Biaggi’s Ristorante Italiano
Biaggi’s is a fun, casual, white-tablecloth restaurant that offers an extensive menu featuring a full selection of house-made and imported pasta, soups, salads, pizza, seafood, fresh fish, chicken, veal, steaks and desserts. Fresh. Affordable. Italian. 5990 University Ave., West Des Moines. 221-9900. www.biaggis.com.
For more than 32 years, locally owned Chicago Speakeasy has been serving succulent prime rib, hand-cut steaks, seafood, pasta, chicken, ribs, chops and sandwiches. With our famous salad bar featuring more than 50 homemade items, there is definitely something for everyone! Our cozy and casual atmosphere combined with our legendary food and service makes the Speakeasy a place that you will bring your friends and family again and again! 1520 Euclid Ave., 243-3141.
Under new (old) ownership and newly remodeled, enjoy a romantic atmosphere with cheerful service. A Des Moines favorite for more than 21 years, try a house favorite pasta or pizza from the original wood-burning oven. Make sure you save room for Cosi’s famous cheesecake! They offer a variety of wine-by-glass and select bottles. 1975 N.W. 86th Street, Clive. 278-8148
Noah’s Ark Ristorante
Noah’s Ark Ristorante has been a well-known Ingersoll tradition for decades. It offers a comfortable, relaxed, inviting atmosphere combined with a friendly and helpful staff. Serving up a full menu of delicious Italian cuisine, you are sure to find something you love. 2400 Ingersoll Ave. 288-2246.