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La Cabaña Mexican Bar & Grill 1435 Army Post Rd, Des Moines
La Cabaña Mexican Bar & Grill
Tacos

La Cabaña Mexican Bar & Grill

1435 Army Post Rd, Des Moines, IA 50315

I had the chicken fajita taco salad. They brought out soup which was amazing! I am sure it was full of butter and cream. I liked the slightly different flavor...

Taqueria Los Pinos or3316 a E 14th, 1348 Richmond Ave, Des Moines
Taqueria Los Pinos
Mexican

Taqueria Los Pinos

or3316 a E 14th, 1348 Richmond Ave, Des Moines, IA 50316

The tacos had amazing flavor! Got the chorizo--there was a bit of residual heat, but not much. Simple flavors, but delicious. The person taking my order was...

Freedom Blend Coffee 2329 Hickman Rd, Des Moines
Freedom Blend Coffee
cafe

Freedom Blend Coffee

2329 Hickman Rd, Des Moines, IA 50310

Excellent coffee! Love the decor, the friendly staff, and the mission. I encourage everyone to support this company. My only complaint is that they...

Francies 2100 Wakonda View Dr, Des Moines
Francies
bar

Francies

2100 Wakonda View Dr, Des Moines, IA 50321

You know a place is going to be great when people are out front before it opens. From taco salads to pork tenderloin, the ladies here keep this place hoppin...

El Bait Shop 200 SW 2nd St, Des Moines
El Bait Shop
bar

El Bait Shop

200 SW 2nd St, Des Moines, IA 50309

This place is literally insane! I don't know where they keep all the beer they have but they have over 200 beers on tap probably around 260 and...

ChuChu Donuts 550 SW 9th St #5108, Des Moines
ChuChu Donuts
Donuts

ChuChu Donuts

550 SW 9th St #5108, Des Moines, IA 50309

Easy to locate, large parking lot and plenty of donuts to choose from! They also have a cooler of drinks and coffee. The kids loved their donuts with sprinkles...

The Poké Company 300 W Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy Suite 210, Des Moines
The Poké Company
Poke

The Poké Company

300 W Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy Suite 210, Des Moines, IA 50309

I stumbled upon this restaurant while at a nearby coffee shop several months ago. Ever since, I always try to stop by and grab a meal whenever I'm in the...

Tacos Degollado 1717-1815 University Ave, Des Moines
Tacos Degollado
restaurant

Tacos Degollado

1717-1815 University Ave, Des Moines, IA 50314

If I went to an average Mexican Food Restaurant I'd be paying double and get half the quality. If you need a quick bite and don't have time to sit...

Woody's Smoke Shack 2511 Cottage Grove Ave, Des Moines
Woody's Smoke Shack
Barbeque

Woody's Smoke Shack

2511 Cottage Grove Ave, Des Moines, IA 50311

This is the first time I've eaten here even though I've lived about 5 minutes away for two year now. And I have to say it's the best BBQ...

E.25th Pub & Grub 509 E 25th St, Des Moines
E.25th Pub & Grub
bar

E.25th Pub & Grub

509 E 25th St, Des Moines, IA 50317

Great little place in the east side. Just went in for a beer and was surprised and pleased there was a musician playing. Good atmosphere and good prices on...

Donut Hut 4941 Douglas Ave, Des Moines
Donut Hut
bakery

Donut Hut

4941 Douglas Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310

I grabbed about 20 donuts from donut hut for a work thing, and they were all fantastic. Great service and great donuts is a combination that is hard to...

The Stuffed Olive Des Moines 208 3rd St, Des Moines
The Stuffed Olive Des Moines
bar

The Stuffed Olive Des Moines

208 3rd St, Des Moines, IA 50309

I can’t speak to the food because I just went for martinis but wow, what a good drink menu and super tasty too! I like how moody it is in there too and...

Up-Down DSM 500 E Locust St, Des Moines
Up-Down DSM
bar

Up-Down DSM

500 E Locust St, Des Moines, IA 50309

Absolutely splendid! You feel like you are right back in the 90s! Went for birthday and the wonderful staff/patrons just keep giving me free tokens to play. ...

Peace Tree Brewing Co. - Des Moines Branch 317 E Court Ave, Des Moines
Peace Tree Brewing Co. - Des Moines Branch
Breweries

Peace Tree Brewing Co. - Des Moines Branch

317 E Court Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309

Love everything about this place. Location, beers, patio, inside area, relaxed vibe... and it seems like there's always food trucks here...

SIMON'S 5800 Franklin Ave, Des Moines
SIMON'S
Pizza

SIMON'S

5800 Franklin Ave, Des Moines, IA 50322

I've been to Simon's a total of four times over the last four months. I'm from St. Louis but was frequently traveling to Des Moines for work. My...

