Anthony's HomePort - Des Moines
Anthony's HomePort - Des Moines

Anthony's HomePort - Des Moines

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.anthonys.com/
  • Phone: 2068241947
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 4:30pm, Saturday: 11:30am - 4:30pm, Sunday: 12:30pm - 3:30pm
    Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:30pm - 9:30pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:30pm - 10:00pm, Sunday: 3:00pm - 9:00pm
    Sunday Brunch: 10:00am - 2:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Carte Blanche,Diners Club,Discover,JCB,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Northwest
  • Executive Chef: Duane Sullivan
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Our private waterfront view room is comfortable for groups up to 50 people for a business meeting, or family celebration. We are committed to providing you and your guests a perfect experience with custom menu options.
  • Private Party Contact: Jane or Dana 2068241947

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 6th Ave South
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Ample free parking.
A word from Anthony's HomePort - Des Moines
Locally owned waterfront restaurant dedicated to giving our guests a truly Northwest dining experience, Anthony’s has earned the reputation for the finest fresh seafood, perfectly prepared and expertly served with an uncompromising commitment to quality and value. We feature fresh seasonal and sustainable fish, and shellfish from our own seafood company accompanied by Northwest wines and micro brews as well our "Best of the Season" produce featured in our housemade desserts, salads, entrees, and beverages. Anthony’s Des Moines features a lovely panoramic view of Puget Sound, and the Olympic Mountains. Open daily for lunch with a casual style no reservation necessary restaurant on the first floor featuring seafood, pastas, salads, burgers, and fish tacos.
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Anthony's HomePort - Des Moines reviews from OpenTable diners
82 reviews since June 2, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.3
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.6
    Noise LevelModerate
93% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
scenic view (73)special occasion (46)neighborhood gem (24)good for groups (23)great for outdoor dining (21)great for lunch (21)romantic (20)great for brunch (16)fit for foodies (16)kid-friendly (10)hot spot (3)vibrant bar scene (2)late-night find (2)Show More
  • Marina view and more
    Loanguru
    Dined on 9/23/2014
    I was very glad that we were able to make our reservation on opentable. We arrived a little early and were seated fairly quickly. The ambiance is very nice. While the wait staff are clearly hustling their sense of urgency is only translated into prompt courteous service. The booths provide some privacy and ours had a great view of the marina. On a clear day you would have a great view of the mountains as well. The food was very good and we finished with their peach slump which was excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Anthony's Fan
    SaltysFan
    Dined on 9/22/2014
    Perfect spot to take guests with a flight layover since Anthony's is close to the Airport. Their menu shows off the Pacific Northwest's best of the best seafood dishes. Between the cod, rockfish, shrimp, chowder and seafood salad, our guests were impressed. To add to the great seafood menu is the location looking out at the marina and Puget Sound.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • GTAMPastorVIP
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    I only wish I could post on this review the absolutely spectacular view we had from our table as we enjoyed a wonderful meal with friends celebrating our 27th wedding anniversary. The service was excellent and the food was very good, especially the fresh peach desserts. The Cheesecake with fresh Peaches and Peach Slump were simply amazing!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great, as always!
    MTinWA
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    This was my third time here, though only my first time in the upstairs dining room. As always, we had excellent service with absolutely prime food. This upstairs spot was perfect for the romantic getaway I wanted to take my girlfriend to! Thanks so much to the prompt and friendly staff! It was a great night all around.
