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A photo of Prairie Canary Restaurant & Bar restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(163)
$$$$
• American • Des Moines

Prairie Canary Restaurant & Bar serves comfort food with local flair in a historic building on Main Street in Grinnell, Iowa. Prairie Canary was opened in September 2012 and is currently owned by Chef, Paul Durr. Located in the city of Grinnell, also known as “The Jewel of the Prairie” and home...

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4.6
Exceptional(480)
$$$$
• Farm-to-table • Des Moines
Booked 55 times today

“Fresko” meaning “fresh” inspires our creation of seasonal menus made from locally sourced ingredients. Fresko makes natural food from the bounty of Iowa farms whenever possible. The culinary team prepares product from start to finish applying natural time honored techniques with care at every...

A photo of 801 Chophouse – Des Moines restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(2311)
$$$$
• Steakhouse • Downtown Des Moines
Booked 29 times today

A late 1920"s New York City steak house interior with signature leather booths, cherry wood furnishings, wooden floors, marble counter tops and high ceilings. 801 Chophouse offers only the very finest and freshest meats, seafood, and vegetables available. Executive Chef, Brian Dennis creates a...

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4.7
Exceptional(2712)
$$$$
• French • Downtown Des Moines
Booked 22 times today

Poutine lovers rejoice! Django will reopen in August at its new location: 1420 Locust Street in downtown Des Moines. We're excited to get back to serving Des Moines all the Django cuisine you love... along with some new surprises, including the addition of Derek Eidson (formerly of Centro) as...

A photo of Firebirds Wood Fired Grill - West Des Moines restaurant
4.5
Awesome(1137)
$$$$
• American • West Des Moines
Booked 40 times today

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill is located in the shops just east of Jordan Creek Town Center next to the Courtyard Marriott. We offer authentic wood-fired steaks, seafood, specialty cocktails and select wines. Join us for Happy Hour Monday - Friday from 4-6:30PM in the FIREBAR® or on the patio. We...

A photo of Proudfoot & Bird restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(49)
$$$$
• Global, International • Des Moines
Booked 7 times today

Reservations only at this time. Fine Dining in every aspect. Proudfoot & Bird, named after the original Hotel Fort Des Moines architects, pays homage to the glamorous days of years past with every detail. Adorned with stunning marble tables, intricate gold ceiling inlay, plush soft seating, and...

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4.6
Exceptional(1373)
$$$$
• Regional American (Southern) • Des Moines
Booked 20 times today

Bubba offers chef-driven comfort food complemented by craft cocktails, micro brews and wines. With culinary inspiration drawn from across the South. Bubba’s full menu includes all your regional favorites, including fried green tomatoes, deviled eggs, fried chicken & waffles, shrimp & grits, gumbo...

A photo of Bari Italian restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(248)
$$$$
• Italian • Cedar Rapids

With Chef Anthony Valvoda's blend of Traditional & Modern Italian-inspired cuisine and the experience of Manager Ryan Manka, Bari has opened its doors to invite you to enjoy the warm atmosphere. Whether it’s for a quick bite, an intimate meal, a business meeting or to gather with family and...

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4.8
Exceptional(997)
$$$$
• Contemporary American • Downtown Des Moines
Booked 11 times today

Shared Plates, Wine Bar, Craft Cocktails, Vibrant,

A photo of Mulberry Street Tavern restaurant
4.5
Awesome(226)
$$$$
• American • Des Moines
Booked 15 times today

Mulberry Street Tavern brings a fresh yet nostalgic vibe to Downtown Des Moines. Once a hub for the city transit, it is now adorned with rich woods, leather, and a zinc bar that create a warm and timeless social destination. The open-hearth kitchen produces shareable worldly tavern fare and hearty...

Discover Iowa

Iowa is known as one of the safest states to live in, which adds to its appeal as a place to visit. With many attractions and things to do, you’re bound to work up an appetite for one of the many local dishes - and there are many! Iowa offers typical restaurant meals from almost any culture imaginable with many of the ingredients being grown in the area. You’ll also see foods iconic to Iowa, such as a loose meat sandwich called Maid Rite, rhubarb pie, Iowa chops, and taco pizza. Although specific to Des Moines, the steak de burgo is a popular item throughout the state. Don't miss some of Iowa's classic corn on the cob.

Iowa is known as one of the safest states to live in, which adds to its appeal as a place to visit. With many attractions and things to do, you’re bound to work up an appetite for one of the many local dishes - and there are many! Iowa offers typical restaurant meals from almost any culture imaginable with many of the ingredients being grown in the area. You’ll also see foods iconic to Iowa, such as a loose meat sandwich called Maid Rite, rhubarb pie, Iowa chops, and taco pizza. Although specific to Des Moines, the steak de burgo is a popular item throughout the state. Don't miss some of Iowa's classic corn on the cob.

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