20 Best American Restaurants In Des Moines, IA

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Proof is a restaurant located in Des Moines, Iowa at 1301 Locust Street. This restaurant serves crispy duck leg, classic hummus, ribeye, gloucster sea scallops, bone marrow platter, kebbeh, and preserved lamb. They also serve season vegetables, charcuterie board, chicken wings, pork, halloumi, roasted beet salad, and roasted eggplant. They are open every day except Monday and Sunday....
1301 Locust Street, Des Moines, IA, 50309
Rank
1
19 votes
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0.0
Zombie Burger + Drink Lab is a restaurant located in Des Moines, Iowa at 300 East Grand Avenue. They are open every day of the week. Everything you wanted to know about Zombie Burger's GOREmet burgers and famous shakes. Famous for inventive flavor combos in a “post apocalyptic chic” setting, Zombie Burger + Drink Lab serves fast food with a culinary edge in Des Moines’ Historic East Village....
300 East Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA, 50309
Rank
2
57 votes
Sponsor
0.0
Centro is a restaurant located in Des Moines, Iowa at 1003 Locust Street. This restaurant serves digestifs, tuscan chicken panini, zucchini orange cake, the grilled cheese, sauteed vegetables, hand-cut fries, and handmade cavatelli lemmo’s. They also serve chicken francese, three cheese...
1003 Locust Street, Des Moines, IA, 50309
Rank
3
43 votes
Sponsor
0.0
Django is a restaurant located in Des Moines, Iowa at 210 10th Street. This restaurant serves cornmeal encrusted crab cakes, crepes django, fromage a trois omelet, chicken salad sandwich, berries and cream crepes, sauteed broccolini, and stuffed french toast. They also serve fried brussels...
210 10th Street, Des Moines, IA, 50309
Rank
4
38 votes
Sponsor
0.0
Francies is a restaurant located in Des Moines, Iowa at 2100 Wakonda View Drive. They are open every day except Sunday. Locally owned and operated, Francie's serves up great American style lunch and dinner. Est in 1987, this neighborhood bar and grill has your favorite domestic and specialty...
2100 Wakonda View Drive, Des Moines, IA, 50321
Rank
5
6 votes
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0.0
High Life Lounge is a restaurant located in Des Moines, Iowa at 200 Southwest 2nd Street. This restaurant serves carrots & celery, extra dressings, chili cheese fries, mac and cheese, reuben, quesadilla, and buffalo chicken salad. They also serve homemade hot or mild tortilla chips, bacon wrapped tator tots, chips and cheese sauce, thin-sliced onion rings, hot turkey, beef stroganoff, and taco...
200 Southwest 2nd Street, Des Moines, IA, 50309
Rank
6
19 votes
Sponsor
0.0
Jethro's BBQ is a restaurant located in Des Moines, Iowa at 3100 Forest Avenue. This restaurant serves waffle fry nachos, one pancakes & eggs, wilma 's apple dumpling, cottage cheese, the jethro breakfast, catfish po boy, and jake’s bbq steak chili. They also serve the carolina, becky sue’s crispy bbq chicken, carolina, catfish dinner, the world famous adam emmenecker, one egg, and bbq sliders....
3100 Forest Avenue, Des Moines, IA, 50311
Rank
7
29 votes
Sponsor
0.0
Baru 66 is a restaurant located in Des Moines, Iowa at 6587 University Avenue. This restaurant serves free range organic poullard, les profiteroles, menu du marche, chevre, baru degustation, soupe à l’oignon, and escargot. They also serve pâté de campagne de maison, assiette de fromage, winter salad, st. jacques, baru classic filet au poivre, honey roasted canard supreme, and niman ranch pork...
6587 University Avenue, Des Moines, IA, 50324
Rank
8
8 votes
Sponsor
0.0
Exile Brewing Company is a restaurant located in Des Moines, Iowa at 1514 Walnut Street. They are open every day except Monday. Fter more than six weeks at sea Joseph Tursi could see it. The Mother of Exiles standing tall, welcoming her new children with her torch burning bright. It was the first sign of hope Joe had seen since his own mother had left him at the port of Naples many months ago....
1514 Walnut Street, Des Moines, IA, 50309
Rank
9
14 votes
Sponsor
0.0
Americana is a restaurant located in Des Moines, Iowa at 1312 Locust Street. This restaurant serves truffle mac & cheese, house veggie burger, lowa chop, truffled mac & cheese, burger americana, ginger salmon, and monte bristo panini. They also serve the club, seared tuna salad, rise & shine burger, seared tuna, cheese steak americana, chicken avocado, and lamb chops. They are open every day of...
1312 Locust Street, Des Moines, IA, 50309
Rank
10
22 votes
Sponsor
0.0
Alba Restaurant is a restaurant located in Des Moines, Iowa at 524 East 6th Street. This restaurant serves wild mushroom tagliatelle, maple leaf farms duck tortellini, grinnell farms baby beet & goat cheese salad, braised local beef tongue, pan roasted chicken breast, warm wild mushroom salad, and pickled vegetables. They also serve chorizo fries, cleverley farms mixed green salad, house ham &...
