38 restaurants offering special prix-fixe menus.

Dine at Greater Des Moines’ top restaurants Aug. 18-27 for just $28 for two lunches or one three-course dinner. The metro area’s innovative and talented chefs will create special fixed-price menus that will showcase their palate-pleasing cuisine at pocketbook-pleasing prices. The fabulous fare undoubtedly will have you going back for more!

 
Name
Cuisine
Area
 
+39 Restaurant, Market & Cantina

+39 Restaurant, Market & Cantina

1430 Locust Street

Lunch Dinner

Italian, Beer, Wine & Spirits, Gluten-Free

Des Moines

A sophisticated, casual, and customer oriented atmosphere that celebrates the importance of tasting great food, enjoying delicious wine, and savoring time spent with family & friends.

320 River Center

320 River Center

320 W. MLK Parkway

Lunch Dinner

 

Des Moines

Des Moines's newest event center and test kitchen. Available currently to show for your upcoming event.

Alba

American (New)

Des Moines

Alba is a colorful, upscale American restaurant & wine bar featuring reclaimed ceiling doors for a perfect dining experience.

Americana

Americana

1312 Locust St

Lunch Dinner

American (New), Steakhouses, Tapas Bars

Des Moines

Celebrate the swagger of the cocktail culture and era at AMERICANA. Our restaurant severs a modern American menu, specializing in tapas, steak house fare and signature dishes. We feature classic cocktails, an extensive wine list and have private rooms available for any occasion and party size. Enjoy two level dining with panoramic views of the Pappajohn Sculpture Park. Open for lunch, dinner seven days a week and brunch on Saturday and Sunday mornings.

Aposto

Mediterranean, Diners, Venues & Event Spaces

Des Moines

Everything is right, At Aposto we’re dedicated to making sure it is. Founded by award-winning restaurateur and chef Tony Lemmo, Aposto is a one-of-a-kind destination devoted to the art of curated, private dining events. Each month we explore the extensive world of Mediterranean cuisine, changing our menu, drink offerings, atmosphere and approach to provide our guests a truly unique culinary experience. We look forward to dining with you soon.

Baru 66

Baru 66

6587 University Ave

Lunch Dinner

French, Gluten-Free

Des Moines

A contemporary French bistro in Windsor Heights, Iowa

Bubba-Southern Comforts

Bubba-Southern Comforts

200 10th Street

Lunch Dinner

Southern, Bars, Comfort Food

Des Moines

Southern cuisine is cozy, accessible and feels like home. It is best consumed with family and great friends. When it came time to give a southern comfort food concept a name, Bubba just fit.

Centro

Centro

1003 Locust Street

Lunch Dinner

American (New), Italian, Pizza

Des Moines

Centro specializes in delicious Italian-inspired food featuring fresh ingredients and masterful preparation by Executive Chef Derek Eidson and the culinary team. Whether you’re ordering a multi-course meal or grabbing a drink and pizza at the bar, Centro's lively, casual yet upscale atmosphere makes it perfect for dining with friends, family, clients and business associates.

Chefs Kitchen

Chefs Kitchen

1903 Beaver Ave

Dinner

Chefs Kitchen

Des Moines

Offering breakfast, pizza, sandwiches, seafood and more! Chef’s Kitchen is glad to take reservations, but walk-ins are always welcome! We are also the perfect meeting place for groups of any size, we even offer catering! We have fresh fish specials every weekend and daily specials sure to please, a full bar with a variety of food and wine.

Christopher’s

Christopher’s

2816 Beaver Avenue

Dinner

Italian, American (Traditional)

Des Moines

If you are looking for the perfect place for that special evening out, entertaining friends or family, or hosting a staff party, Christopher’s excellent food, welcoming atmosphere and friendly staff make it an ideal choice. From a table for two to a banquet room for 110 no event is too small or big.

City Center Lounge-Des Moines Marriott

City Center Lounge-Des Moines Marriott

700 Grand Avenue

Lunch Dinner

 

Des Moines

ndulge in a handcrafted cocktail and unwind from your day as the mouthwatering aroma of freshly prepared American fare fills the air. Experience distinctive dining that delights the senses at City Center Lounge, the crown jewel of our spectacular Downtown Des Moines hotel.

District 36 Wine Bar & Grill

District 36 Wine Bar & Grill

1375 SW Vintage Parkway

Lunch Dinner

Wine Bars, Seafood, American (Traditional)

Des Moines

We are locally owned, family restaurant featuring modern décor and American Cuisine. The menu offers a great selection of appetizers ranging from Lobster Deviled Eggs, District Pork Wings to Buffalo Chicken Egg Rolls. For lunch and dinner, you can enjoy a selection of salads, sandwiches, pastas, steaks and seafood. And make sure you save room for dessert or a dessert wine from our extensive wine list. The restaurant is very spacious. We have a beautiful patio with a great lake view, small dining rooms for an intimate dining experience, space to dine with your friends and family or come with your colleagues for a lunch or dinner business meeting in our event space or wine room.

