ames a suburb of Des Moines).

    We had over 70 nominations, including four from Ames... It was a tough decision to cut out the Ames spots...



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    Re: Who Has the Best Pizza in Des Moines???

    You know your city has bad pizza in general when a gas station's pizza is a 3 seed....

    The best pizza in Des Moines isn't even in the tournament, bagni di lucca in east village is great stuff don't know how they missed that one. Second best pizza in DSM is Chuck's, I hope they win.

    The most overrated pizza in Des Moines is Fong's...I can't even eat the stuff its so bad, unless I was blacked out and someone paid for my overpriced slice of cardboard.



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    Re: Who Has the Best Pizza in Des Moines???

    Quote Originally Posted by tjh1984 View Post
    You know your city has bad pizza in general when a gas station's pizza is a 3 seed....

    The best pizza in Des Moines isn't even in the tournament, bagni di lucca in east village is great stuff don't know how they missed that one. Second best pizza in DSM is Chuck's, I hope they win.

    The most overrated pizza in Des Moines is Fong's...I can't even eat the stuff its so bad, unless I was blacked out and someone paid for my overpriced slice of cardboard.

    Bagni Di Luca was the first one out... Just missed and one of my personal favorites. Caseys may not be great Pizza, but is very popular... I don't see them lasting long when it comes down to the actual competition.



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    Re: Who Has the Best Pizza in Des Moines???

    I know it's not in the greater DM area but if you're ever in M'town try the pizza at Joe's Italian Grill. It's awesome and no, I am not Joe and I don't work there.



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    Re: Who Has the Best Pizza in Des Moines???

    I love Pagliai's so I would vote for them. Centro is good but I've only been there once. Casey's isn't that great I think they'll be removed.



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    Re: Who Has the Best Pizza in Des Moines???

    I didn't see Rock Power Pizza. It is a small pizza place on SW 9th St. It has great pizza.



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    Re: Who Has the Best Pizza in Des Moines???

    Quote Originally Posted by tjh1984 View Post
    You know your city has bad pizza in general when a gas station's pizza is a 3 seed....

    The best pizza in Des Moines isn't even in the tournament, bagni di lucca in east village is great stuff don't know how they missed that one. Second best pizza in DSM is Chuck's, I hope they win.

    The most overrated pizza in Des Moines is Fong's...I can't even eat the stuff its so bad, unless I was blacked out and someone paid for my overpriced slice of cardboard.
    I agree. Same thing with Taco's, if you had a poll a lot of people would say they like Indian Fry bread variety at Tasty Taco's. Sure they are good, just not real "tacos".



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    I like Fongs a lot but I don't think it's even in the top 5 of local pizza. I like Chuck's the best. I like Bordenaro's sauce but not their crust.



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    Re: Who Has the Best Pizza in Des Moines???

    Pizza isn't DSM's strong suit, but personally I'd go with Fong's, Scornavocco's, and Big Tomato.

    Michael's just reopened in Beaverdale, but I'm kind of ****** at them for changing their hours every other day. We stopped by one of the first days it was open, and they told us they would be open on weekends from 1-3AM as a late night drunk food option. I went back there at 1:00 AM the next Friday/Saturday and they were clearly closed. I was really excited for a drunk food spot in Beaverdale, and then they flat out lied about it. Not a good start.


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    Re: Who Has the Best Pizza in Des Moines???

    I Freakin' love Coach's.
    Wig and Pen falls in about right in the 2 seed


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    Re: Who Has the Best Pizza in Des Moines???

    I would disagree with people saying that Des Moines doesn't have good pizza. The best part about it is that everyone has different tastes in pizza, including our judges.

    It was amazing talking with Centro owner George Formaro last night, that dude is seriously pizza obsessed. He has personally tried to replicate almost every pie in the contest...



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