524 East 6th Street, Des Moines, IA, 50309
Rank
11
10 votes
Sponsor
0.0
Christopher's is a restaurant located in Des Moines, Iowa at 2816 Beaver Avenue. This restaurant serves creme brulee, tortes & cakes, cucumber & sweet red onions, the joe, scallops potato gratin, asiago mashed potatoes, and slow roasted prime rib of beef. They also serve chicken cordon bleu, new york strip, stromboli, loin back ribs, 14 ounce grilled rib eye, petite pasta & meatballs, and roast...
2816 Beaver Avenue, Des Moines, IA, 50310
Rank
12
4 votes
Sponsor
0.0
Mullets is a restaurant located in Des Moines, Iowa at 1300 Southeast 1st Street. This restaurant serves the cajun poboy, soup of the day, two eggs any style, twice smoked pit ham, chicken avocado swiss poboy, one egg any style, and hungry man #. They also serve biscuits & gravy, woody's two meat combo, toast (2 pc), 1 pancake, cordon blue, bacon chorizo hash browns, and build your own omelet....
1300 Southeast 1st Street, Des Moines, IA, 50315
Rank
13
9 votes
Sponsor
0.0
Louie's Wine Dive is a restaurant located in Des Moines, Iowa at 4040 University Avenue. They are open every day of the week. House cured pork, pickled red cabbage, swiss, Louie’s dressing, brioche, served with fries or quinoa. (gf) champagne and rice flour battered cod, slaw, Louie's dressing, fries.We take reservations for lunch and dinner. To make a reservation, please call or use our local...
4040 University Avenue, Des Moines, IA, 50311
Rank
14
10 votes
Sponsor
0.0
HoQ is a restaurant located in Des Moines, Iowa at 303 East 5th Street. They are open every day except Sunday. Welcome to Hoq Restaurant! Experience delicious, sustainable farm-to-table dining in the historic East Village of Des Moines. Our menu evolves almost daily and exists to showcase the finest of Iowa ingredients while supporting local farmers. We believe the best meals. Our menu evolves...
303 East 5th Street, Des Moines, IA, 50309
Rank
15
6 votes
Sponsor
0.0
Skip's is a restaurant located in Des Moines, Iowa at 4000 Fleur Drive. This restaurant serves cobb, jambalaya, chinese chicken, seafood chicken, blackened chicken pasta, pecan chicken, and chicken club. They also serve rice pilaf, salmon patty, bowtie creole cream, bread pudding, seared ahi tuna, creme brule, and lemon & garlic shrimp. They are open every day except Sunday. Skip's has been a...
4000 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA, 50321
Rank
16
8 votes
Sponsor
0.0
RoCA is a restaurant located in Des Moines, Iowa at 208 Court Avenue. They are open every day of the week. RōCA is a gathering place for exceptional food and drink, located in the historic Court Avenue District in Downtown Des Moines. Aaron Holt was born and raised in Iowa growing up cooking with his mother (the best cook he knows), he was taught to use local and seasonal ingredients. His love...
208 Court Avenue, Des Moines, IA, 50309
Rank
17
5 votes
Sponsor
0.0
Court Avenue Brewing Company is a restaurant located in Des Moines, Iowa at 309 Court Avenue. This restaurant serves colossus salad, bread pudding, blackhawk bbq chop, shrimp & andouille, vegetarian burrito, caramel apple crisp, and braised pot roast. They also serve brew burger, spinach & artichoke dip, sage gorgonzola filet, blue cheese steak salad, blackened salmon gnocchi, chicken marsala,...
309 Court Avenue, Des Moines, IA, 50309
Rank
18
22 votes
Sponsor
0.0
Simon's is a restaurant located in Des Moines, Iowa at 5800 Franklin Avenue. They are open every day except Sunday. Simon's is a local Des Moines restaurant also known as J. Benjamin's. Small Italian restaurant with a big menu in Des Moines, Iowa. Simon's, also known as J. Benjamin's is that highly revered, well kept secret of a restaurant you've been looking for. Come visit us today, and find...
5800 Franklin Avenue, Des Moines, IA, 50322
Rank
19
3 votes
Sponsor
0.0
Chef's Kitchen is a restaurant located in Des Moines, Iowa at 1903 Beaver Avenue. This restaurant serves maple glazed salmon, del mar mexicana, fried chicken salad, creme brulee, shrimp scampi, garlic cheese bread, and house salad. They also serve philly cheese steak, new york strip, salmon cakes, baked shrimp scampi, angry shrimp, amaretto berry cake, and baked salmon. They are open every day...
1903 Beaver Avenue, Des Moines, IA, 50310
Rank
20
6 votes
Sponsor
0.0