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2816 Beaver Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310-4099
+1 515-274-3694
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good48%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“onion rings” (4 reviews)
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2816 Beaver Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310-4099
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Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Christopher's Italian Restaurant is a hidden gem. In Beaverdale, it is a family owned restaurant that has been around for quite some time. I hadn't been there in a while, but the food and service has not changed. The servings are generous and they are...More

Thank iowaer
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Very good place to dine with friends, dates, family, or business associates. Excellent service and food. Leisurely dinning and we sat and talked well after we were done without feeling we needed to leave. The chicken parmesan was well received. My meatballs were finely ground...More

Thank GGDesMoines
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

Went for dinner with friends I hadn't seen in quite a few years. A really nice spot. Good service, quiet so we could talk and catch up. Good food, good service, they didn't rush us along. Seems like an old-school family-owned restaurant. Very friendly staff,...More

Thank agolddog
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Our Support Group met here for dinner. There were around 25 of us. A few of us, including me, ordered the Monday special of Prime Rib. Everyone, l asked, really enjoyed their meals, as did l. I do hope that we will be going there...More

Thank conniemcbee
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Christopher’s has anchored the Beaverdale business district for decades and delivers consistent quality and service year in and year out. It is one of my sister-in-law’s favorite restaurants, and we return often when we visit Des Moines. On our most recent visit, our party of...More

Thank William D
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Moved from Des Moines several years ago. Used to look forward to going to Christopher's. Recently back in Des Moines and had Dinner there. Still great after all these years. Love those Onion Rings-Yummy!

Thank lyonsmp
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

This neighborhood restaurant/bar has a great atmosphere. We were greeted by a gracious, friendly hostess. Our server was pleasant and attentive. The warm bread was plentiful and delicious! We liked that there was a petite portions menu. I asked to substitute a cream sauce with...More

1  Thank CARZRF
Reviewed 15 May 2017

I wish I could say more. We ate in the back of the dining room. We felt like we all needed booster seats to comfortably reach the table. Started with very greasy and undercooked onion strings. Ordered chicken parmigiana, chicken alfredo and spaghetti and meatballs....More

Thank SunnySkiesDSM
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Christopher's is a great couples, family, business dinner place. Warm atmosphere, food cooked in house, fresh. Nice, quiet bar area. Mother's Day Brunches are wonderful...make reservations! The service is professional and friendly, owner's over see everything, visit discretely with patron's. Full bar, great steaks, Italian...More

Thank PatIowa67
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had date night and wanted Italian. We decided on Christophers. There was no wait when we arrived around 8PM on a Friday night and although the bar was fairly full, the restaurant area was pleasantly quiet. We ordered a bottle of...More

1  Thank Jerri L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2816 Beaver Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310-4099
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-274-3694
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