Favorite Places to grab some Grub!
Waveland Cafe is one of Favorite Places to grab some Grub!.

1. Waveland Cafe

9.1
4708 University Ave, Des Moines, IA
Breakfast Spot · Waveland Park · 75 tips and reviews

Sabbath J.Sabbath Jackson: Waveland's Mexi Best Skillet. It's delightful. Not pretty, not upscale, mediocre service and bad coffee. But I love it. LOVE it. Oh, and tiny - so be prepared to hang out and wait for a table.

A Dong Restaurant is one of Favorite Places to grab some Grub!.

2. A Dong Restaurant

9.1
1511 High St, Des Moines, IA
Vietnamese Restaurant · Sherman Hill · 72 tips and reviews

Laura H.Laura Hassebrock: A Dong dishes are made with fresh ingredients grown right outside the restaurant, and the menu (featuring over 100 dishes) hasn't changed since the restaurant opened. The owner is also the head chef.

Fong's Pizza is one of Favorite Places to grab some Grub!.

3. Fong's Pizza

9.2
223 4th St (btwn Court Ave. & Walnut St.), Des Moines, IA
Pizza Place · Downtown Des Moines · 196 tips and reviews

Lisa L.Lisa Lewis: Happy hour special: Buy a beer, get a free slice of pizza. Mon-Fri 4-6p (I believe).

Big Tomato Pizza Co. is one of Favorite Places to grab some Grub!.

4. Big Tomato Pizza Co.

7.8
2613 Ingersoll Ave (btw 24th & 28th St), Des Moines, IA
Pizza Place · Woodland Heights · 28 tips and reviews

Ryan D.Ryan Dresback: Awesome late night after bar food

Gusto Pizza Co. is one of Favorite Places to grab some Grub!.

5. Gusto Pizza Co.

9.1
1905 Ingersoll Ave (at MLK Pkwy), Des Moines, IA
Pizza Place · Sherman Hill · 67 tips and reviews

Hilary H.Hilary Henak: Bringing together local Iowa beer and brilliant pizza, Gusto Pizza Co. is the place to go.

Dos Rios Cantina & Tequila Lounge is one of Favorite Places to grab some Grub!.

6. Dos Rios Cantina & Tequila Lounge

316 Court Ave (at 4th St), Des Moines, IA
Mexican Restaurant · Downtown Des Moines · 64 tips and reviews

Jason S.Jason Sigal: Order the guacamole, they make it table side, and its delicious!

La Mie Bakery & Restaurant is one of Favorite Places to grab some Grub!.

7. La Mie Bakery & Restaurant

8.9
841 42nd St (at Rollins Ave.), Des Moines, IA
Café · Drake · 61 tips and reviews

Sabbath J.Sabbath Jackson: Their soups rotate daily, their salads are very fresh, their sandwiches are simple and elegant, their breads are very authentic, and their pastries.......damn you wonderful french cooking. So good.

On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina is one of Favorite Places to grab some Grub!.

8. On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina

6.5
140 S Jordan Creek Pkwy, West Des Moines, IA
Mexican Restaurant · 22 tips and reviews

Sabbath J.Sabbath Jackson: Love their chips n' salsa!

Bandit Burrito is one of Favorite Places to grab some Grub!.

9. Bandit Burrito

7.4
5340 Merle Hay Rd, Johnston, IA
Burrito Place · 39 tips and reviews

Rick F.Rick Freeze: Most definitely worth the stop. Better than Chipotle and local awesomeness unlike Pancheros. Check out the chicken molé.

Noodles & Company is one of Favorite Places to grab some Grub!.

10. Noodles & Company

7.4
1551 Valley West Dr (at Valley West Mall), West Des Moines, IA
Noodle House · 35 tips and reviews

Sabbath J.Sabbath Jackson: I almost always get the Thai Peanut something or other. It's delightful. And I ask for extra cilantro. Very tasty, quick and consistent.

Star Bar is one of Favorite Places to grab some Grub!.

11. Star Bar

7.7
2811 Ingersoll Ave (at 28th St), Des Moines, IA
American Restaurant · Woodland Heights · 86 tips and reviews

Sabbath J.Sabbath Jackson: My friend plays live music here quite a bit, great menu, very friendly bartenders, and a laid back but classy joint. Dig it.

The Continental Lounge is one of Favorite Places to grab some Grub!.

