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Des Moines

Here's your hit list for Des Moines food. We've got brunch recommendations, top restaurant lists, favorite lunches, and more from local Chowhounds and visitors.

Des Moines Good Classics

by Chowsetter 6 months ago

We'll be visiting Des Moines in late July. We'd love to know what are some good Des Moines classic dinner restaurants...


vitus979 commented 5 months ago

Steak de Burgo: Des Moines

by jwagnerdsm 12 years ago

I have a hankering for Steak de Burgo tonight. Used to be on every menu in town and you can still find it, but it's n...


Bugsy01 commented 8 months ago

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USA Today Best Restaurants: Des Moines Metro IA

by vitus979 2 years ago

USA Today had a poll of the best restaurants in the area and the results were...not particularly good. The results r...

Des Moines

by Patrick Thompson 19 years ago

I'm planning an apres-Thanksgiving trek back to central Iowa to see the family, and hope to do a little chowhounding ...


mconnett commented 3 years ago

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by 3 years ago

I recently visited Des Moines and was really impressed by the quality of croissants I happened upon. Most mornings I ...

something fun in Des Moines??

by gtch4ever 4 years ago

I'm headed to Des Moines for the first time ever- this weekend. Desperately need someplace for dinner on Saturday ni...


vitus979 commented 3 years ago

Best of Central Iowa

by worldrunner 4 years ago

So there hasn't been a thread in a while for Des Moines/Iowa and I thought I'd try something different. Not lookin...


hawkeyeui93 commented 3 years ago

Overnight in Des Moines

by salesgirl19 3 years ago

I am headed to Des Moines and need a lunch and dinner recommendation. needs to be walking distance or quick cab ride...


jhojati commented 3 years ago

From Wichita to Des Moines for the weekend

by tdombrow 3 years ago

Hey food people. I'm headed up to Des Moines for the weekend with the hubster and was wondering if there is anyplace...


SFLisa commented 3 years ago

Des Moines Update

by clclark2000 11 years ago

It doesn't look like there has been anything posted recently about Des Moines. I'm going to be there for the next co...


hawkeyeui93 commented 4 years ago

Cheese Frenchee from Kings? (Des Moines)

by whitney 16 years ago

There used to be a restaurant in Des Moines called Kings. You phoned in your order from the booth! They had a sandwic...


bbqboy commented 4 years ago

What to eat at the Des Moines Saturday farmers market

by rblieber 4 years ago

What does everybody like these days? And sorry to be such a cheesy tourist, but I would love to have a pork tenderloi...


rblieber commented 4 years ago

Ultimate kung pao in Des Moines-Ankeny-Ames?

by KalleSur 5 years ago

Where do you get your favorite kung pao chicken in the Des Moines-Ankeny-Ames area? I like it fiery hot and with ple...


flyoverfoodie commented 4 years ago

Desserts in Des Moines IA?

by vitus979 5 years ago

I'm going to be in Des Moines for Christmas and I thought I'd pick up a dessert for Christmas dinner. What's a goo...


vitus979 commented 5 years ago

Cuban in Des Moines?

by Bobfrmia 5 years ago

Anyplace in Des Moines or Central Iowa serving Cuban food?


trza commented 5 years ago

Good casual sunday brunch spot in Des Moines

by marteb 5 years ago

Looking for new, familiar with all the usual downtown spots, Americana, Centro, Django, etc...


worldrunner commented 5 years ago

Fine Dining in Des Moines

by Iowaboy3 5 years ago

I don't see anything recent on Des Moines. My wife and I are looking for a new fine dining experience in Des Moines t...


vitus979 commented 5 years ago

[Des Moines, IA] Cafe Di Scala

by vitus979 5 years ago

Cafe di Scala is an Italian restaurant in a converted Victorian era home. It sits in a residential neighborhood just...


trza commented 5 years ago

Pizza- Des Moines

by e_bone 6 years ago

Hi Heartlanders, I have made a few visits to Des Moines lately and didn't find a thread dedicated to pizza researc...


Jbird35 commented 6 years ago

Upscale Burger in Des Moines? (or anywhere)

by johnseberg 6 years ago

I'm looking for a particular burger. The most important thing is that the restaurant grinds their own, and is willing...


johnseberg commented 6 years ago