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215 E Walnut St, Des Moines, IA 50309-2024
+1 515-528-2407
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good41%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“thai food” (6 reviews)
“curry” (2 reviews)
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Sushi, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
215 E Walnut St, Des Moines, IA 50309-2024
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love going to Blu when we are in Des Moines. The menu has a great variety of choices. I really enjoy the curry dishes. The spice is moderate but they will heat it up to your taste

Thank Ed S
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I've never had a bad entree at Blu. Their Avocado Rangoon appetizer is a must. Entree portions were large, but now seem to be lessened. However, now probably appropriate portion size. Check cleanliness of plates as had issue with that. Water taste was off, which...More

Thank titlewaive2013
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

There are many reasons to like this place. Friendly, prompt service and super yummy Thai food. The avocado crab Rangoon were delicious. I ordered a 2 and it had a tinge of heat. It was a great place to meet for lunch. Can't do 5...More

Thank Rpod-lady
Reviewed 31 August 2017

This Thai place was very close to our hotel and we walked there. It was very flavorful food and they had plenty of choices to choose from. Great happy hour prices for beer and sushi

Thank Davin D
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Jack of all trades, master of none. Although that might seem to be a bad review it isn't. Honestly the food was good and its the only place I know where you can get PHO, sushi, traditional Thai food, and different styles of curry. The...More

Thank Justin G
Reviewed 24 February 2017

This place is just a little hole-in-the-wall restaurant, but it has excellent food. There is a very wide variety on the menu and you can select how spicy you want your food, on a scale of 1 to 5. Most of the guys in my...More

Thank Jim1133
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Blu offers a big selection of rice and noodle entrees. The pad see ew drunken noodles is very good. For vegans, they offer a mock duck, made from braised gluten. The service is always good here. The prices are very reasonable.

Thank Joe E
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Very pleased with the variety on the menu. Ended up having the Vegetable Delight w/chicken and Tom Yum soup. Both were very good. This restaurant was within walking distance of my hotel. I eat there again when I return to Des Moines.

Thank Dalen1970
Reviewed 28 December 2016

They have amazing food there. I crave their crab rangoon and wish I wouldn't look so weird just having that for dinner. Their Pad Thai is awesome as well. Don't miss their wonderful iced tea. You have to go!

Thank HHIslandgirl
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Unexpected gem of a place. Outside deceiving. Asian restaurant with a blended menu of sushi , Chinese, Thai and pho. Good service, topped with a nice glass of wine. Highly recommend.

Thank 424jocelync
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 E Walnut St, Des Moines, IA 50309-2024
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-528-2407
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