12. The Continental Lounge

7.4
428 E Locust St (btw E 4th & 5th St), Des Moines, IA
Wine Bar · East Village · 37 tips and reviews

Sabbath J.Sabbath Jackson: Mojito's are amazing. AMAZING.

Thai Flavors is one of Favorite Places to grab some Grub!.

13. Thai Flavors

8.3
1254 E 14th St, Des Moines, IA
Thai Restaurant · Capitol Park · 33 tips and reviews

Sabbath J.Sabbath Jackson: The crab rangoons are amazing, the dirty noodles are delightful, very consistent food, nice staff, lettuce wraps....omgosh the lettuce wraps. I almost always get the Panang Curry. Very good.

India Star is one of Favorite Places to grab some Grub!.

14. India Star

7.4
5514 Douglas Ave, Des Moines, IA
Indian Restaurant · Merle Hay · 16 tips and reviews

Sabbath J.Sabbath Jackson: Mango Lassi is very good, their naan is wonderful - check out their lunch buffet. It's quite tasty. Chicken Tikki Masala. So good.

Miyabi 9 is one of Favorite Places to grab some Grub!.

15. Miyabi 9

8.6
512 E Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA
Sushi Restaurant · East Village · 32 tips and reviews

Sabbath J.Sabbath Jackson: I consistently get the avocado salad every time I eat there. Never had a roll I didn't like!

Sakari Sushi Lounge is one of Favorite Places to grab some Grub!.

16. Sakari Sushi Lounge

9.2
2605 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines, IA
Sushi Restaurant · Woodland Heights · 77 tips and reviews

Kelsey J.Kelsey Jones: My vote for best/cheap sushi joint in Des Moines.

Big City Burgers And Greens is one of Favorite Places to grab some Grub!.

17. Big City Burgers And Greens

8.1
400 Locust St. (at Walnut St), Des Moines, IA
Burger Joint · Downtown Des Moines · 22 tips and reviews

Cosmic DonutsCosmic Donuts: Des Moines first zero waste restaurant. Compostable to the max!

Hessen Haus is one of Favorite Places to grab some Grub!.

18. Hessen Haus

8.9
101 4th St (at Vine St.), Des Moines, IA
German Restaurant · Downtown Des Moines · 87 tips and reviews
Hoshi Sushi Lounge is one of Favorite Places to grab some Grub!.

19. Hoshi Sushi Lounge

7.3
2314 University Ave (at 23rd), Des Moines, IA
Sushi Restaurant · 23 tips and reviews

Sabbath J.Sabbath Jackson: VERY good sushi. Smaller location, kinda dark (in a good way). Looking for something authentic and contemporary, check out Hoshi.

Drake Diner is one of Favorite Places to grab some Grub!.

20. Drake Diner

8.3
1111 25th St (btwn University & Drake Park), Des Moines, IA
Diner · Drake · 76 tips and reviews

Sabbath J.Sabbath Jackson: Good ol' Diner food. They don't mess around with too much here. It's decent burger, salad, sandwich and fries type food, but they have portabello burgers, some pasta dishes - and a nice wait staff.

Splash Seafood Bar & Grill is one of Favorite Places to grab some Grub!.

21. Splash Seafood Bar & Grill

8.7
303 Locust St (at 3rd St.), Des Moines, IA
Seafood Restaurant · Downtown Des Moines · 32 tips and reviews

crystal h.crystal harrison: Too pricey, but great food. Go with a group of friends so the atmosphere doesn't seem so dry.

Raccoon River Brewing Company is one of Favorite Places to grab some Grub!.

22. Raccoon River Brewing Company

200 10th St (at Mulberry St.), Des Moines, IA
Brewery · Downtown Des Moines · 55 tips and reviews
Ritual Café is one of Favorite Places to grab some Grub!.

23. Ritual Café

8.6
1301 Locust St (at 13th St), Des Moines, IA
Coffee Shop · Downtown Des Moines · 63 tips and reviews
Wasabi Chi is one of Favorite Places to grab some Grub!.

24. Wasabi Chi

9.4
5418 Douglas Ave, Des Moines, IA
Asian Restaurant · Merle Hay · 68 tips and reviews
Flour is one of Favorite Places to grab some Grub!.

25. Flour

1220 Locust St, Des Moines, IA
Pizza Place · Downtown Des Moines · 9 tips and reviews

Sabbath J.Sabbath Jackson: Vinaigrette salad is WONDERFUL. You only need one slice. Trust me ;) And I have never had one I didn't like. The one slice/salad combos is the way to go.