Greater Des Moines Restaurants
Use the filter options below on the side of this page to find restaurants that suit your comfort level. You can search for outdoor dining, delivery, and curbside takeout options. You can also check out some of our favorite patio options here. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, Greater Des Moines restaurants are regularly updating their hours, policies, and service offerings. Please check with individual restaurants for updates before your arrival.
Prepare for eclectic eats, local lagers and delectable desserts. With hundreds of local restaurants, Greater Des Moines is the destination for unique, locally-sourced food and drink. Whether you are looking for a seasonal menu, a coursed meal, a food truck or an all-inclusive brunch, it’s easy to get your foodie fix here.
Taste why local chefs build dishes with Iowa-raised beef, eggs and produce — we’re particularly adept at putting the farm in farm-to-table. Join the undead with the Dead Moines burger from Zombie Burger. Explore seasonal menus at renowned restaurants like Alba and Café Baratta’s or unexpected eats like Fong’s crab rangoon pizza. See why food connoisseurs are picking up what our chefs are putting down on the table.
Catch a cool city with a food scene that is heating up. Let your taste buds experience what Greater Des Moines is made of.
Hear from locals about where to eat, drink, and spend your time while visiting Greater Des Moines. Catch an insider look at events, suggested itineraries, places to shop, and a few of the many delicious restaurants. These are just a few of our recommendations! Check out an entire list of blogs here.