We have the best burgers in town! For 23 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.


Café at the Meadows

Café at the Meadows is a convenient stop for a hearty breakfast, delicious lunch or a spectacular evening dinner. Whatever you choose, we know you’re going to like what we’ve got prepared. Located next to our hotel lobby. Enjoy breakfast served all day. 1 Prairie Meadows Drive, Altoona. 967-1000.


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., Suite 200, Clive. 226-1729.


Down Under

Des Moines’ favorite sports bar! Located in northwest Des Moines, it’s a neighborhood bar that offers a large covered patio, great food and beverages, pool, darts, video golf and other videogames. You can watch sports, all the games with The NFL Sunday Ticket, on 20 flat-screens, plus they feature daily specials, fun events, various contests and much, much more. 8350 Hickman Road, Clive. 278-6718.


Granite City Food & Brewery

A polished casual American restaurant featuring fresh, high-quality menu items prepared from made-from-scratch recipes. Granite City is passionate about creating fresh menu items from scratch and uses its patented brewing process to deliver the best brews. 12801 University Ave., Clive. 224-1300.


Living History Farms

Living History Farms’ historic dinners are truly unique. Reserve dinner at the 1900 Farm with a horse-drawn wagon ride, the 1875 Tangen Home with parlor games or a formal nine-course dinner at the Flynn Mansion. Each offers a two- to three-hour dining experience with delicious homemade meals. Visit for details. 11121 Hickman Road, Urbandale. 278-5286


Palmer’s Deli

At Palmer’s, we believe in “Great Food. Great Health. Great Life.” Palmer’s Deli is about community, family, and quality food — quality products and quality ingredients. We offer many delicious choices to eat right and live healthy. We use fresh products when preparing our sandwiches, soups and salads. Our breads and desserts are baked from scratch ever yday. Classic favorites.irresistible tastes! Locations: West Des Moines, Urbandale, Kaleidoscope, Ankeny, Ingersoll.


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. 5810 Merle Hay Road, Johnston. 253-0124.


Triple Crown Eatery

The Triple Crown Eatery is hands down the best and most extensive buffet in central Iowa. Indulge yourself with outstanding entrees and sides prepared fresh daily by our award-winning chefs. You’ll be amazed at the selection and the prices. 1 Prairie Meadows Drive, Altoona. 967-1000.