Horizon Line Coffee 1417 Walnut St B, Des Moines
Horizon Line Coffee
Coffee Roasteries

Horizon Line Coffee

1417 Walnut St B, Des Moines, IA 50309

This place for sure exceeded my expectations! As soon as we pulled up the outside of the building was so pleasing to the industrial eye and then you walk in...

Scooter's Coffee 700 Locust St #300, Des Moines
Scooter's Coffee
cafe

Scooter's Coffee

700 Locust St #300, Des Moines, IA 50309

One of my favorite coffee shops, because of the staff. They know you by name and know what you order. The coffee is wonderful and when you need a little change...

Ritual Cafe 1301 Locust Street STE. D, (located on 13th St. between Grand & Locust), Des Moines
Ritual Cafe
cafe

Ritual Cafe

1301 Locust Street STE. D, (located on 13th St. between Grand & Locust), Des Moines, IA 50309

best people always caring about any customer that comes in and always have smiles on their faces and just agree or it there and everybody should go...

Cafe Fuzion 1240 E 14th St, Des Moines
Cafe Fuzion
restaurant

Cafe Fuzion

1240 E 14th St, Des Moines, IA 50316

Love this place, the food and service have always been quality for my wife and I. Considering we are both plant based, they are always very accommodating for...

Club 2000 422 Indianola Rd, Des Moines
Club 2000
Bar & Grills

Club 2000

422 Indianola Rd, Des Moines, IA 50315

Very good neighborhood type bar. It’s around the corner from my office and have stopped by a few times on various nights after work. Some staff is super...

Flying Mango 4345 Hickman Rd, Des Moines
Flying Mango
restaurant

Flying Mango

4345 Hickman Rd, Des Moines, IA 50310

Absolutely amazing BBQ! I had the brisket dinner and it was so tender you could cut it with a fork (or a butter knife if you bring in the big guns). Their...

University Library Cafe 3506 University Ave, Des Moines
University Library Cafe
bar

University Library Cafe

3506 University Ave, Des Moines, IA 50311

Went here to get brunch. Good meal at a reasonable price. Nachos were a little underseasoned and the bar could be a little cleaner. Overall good experience in...

Proof Restaurant 1301 Locust St C, Des Moines
Proof Restaurant
bar

Proof Restaurant

1301 Locust St C, Des Moines, IA 50309

Little bit of a wait on the food, but well worth it. You can tell by the use of whole spices and the preparation that your getting scratch made. I took...

Michael's Pizza 2629 Beaver Ave #13, Des Moines
Michael's Pizza
restaurant

Michael's Pizza

2629 Beaver Ave #13, Des Moines, IA 50310

One of those classic Beaverdale sites they've moved over here from their original location sometime ago. I still buy pizza from them to go usually and...

Miyabi 9 512 E Grand Ave, Des Moines
Miyabi 9
Sushi Bar

Miyabi 9

512 E Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309

I have been here twice recently and I have totally changed my opinion of this place. The sushi has been good and the service has improved. They have a large...

Mars Coffee Bar 505 E Grand Ave, Des Moines
Mars Coffee Bar
cafe

Mars Coffee Bar

505 E Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309

My preferred East Village Coffee shop. Seating is limited but I have always found a seat. Try the pour over and ask the Barista about Bean sales - I think...

Cheese Bar DSM 2925 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines
Cheese Bar DSM
restaurant

Cheese Bar DSM

2925 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312

I like to go to to the Cheese Bar. I have been there several times. Every time I have had excellent service, fantastic food and an overall nice experience. I...

Wasabi Chi 5418 Douglas Ave, Des Moines
Wasabi Chi
bar

Wasabi Chi

5418 Douglas Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310

I was in town for the state fair and was in the mood for sushi. Wasabi Chi had good taste reviews, so I figured I'd try them. I'm super glad I did!...

3B Grill 3500 Merle Hay Rd, Des Moines
3B Grill
Mediterranean

3B Grill

3500 Merle Hay Rd, Des Moines, IA 50310

3B Grill is a small Bosnian restaurant located on Merle Hay Road just down the street from the mall. I've never actually eaten inside the place, but have...

Hiland Bakery 3615 6th Ave, Des Moines
Hiland Bakery
bakery

Hiland Bakery

3615 6th Ave, Des Moines, IA 50313

They are closing up and I hope someone can keep them going oh will I miss there wonderful goodies!! From the glazed, to the cherry cake ones with cherry...

