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Akebono515

215 10th St, Des Moines, IA 50309-3615
+1 515-244-5972
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“miso soup” (4 reviews)
“sushi” (24 reviews)
“poached eggs” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
215 10th St, Des Moines, IA 50309-3615
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1 - 10 of 31 reviews

Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Good food and very friendly staff! We all got Bento Boxes which came with surprise Miso Soup and were very filling. Many of the rolls come with soup and salad even though it isn't advertised. Patio seating available so you can enjoy the nice weather....More

Thank briegel22
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

We went to Akebono with friends and for dinner. The restaurant had a long list of sushi rolls, sashimi and nigiri to choose from. We opted for the Oh Snap and Dragon rolls, as well as a selection of nigiri sushis (ika, tamago, unagi, etc.)....More

Thank Tourvel_67
Reviewed 23 April 2017

I'm not a sushi fan but my wife loves it here. The service sometimes is hit and miss, but generally good. I enjoy the yakisoba it's very flavorful.

Thank johnlwood
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Great food and a good value. Friendly staff and very helpful with the menu. At here at night, I'm sure the lunch menu is good also.

Thank kmart12016
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Kind of hidden below a parking ramp, visited this place a couple times recently . Wow. Great sashimi and sushi but the ramen bowls really did it for me. Like Pho, ramen is all about the broth and this is the best broth I've ever...More

Thank timiniowa
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Came for the first time recently and cannot wait to go back! Place was very busy and offered a fantastic atmosphere. Our server was Derek and he was great. The miso soup was deelish - ask for some Sriracha and mix in the soup! Sushi...More

Thank M J
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Went for dinner before a show at the Performing Arts Center. Crowded but not too loud. Great service and really good sushi.

Thank IowaCityProf
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Nicholas was our server. Very knowledgeable on drinks and sushi. We decided to order all the happy hour appetizers at $4 each along with $5 martinis. Brought us complimentary soup and salad. Best thing was the food was fabulous. Are bill was $44 which we...More

Thank Jan F
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Went out for dinner with a work colleague, sat at bar and I guess we weren't hip-enough to get this place. Bartender was a little to flip, almost like we were an annoyance on a Tuesday night. Sake was good but appetizers took 15 minutes...More

Thank jfahy
Reviewed 25 August 2016

I have been to Akebono four times, now, and every time has me leaving, thinking "This might be my favorite sushi restaurant!" The complimentary miso soup is the best (by far!) miso soup I've ever had. The combination of spices is just perfect. Also, the...More

Thank organicchemist
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 10th St, Des Moines, IA 50309-3615
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-244-5972
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