Best American Restaurants in Des Moines

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Best American Restaurants in Des Moines

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Prairie Canary Restaurant & Bar
American | Des Moines
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Irina's Restaurant & BarIrina's Restaurant & Bar
154 reviews
Russian | West Des Moines, Des Moines

If I were given a choice of anywhere in town to get a steak. this would always be my first choice More

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

Creative, locally-sourced menus. Food is beautifully presented and perfectly prepared. Service is attentive but not intrusive. The perfect place for a special dinner and evening. More

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Aposto2. Aposto
192 reviews
European | Des Moines, Des Moines

I took my wife here for our anniversary and had the best dining experience we have ever had, the food was phenomenal, the setting was amazing and the service was excellent, I cannot recommend this restaurant highly enough More

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Baru 663. Baru 66
348 reviews
French | Des Moines, Des Moines

Food and wine were amazing! More

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Twisted Tail Steakhouse & Saloon4. Twisted Tail Steakhouse & Saloon
51 reviews
Steakhouse | Logan, Western Iowa

Enjoyed the awesome ribs and excellent service. Wine and beer selection was good More

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

Knowledgeable and friendly waiter who advised us on wine and menu items. The food was delicious. Two of us had the Mikonos salmon and one of us had a homemade Ramen noodle dish. We all left happy. A nice touch was a staff member who opened the door for us and thanked us for coming. More

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Teddy Maroon'sTeddy Maroon's
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

Discover Iowa

Iowa is known as one of the safest states to live in, which adds to its appeal as a place to visit. With many attractions and things to do, you’re bound to work up an appetite for one of the many local dishes - and there are many! Iowa offers typical restaurant meals from almost any culture imaginable with many of the ingredients being grown in the area. You’ll also see foods iconic to Iowa, such as a loose meat sandwich called Maid Rite, rhubarb pie, Iowa chops, and taco pizza. Although specific to Des Moines, the steak de burgo is a popular item throughout the state. Don't miss some of Iowa's classic corn on the cob.