El Aguila Real Mexican Restaurant

$ • Mexican

4351 Merle Hay Rd, Des Moines
(515) 254-9453


Take-Out/Delivery Options


Recent Reviews

Service was great, and food was tasty! We all ordered off of the lunch menu, portions were great without being huge for a fair price.They did mess up and order, but corrected it without a fuss. There is a pretty decent sized vegetarian menu, and it wasn’t hard to make a dish vegan.The restaurant was cute, and it was clean as well. We’ll definitely be back!

It's been a hot minute since I've been to El Aguila Real.  In fact the last time might have been when they had the location open in West Des Moines on 22nd.  I took the kids to the newest location, after their move North on MHR, today for lunch.  

Love the ample parking.  The staff all wore masks.  Every other table/booth was blocked off for social distancing.

We were greeted at the door and seated right away.  Chips and salsa arrived maybe a minute after we...read full review

Arroz con pollo was good enough. Pandemic: they still have every other booth taped off and I was not impressed that they are using plastic ware. I've been to many restaurants in the COVID-19 pandekmy and haven't seen plastic spoons, forks, knives being provided. Margarita special was $5 and it was yummy!

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Monday 11AM - 9PM
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 11AM - 9PM
Thursday 11AM - 9PM
Friday 11AM - 10PM
Saturday 11AM - 10PM
Sunday 11AM - 9PM

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