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4000 Fleur Dr, Des Moines, IA 50321-2322
+1 515-287-1820
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“walleye” (11 reviews)
“steak” (40 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4000 Fleur Dr, Des Moines, IA 50321-2322
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Skip's was great! We stopped in for lunch and had a fantastic experience. They have a nice selection of wine and beer which was a nice start to lunch. Everyone really enjoyed the food we had and the service was equally as impressive. Absolutely a...More

Thank TyrianLannister
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I walked the 7/10 of a mile from my airport hotel; some sections don’t have sidewalks. I decided to sit at the bar. Started with an enjoyable salad and bread. For the main course, I had the seared tuna with a side of cooked spinach....More

1  Thank Michael V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went here for dinner with two business colleagues. This was are first visit to Skips and when we walked in we weren’t sure what to make of it. Fairly crowded, when you walk in your standing right next to a table where people are...More

Thank Kwldtrvlr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Before we drove the three hours home, we ate here with a friend who lives in Des Moines. Found Skip’s here on TA, looked good so we tried it. First, the service is top notch. We never had a spinach/artichoke dip have a little jalapeño...More

1  Thank David U
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Brooke took great care of us on our 2nd visit! Three small dining areas so plan to be cozy, although still enough privacy for an enjoyable experience. We ordered steak, shrimp and ahi tuna. Each prepared to perfection. Great drinks.

1  Thank Go2FunFood
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

I went back and forth between a 4 & 5. They have a very limited wine menu, so that would be their only fault. However the staff went above and beyond to make us feel welcomed in Des Moines. I ordered the Walleye and it...More

1  Thank Tiffany D
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Having been visiting Des Moines for 35 years, can’t believe we’ve never heard of Skip’s. We enjoy locally enjoyed family run restaurants and this fits that lane. You walk into bar area, with several dining rooms off the bar area, which looked a little crowded...More

1  Thank Robert F
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

This isn’t a large restaurant but it has a varied menu. The food is very good. Try the Bowtie Creole you won’t be disappointed, it’s great. So is the Carbonara. Service is helpful and friendly. Definitely worth a visit.

1  Thank Don C
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Stopped by Skips on a Tuesday night to meet with friends. The service was amazing!! My drink never got empty and they kept checking back to see if we needed anything. I had the cavatelli. So good!!! When full it can be quite noisy as...More

1  Thank Denise D
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Had dinner here with a group (six) of friends. Very crowded restaurant, but worth the wait...I'm not a steak eater, but server said "You're in Iowa...have a steak" so I ordered the ribeye. Perfectly prepared. Cheddar potatoes were rich, rich, rich...but very tasty. Onion ring...More

2  Thank 2jbsdad
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susan l
16 February 2016|
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Response from Doug P | Reviewed this property |
Susan, I've found the portions more than enough. It's not buffet food. It's good restaurant food (between fine dining and upscale).
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4000 Fleur Dr, Des Moines, IA 50321-2322
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-287-1820
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