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Des Moines Area Dining Guide

There are over 1000 restaurants in the Des Moines Area inspired to handle your hunger pains. The Chefs and staff are working hard to earn your trust and return visit so share with them your positive and poor experiences. Our dining guide will help you find places others have visited and liked. These are Top 10 lists so make sure you rate your favorite places. Click on the name of the restaurant to learn more and add your favorite plates or tips.


Recent Posts by Members
1. Gastro Grub and Pub - Waukee: Fries, cheese curds, and beef gravy. by eatoutdsm
2. Smokey Row Coffee - Des Moines: Big as your head rice krispy bar. by eatoutdsm
3. Cool Basil - Clive: It’s Pad Thai! by eatoutdsm
4. Java Joe's CoffeeHouse - Des Moines: Two made to order eggs, crispy hash browns, choice of meat, and toast. by eatoutdsm
5. Wahlburgers - West Des Moines: Double Cheeseburger with Mushrooms and Grilled Onions by eatoutdsm
6. Java Joe's CoffeeHouse - Des Moines: Reuben was surprisingly awesome. by eatoutdsm
7. Jimmy's Egg - West Des Moines: Biscuits and gravy topped with ham, bacon, and sausage. Comes with one side. I included the home fries and over easy eggs. Was very delicious. by eatoutdsm
8. Pieology Pizzeria - Clive: This pizza is Butcher’s Choice customized with Red Onion, Mushroom, and Roasted Red Pepper. Pizza took about 7 minutes to bake. Delish! by coryeats
9. Mandarin Noodle House - Johnston: Korean Rice Dish with white rice, namul,gochujang, soy sauce, fried egg, and sliced Kobi beef. by Coryeats
10. Urban Grill - Urbandale: Bacon, Ham, Egg, Cheddar Cheese, and Burger on Ciabatta Bun. by eatoutdsm