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Oysters Plus a Puget Sound Sunset
    rhmartinVIP
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    Once upon a time when I was stationed in Seattle I developed an unsophisticated but life-long passion for fried oysters. But, landlocked in the Midwest for the last 50 years, I had forgotten that oysters (even along the Gulf Coast and Chesapeake Bay) don't always have to taste dull and muddy. The fried Willapa Bay oysters at Anthony's were the best and sweetest I have tasted since my boys and I harvested wild oysters from the rocks along the Hood Canal back in the 1960's. Add watching the sun set over Puget Sound and you have a perfect evening. Be sure to request a window table, although all the tables have a good view of the Sound.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pretty good but not gourmet
    Sivamo
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    Anthony's has a great menu with lots of different selections for all types of people to choose from. The seafood seems fresh, and they seem to have lots of seasonal fresh veggies. It's not spectacular in terms of presentation or creativity but it's pretty good fresh food with a great view.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • lovely view, very good food
    Connie
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    Beautiful scenic spot, although the setting sun made it difficult to see for awhile, as there was no shade over the door that was in my sightline. The service is excellent (Amanda is best waiter EVER), the food was very good, prepared perfectly. One glitch with dessert was resolved with a substitute selection at no charge. Great place to take out of town guests.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Add Anthony's to your must go list
    BillVIP
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    When ever I am in Seattle, I come here for the salmon, the view, and to relax. One of the best in area and a great place to eat before getting on an airplane.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • All around dining
    hugefan
    Dined on 9/1/2014
    It is simply the best restaurant in our area for dining.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • In need of update
    ShannanyVIP
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    The crowd was very elderly and the food was less than great. Very pricey for the quality you receive. The hostesses were not pleasant and acted like they were doing you a favor. The view was beautiful, but no other reason to return.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • End of our Pacfic Northwest Trip
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    I used to use this restaurant for business travel. It is a great alternative when you are staying near the airport and don't want to fight traffic to Seattle. This was the end of a short vacation and the night before a very early morning flight. We ended up sitting on the deck which was a little less formal but a great view. We chose the full menu option and the quality of food and service was great...albeit they only had one wait staff taking orders. They have a pretty good process to get the orders delivered to your table. We had the mussels which were excellent and very large, followed by a very nice salad, and the duet of fish (salmon and halibut). I had not been here in years but loved it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Although a Chain, a Local Gem
    opsanVIP
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    Anthony's never disappoints .. please find your next special occasion here. Food is always excellent, service always acceptable. This location features a view of the South Sound area, and two floors to enjoy it! When in the Northwest, you can trust this brand for consistent representation of our local foods and preparations.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • fl013
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    We met friends from out of town here and enjoyed the view as well as the delicious dinner. Since my husband and I arrived early, we went to the bar and our friends joined us there. Within a few minutes the hostess came by for us to go to our table. We were pleased to have a table by the window, even though we had not requested it. The food was very good, and we had pleasant wait staff both in the bar and in the restaurant. The evening went smoothly; we had no complaints, and we will dine there again.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • wonderful experience
    Josephine
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    We took some neighbors out for a " thank you dinner" prior to our out of state move. We all had a great 3 hours at Anthony's. We appreciated not being rushed so we could enjoy an extended chat over a second glass of wine. The food was outstanding and the service impeccable. Anthony's is a classy place. They have always been able to balance value with consistency. We highly recommend them
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • D111
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Wonderful food service and spectacular views. Our out-of-town guests were very impressed
    Special Features:
    special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great waterfront view
    cdtulaw
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    If you enjoy good seafood and you are having guests from it if town you can't miss with Anthony's. I had some friends traveling from the Midwest and they thoroughly enjoyed the gods and waterfront views. You can also walk along the marina after dinner and see all of the boats or on the water.
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Serving size
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    I felt that the portions were a little large for some over 65 eaters. I would like to see the the before 6:00 smaller menu served on the weekends also.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent early dinner menu
    Tahiti3
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Had early dinner with friends to avoid Friday rush hour traffic. The Dungeness crab stack appetizer was amazing! The dinner specials had good variety but only seafood appetizers. 5pm was too late to get a table on the deck, but our booth actually had a better view over the breakwater. Our server Gloria was nice but didn't refill water glasses on a hot day without prompting. Note to management - dark blue water glasses mean the level is not visible to a busy server dashing between tables.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great view & food
    GinnySVIP
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    Chowder was good and all seafood was cooked perfectly. Very crowded and noisy at times. We sat upstairs and had a great view of the harbor.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great experience!
    Jeroni
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    Our party of 8 was accommodated in an efficient and caring manner - I highly recommend Anthony's!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect in every way
    luv2eatVIP
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    We do not get to Anthony's as much as I used to about 20 years ago. It remains a wonderful setting and great food. We had some out of town company fly in and wanted to take them someplace with a great view. Anthony's in Des Moines was our first choice. The food and service were great. Our friends could not stop talking about the great view. We will be back soon.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent food - locally owned
    USATLC
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    Everything was superb except for garlic shrimp was bland that my dad had for entree. He told the staff and they did not offer another dish or express regret, etc. the berries dessert was all superb.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lucky Me!
