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Basil Prosperi

801 Grand Ave, Ste 335, Des Moines, IA 50309-8000
+1 515-244-2070
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21 Jun 2017
“Lasagna with Angry Sauce = Awesome”
20 Jun 2017
“Unreliable, unprofessional company.”
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801 Grand Ave, Ste 335, Des Moines, IA 50309-8000
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Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

I've been to this restaurant many times for lunch over many years. I enjoy the lasagna with the angry sauce so much that I don't think I have ever ordered anything else! The serving size is huge, probably about 6" x 5" in length and...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 20 June 2017

My sister and her groom have been in a business arrangement for a catering service with this company for a year. They were told the wedding date was open and they were booked. At the next meeting, the couple were told the date had since...More

Thank heathermsilk
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Good food but needs to improve. I had a Chicken fettuccine Alfredo and it was very watery. The staff was great. I will recommend if eating on a budget and time is short.

Thank maxneo0
Reviewed 1 August 2015

They are only open for lunch and special events. Pretty good Italian. It's not cooked to order which makes it very fast Italian but they do a decent job of keeping everything fresh. Accessible from the skywalk in 801 grand building.

Thank Nicnatros
Reviewed 25 December 2014 via mobile

I love this place and always get the alfredo. Seriously the best in dm!!!! Go early for lunch or later because they do get busy. The also serve bread with pasta and that's a nice bonus! :)

Thank Katy T
Reviewed 3 August 2014

Located in the 801 Grand building, this restaurant is a lunchtime institution for the business crowd. It is consistently good and always reliable. What I like about this place is that they stick to their knitting and do what they do very well. The line...More

Thank fiveyard81
Reviewed 4 March 2014

This is a dowtown busy lunchtime restaurant, but the service here is very slow. The food is what I would call average - nothing overly special and everything has just a mediocre taste. Wouldn't waste my time walking all the way over there with the...More

Thank shanac2008
Reviewed 21 September 2012

Have to say, I have never tried their entrees, but I'm hooked on the soup and bread! I'm pretty picky, so I stay away from the tomato and anything with mushrooms, but the cream of jallenpeno is wonderful. So is the chicken noodle, swiss cheese...More

Thank Shoefly6
Reviewed 17 October 2011

My colleague goes to Basil Prosperi pretty regularly for lunch so one day I decided to join her for the walk down there. I ordered the tomato and basil. I thought it was kind of bland. I guess I thought the fresh basil would have...More

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Reviewed 2 February 2008

Went to Lunch here a couple of times, it was good

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11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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  • Address: 801 Grand Ave, Ste 335, Des Moines, IA 50309-8000
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-244-2070
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