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Manny's Steakhouse
(960)
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Steak | Downtown / North Loop
Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant - St. Charles
(1089)
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Contemporary American | St. Charles
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Irina's Restaurant & BarIrina's Restaurant & Bar
162 reviews
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Russian | West Des Moines, Des Moines

The food was excellent, the service was great, and the decor of the restaurant was nice. The music could have been a little quieter. Will definitely go there again. More

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Table 128 Bistro + Bar1. Table 128 Bistro + Bar
567 reviews
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Contemporary American | Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines

Awesome! Great food and atmosphere. Great dining experience. More

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

Another fabulous meal and a great night with the most talented chef, great staff and his wonderful wife! More

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801 Chophouse – Des Moines3. 801 Chophouse – Des Moines
1480 reviews
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Steakhouse | Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines

Staff at door checked our coats nicely. Server was nice and informative. Food was hot and delicious. More

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Aposto4. Aposto
212 reviews
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European | Des Moines, Des Moines

Fabulous dining experience! Staff was very attentive, restaurant was amazing, and food was marvelous!!!! More

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St. Kilda5. St. Kilda
183 reviews
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Café | Des Moines, Des Moines

The food and service was excellent!! Want to go back! More

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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.