We have the best burgers in town! For 21 years we’ve won Cityview’s “Best of Des Moines” 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.

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

The Club Car

While great food and service may be the “primary products” of The Club Car, the casual atmosphere also elicits captivation from the moment you walk in the front door. Railroad memorabilia, original framed posters, model train cars and signs from “way back” always draw attention. 13435 University Ave., #200. Clive. 226-1729.

Food Arcade

The Food Arcade offers a wide array of grab-and-go food options like whole or by-the-slice pizza, burgers, tenderloins, wings, fries, hot beef sandwiches, homemade soups, subs, ice cream and much more. Open 10 a.m.–7 a.m. daily. Meskwaki Bingo and Casino, 1504 305th St., Tama. (641) 484-2108.

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 Monday-Friday 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. 283-0151.

Iowa Cubs Cub Club

The Cub Club at Principal Park offers delicious dining with a one-of-a-kind view! The Cub Club is open to the public Monday through Friday for breakfast and lunch (7 a.m. to 2 p.m.) year round. The Cub Club is also the perfect place to host a group meeting or special event. Space is available for up to 200 guests. This unique facility will meet your catering needs — no rental fee with a food and beverage purchase. The Iowa Cubs are committed to a truly extraordinary experience for you and your guests. For more information, please contact Brandie Willson at 280-2650.

Jackpot Buffet

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 through Saturday. Meskwaki Bingo and Casino, 1504 305th St., Tama. (641) 484-2108.


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 to check our menu of unique sandwiches, breadbowl soups, giant loaded spuds, fresh salads and gourmet burgers, with take-out always available.

Trostel’s Greenbriar

Trostel’s Greenbriar is offering a new menu featuring five seasonal specialties, cracker-crust pizzas, and of course, your favorite entrees. Not just for special occasions but for every occasion when you want… Simply the best! Reservations accepted. 253-0124.


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