Iowa's love affair with gas station pizza

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  1. isucyfan

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  2. BCClone

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    The BBQ beef was pretty good the one time we got it.
     
  3. Knownothing

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    The new Caseys pizza with the corn and BBQ is next level. Honestly I didn't expect it to be that good.
     
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    On a side note....

    **** Pizza Ranch
     
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  5. Knownothing

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    Pizza Ranch is for big gatherings in my opinion. Like my daughters soccer team goes there just so they all can be loud, hit the buffet up and all of that. It's basically decent pizza that you can get in and out with a big group. Don't go if you are looking for great pizza
     
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  6. knowlesjam

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    The Casey's breakfast pizza is one of the few things that makes the 11 AM football games enjoyable...well, that and a couple of Bloody Mary's...maybe a cinnamon roll too.
     
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  7. Cyclones_R_GR8

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    When I drove out east a few weeks ago I left at 4:15 am. When I needed gas I saw a Casey's and filled up there just so I could also get a slice of breakfast pizza.
    The Casey's they opened near me in Omaha doesn't sell pizza :( Not sure why it's a massive store. Being in town they might feel it wouldn't be worth it.
     
  8. cyclonpediaJoe

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    Hy-Vee also has surprisingly awesome breakfast pizza. It's wood oven fired, smoky, color me shocked.
     
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    I think it's just OK. I think maybe I like Caseys breakfast pizza so much I can't say Hy Vee is great.
     
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    Was it one of the old Fantasy stations they bought? They told me they haven’t had time to convert them to a true Casey’s with the kitchen yet. It’s in the plans. Depending on where you live in Omaha, you have to hit up an original store for the pizza. Got 2 newer ones in western Omaha on 168th and another on Harrison and 180th.
     
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  11. CloneFan4

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    The hashbrowns on it are such a nice touch. It's a nice switch up from Casey's breakfast pizza, which is obviously king. About the only thing I'll cheat on my diet for.
     
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  12. Cyclones_R_GR8

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    Yes, it's one of the Fantasy stations. There are some Saturday or Sunday mornings when I am out and about and a slice of breakfast pizza would really hit the spot.
     
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    I agree, but can't avoid going there when we pass nearby one, because DD insists. Since we are going to Kansas City, Colorado, St. Louis, etc. for softball tournaments, we end up visiting a few times every year. We have Cici's right here, and they're both basically the same restaurant in my opinion.
     
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  14. GrappleCy

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    I'm gonna be honest, I don't get the Casey's pizza love. It's good gas station pizza for sure, but at the end of the day it is still gas station pizza. It reminds me of Californians and In-n-Out. It's perfectly okay pizza, but not an amazing dish worth raving about and telling visitors to try out.
     
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  15. Mr Janny

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    I'm not a huge fan of hashbrowns on pizza. I can do it, but if given the choice, I'll definitely pick the non hashbrown type.
     
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  16. cyfanatic13

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    Friend and I got it just to try and assumed we probably wouldn’t ever get it again. We got it again like a week later. Good stuff
     
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    I think Casey’s pizza is fine. But I don’t see the entire love of it.
     
  18. Clonefan32

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    Totaly agree here. This is where Hy Vee's breakfast pizza loses me.
     
  19. jdoggivjc

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    It’s not “gas station” pizza, it’s “convenience store” pizza. Not every Casey’s “conveniently” sells gas.
     
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