Dining Options in Des Moines / Altoona, IA

Johnny's Italian Steakhouse 
550 Bass Pro Dr NW, Altoona, IA 50009
(515) 957-9600
Steaks, Italian dishes & cocktails served in upscale, supper club-like environs with a sleek bar.

801 Chophouse
801 Grande Ave #200
Des Moines, IA 50309
(515) 288-6000
Atop the Principal Building, 801 has a reputation as the city's nicest restaurant.

B & B Grocery, Meat & Deli
2001 SE 6th St., Des Moines, IA 50315
(515) 243-7607
Family owned and operated since 1922. In 2008, the readers of The Des Moines Register voted their Dad's Killer as the "Best Deli Sandwich" in the city and many subsequent "best of" awards by locals. The Food Network's "Outrageous Food" featured the Killossal Sandwich, a combo of four sandwiches

East Side Eddie's Neighborhood Bar & Grill
3517 E 26th St
Des Moines, IA 50317
(515) 777-3401
Family owned neighborhood bar and grill. Excellent food and service! Known for our tenderloins, onion rings, specialty sandwiches, pizza and so much more.

Claxons BBQ
3131 8th St SW
Altoona, IA 50009
(515) 967-7979
Hand-rubbed smoked meats served in a modern, open dining room complete with a fireplace.

2824 Easton Blvd
Des Moines, IA 50317
(515) 262-4485
Bright, unfussy locale providing typical Mexican eats such as tacos & chimichangas, plus a full bar.

The Big Steer Restaurant & Lounge
1715 Adventureland Dr, Altoona, IA 50009
(515) 967-6933
Bustling supper-club-style steakhouse & bar serving corn-fed prime rib & seafood.

Tursi's Latin King
2200 Hubbell Ave
Des Moines, IA 50317
(515) 266-4466
Landmark spot featuring a classic Italian menu & an extensive wine list in a country-villa setting.

Breadeaux Pizza
825 17th Ave SW, Altoona, IA 50009
(515) 967-3708
Low-key pizza chain serving up classic & creative pies on chewy, French-bread-style crusts.

Smokey D's BBQ
5055 NW 2nd St, Des Moines, IA 50313
(515) 243-2747
Casual, family-owned hub serving up BBQ & sandwiches, American comfort food & traditional sides.

223 4th St, Des Moines, IA 50309
(515) 323-3333
Funky mash-up of an old-school Polynesian cocktail lounge & a red-sauce Italian joint.

1301 Locust Street, Ste C, Des Moines, IA 50309
(515) 244-0655
Modern, minimalist Mediterranean-style restaurant & bar that's casual by day & intimate at night.

Jethro's BBQ
2601 Adventureland Dr, Altoona, IA 50009
(515) 957-9727
Steak-focused outpost of the regional mini-chain serving smoked meats in a pub like atmosphere.

524 E. Sixth St. Des Moines, IA 50309
(515) 244-0261
This farm-to-table concept with chef Joe Tripp at the helm in the East Village changes its menu to offer the best produce and proteins of the season. Do sit at the four-seat chef's table to watch your meal cooked in front of you.

Open Sesame
313 E. Locust St., Des Moines, IA 50309 (515) 288-3151
Get your Mediterranean diet fix at this East Village Lebanese lunch and dinner spot. Crunchy falafel, creamy tzatziki dip and loaded schwarma pitas shine.

Zombie Burger Shake Lab
300 E. Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309
(515) 244-9292
Novelty burgers and a horror movie theme rule the roost at this joint with a post apocalyptic chic setting. It's just more fun to order a Dead Moines with smoked Gouda, prosciutto, ham and truffle mayo.

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