Reviews written by dsmwmn

dsmwmn gave Baru 66 5 Stars

I've been to Baru 66 a couple of times and have really enjoyed it. The staff are very friendly and the atmosphere is elegant but not stuffy. The food is amazing! Very inventive and artistic!

dsmwmn gave Teacups & Tiaras (Tea Room & Trinkets) 5 Stars

This is an excellent place to go if you want some light and girly. The service is good. My favorite menu items are the mediterranean quiche and ham and cheese crapes.

dsmwmn gave Buffalo Wild Wings 1 Star

I tried this place after hearing raves about it from my co-workers. I was very unimpressed. I ordered the naked chicken strips and basically got salty strips of processed meat with faux black grill ... (see full review)

dsmwmn gave Jesse's Embers 5 Stars

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I just tried this place and was really impressed. The staff was very friendly and attentive. I had Sue's Slippers Beer Battered Lobst... (see full review)

dsmwmn gave A Dong 1 Star

I have been to A Dong a couple of times and while the food is fine, the service is horrible. Last night I went there and after an hour my friend and I got up and left. We were seated right away but ... (see full review)

dsmwmn gave Zanzibar's Coffee Adventure 5 Stars

Zanzibar's has a wonderfully artsy atmosphere. The coffee is rich and perfectly brewed. They also serve a pretty mean breakfast - eggs are steamed using the expresso machine.

dsmwmn gave Splash Seafood Grille 5 Stars

I just went to Splash Raw for lunch. I had the devil eggs and the clam chowder. The chowder was enjoyable but the devil eggs were the real treat. They were were deliciously creamy with a crown of c... (see full review)

dsmwmn gave El Patio 5 Stars

This is my favorite Mexican restaurant in Des Moines. The food is wonderful. Everything is made from scratch and it has a kind of at home with the family feel. My favorite is the chicken tacos and ... (see full review)

dsmwmn gave Art Center Restaurant 5 Stars

The food here is always good and creative. They menu always changes, so you get to try something different every time. It's a great place to take friends from out of town because the you can check o... (see full review)

dsmwmn gave Carmike Wynnsong 16 1 Star

Whenever I attempt to go to this theater, it takes me forever to find a parking spot, I have to wait in line and then the movie sells out before I can buy my ticket.

dsmwmn gave Carmike Cobblestone 9 5 Stars

This is my favorite theater in Des Moines. It has a nice location and is never over-crowded like Wynnsong. On Tuesday they have a "bring your own bucket" night. Basically you can bring in your own ... (see full review)

dsmwmn gave Miyabi 9 5 Stars

Hands down the best sushi in Des Moines! I have patronized the Japanese restaurant a few times now and haven't had anything bad here yet. The box lunches are nicely presented and fun to eat. There ... (see full review)