We have the best burgers in town! For 21 years we’ve won Cityview’s “Best Of” readers’ poll and are proud to serve these burgers at more than seven locations throughout the metro. Multiple locations in Des Moines, Ankeny, Altoona, Urbandale and Ames. http://www.b-bops.com.
Big City Burgers and Greens
Located on the first level in Capital Square in Downtown Des Moines, Big City is fresh, healthy and socially responsible. Serving local meats and greens, using organic beef and free-range poultry and being one of Iowa’s first 100 percent compostable restaurants, Big City is “green.” Catering also available. 400 Locust St., Suite 195, 537-8433. Order Online http://www.BigCityBurgersAndGreens.com.
Conveniently located off the interstate in Clive, Denny’s is always open and serving your favorite breakfast, lunch and dinner entrees. Stop in earlyl for pancakes, an afternoon prime rib philly or country-fried steak for dinner. 11820 Hickman Road, Clive. 515-331-0249.
Fire Creek Grill
If you are looking for an inviting place to meet friends and enjoy a wonderful meal, Fire Creek Grill is perfect. You can enjoy a favorite drink by the fire in winter, or enjoy a wonderful meal on the patio during Iowa’s great spring and summer months. 800 S. 50th St., Suite 110, West Des Moines. (515) 224-0500.
The food arcades offers a wide array of grab & go food options like whole pizza or by the slice, burgers, tenderloins, wings, fries, hot beef sandwiches, homemade soups, subs, ice cream and much more. Open 10:00AM – 7:00AM Daily. Part of Meskwaki Bingo Casino & Hotel.
Holiday Inn Cityscape Lounge
Discover the delicious Cityscape Lounge for downtown dinner and drinks… with a view! Located in the Holiday Inn downtown, Cityscape Lounge offers daily Happy Hour drink specials and half-price appetizers Mon.-Fri. during Happy Hour. From our almond-crusted tenders and skyline platter to our cowboy steak and old-world, baked cavatelli pasta… whatever you do, make sure you save room for dessert! Come escape the day and enjoy the view. 1050 Sixth Ave. (515) 283-0151.
The Jackpot Buffet at Meskwaki Casino is one of the largest buffets in the Midwest with more than 20 homestyle entrée choices along with our fresh, never-frozen, broasted chicken, many homemade desserts and, of course, our famous Friday Seafood Night featuring jumbo snow crab, shrimp scampi, fried whole catfish, fried shrimp, herbed-baked fish, clam strips and many other seafood favorites. The Jackpot Buffet is also well known for an outstanding breakfast, which is served daily Monday thru Saturday. Meskwaki Bingo and Casino, 1504 305th St., Tama. (641) 484-2108. www.meskwaki.com.
Located at 506 E. Grand in the East Village, Quinton’s is open seven days a week from 11 a.m.-2 a.m. and serves food until midnight. Our unbeatable all-day drink specials are supplemented with a daily happy hour from 3-7 p.m. featuring $3 23-oz. domestic Big Girl beers, $4 premium Big Girls, $5 Big Girl mixed drinks and half-price chips and salsa, C.C.Q. and spinach artichoke dip. We can accommodate groups of up to 60 people. Visit us at http://www.quintonsdm.com to check our menu of unique sandwiches, breadbowl soups, giant loaded spuds, fresh salads and gourmet burgers, with take-out always available.
Tally’s restaraunt bar and catering offers rooftop seating unique to the Beaverdale area. A casual ambiance, contemporary cuisine and extensive bar menu offer a casual and affordable or special and elegant dining experience. Tally’s offers dry-aged steaks, fresh seafood, vegetarian, gluten-free and delicious burgers and tenderloins. We offer nightly bar specials and late summer hours for in-house and rooftop enjoyment. We cater any event large or small with little notice. Live music most weekends. 2712 Beaver Ave. 279-2067. http://www.tallysbeaverdale.com.
Trostel’s Greenbriar is offering a new menu featuring five seasonal specialties, Cracker Crust pizzas and of course, your favorite entrees. Not just for specials occasions but for every occasion when you want… Simply the best! Reservations accepted. 253-0124. http://www.greenbriartrostels.com.
Two Rivers Grille and Two Rivers Coffee Bar/Lounge
Bistro-style Americana cuisine featuring local products and produce. Open 6:30 a.m.–2 p.m. and 5–10 p.m. Sunday-Saturday. Food served until 11 p.m. Lounge only after 10 p.m. We offer Sunday brunch for $17 (adult) 11 a.m.-2 p.m. We also have a take-out menu and a coffee bar/lounge. “We proudly brew” Starbucks coffee barista 6:30-11a.m. and barista/bar menu 11 a.m.-1 a.m. Sunday-Saturday.
Stop by Des Moines long-standing tradition, The Waveland Café, for home-style cooking and an all-day breakfast. Winner of Cityview’s 2012 “Best of Des Moines Best Breakfast,” anything you chose is sure to please but we also offer burgers, sandwiches, soups and salads anytime. 4708 University Ave., 279-4341. If you are on the other side of town stop into Waveland West and Booneville Bar for the entire Waveland menu plus a full bar. We also feature excellent pizza and have great outdoor patios. Don’t forget about our bloody Mary bar! 35653 Ute Ave., Booneville. 987-1038.