    SeaGal2009
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    Live within walking distance of this fabulous restaurant and it is my go-to place when visitors come to town. I have never been disappointed with the food, service, or cleanliness of the restaurant. Yes, Anthony's is a chain, however, the Des Moines Anthony's feels like a try hometown restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    Food was mediocre and high priced. The staff was very friendly and attentive. Dining on the water is a great experience.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great food all around
    MrsMac
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    We went for my mother's birthday as we have in the past since we love this restaurant so much. Everything we ordered was delicious! Pan fried oysters are always perfectly cooked. Salmon, chowder and tempura prawns were all delicious. We had a berry cheesecake and a berry shortcake for dessert and the berries were so fresh and sweet. All around we were impressed by the excellent service and the food. We will definitely be back again. Also happy hour is amazingly well priced!!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Will dine again
    Kari
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    Fantastic views, friendly and very knowledgeable staff, good menu diversity (also offers gluten-free menu). Consult waiter for recommendations. Pricey, but not out of line for type of dining.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fabulous Anniversary Dining
    LittleRycky
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    We chose Anthony's to celebrate our 10th wedding anniversary and would highly recommend it to anyone. The staff went out of their way to make it a spectacular night, especially our server Callie! We had a corner window table with unobstructed views of Puget Sound. Food and drink was all outstanding. I look forward to celebrating future events at Anthony's in Des Moines!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Caspersdad
    Dined on 7/16/2014
    Clam chowder was great, as usual, and the service was top notch. Main courses varied from steak to salmon, and everyone enjoyed their meals. Highly recommend for the water view and dining!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good food and service
    Food4Thought
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    Have eaten at several Anthony's and they never disappoint. Our party of four had a baked seafood and artichoke dip with toasted baguette rounds for dipping. Very good. We also had seasonal salads and chowder, also good. Two of us had Alaskan salmon, one had swordfish and one the crab cakes. All very tasty, however, the salmon was served over puréed potatoes, which we didn't care for with fish. Would have been better with a pilau or risotto. The only negative was that we were seated by the window overlooking the harbor. Normally that would be lovely, but at 6:30 pm in July the sun was still hot and enveloped our whole table making us squint and perspire. Those blinds that block the glare but not the view would have been a relief.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • joypatparty1
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    Maria waited on us and she was excellent! very knowledge about the menu. My husband and I enjoyed our meals and the view. It was a great place to have a birthday!
    Special Features:
    special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • great find
    EmmanuelVIP
    Dined on 7/1/2014
    First time reading at the Des Moines location of Anthony's. The location and view are stunning. Food was good without being spectacular (given the office), service was great. Overall the experience was awesome if you are not too price sensitive. Let's be clear, you are buying the view and experience, and it is worth it!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Homeport
    Glad2dine
    Dined on 6/26/2014
    Fantastic food excellent service and an overall great dinning experience. Recommend to all you friends.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best seafood Great View
    nativeduck
    Dined on 6/24/2014
    Love this spot. Had a fantastic sunset view matched only by the high quality of the seafood! Service was attentive and fun. Would strongly recommend.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • One Of Our Favorites
    ChrisVIP
    Dined on 6/22/2014
    Always - Always - Always fantastic food at a good price. Beautiful view of the Sound and great service.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • One of My Favorite Restaurants
    dudsmom
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    My husband and I dined at this restaurant last Saturday night. The food was great and also the desert! We had reservations at 6:30pm but was surprised to see how crowded it was. It took a little longer to get our drinks and food then usual but was worth waiting for. This restaurant will always be on the top of my list.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Graduation dinner of 20
    AndiJ2014
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    My husband's and my extended family came to celebrate my husband's graduate school graduation. We had a party if 20. The staff was great at refilling drinks and splitting up the check for us. They really made his night special. The only tiny flaw was we were in front of the upstairs windows and there were no blinds so the half of us facing the window wore our sunglasses. It was a great evening and we would definitely do this again!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The Pacific Northwest at its finest
    lovely
    Dined on 6/18/2014
    Delicious food, friendly servers, fantastic view of Puget Sound and a marina.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Finally it all came together
    DogMom
    Dined on 6/6/2014
    I've dined @ Anthony's frequently - sometimes the food is awesome, service average, seating average....This dining experience it all came together - delightful service! Fish cooked to perfection! Nice window seat for dad. Thanks Anthony's....my dad was very happy!
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 44 ratings-only reviews submitted since June 2, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.3
    • Food4.1
    • Ambiance4.5
    • Service4.3
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 93 reviews are from the Anthony's HomePort - Des Moines reviews archive.
  • Great salmon, but REALLY?
    Kngl7
    Dined on 5/31/2014
    At our table of four for dinner, three of us had the planked Copper River salmon. The fourth had the only chicken dish on the menus, a chicken burger from the bar menu. The burger was taken off our bill after the first one went back due to the hair in the sandwich. The salmon was great, even given the $30 price tag. However, it came without a salad and without dinner rolls. When a table is spending over 100 bucks in a mid-level restaurant, you should expect a few accompaniments.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Splendid spot for a business lunch
    DonkeyHodey
    Dined on 5/30/2014
    The view is gorgeous and the food is very good-to-great. The wait staff was attentive yet unobtrusive. The noise level is more manageable than most restaurants these days so one does not have to shout in order to carry on a conversation. Ideal for a business lunch or a special dinner. Surprisingly close to the rest of the world given its feeling of being set apart from it.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate