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Best American Restaurants in Des Moines

The Stuffed Olive - Des MoinesThe Stuffed Olive - Des Moines
American | Des Moines, Des Moines
Firebirds Wood Fired Grill - West Des MoinesFirebirds Wood Fired Grill - West Des Moines
American | West Des Moines, Des Moines
Range Grill + GolfRange Grill + Golf
American | Urbandale, Des Moines
Prairie Canary Restaurant & BarPrairie Canary Restaurant & Bar
American | Des Moines, Des Moines
Granite City Food & Brewery - CliveGranite City Food & Brewery - Clive
American | West Des Moines, Des Moines
Granite City Food & Brewery - Cedar RapidsGranite City Food & Brewery - Cedar Rapids
American | Cedar Rapids, Cedar Rapids
American | Iowa City, Iowa City
Granite City Food & Brewery - DavenportGranite City Food & Brewery - Davenport
American | Davenport, Quad Cities
CRAVE - Sioux CityCRAVE - Sioux City
American | Sioux City, Sioux City
Keller's American Grill - Isle Casino BettendorfKeller's American Grill - Isle Casino Bettendorf
American | Bettendorf, Quad Cities
American | Moline, Quad Cities

Best Italian Restaurants in Des Moines

Centro RestaurantCentro Restaurant
Italian | Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines
BRAVO Cucina Italiana - Des Moines - Jordan CreekBRAVO Cucina Italiana - Des Moines - Jordan Creek
Italian | West Des Moines, Des Moines
Vinny Vanucchi's 'Little Italy' - DubuqueVinny Vanucchi's 'Little Italy' - Dubuque
Italian | Dubuque, Dubuque

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Diners' Choice Winners: Best Overall

Des Moines's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
Aposto1. Aposto
57 reviews
European | Des Moines, Des Moines

Overall a great experience. Only issues were that one of the pasta dishes was under cooked and over-sauced. The other plates, including salads, entrees, and desserts, were great. More

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

Creative menu with great variety that changes frequently. Chef's choice for 4 or 6 course meals available. Great waitstaff. Nice atmosphere. More

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Table 128 Bistro + Bar3. Table 128 Bistro + Bar
384 reviews
Contemporary American | Des Moines, Des Moines

Amazing food- the specials never disappoint. I'm not a lover of Brussel sprouts but this was by far the best I've ever had and made me a lover of them. More

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801 Chophouse – Des Moines4. 801 Chophouse – Des Moines
1200 reviews
Steakhouse | Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines

Great food, excellent service, and best drinks. I recommend 801 Chop. I went there for an anniversary and was reminded of the excellent service. The table was decorated for the occasion and a handwritten note is presented. What a great place. More

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Fleming's Steakhouse - Des Moines5. Fleming's Steakhouse - Des Moines
454 reviews
Steak | West Des Moines, Des Moines

We had a wonderful dinner. They knew it was our anniversary and brought us champagne on the house. Our meal was outstanding. We both had steaks, mashed potatoes, and Brussel sprouts. One of the best bone in ribeyes I have had. Finished with lava cake and ice cream. Great dining experience. More

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Park Street KitchenPark Street Kitchen
American | Des Moines, Des Moines

Park Street Kitchen is an all day dining concept featuring local ingredients and products, simply prepared and professionally serviced. The soul of this restaurant and the Chef's inspiration is anchored in the abundance of regional foods produced and raised locally. The menu features wholesome and hearty fare, using tried and true recipes and methods. More

Sam & Gabe's at The LyonSam & Gabe's at The Lyon
Modern Tuscan | Des Moines, Des Moines

Sam & Gabe's at The Lyon is an upper casual restaurant with an Italian flare located in the bottom floor of an apartment building . Enjoy the great view of the Downtown Des Moines skyline while you dine. The menu offers a large variety from steaks and seafood to pasta and pizza. Sam & Gabe's also offers a full bar focusing on craft cocktails and wines from around the world. Open for dinner with additional space for private events.More

Café | West Des Moines, Des Moines

Vino209 Wine Cafe is a hip and cool wine cafe located in Historic Valley Junction. We offer a wide variety of wine offered by the glass, bottle and for take-out purchase. We have seating for up to 70 guests complete with a private party room available for groups up to 20 guests. For groups over 6 or private parties please contact us at 515-255-1209 for a reservation.

We offer live Music on Tuesday evenings from 6:00-8:00 and "Wine Wednesday" from 5-7 with FREE wine samples.

Happy Hour 4-6 Monday-Saturday with food, beer and wine specials.

Our food menu is simple, but tasty - here is just a sample of our options:
Salads, Sandwiches, Soups, Truffle Grilled Cheese, Paninis
Items to share: Bruschetta, Blooming Cheve, Truffle Popcorn and more!
Bread & Oil, Olives, Meat & Cheese
Wine flights
Beer & Craft beers
Coffee, Tea & Espresso

Discover Downtown Des Moines

Des Moines, nestled deep in the heartland of Iowa, is a surprisingly great place to find new American cuisine. Native-born Iowans and recent immigrants have combined their cultures to create fusion flavors like Polynesian pizza and Asian tacos from the highest quality ingredients. Downtown Des Moines has steakhouses that have high-quality Midwestern beef sitting right next to some of the heartland's best produce. Whether you prefer modern takes on pizza, seafood or pub food, head down East Court Avenue or Locust Street to try some incredible restaurants. Along the river, you can find bars and brewpubs for spending a casual night out.