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Imo's Pizza

215 S. Kirkwood Rd. (Madison Ave.) Send to Phone
314-966-3666 | Menu
The granddaddy of St. Louis-style pizza, its cracker-thin crust is topped with signature Provel cheese.

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Lunch & Dinner daily
Open late Fri.-Sat.
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Imo's Pizza Restaurant Review

: Imo’s pizza causes no ambivalence --- it's either loved or hated. Toppings are typical; the distinctions arise in the cracker-thin crust, square pieces, a sweet-tangy tomato sauce and gobs of Provel cheese (a gooey, tooth-sticking combination of cheddar, Swiss and provolone that’s unique to St. Louis). House salads, festooned with more of the same cheese, are simple but not bad, except for the sweet house dressing. Provel also features heavily in the pastas and sandwiches, and it’s a tasty appetizer when breaded, fried and dipped in meat sauce. The desserts, however --- iced cinnamon sticks and apple crisp --- are Provel-free. This pleasant downtown Kirkwood storefront, like most of the chain’s locations, is short on ambience. Nonetheless, a steady stream of locals rotates through for hot pizza and cold beer.



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