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Des Moines's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews

A photo of Aposto restaurant
4.9
Exceptional(751)
$$$$
• European • Des Moines

A P O S T O is a Des Moines restaurant located in a Century Old Victorian Mansion a few blocks west of Downtown in the Historic Sherman Hill Neighborhood District. We are chef-driven, source from as many local partners as possible and have a stellar wine cellar, limited cocktails and brews.

A photo of The Stuffed Olive - Des Moines restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(396)
$$$$
• American • Des Moines
Booked 15 times today

The Stuffed Olive is about the entire “Martini & Tapas Experience.” From your favorite classics to new and exciting blends you’ve never seen before, you’re sure to find a cocktail to love on our vast martini menu. Add a warm, comfortable atmosphere, great wines, beers and top-shelf spirits, and The...

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4.8
Exceptional(155)
$$$$
• American • Des Moines
Booked 5 times today

Prairie Canary Restaurant & Bar serves comfort food with local flair in a historic building on Main Street in Grinnell, Iowa. Prairie Canary was opened in September 2012 and is currently owned by Chef, Paul Durr. Located in the city of Grinnell, also known as “The Jewel of the Prairie” and home...

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4.7
Exceptional(1353)
$$$$
• Southern • Des Moines
Booked 25 times today

Bubba offers chef-driven comfort food complemented by craft cocktails, micro brews and wines. With culinary inspiration drawn from across the South. Bubba’s full menu includes all your regional favorites, including fried green tomatoes, deviled eggs, fried chicken & waffles, shrimp & grits, gumbo...

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4.6
Exceptional(439)
$$$$
• Farm-to-table • Des Moines
Booked 62 times today

“Fresko” meaning “fresh” inspires our creation of seasonal menus made from locally sourced ingredients. Fresko makes natural food from the bounty of Iowa farms whenever possible. The culinary team prepares product from start to finish applying natural time honored techniques with care at every...

Discover Des Moines

When you think of the top cities that offer the best in fine dining, Des Moines may not come to mind. However, food lovers shouldn't sell this city short. Many restaurants in Des Moines can hold their own against the big-city competition. Iowa is covered with farmers and ranchers, and this gives Des Moines an edge in farm-fresh produce. Don't be surprised to find a thriving steakhouse and tapas culture as well. In addition, Des Moines offers French, Italian, Mexican, and fresh seafood cuisine. If you are craving comfort food, Des Moines won't disappoint. Head to Des Moines with an open mind and you will be pleasantly surprised.

When you think of the top cities that offer the best in fine dining, Des Moines may not come to mind. However, food lovers shouldn't sell this city short. Many restaurants in Des Moines can hold their own against the big-city competition. Iowa is covered with farmers and ranchers, and this gives Des Moines an edge in farm-fresh produce. Don't be surprised to find a thriving steakhouse and tapas culture as well. In addition, Des Moines offers French, Italian, Mexican, and fresh seafood cuisine. If you are craving comfort food, Des Moines won't disappoint. Head to Des Moines with an open mind and you will be pleasantly surprised.

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