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215 E Walnut St, Des Moines, IA 50309-2024
+1 515-528-2407
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good40%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“thai food” (6 reviews)
“curry” (2 reviews)
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
215 E Walnut St, Des Moines, IA 50309-2024
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Reviewed yesterday

Blu is 3 blocks from my office - just a brisk walk. Its a great place for me to get out when I need to escape for a bit alone or if I want a relaxed lunch with staff to give them a lunch on...More

Thank kafek8t
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

food was ok but I thought a little expensive for the smallish serving. Certainly not the best Thai in town. Thai Flavors, Cool Basil are both much better

Thank JohnnyB33
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

my wife is asian and is always looking for good asian restaurants when we travel. upon reading some yelp reviews, we went to blu thai & sushi. we waited for restaurant to open, 4(?) we ordered the happy hour specials, spicy tuna sushi and tempura...More

Thank loveadeal55
Reviewed 16 August 2018

We stopped by Blu for a small lunch after a wedding ceremony. We had just too much time between lunch and the reception to not eat anything. The place was pretty empty so we had great service. I had the thai iced tea and steamed...More

Thank Lauren S
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

We visited Blu prior to a concert at the Wells Fargo Center. Ordered two entrees and two sushi rolls. Took 45 minutes for our meals to be delivered; they were not busy; our waiter was also the cashier and front door greeter. The two entrees...More

Thank Bob L
Reviewed 1 June 2018

Started going here for happy hour and fell in love with the Da Luca Margarita. The chips and salsa are warm and delicious. Love the food and the service. Nice outdoor open patio area. I highly recommend them!

Thank Elizabeth D
Reviewed 4 May 2018

Great variety, tasty food, portions on the small side. Very well prepared and seasoned, interesting desert options

Thank fcrane35
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

The flavors were wonderful and food was fresh. The decor looked "tired" but the food at a great price made up for it.

Thank Amy T
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

First visit, we had two different curries. Fresh, excellent spiciness, reasonable service although it took forever to get our bill. We will totally eat here anytime. Do not judge this book by its cover. The outside of the restaurant needs repair and paint.

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 4 November 2017 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
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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