Greater Des Moines Restaurants

Prepare for eclectic eats, local lagers and delectable desserts. With hundreds of local restaurants, Greater Des Moines is your destination for unique, locally-sourced food and drink. From award-winning eateries to unassuming cafés it's easy to get your foodie fix here.

Taste why local chefs build dishes with Iowa-raised beef, eggs and produce. Give yourself a taste of place with a signature Des Moines dish like Latin King's Chicken Spiedini. Explore seasonal menus at renowned restaurants like Alba and Baru 66. See why food connoisseurs are picking up what our chefs are putting down on the table. Let your taste buds experience what Greater Des Moines is made of. A city with flavor. A city with a food scene that's heating up.

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Zombie Burger

In Greater Des Moines, we know how to do burgers classic or daring. No matter how you like it, here are four spots to get your burger fix.
Flying Mango Brisket

Looking for a true taste of Des Moines? Experience iconic dishes that have stood the test of time. From Latin King’s Chicken Spiedini to steak deburgo at Chef’s Kitchen, devour the staples of our city.
Cabaret Ankeny

In my opinion, the best happy hours are the ones that include food deals along with the drinks. With that in mind, check out these Ankeny spots with dynamite happy hour deals.


Use the menus below to find your perfect Greater Des Moines dining experience: