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Prairie Canary Restaurant & Bar
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American | Des Moines
Martina
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Seafood | Linden Hills
St. Kilda
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Café | Des Moines
Bubba
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Southern | Des Moines
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Irina's Restaurant & BarIrina's Restaurant & Bar
144 reviews
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Russian | West Des Moines, Des Moines

The food was absolutely delicious and the service was great! More

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Aposto1. Aposto
170 reviews
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European | Des Moines, Des Moines

Chef Sean is amazing! Service is fantastic and atmosphere unique. Thanks Aposto crew. More

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Baru 662. Baru 66
333 reviews
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French | Des Moines, Des Moines

It’s always a special occasion to have dinner at Baru 66! More

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St. Kilda3. St. Kilda
156 reviews
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Café | Des Moines, Des Moines

Amazing food great service. More

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Table 128 Bistro + Bar4. Table 128 Bistro + Bar
520 reviews
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Contemporary American | Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines

Very informative server who made great recommendations. Food was excellent. We all cleaned our plates. An excellent dining experience More

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801 Chophouse – Des Moines5. 801 Chophouse – Des Moines
1425 reviews
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Steakhouse | Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines

Steak was ok. Not $50 dollars worth. The chicken was great. Drinks we're made perfectly. We won't come back but it was something to try once. More

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Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse - Des MoinesJohnny’s Italian Steakhouse - Des Moines
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Steakhouse | Des Moines, Des Moines

Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse — Des Moines is conveniently located just minutes from the Des Moines International Airport on Fleur Drive. Guests are greeted by a Sinatra-esque, Rat Pack ambiance that has become synonymous with Johnny’s. Enjoy one of our signature entrées or your favorite steak, Italian, or seafood dish. Relax while we prepare a hand-crafted cocktail at the Blue Bar. Ask about our semi-private curtained dining areas which are perfect for larger groupsMore

Teddy Maroon'sTeddy Maroon's
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American | Des Moines, Des Moines

Teddy Maroon’s is a neighborhood bar and grill offering classic American food, complemented by craft beers, cocktails and wines available seven days a week. The restaurant will embrace the character and traditions of the Ingersoll neighborhood by becoming a place where friends and family gather. More

The Whiskey HouseThe Whiskey House
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American | West Des Moines, Des Moines

The Whiskey House in Ankeny offers an eclectic menu of specialty food. Select our menu link below for a glimpse of what The Whiskey House and Bourbon Grill has to offer.

Our extensive whisk(e)y list includes exquisite bottles from around the globe and master crafted whisk(e)y drinks. Our master mixologists, have traveled near and far collecting only the finest whisk(e)ys.

On tap or bottled, we have a wide variety of beers, including craft beers from Iowa. We also offer an amazing selection of craft cocktails, both Whisk(e)y based and non-Whisk(e)y based. Our cocktails are craft made from scratch. Some items are seasonal. More

Discover Des Moines

Des Moines, Iowa, is a true metropolis of more than 200,000 people. There's more going on here than corn fields! You can enjoy small bites and wonderful cocktails on an elegant rooftop patio or a great steak at a top-notch steakhouse. No matter your dietary needs or taste preferences, you can find something just to your liking in Des Moines. Ethnic options include sushi, Vietnamese pho, a French bistro or an Italian pizza house. You can also enjoy great ethnic combinations such as crab rangoon pizza! Barbecue is a popular selection and loaded with slow, smoky flavor. Being landlocked doesn't have to mean you can't get seafood. Both Des Moines and West Des Moines offer delicious bounty from the ocean.