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4519 Fleur Dr.
Des Moines, IA 50321
Downtown Des Moines
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$30 and under
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Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Everyday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm
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Italian, Steak, Seafood
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Delivery, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Join us for great food, wine, and drinks while enjoying the company of your many south side friends and neighbors.
Eat drink and be Mezzodi’s.
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As I said, the food was excellent.
Our waitress was simply superb!!! She catered to our every need, was patient as our party did not gather quite on time. She took pictures for us. Oh yes, our experience was wonderful!!!!!"
Dined on 3/5/2014
We were visiting from out of town.
Service was fast, friendly, and helpful. The suggested wine pairings with the courses worked well. The food was good and the portions were HUGE. I was there with my teenage son. We both ordered an appetizer and a main course. Neither of us was able to finish our meal, despite how much we liked it."
Dined on 3/3/2014
Our party of 6 was impressed with
the quality of the food and our waitress was cheerful, attentive and efficient. The wild mushroom lasagne was wonderful, but the amount of rich alfredo sauce, although delicious, was a little too generous and the spinach too sparse. The selection of beers and wines was extensive and we all enjoyed our drinks. Overall, it was a satisfying meal and we look forward to returning."
Dined on 2/25/2014
Both the food and service were
mediocre. A group of 9 went there because they had a good reputation but the food has gone downhill over the last few years. The waitress was really nice but not knowledgeble and messed up many orders, plus it took 3 times to get the checks correct. I will not be going there again."
Dined on 2/13/2014
The food was good. Service was
great and we made our movie without any problems."
Dined on 1/18/2014
My food was good and the people
were friendly. My only issue was, I ordered my ravioli with Alfredo sauce and got tomato sauce. Oh well, it was still good."
Dined on 1/17/2014
We dined at Mezzodi's after a
movie on Saturday evening. Love that they offer 2-for-1 drinks or dessert with your movie ticket! The hostess was also our server and did a great job. Food was so amazing! The largest mozza sticks I've ever seen. Everything was home made and tasted delicious. Will definitely return."
Dined on 1/11/2014
VERY flavorful food. We really
enjoyed our selections."
Dined on 12/28/2013
We were contacted twice to see if
we wanted to still keep the reservation.Which was great to know they knew we wee coming. The waiter was overly chatty or too quiet. You felt you could ask him questions and not be a bother. The menu was varied which was great because our group was also varied. The serve was timely as we were going to a show and did not have a lot of extra time. It seemed we would finish with the appetizers and the salads came, finished with the salad and the main entree arrived. Drinks and water were always kept full and a request to leave a pitcher of water on the table was met with a smile and the pitcher. We had a wonderful time and will most assuredly be back agin. This was not our first time nor our last."
Dined on 12/27/2013
We went to Mezzodi's to celebrate
my 48th birthday. The food was certainly good enough. Waiter was young, attentive and knowledgeable. The only 2 issues would be how dark the room was (we read the menu with our smart phone flashlights) and the our sitting was tight for 4 people. The booths (that I could see, there may be others) were U - shaped around a square table. Suffice it to say it was a bit uncomfortable @ 6'2"."
Dined on 12/14/2013
We have been enjoying Mezzodi's
for several years. It's cozy, the food is great and the lighting is soft. Our favorite waitress retired but the wait staff we've had since then is good but we miss Cheryl :)"
Dined on 11/30/2013
We ordered a salad and the
margherita pizza. It was nothing special but may have been better if it were served warm. The sald had a nice flavor but was drowning in the dressing. The wines by the glass selection was disappointing. Only one Chardonnay by the Glass and not one I would order so we went with ice tea."
Dined on 11/26/2013
Our party of eight was
disappointed with the experience at Mezzodi's. The wait staff was inefficient and inattentive. Food was okay but arrived at the table lukewarm. We were never asked if we wanted a second glass of wine or more bread. Water glasses were filled sporadically. One waitress made a rude comment under her breath about an older guest's request. I had remembered Mezzodi's as being a very nice restaurant but will not return again anytime soon. Very disappointing!"
Dined on 11/15/2013
Everything was absolutely
wonderful from the private room to the food and service, we will diffently be back."
Dined on 10/12/2013
We had a group of 11 for lunch and
it worked out great. Food was EXCELLENT and although it was a little slow to get our initial order taken, the food came relatively quickly and the server was responsive to our needs."
Dined on 10/1/2013
The decor was nice. The server was
attentive. My husband ordered the Gorgonzola steak and said the cut of meat wasn't very good. I ordered the mushroom lasagna. It was so hot that even with being careful I burned the roof of my mouth (felt it all the next day). So much sauce I couldn't find the noodles. It kind of turned into a soup as I poked at it. We didn't have dessert."