Papa Keno's Pizzeria 2330 University Ave, Des Moines
Papa Keno's Pizzeria
Pizza

Papa Keno's Pizzeria

2330 University Ave, Des Moines, IA 50311

Went on a Saturday night not too busy. We got a meat pizza, an atomic chicken sandwich, cheese bread and everything was so good! And the prices were very fair....

Tasty Tacos Inc 5847 SE 14th St, Des Moines
Tasty Tacos Inc
restaurant

Tasty Tacos Inc

5847 SE 14th St, Des Moines, IA 50320

This gets my vote for best tacos. Sure they are your basic taco but they do it right. Everyone who leaves Iowa misses tasty tacos because no one does the taco...

DSM Brew Coffee Co. 300 W Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy #140, Des Moines
DSM Brew Coffee Co.
cafe

DSM Brew Coffee Co.

300 W Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy #140, Des Moines, IA 50309

Professional ownership and driven staff. Best coffee downtown for sure. Enjoy creativity and art while sipping a cup of joe. Very good for creatives...

Gazali's Mediterranean Grill 1205 25th St, Des Moines
Gazali's Mediterranean Grill
Greek

Gazali's Mediterranean Grill

1205 25th St, Des Moines, IA 50311

The spicy garlic chicken shawarma just made my crappy day better! I'm currently staring at my boyfriends gyro wanting to steal it. I'm obsessed....

Rolling Wok Cafe 1534 E Grand Ave E, Des Moines
Rolling Wok Cafe
restaurant

Rolling Wok Cafe

1534 E Grand Ave E, Des Moines, IA 50316

This restaurant is a rare gem!! Excellent food! This is quickly becoming my favorite restaurant. I have been here three times. I had something different each...

Scenic Route Bakery 350 E Locust St #104, Des Moines
Scenic Route Bakery
cafe

Scenic Route Bakery

350 E Locust St #104, Des Moines, IA 50309

I was looking for a cafe and happened on this place. Their pastries looked great and the brownie I had was delish. Counter service is cheerful, helpful and...

Lucca 420 E Locust St, Des Moines
Lucca
restaurant

Lucca

420 E Locust St, Des Moines, IA 50309

I had only eaten lunch here before, and it was always solid. When I finally had their little four course dinner, I was pleased as punch. I had one of the best...

Truman's KC Pizza Tavern 400 SE 6th St, Des Moines
Truman's KC Pizza Tavern
bar

Truman's KC Pizza Tavern

400 SE 6th St, Des Moines, IA 50309

I loved the food and the people here definately will come back for sure...Plus I love the CHIEFS and it has alot of CHIEFS stuff to look...

Aposto at the Scala House 644 18th St, Des Moines
Aposto at the Scala House
restaurant

Aposto at the Scala House

644 18th St, Des Moines, IA 50314

Fantastic dinner starting with our waiter Joseph and ending with our waiter Joseph. His wine suggestion was great, answered all our questions and in the...

Panka Peruvian Restaurant 2708 Ingersoll Ave suite 200, Des Moines
Panka Peruvian Restaurant
Peruvian

Panka Peruvian Restaurant

2708 Ingersoll Ave suite 200, Des Moines, IA 50312

I ordered Lomo Saltado. Perfection. Potatoes were crispy on the outside, and fluffy in the inside. Steak was seared, juicy and tender. It was very flavorful,...

Lzaza Indo-Pak Cuisine 1409 23rd St, Des Moines
Lzaza Indo-Pak Cuisine
restaurant

Lzaza Indo-Pak Cuisine

1409 23rd St, Des Moines, IA 50311

First visit, loved the food.. It's buffet at lunch time... we were there for dinner ala carte menu, You can choose your spice level, menu selection is...

Le's Chinese Bar-B-Que 1600 2nd Ave, Des Moines
Le's Chinese Bar-B-Que
restaurant

Le's Chinese Bar-B-Que

1600 2nd Ave, Des Moines, IA 50314

Sure it lacks ambience and isn't in an awesome location. But why haven't you been here? Get a plate of BBQ Duck/Pork/Chicken and rice. Well worth the...

BAH Brazilian Steakhouse 2301 Ingersoll Ave #500, Des Moines
BAH Brazilian Steakhouse
Steakhouses

BAH Brazilian Steakhouse

2301 Ingersoll Ave #500, Des Moines, IA 50312

I have been to many Brazilian steakhouses in the US - wasn't sure what to expect when we made our reservation at BAH in Des Moines. The staff and owner...

Blaze Pizza 300 W Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy, Des Moines
Blaze Pizza
Pizza

Blaze Pizza

300 W Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy, Des Moines, IA 50309

Very good, interesting varieties of pizza. One thing that is nice is that everything is fresh made after you order it which makes a nice difference. The only...