Top Rated
These are the top restaurants based on visitor rating.
1. Cancun Grill and Cantina - Urbandale
2. Uptown Food & Beverage Co. - Ankeny
3. Wahlburgers - West Des Moines
4. Smokey Row Coffee - Des Moines
5. Trostel's Greenbriar - Johnston
6. Patrick's Restaurant - Adel
7. Smitty’s Tenderloin Shop - Des Moines
8. Hungry Boyz - Urbandale
9. Mandarin Noodle House - Johnston
10. Mama Mia's - Des Moines
Most Visited
These are the most visited restaurants on our site.
1. El Aguila Real Mexican - Des Moines
2. Uncle Wendell's BBQ - Des Moines
3. Mi Patria - West Des Moines
4. Nick's Tenderloin and Italian Beef - Closed - Des Moines
5. Wahlburgers - West Des Moines
6. Tasty Tacos - Urbandale
7. Sushi a Gogo - Johnston
8. Baratta's Italian Restaurant - Des Moines
9. Java Joe's CoffeeHouse - Des Moines
10. Cool Basil - Clive
Vegetarian
Most popular restaurants that include vegetarian items on their menu.
1. Mandarin Noodle House - Johnston
2. Centro - Des Moines
3. Fongs Pizza - Des Moines
4. Eat Thai Thai Eatery - West Des Moines
5. Gusto Pizza Co. - Des Moines
6. Malo - Des Moines
7. Zombie Burger + Drink Lab - Des Moines
8. Zombie Burger + Drink Lab - West Des Moines
9. Americana Restaurant and Lounge - Des Moines
10. Java Joe's CoffeeHouse - Des Moines
Vegan
Most popular restaurants serving a menu towards vegans.
1. Brightside Kitchen - Urbandale
2. Centro - Des Moines
3. Fongs Pizza - Des Moines
4. A Dong - Des Moines
5. Cool Basil - Clive
6. Cafe Fuzion - Des Moines
7. Fongs Pizza - Ankeny
8. Flavory Bistro - Ankeny
9. Big Acai Bowls - Ankeny
10. Fawn's Asian Cuisine - Des Moines
Breakfast
Most popular restaurants that are open for breakfast.
1. Smokey Row Coffee - Des Moines
2. Cancun Grill and Cantina - Urbandale
3. Patrick's Restaurant - Adel
4. Donut Hut - Des Moines
5. Hiland Bakery - Des Moines
6. B & B Grocery, Meat & Deli - Des Moines
7. Ankeny Diner - Ankeny
8. Jethro's BBQ LakeHouse - Ankeny
9. Jethro’s ‘n Jakes Smokehouse Steaks - Altoona
10. Jethro’s BBQ - Des Moines
Brunch
Most popular restaurants serving breakfast through lunch.
1. Wellman's Pub and Rooftop - West Des Moines
2. Americana Restaurant and Lounge - Des Moines
3. Brick House Cafe - Johnston
4. The Fletcher - Ankeny
5. St. Kilda - Des Moines
6. Waveland Cafe - Des Moines
7. Jethro’s BBQ ‘n Bacon Bacon - West Des Moines
8. HoQ - Des Moines
Mexican
Most popular Mexican restaurants with tacos and margaritas.
1. Cancun Grill and Cantina - Urbandale
2. El Aguila Real Mexican - Des Moines
3. Malo - Des Moines
4. Tacos Mariana's - Des Moines
5. Monterrey Mexican Restaurant - West Des Moines
6. El Rodeo - Urbandale
7. Blu Toro Cantina & Grill - West Des Moines
8. Taco Casa - Des Moines
9. Tasty Tacos - Urbandale
10. El Azteca - Ankeny
Pizza
Most popular Pizza restaurants based on ratings.
1. Trostel's Greenbriar - Johnston
2. Patrick's Restaurant - Adel
3. Uptown Food & Beverage Co. - Ankeny
4. Mama Mia's - Des Moines
5. Centro - Des Moines
6. Michael's Pizza - Des Moines
7. Fongs Pizza - Des Moines
8. Bordenaro’s Pizza - Des Moines
9. Wellman's Pub and Rooftop - West Des Moines
10. GoodSons Pizzeria - Des Moines
Barbecue
Most popular Barbecue places with smoked meats.
1. Big Al's BBQ - Des Moines
2. Smokey D's BBQ - Des Moines
3. Flying Mango - Des Moines
4. Jethro's BBQ LakeHouse - Ankeny
5. Jethro’s ‘n Jakes Smokehouse Steaks - Altoona
6. Jethro’s BBQ - Des Moines
7. Jethro’s BBQ n’ Pork Chop Grill - Johnston
8. Smokey D's BBQ - Des Moines
9. Mullet's - Des Moines
10. Wobbly Boots Roadhouse - Clive
Italian
Most popular Italian restaurants serving pasta dishes.
1. Uptown Food & Beverage Co. - Ankeny
2. Mama Mia's - Des Moines
3. Centro - Des Moines
4. Bordenaro’s Pizza - Des Moines
5. GoodSons Pizzeria - Des Moines
6. Baratta's Italian Restaurant - Des Moines
7. Wig & Pen Pizza Pub - Ankeny
8. Christopher's - Des Moines
9. Leaning Tower of Pizza - Ankeny
10. Americana Restaurant and Lounge - Des Moines
Chinese
Most popular Chinese restaurants based on ratings.
1. Mandarin Noodle House - Johnston
2. Taste of China - Des Moines
3. Wasabi Chi - Des Moines
4. Canton Chinese Restaurant - West Des Moines
5. Shanghai Chinese Restaurant - Waukee
6. Mandarin Grill & Sushi Bar - Clive
7. Cafe Fuzion - Des Moines
8. Sassy Souk’s Asian Cuisine - Grimes
9. Lucky Bamboo - Ankeny
10. Cheng’s Garden - Des Moines
Thai
Most popular Thai restaurants with a spicy edge.
1. Eat Thai Thai Eatery - West Des Moines
2. Wasabi Chi - Des Moines
3. Cool Basil - Clive
4. Cafe Fuzion - Des Moines
5. Sassy Souk’s Asian Cuisine - Grimes
6. Blu Thai Food and Sushi - Des Moines
7. Zuzap Thai - Clive
8. Thai Flavors - Des Moines
9. Pho 888 - Des Moines
10. Fawn's Asian Cuisine - Des Moines
Sushi
Most popular Sushi and Raw seafood.
1. Sakari Sushi Lounge - Des Moines
2. Waterfront Seafood Restaurant - West Des Moines
3. Akebono Japanese Restaraunt - Des Moines
4. Miyabi 9 - Des Moines
5. Sakura Sushi - West Des Moines
6. Wasabi Chi - Des Moines
7. Cool Basil - Clive
8. Mandarin Grill & Sushi Bar - Clive
9. Sushi a Gogo - Johnston
10. Waterfront Seafood Restaurant - Ankeny
Vietnamese
Most popular Vietnamese restaurants for Pho and Bahn Mi
1. A Dong - Des Moines
2. Cafe Fuzion - Des Moines
3. TNT Vietnamese - Des Moines
4. Pho 85 - Ankeny
5. Pho 888 - Des Moines
6. Pho 515 - Des Moines
7. Fawn's Asian Cuisine - Des Moines
8. C Fresh Market - Des Moines
9. Pho All Seasons - Des Moines
10. H's Pho - Waukee
Romantic
Most popular restaurants for great for date night.
1. Trostel's Greenbriar - Johnston
2. Centro - Des Moines
3. Court Avenue Brewing Company - Des Moines
4. Urban Grill - Urbandale
5. Baratta's Italian Restaurant - Des Moines
6. Flying Mango - Des Moines
7. Christopher's - Des Moines
8. Malo - Des Moines
9. Americana Restaurant and Lounge - Des Moines
10. Akebono Japanese Restaraunt - Des Moines
Sports Bar
Most popular Sports Bar to catch the big game.
1. Wellman's Pub and Rooftop - West Des Moines
2. Wig & Pen Pizza Pub - Ankeny
3. The Beerhouse - Urbandale
4. Jethro's BBQ LakeHouse - Ankeny
5. Jethro’s ‘n Jakes Smokehouse Steaks - Altoona
6. Jethro’s BBQ n’ Pork Chop Grill - Johnston
7. Sportspage - Ankeny
8. Thunderhead Sports Bar and Grill - Ankeny
9. Smokey D's BBQ - Des Moines
10. Mullet's - Des Moines

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