Dined on 9/29/2013
Every detail was accounted for.
Wait Staff, Appetizers, Entre, and drinks were all excellent."
Dined on 8/31/2013
We took our 6 & 3 year old boys,
and the good came out very quickly and very yummy. Strongly recommend for a date or nicer dinner with family or friends!"
Dined on 9/1/2013
This is the second time we have
eaten at this hotel during our stay in Des Moines. From what I can tell it's the best option in the area for a sit down dinner. My husband and I both had the salmon salad. Overall, the food, service, and experience were good. We'll go back next time we are in Des Moines if we stay in the area."
Dined on 9/1/2013
Had a terrific experience and
definitely will visit again."
Dined on 8/25/2013
Quiet, great good and nightly
specials . Good for small groups and couples. Service is terrific!"
Dined on 8/11/2013
We had an amazing time with a
large group (17) and the kids almost outnumbered the adults! Wonderful food, great hospitality. We will be back!"
Dined on 7/21/2013
I have never had a bad meal at
this place. It is a neighborhood gem with really friendly service. The menu is predictable, but everything is deliciuous. It is on our short list when my family is ready to dine out."
Dined on 7/7/2013
I went to Mezzodi's with a group
of eight people. The service was friendly and competent. We all loved the food. Would definitely go back."
Dined on 7/6/2013
While the food was outstanding, we
waited over a half an hour just to give our drink orders. We were a large group, and not in hurry, but it still took quite a bit of time. Bread came after 45 minutes. Too long to wait to be greeted by server. The hostess also was not the kindest. But the food was wonderful and very large, filling portion sizes."
Dined on 6/19/2013
My dish was too overwhelmed by a
smoky flavor to taste anything else. My husband had a similar experience with the pork chops he ordered, no mention on the menu of any heat to the dish but they were overwhelmingly spicy, a flavor that seem to overtake everything else on his place (and there was a LOT going on, on his plate). Our bruschetta had way too many ingredients, balsalmic, and boursin cheese on top of the classics. Overall things seemed over-complicated by flavors that weren't necessary or overpowering. Disappointed on our first visit. And the service wasn't great, either. Our water glasses ran empty and stayed empty for extended periods of time."
Dined on 6/1/2013
The food was fantastic! The
atmosphere could be romantic, if you weren't married 40+ years! The waitress was very efficient, but somewhat brusque."
Dined on 5/25/2013
Relative to other Italian choices
in Des Moines, there is better to be had. Relative to Chicago, there is much better to be had. The fact is, Macaroni Grill is far better, and a much nicer room. I appreciate that they had some nice beers. Peace Tree is a very decent brewer."
Dined on 5/25/2013
On the way to the airport, stopped
for a quick lunch. May be passible for most but didn't do it for me at all. I am newly vegan and of course there was noting on the menu. But after I tried to strip everything from the simplest salad, it still came drowning in some creamy dressing. I ate because I didn't want to make a big deal for the people I was with. I had asked the waitress who clearly didn't understand "vegan" but also missed the "no dairy"."
Dined on 5/21/2013
We loved our dinner last Saturday
night. We had a terrific waitress who took care of our every need. There were 8 of us but she kept up with everyone. We ordered salads and lots of drinks and steaks...Every bite we took was yummy! Some took home boxes of left-overs and they were more than willing to accommodate our requests. The wine was perfect - everything ordered was prepared wonderfully...A lovely evening at a great restaurant. We'll definitely be back!"
Dined on 5/18/2013
Great service for a group of 12.
Made sure everyone's drinks were filled, food came out in a timely fashion. Everything was delicious and fairly priced, great find last minute before graduation."
Dined on 5/10/2013
We are from Omaha and traveled to
Des Moines to be with our family for Mother's Day. We have eaten at Mezzodi's several times. It has a good variety of food and it is a friendly open place to eat. Our service is normally excellent. This time is was good but felt as if the watress was not really wanting to work on Mother's Day. Overall we enjoyed ourselves. But some of what we ordered was forgot, we had to ask for refils on our drinks. Ketchup or hot sauce we had to get ourselves. Some small things but we had never had service like this at Mezzodi's before."
Dined on 5/12/2013
Great stop after taking in a
cinema experience at Fleur 4 Theatre. We enjoyed a leisurely meal, good service, quiet friendly/warm atmosphere. We didn't choose to order from the full dinner menu, but rather ate a light evening meal. Our salads and appetizers were tasty and we'll be back for a full dinner ."
Dined on 3/23/2013
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