Sam's Fine Food & Egg Rolls 3300 SW 9th St #4, Des Moines
Sam's Fine Food & Egg Rolls
restaurant

Sam's Fine Food & Egg Rolls

3300 SW 9th St #4, Des Moines, IA 50315

My boyfriend loves the egg rolls so we stopped in to get six of them they were very fast they even beat my boyfriend getting back to pick me up thank you...

Fat Tuesday 6112 SW 9th St, Des Moines
Fat Tuesday
Cajun/Creole

Fat Tuesday

6112 SW 9th St, Des Moines, IA 50315

This is the best Cajun restaurant ever you should go there. Their fried catfish is awesome Cajun Fries awesome their shrimps are awesome and their Po-Boys it...

La Mie Bakery 841 42nd St, Des Moines
La Mie Bakery
bakery

La Mie Bakery

841 42nd St, Des Moines, IA 50312

I was overwhelmed when I walked in and a woman came to help me right away. Prices are similar to a Panera bread. Great food and pastry. I LoVe their back...

Pho All Seasons 1311 E Euclid Ave, Des Moines
Pho All Seasons
Vietnamese

Pho All Seasons

1311 E Euclid Ave, Des Moines, IA 50316

Some local businesses can stand up to each other by dishes but by cleanliness I do appreciate how pho all seasons have a more professional vibe on food...

Wasabi Tao 400 Walnut St, Des Moines
Wasabi Tao
night club

Wasabi Tao

400 Walnut St, Des Moines, IA 50309

Great service. The food was very good and the atmosphere was pleasing, although the booths were quite run down. The out of control roll we ordered was...

Molly's Cupcakes 215 E 3rd St, Des Moines
Molly's Cupcakes
bakery

Molly's Cupcakes

215 E 3rd St, Des Moines, IA 50309

Molly's is so unique. The moment you step through the door you just feel comfortable. The schoolhouse theme is so well done, between the desk tables,...

La Favorita 1700 E Grand Ave, Des Moines
La Favorita
restaurant

La Favorita

1700 E Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50316

I was raised on authentic Mexican food and La Favorita does not disappoint! I got three delicious carne asada tacos and a coke for less than a value meal from...

The High Life Lounge 200 SW 2nd St, Des Moines
The High Life Lounge
bar

The High Life Lounge

200 SW 2nd St, Des Moines, IA 50309

Good spot to gather with friends for libations, great little patio area in good weather, very nice wait staff, grest atmosphere, certainly the champagne of...

El Rincon Catracho 1352 Henderson Ave, Des Moines
El Rincon Catracho
Honduran

El Rincon Catracho

1352 Henderson Ave, Des Moines, IA 50316

Don't remember it so I guess I had a hell of a good time or my car went without me. For great Mexican food go to la hacienda on se 14th St Des...

Tequila Restaurante & Cantina 2824 Easton Blvd, Des Moines
Tequila Restaurante & Cantina
restaurant

Tequila Restaurante & Cantina

2824 Easton Blvd, Des Moines, IA 50317

Top Notch Enchiladas! #51 If your hungry try this entree. 4 enchiladas filled and I mean filled with the meat of your choice. Chorizo is probably the BEST in...

Joses Taco Truck 1531 E Grand Ave, Des Moines
Joses Taco Truck
Food Stands

Joses Taco Truck

1531 E Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50316

Went on Sunday for the first time and we loved it. Food was delicious and owner keeps the eating area clean. There's a hand washing area for customers,...

McAlister's Deli 5910 Douglas Ave #200, Des Moines
McAlister's Deli
Salad

McAlister's Deli

5910 Douglas Ave #200, Des Moines, IA 50322

First time going was yesterday, today I went back and took a group with me we all loved our food and the experience. Good atmosphere. Everyone working there...

Manhattan Deli 3705 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines
Manhattan Deli
restaurant

Manhattan Deli

3705 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312

Best deli in town! Been grabbing lunch here for almost 30 years. Hot sandwiches, cold sandwiches, chicken noodle soup, coconut bars... It's all fresh and...

Kathmandu Restaurant 4121 SE 14th St, Des Moines
Kathmandu Restaurant
restaurant

Kathmandu Restaurant

4121 SE 14th St, Des Moines, IA 50320

Very friendly service with incredibly delicious food! We will definitely be back to try more of the menu! This is Chicken Momo, Kalo Dal (medium spice), and...

