If you're a first time visitor to Des Moines, you might prefer a more touristy area, but if you're a solo traveler, a smaller local eatery could be more interesting. Some areas have lots of things to do within walking distance, but the restaurants may be more expensive. To give you a starting point for your trip research, we looked at what people say about restaurants in Des Moines.
Here are some of the most recommended restaurants in Des Moines.
Here's what Trippy members had to say about restaurants:
"Your best options for funky local restaurants and bars (Zombie Burger + Drink Lab, Fong's Pizza, Django, Americana Restaurant and Lounge, Royal Mile, The High Life Lounge) are downtown, plus there is nightlife of all varieties nearby, and great local shopping in the East Village." See More
"Brunch or buy pastries from La Mie Bakery & Restaurant, but expect there will be a crowd on the weekends--it's worth it though!" See More
"Stop in Des Moines grab a bite Zombie Burger + Drink Lab or Tacopocalypse." See More
"On Thurdays head over to Jasper Winery and listen to live music for free from 6-9pm (you can purchase wine/beer and some food there)!" See More
This page is just a starting point, to really get personalized advice from Des Moines locals and experienced travelers, post a question on Trippy! You can start by browsing the questions other people have asked about Des Moines.
If you've changed your mind and decided to go somewhere else, go to the main page and explore where to stay in any city.