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DES MOINES, IA - The Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau (GDMCVB), Des Moines Business Record and dsm Magazine invite residents and visitors to attend Des Moines' third annual Restaurant Week this Friday, August 20 through Sunday, August 29.

An estimated $120,000 was spent in Greater Des Moines' restaurants during Restaurant Week last year.

"We continue to receive positive feedback from our restaurateurs," said Greg Edwards, President and CEO of the GDMCVB. "Last year we heard many success stories from patrons and restaurant owners. We are proud to again give Greater Des Moines a time to celebrate and experience the fabulous culinary arts."

Thirty-nine participating restaurants will create special three-course dinners for a prix-fixed price $25 per person or $25 for lunch for two. Diners are invited to visit the participating restaurants, save at least four receipts and enter to win a trip for two to Puerto Rico. Receipts must be mailed or dropped off to dsm Magazine, 100 4th Street, Des Moines, Iowa 50309.

Participating restaurants include: ALBA Restaurant, Azalea Restaurant and Lounge, Baratta's, Baru 66, Bistro Montage, Blue Moon Dueling Piano Bar, BOS, Brickhouse American Grille, Café Di Scala, Caffrey's Steak House, Centro, Chef's Kitchen, Christopher's, Cosi Cucina Italian Grill, Court Avenue Brewing Company, Django, Dos Rios Cantina and Tequila Lounge, Fire Creek, Gateway Market, Gino's West at West Glen, Johnny's Italian Steakhouse - Des Moines, Johnny's Italian Steakhouse - West Des Moines, Le Jardin, Lucca, Mandarin, Mezzodi's, Mojo's on 86th, Proof Restaurant, Q Restaurant and Bar, Raccoon River Brewing Company, Rock River Grill and Tavern, Sbrocco Wine Bar and Wine Shop, Splash Seafood Bar and Grill, Timothy's Steak House and Pub, Trostel's Dish, Trostel's Greenbriar Restaurant, Tursi's Latin King Restaurant, Waterfront Seafood Market - Ankeny and Waterfront Seafood Market - West Des Moines.

Menus are posted online at and Facebook users can find more information by searching "Des Moines Restaurant Week." Facebook users can also upload photos and feedback on the event on the GDMCVB Fan Page, Twitter followers can tweet and follow the events' updates by using the hashtag, #DMRestaurantWeek.

Sponsors include Sysco, Doll Distributing, Hockenbergs Food Service, Iowa Beef Industry Council and Pearl Vodka.

No purchase necessary. Visit for the official rules.

The Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to promote Greater Des Moines as a fun, vibrant and affordable destination statewide, nationally and internationally. Our focus increases visitors to our community through meetings, conventions, sports events, leisure travel, and group tours, thereby contributing to the local economy.