Mama Mia’s 550 SW 9th St suite 4108, Des Moines
Mama Mia’s
Pizza

Mama Mia’s

550 SW 9th St suite 4108, Des Moines, IA 50309

Unfortunately, tonight they were out of pizza dough. However, this meant we got to try the sausage sandwich. It was awesome! The sausage is homemade and you...

Palmer's Deli & Market 2843 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines
Palmer's Deli & Market
Delis

Palmer's Deli & Market

2843 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312

Palmer's is one of our favorite lunch spots and is always delicious! They have awesome sandwiches with Gluten free bread available. Great for grabbing...

Recently Added Restaurants in Des Moines

SKØL 401 SE 5th St, Des Moines
SKØL
Pubs

SKØL

401 SE 5th St, Des Moines, IA 50309

Viking tacos, tacos with lefse instead of a tortilla. I ordered the carne asada tacos. The fillings were average but the lefse made it a must try taco. A...

Fong's on Forest 3018 Forest Ave, Des Moines
Fong's on Forest

Fong's on Forest

3018 Forest Ave, Des Moines, IA 50311

Love this place. One incident with kid at counter, his poor customer service, wont stop me. Casher told me he would clock out and take me outside. Manager sent...

St. Kilda Cafe & Bakery - Temple 1013 Locust St, Des Moines
St. Kilda Cafe & Bakery - Temple

St. Kilda Cafe & Bakery - Temple

1013 Locust St, Des Moines, IA 50309

The perfect start to a very long day in Iowa. I was traveling for work and found this restaurant group via Yelp. I convinced my coworkers we should do a...

DreiBerge Coffee 111 E Grand Ave Suite 109, Des Moines
DreiBerge Coffee

DreiBerge Coffee

111 E Grand Ave Suite 109, Des Moines, IA 50309

I didn't think Des Moines needed another coffee shop (we have quite a few considering the size of our city) but this is a welcome addition. I like how the...

Des Moines International Airport 5800 Fleur Dr, Des Moines
Des Moines International Airport
Airport Lounges

Des Moines International Airport

5800 Fleur Dr, Des Moines, IA 50321

Good staff and TSA. Nice workers in food shops. Easy airport to get around. Wish they would stop showing CNN at airports. It's no longer a credible...

Roadside Tacos 219 4th St, Des Moines
Roadside Tacos
Food Trucks

Roadside Tacos

219 4th St, Des Moines, IA 50309

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Ernie's Boondock 440 East Grand Ave. , Des Moines
Ernie's Boondock
Beer Bar

Ernie's Boondock

440 East Grand Ave. , Des Moines, IA

Favorite new bar in town. It has a comfortable atmosphere, and the staff are friendly and great conversation. The food truck Thursday-Sunday is super tasty....

Motley School Tavern 1903 Beaver Ave, Des Moines
Motley School Tavern
Salad

Motley School Tavern

1903 Beaver Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310

Second visit here tonight. We tried brunch here last week- biscuits and sausage gravy- it was SO good. Tonight - arrived at 5:30- seated immediately and got ...

Dirt Burger 407 E 5th St, Des Moines
Dirt Burger
Vegan

Dirt Burger

407 E 5th St, Des Moines, IA 50309

I am so, so glad this place opened up a location in The East Village. I've been there three times already for take out Dirt Burgers. The woman at the...

Rumors Vintage 4211 Chamberlain Ave, Des Moines
Rumors Vintage
Used, Vintage & Consignment

Rumors Vintage

4211 Chamberlain Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312

What can I say.. I love denim jackets, button up shirts, and looking like I could have been in high school in the 70's.. Well if you are like me and need...

Bellhop 440 E Grand Ave, Des Moines
Bellhop

Bellhop

440 E Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309

I came here with a friend on a Friday night and it was super busy. Luckily the have lots of seating. We were waited on immediately and our drinks were to us in...

J J Jasmine 400 Walnut St, Des Moines
J J Jasmine
Thai

J J Jasmine

400 Walnut St, Des Moines, IA 50309

Stopped by and tried the shrimp pad tai and egg rolls. Plenty of shrimp and overall pretty good but small portion for the money. Egg rolls and dipping sauce...

La Hacienda 525 E Grand Ave, Des Moines
La Hacienda
Mexican

La Hacienda

525 E Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309

Such a wonderful and delicious Mexican restaurant in the heart of the East Village. The food is delicious and the service is top notch. I have never had even...

Park Street Kitchen and Bar 435 Park St, Des Moines
Park Street Kitchen and Bar
American

Park Street Kitchen and Bar

435 Park St, Des Moines, IA 50309

The Park Street Kitchen and Bar is inside the beautiful one year old Hilton Downtown Des Moines. Restaurant has super friendly staff, very professional....

