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    Great calzones

    Where can I find one in central Iowa? Loved robins but it's shuttered now.



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    Re: Great calzones

    I recommend Pisano's down by Yankee Stadium. Newman raves about them all the time. It's on his mail route.


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    Re: Great calzones

    I do feel a bit OCD on this



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    Re: Great calzones

    Quote Originally Posted by simply1 View Post
    Where can I find one in central Iowa? Loved robins but it's shuttered now.
    Can't help you out other to say that given Des Moines' large Italian population and corresponding number of local Italian restaurants, I'd find it hard to believe there aren't several excellent options.

    Noahs? Chucks? Gino's? Latin King? Tumea & Son's? Someone must be able to help this brother out.


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    Re: Great calzones

    Marino's on Franklin in Des Moines....Beaverdale area.

    Bella Itallia Pleasant Hill...Huge and very very good.

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    Re: Great calzones

    Let the great taste test begin! I have to admit not looking for a calzone at Latin King.



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    Re: Great calzones

    Quote Originally Posted by simply1 View Post
    Let the great taste test begin! I have to admit not looking for a calzone at Latin King.
    I wasn't suggesting they should be...just throwing out names of local joints...


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    Re: Great calzones

    Quote Originally Posted by capitalcityguy View Post
    I wasn't suggesting they should be...just throwing out names of local joints...
    I got ya, just thinking of places I get the usual and might want to remember to look next time



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    Re: Great calzones

    Paradise Pizza in West Des Moines



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    Re: Great calzones

    I love the calzones at Old Chicago



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    Re: Great calzones

    Noah's Ark! When I lived in Des Moines, I'd call the order in, pick it up on my way home and it was so big that I'd eat half the next day. Dangit! you just made me hungry!


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    Re: Great calzones

    Quote Originally Posted by bugs4cy View Post
    Noah's Ark! When I lived in Des Moines, I'd call the order in, pick it up on my way home and it was so big that I'd eat half the next day. Dangit! you just made me hungry!

    This is the correct answer. Maybe the best calzones in the world.



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    Re: Great calzones

    Eh, just have a p'zone party



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    Re: Great calzones

    Tried Bella italia today, it was mighty good and massive. Paradise pizza I've had before and didn't do it for me. Noahs is next :)



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    Re: Great calzones

    Quote Originally Posted by simply1 View Post
    Let the great taste test begin! I have to admit not looking for a calzone at Latin King.

    Latin King doesnt have pizza or calzones



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