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Prairie Canary Restaurant & Bar
(31)
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American | Des Moines
Django Restaurant
(304)
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French | Downtown Des Moines
Bubba
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Southern | Des Moines
Johnny's Italian Steakhouse - Altoona
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Steakhouse | Urbandale
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Table 128 Bistro + Bar
Table 128 Bistro + Bar
(705)
$$$$
Contemporary American | Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines

our go to dinner spot when staying in W Des Moines on our frequent trips from WI to NM— always welcoming & delicious! More

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Centro Restaurant
Centro Restaurant
(2368)
$$$$
Italian | Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines

My husband and I met at Centro for our first date 11 years ago today. Eight years ago today we were married. Every year for our anniversary we come back and enjoy everything about Centro. Thank you for helping us celebrate our love! More

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801 Chophouse – Des Moines
801 Chophouse – Des Moines
(1757)
$$$$
Steakhouse | Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines

Seated right away. Drinks spot on, told the waitress to keep them coming without asking each time. Ribeye and Salmon was fantastic. Carrots and hash browns were wonderful. Favorite part for me was the Creme Brulee was magical as always!!! More

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Django Restaurant
Django Restaurant
(2426)
$$$$
French | Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines

Excellent service and food. The waiter did a nice job of pacing our drinks, appetizers and main course that allowed us time to catch up with friends. The food was excellent and presentation well done. More

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RoCA
RoCA
(744)
$$$$
Contemporary American | Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines

We love this place, the special dishes, the wine and charcuterie are exceptional! More

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Malo
Malo
(1017)
$$$$
Latin American | Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines

Love everything about this place!! One of our favs!! More

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Splash Seafood Bar and Grill
Splash Seafood Bar and Grill
(1619)
$$$$
Seafood | Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines

Went for my girlfriends birthday and had an amazing meal, a terrific server that was really knowledgeable and helpful and a really romantic evening overall. More

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Downtown Des Moines Diners' Choice Winners

Downtown Des Moines's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
Table 128 Bistro + Bar
Table 128 Bistro + Bar
(705)
$$$$
Contemporary American | Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines

our go to dinner spot when staying in W Des Moines on our frequent trips from WI to NM— always welcoming & delicious! More

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Centro Restaurant
Centro Restaurant
(2368)
$$$$
Italian | Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines

My husband and I met at Centro for our first date 11 years ago today. Eight years ago today we were married. Every year for our anniversary we come back and enjoy everything about Centro. Thank you for helping us celebrate our love! More

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RoCA
RoCA
(744)
$$$$
Contemporary American | Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines

We love this place, the special dishes, the wine and charcuterie are exceptional! More

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801 Chophouse – Des Moines
801 Chophouse – Des Moines
(1757)
$$$$
Steakhouse | Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines

Seated right away. Drinks spot on, told the waitress to keep them coming without asking each time. Ribeye and Salmon was fantastic. Carrots and hash browns were wonderful. Favorite part for me was the Creme Brulee was magical as always!!! More

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Django Restaurant
Django Restaurant
(2426)
$$$$
French | Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines

Excellent service and food. The waiter did a nice job of pacing our drinks, appetizers and main course that allowed us time to catch up with friends. The food was excellent and presentation well done. More

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Splash Seafood Bar and Grill
Splash Seafood Bar and Grill
(1619)
$$$$
Seafood | Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines

Went for my girlfriends birthday and had an amazing meal, a terrific server that was really knowledgeable and helpful and a really romantic evening overall. More

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Malo
Malo
(1017)
$$$$
Latin American | Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines

Love everything about this place!! One of our favs!! More

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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.

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.