Django

French

Des Moines

Django is a comfortable, brasserie-style restaurant offering everything you love about French cuisine without the attitude. Classic French dishes such as Steak Frites and Duck Cassoulet are served alongside a wide selection of fresh salads, omelets and juicy hamburgers made with house-ground beef. At the heart of Django is an interactive chef station featuring jet-fresh seafood and artisan cheese plates.

Eatery A

Eatery A

2932 Ingersoll Avenue

Lunch Dinner

Mediterranean, Pizza, Bars

Des Moines

Eatery A is Des Moines' destination for Mediterranean-inspired cuisine. Perfecting simple dishes that focus on local, quality ingredients, we strive to offer our guests exotic flavor profiles that let the ingredients take center stage.

Flavory Bistro

Flavory Bistro

1450 SW Vintage Parkway

Lunch Dinner

Mediterranean, Juice Bars & Smoothies, Bars

Ankeny

Healthy fresh food cooked with love by our chef Lisa. Smoothies, green juices, vegan, and homemade gluten free patties. Beer & Wine available.

Gilroy’s Kitchen + Pub + Patio

Gilroy’s Kitchen + Pub + Patio

1238 8th St.

Lunch Dinner

American (New), Comfort Food, Breakfast & Brunch

West Des Moines

Whether you’re coming in for breakfast or lunch (bright & early 7:45AM – 2PM Monday-Friday), for our weekend brunch (7:45AM – 2PM Saturday + Sunday) or dinner (daily at 2PM) Gilroy’s has you covered. Come see what “Stylish American Comfort Food” is all about with equal parts delicious and trendy faire you won’t find anywhere else!

Goldfinch

Goldfinch

316 Court Avenue

Lunch Dinner

Cocktail Bars, Sandwiches, American (New)

Des Moines

Goldfinch is located on the corner of Fourth Street and Court Avenue in downtown Des Moines' Court Avenue District. Upon entering, guests will experience its comfortable and friendly atmosphere within the thoughtfully designed space. In partnership with local Sunstead Farms, the Goldfinch team has created an authentic menu highlighting simple, handcrafted dishes prepared with seasonally inspired ingredients. A curated wine list and craft cocktails complement Goldfinch’s specialty menu items.

Granite City Food & Brewery

Granite City Food & Brewery

12801 University Ave

Brunch Lunch

American (Traditional), Breweries

Clive

Harbinger

Harbinger

2727 Ingersoll Avenue

Lunch Dinner

American (New)

Des Moines

HoQ

American (New)

Des Moines

Le Jardin

Le Jardin

2815 Beaver Ave

Lunch Dinner

French, Wine Bars, Beer Bar

Des Moines

Machine Shed

Machine Shed

11151 Hickman Rd

Lunch Dinner

American (Traditional)

Urbandael

Malo

Latin American

Des Moines

Proof

Mediterranean, American (New), Tapas/Small Plates

Des Moines

Reed’s Hollow

Reed’s Hollow

2712 Beaver Avenue

Lunch Dinner

American (New), Bars

Des Moines

RoCA

Bars, American (New)

Des Moines

Splash Seafood Bar & Grill

Splash Seafood Bar & Grill

303 Locust St Ste 100

Lunch Dinner

Seafood, Wine Bars, Cocktail Bars

Des Moines

Strudl Haus

Strudl Haus

1951 Indianola Avenue

Lunch Dinner

Austrian, German, Modern European

Des Moines

Table 128

Table 128

12695 University Avenue, Ste 140

Lunch Dinner

American (New), Cocktail Bars, Wine Bars, Gluten-free, Vegetarian

Clive

The Republic on Grand

The Republic on Grand

401 E Grand Avenue

Dinner

Bars, American (Traditional)

Des Moines

Trellis

Trellis

909 Robert Ray Drive

Lunch Dinner

Cafes

Des Moines

Trostel’s Dish

Trostel’s Dish

12851 University Avenue

Lunch Dinner

Tapas Bars, American (New), Latin American

Clive

Trostel’s Greenbriar

Trostel’s Greenbriar

5810 Merle Hay Road

Lunch Dinner

Steakhouses, Wine Bars

Des Moines

The Urban Grill

The Urban Grill

3651 86th Street

Lunch Dinner

American (Traditional)

Des Moines

Vivians

Vivians

400 Walnut Street

Lunch Dinner

Diners, American (New), Breakfast & Brunch

Des Moines

Wasabi

Sushi Bars, Pan Asian, Cocktail Bars

West Des Moines

Wasabi Chi

Wasabi Chi

5418 Douglas Ave

Lunch Dinner

Sushi Bars, Asian Fusion, Japanese

Des Moines

Wasabi Tao

Wasabi Tao

400 Walnut Street

Lunch Dinner

Japanese, Asian Fusion

Des Moines