Local Bites Food court 700 Locust St, Des Moines
Local Bites Food court
Sandwich Shops

Local Bites Food court

700 Locust St, Des Moines, IA 50309

If you're looking for good quality for a cheap/affordable price, I definitely recommend Local Bites! There aren't any commercial fast food joints...

High Dive Bar 508 Indianola Rd, Des Moines
High Dive Bar
Pizza

High Dive Bar

508 Indianola Rd, Des Moines, IA 50315

I had never heard of ginos until I found it on groupon. They had a good deal of $30 for $50 so I figured why not give it a shot. My wife and I decided to go...

Bistro Nomad 1430 Locust St, Des Moines
Bistro Nomad
Mediterranean

Bistro Nomad

1430 Locust St, Des Moines, IA 50309

Amazing menu. Bistro Nomad provides a variety of different foods cooked in a unique, Mediterranean way. We definitely recommend the paella! Our server, Matt,...

Small Bar 2712 Beaver Ave, Des Moines
Small Bar
Cocktail Bar

Small Bar

2712 Beaver Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310

Fantastic spot for craft cocktails. Bartender is just cool enough. Must love cocktails, emphasis on small. Pictured cocktail is Phone Don’t Ring, It’s...

Big Dog Billiards 2610, 4510 NE 14th St, Des Moines
Big Dog Billiards
Pool Halls

Big Dog Billiards

2610, 4510 NE 14th St, Des Moines, IA 50313

Great atmosphere, convenient location plenty of parking. Very good cocktails, plenty of beers and a smoke free environment with clean pleasant smelling...

Outer Limits 6560 NE 14th St, Des Moines
Outer Limits
Bar

Outer Limits

6560 NE 14th St, Des Moines, IA 50313

Beautiful women, cold drinks, and surprisingly good performances for a DSM strip club. I especially enjoyed my time with Bree. Absolutely perfect. Definitely...

Wooly's 504 E Locust St, Des Moines
Wooly's
Music Venues

Wooly's

504 E Locust St, Des Moines, IA 50309

Woolys is just a little hole in the wall place. It's got space for a dance floor. It has booths and tables. A bar serves a pretty good liquor section...

The Blazing Saddle 416 E 5th St, Des Moines
The Blazing Saddle
Gay Bar

The Blazing Saddle

416 E 5th St, Des Moines, IA 50309

This is still the best gay bar in Des Moines! The first time I went was in 2003. I didn't visit it again until about 2008, and then again this year in...

Berk & Chesters 5800 Fleur Dr, Des Moines
Berk & Chesters
American

Berk & Chesters

5800 Fleur Dr, Des Moines, IA 50321

Our poor waitress was working furiously, but was by herself and couldn't keep up with the demand. The appetizer and drinks were great, but my pork...

Everest Restaurant 6401 SE 14th St, Des Moines
Everest Restaurant
Indian

Everest Restaurant

6401 SE 14th St, Des Moines, IA 50320

The ratings were good and our visit was excellent. Casual family restaurant with wonderful Indian food. I my curry dish was excellent and my husband had...

Dumpling Darling 212 E 3rd St, Des Moines
Dumpling Darling
Korean

Dumpling Darling

212 E 3rd St, Des Moines, IA 50309

This place is so cute! I came with my sister while passing through Des Moines, and she was so excited. Honestly we didn't expect such a good dumpling...

Django 1420 Locust St, Des Moines
Django
French

Django

1420 Locust St, Des Moines, IA 50309

The service was really great. I was very pleased with the drinks and food. The pork and seafood was the jam! I definitely recommend this...

The Seafood Trap 1552 E Grand St, Des Moines
The Seafood Trap
Seafood

The Seafood Trap

1552 E Grand St, Des Moines, IA 50316

One of my favorite seafood places in Des Moines. It's a thing I go there for my birthday the past few years. Food is amazing by the pound with the corn on...

Coda Lounge 401 Locust St, Des Moines
Coda Lounge
Lounges

Coda Lounge

401 Locust St, Des Moines, IA 50309

I am a guest of the hotel and came down to the bar for a drink and a bite to eat. The bartender was amazing and friendly and knowledgeable. My drink was...

Scopri Restaurant 401 Locust St, Des Moines
Scopri Restaurant
Italian

Scopri Restaurant

401 Locust St, Des Moines, IA 50309

Great food, service and wonderful staff. Made us feel right at home! Kevin, Sunny, Julie, Tyson and Chef were exceptional in providing service and even history...

Wingstop 3803 Merle Hay Rd, Des Moines
Wingstop
Chicken Wings

Wingstop

3803 Merle Hay Rd, Des Moines, IA 50310

People are really nice here, Quality food. Casual environment. I only wish they had more dry rub chicken because I'm that person who doesn't like...

