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Prairie Canary Restaurant & Bar
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American | Des Moines
Django Restaurant
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French | Downtown Des Moines
Bubba
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Southern | Des Moines
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Irina's Restaurant & BarIrina's Restaurant & Bar
179 reviews
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Russian | West Des Moines, Des Moines

This is a fantastic place for a special occasion or date night! More

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Table 128 Bistro + BarTable 128 Bistro + Bar
615 reviews
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Contemporary American | Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines

Table 128 is always our go-to place for a great dinner with wine and/or cocktails. Been there dozens of times. More

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

Table 128 is always our go-to place for a great dinner with wine and/or cocktails. Been there dozens of times. More

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

Having traveled a great deal, its been a while since I have been to Baru 66. It was one of the best meals I have had in years. The food is exceptional and the ambiance even better. This is a true gem for Des Moines, Iowa. More

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801 Chophouse – Des Moines3. 801 Chophouse – Des Moines
1546 reviews
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Steakhouse | Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines

Amazing! You should ho More

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

Perfection as always! More

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Centro Restaurant5. Centro Restaurant
2212 reviews
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Italian | Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines

Great lunch location. Highly recommend reservations because this is a popular lunch meeting spot. More

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Des Moines restaurants that recently joined the OpenTable network
Bistro NomadBistro Nomad
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Mediterranean | Des Moines, Des Moines

Located across the Pappajohn in downtown Des Moines, Bistro Nomad brings you the richness and colors of the Mediterranean cuisine.More

Mash + MARROWMash + MARROW
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American | Des Moines, Des Moines

Experience a modern twist on American classics at Mash + Marrow. Located in the Great Room of our hotel, our downtown Des Moines restaurant is the ideal place to sample seasonal cuisine or sip a handcrafted cocktail unwinding with friends and colleagues.More

Union 29Union 29
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Contemporary American | West Des Moines, Des Moines

Union 29 is an American tavern that honors the spirit of Iowa with an energetic atmosphere that features culinary favorites with local ingredients.More

Wasabi - JohnstonWasabi - Johnston
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Sushi | Des Moines, Des Moines

Wasabi Johnston is a modern restaurant and lounge specializing in ramen and sushi. Hoping to bring new school vision to old school values.More

Wasabi - WaukeeWasabi - Waukee
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Sushi | West Des Moines, Des Moines

Wasabi is located on 9500 University Avenue in West Des Moines. Chefs at Wasabi serve the highest-quality New York-style sushi, Japanese fusion dishes. unique custom cocktails and more. 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.