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Imo's Pizza
Industry Restaurants
Founded St. Louis, Missouri, 1964; 60 years ago (1964)
Founders Ed and Margie Imo
Headquarters St. Louis, Missouri
Number of locations
Area served
Products St. Louis-style pizza, salads, appetizers, desserts

Imo's Pizza is an American chain of pizza restaurants headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri. As of 2020, the company says it has more than 100 restaurants and stores in Missouri, Illinois and Kansas.

The chain was founded by Ed and Margie Imo in St. Louis in 1964.

As of November 2015, Imo's was ranked the 32nd-largest pizza chain in the United States with gross sales of $93.8 million.

The chain is known for its version of St. Louis-style pizza, which is common in the area and features provel cheese—a combination of cheddar, Swiss, and provolone with a low melting point and gooey texture. The restaurants also sell salads, submarine sandwiches, and desserts, the last including ones that can be made in a pizza oven.

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