Sir's Kitchen 2905 Hubbell Ave, Des Moines
Sir's Kitchen
Breakfast & Brunch

Sir's Kitchen

2905 Hubbell Ave, Des Moines, IA 50317

Great place with awesome food and very nice owners. I especially liked the fact that the chef came out of the kitchen to ask if we liked our...

Mash + MARROW 700 Grand Ave, Des Moines
Mash + MARROW
Lounges

Mash + MARROW

700 Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309

Rebecca the bartender is awesome, I'm staying in Des Moines a couple nights for work and and I've ate here two nights in a row. The Faroe salmon was...

Arugula & Rye 5800 Fleur Dr, Des Moines
Arugula & Rye
Salad

Arugula & Rye

5800 Fleur Dr, Des Moines, IA 50321

The breakfast sandwich here was great on 1 different trips. It is unusual for airport food to be this good. The staff really went out of their way to help me...

Sakari Sushi Lounge 2605 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines
Sakari Sushi Lounge
Sushi Bar

Sakari Sushi Lounge

2605 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312

They have a great selection of sushi that was very hard to choose from and what we ordered was really good. I used to think Akebono is the best in Des moines,...

Portermill 5800 Fleur Dr, Des Moines
Portermill
Bar

Portermill

5800 Fleur Dr, Des Moines, IA 50321

After hearing of our flight delay, we grabbed a bite and a brew. Had a wonderful burger with fried onions. The burger was full of flavor. The local brew was a...

Gas Lamp 1501 Grand Ave, Des Moines
Gas Lamp
Bar

Gas Lamp

1501 Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309

My wife and I saw the brewery at their last location and talked about stopping in sometime to try it. We noticed that they were moving into a different...

Principal River's Edge Restaurant 730 3rd St, Des Moines
Principal River's Edge Restaurant
American

Principal River's Edge Restaurant

730 3rd St, Des Moines, IA 50309

Love the whimsical wall paint, the beautiful fish tanks, and of course the delicious food & beverages! Servers Adam (first visit) and Scott (second visit in...

Pho House Restaurant Bar 1454 2nd Ave, Des Moines
Pho House Restaurant Bar
Vietnamese

Pho House Restaurant Bar

1454 2nd Ave, Des Moines, IA 50314

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Blu Thai Food and Sushi 215 E Walnut St, Des Moines
Blu Thai Food and Sushi
Thai

Blu Thai Food and Sushi

215 E Walnut St, Des Moines, IA 50309

This was a great place with authentic food. Don’t let the American sports channels throw you off. They have great food and appetizers l. I appreciate their...

El Original Mexico Lindo 1301 Watrous Ave, Des Moines
El Original Mexico Lindo
Mexican

El Original Mexico Lindo

1301 Watrous Ave, Des Moines, IA 50315

Great fresh real Mexican food! Very reasonable prices. I had al pastor burrito and my wife had tacos.I definitely will be back to try more dishes. Friendly...

El Pollo Catracho 4100 SE 14th St, Des Moines
El Pollo Catracho
Honduran

El Pollo Catracho

4100 SE 14th St, Des Moines, IA 50320

The beans and salsa with chips served when you walk in are perfect. I never like green sauce but this is exceptional. I love the cheese sprinkled on...

Antojitos Mexicanos D F 4100 SW 9th St, Des Moines
Antojitos Mexicanos D F
Mexican

Antojitos Mexicanos D F

4100 SW 9th St, Des Moines, IA 50315

Honestly one of my favorite Mexican restaurants. Food is amazing, prices are about the same as any other mexican establishment. Workers are great and a wide...

Bernardos Burritos 215 4th St, Des Moines
Bernardos Burritos
Bar

Bernardos Burritos

215 4th St, Des Moines, IA 50309

Absolutely stupendous. I've spent a lot of time eating burritos, tacos, etc..in the Mission, San Francisco. These burritos are the equal of old school...

Friedrich's Coffee 5800 Fleur Dr, Des Moines
Friedrich's Coffee
Coffee & Tea

Friedrich's Coffee

5800 Fleur Dr, Des Moines, IA 50321

Locally owned and run for over two decades, Friedrichs locally roasted, fresh coffee has a distinct aroma and taste that's welcome and different from the...

Krunkwich Ramen House 2721 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines
Krunkwich Ramen House
Ramen

Krunkwich Ramen House

2721 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312

Great murals around the store. Amazing Cool bathroom too. The cashier was very friendly and efficient. Do not know her name but she did an amazing...

Stu's BBQ 3800 Merle Hay Rd, Des Moines
Stu's BBQ
Barbeque

Stu's BBQ

3800 Merle Hay Rd, Des Moines, IA 50310

Tasty, fresh food. A true gem in the middle of the food court. We had the graziano sausage sandwich. Delicious. Fried pickles and steak fries were a nice...

Railroad Bill's Dining Car 621 Des Moines St, Des Moines
Railroad Bill's Dining Car
Breakfast & Brunch

Railroad Bill's Dining Car

621 Des Moines St, Des Moines, IA 50309

We tried Railroad Bill's for the first time and were not disappointed. We went at about 9:30am on Saturday, ordered right away and food came out within 20...

Maccabee's Kosher Deli 1150 Polk Blvd, Des Moines
Maccabee's Kosher Deli
Delis

Maccabee's Kosher Deli

1150 Polk Blvd, Des Moines, IA 50311

This deli literally serves soul food along with the sandwiches. My stomach and my heart are full when I leave. The sandwiches are Dagwood style huge but...

Flix Brewhouse 3800 Merle Hay Rd #1300, Des Moines
Flix Brewhouse
Breweries

Flix Brewhouse

3800 Merle Hay Rd #1300, Des Moines, IA 50310

Flux Brewhouse continues to meet and exceed my expectations. Our waitstaff person, James was fantastic. Friendly, excellent service, delicious food. My...

Liberty's 101 E Locust St, Des Moines
Liberty's
American

Liberty's

101 E Locust St, Des Moines, IA 50309

Located inside the Embassy Suites Hotel. Friendly service. The Mac n Cheese with Grilled Chicken and Bacon is Delicious! (sorry no pic dug in to eat too...

Butchers BBQ & Brews 300 W Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy #170, Des Moines
Butchers BBQ & Brews
Barbeque

Butchers BBQ & Brews

300 W Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy #170, Des Moines, IA 50309

The food is great. They were out of chicken and Diet Coke today. The brisket was great. My favorite sides were the cream corn and surprisingly the green...

Exile Brewing Company 1514 Walnut St, Des Moines
Exile Brewing Company
Breweries

Exile Brewing Company

1514 Walnut St, Des Moines, IA 50309

Sat outside on a nice evening. Waitress was very pleasant. She was prompt with our drinks. Guys had Octoberfests and enjoyed them. We started with Exile...

Chicago Dog 2314 University Ave, Des Moines
Chicago Dog

Chicago Dog

2314 University Ave, Des Moines, IA 50311

This place is amazing! Only place in DSM that does Chicago dogs. Plus, the owners keep slipping in extras like cupcakes, gumbo and cookies that aren't on...

Chuck's 4155, 3610 6th Ave, Des Moines
Chuck's
Pizza

Chuck's

4155, 3610 6th Ave, Des Moines, IA 50313

For those who like shoestring onion rings this is your joint. Tasty without being greasy. Pizza has thin crust with extra crispy edges. Very friendly...

Jimmy John's 300 W Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy, Des Moines
Jimmy John's
Sandwich Shops

Jimmy John's

300 W Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy, Des Moines, IA 50309

Live across the way, been ordering from here last few years & overall no big issues, any small issues always handled. Thanks Jimmy Johns.👍 ...

Maria's mexican food 5405 Douglas Ave, Des Moines
Maria's mexican food
Mexican

Maria's mexican food

5405 Douglas Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310

Huge portions and a LOT of meat on the nachos. Chicken was so tender! Queso was a bit runny, but great! And the cheesecake chimichangas are...

Teddy Maroon's 2301 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines
Teddy Maroon's
American

Teddy Maroon's

2301 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312

First time there. Our bartender was great. We ordered loaded tots and cornflake tenders. They were very good. I really liked the place but it is a little...

Teriyaki House 1014 E 14th St, Des Moines
Teriyaki House
Japanese

Teriyaki House

1014 E 14th St, Des Moines, IA 50316

I called the Ankeny location at 10:30 this morning (6/27/2019) to inquire about a catering order that I needed for today (poor planning on my part). The guy...

Basil Prosperi 801 Grand Ave, Des Moines
Basil Prosperi
Italian

Basil Prosperi

801 Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309

Love the spinach and ricotta I get this every time when I'm in the area working it's worth the wait you might have. Next time I'll try the pizza I...

TNT Vietnamese Restaurant 3452 Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy, Des Moines
TNT Vietnamese Restaurant
Vietnamese

TNT Vietnamese Restaurant

3452 Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy, Des Moines, IA 50310

We like to come here to get Pho and Vietnamese sandwiches. Considering my GF is Vietnamese and we both love Vietnamese food, you can safely assume that we...