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4000 Fleur Dr, Des Moines, IA 50321-2322
+1 515-287-1820
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“walleye” (10 reviews)
“steak” (33 reviews)
“salad” (35 reviews)
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4000 Fleur Dr, Des Moines, IA 50321-2322
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Never disappointed with the great food and friendly service. Watching the bartender at work is always amazing.

Thank Joseph R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food and atmosphere as always. The service is always friendly and fast. Highly recommend this place for any occasion.

Thank jamesknudson
Reviewed 1 week ago

My boss and I had dinner here, < a mile from our hotel. He had the carbonara, I had the Chinese chicken salad and some chicken soup. Good service.

Thank Ron T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place must be good because it was packed for lunch. I was dying to try Walleye for the first time so I ordered that, and the taste was great. But what is the worst thing that can happen when eating a fish filet....getting a...More

Thank racertempo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have dined at Skips a number of times for both lunch and dinner, and every time both the food and the service have been great. Servers in restaurants who tell you "every thing is great" when asked what's best or, what should be avoided...More

Thank Kim R
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Walked in and this place immediately reminded me of the supper club my grandma used to take us to for special occasions. Older gentlemen in suits around the bar, and even after 1 pm was pretty full for lunch. Had the chicken nachos appetizer and...More

Thank Alyson P
Reviewed 4 October 2017

The best service, food & prices on the south side. The server is always attentive w/o being intrusive.

Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

My soup was too salty but the salmon salad was very good. They have a good variety of dishes but also of wines that they sell by the glass which I highly value. Prices are very reasonable. Ambient is cassual and a little noisy because...More

Thank Leomex
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We stopped to have lunch before our flight...Definitely a hidden gem! Food and service was top tier. A fantastic location for a business meeting or marriage proposal.

Thank retiredchuck
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Very short wait, comfortable & cozy. Interesting menu choices, mainly a real good meat eater place. Exceptional garden salad with suburb vinaigrette dressing. Ribs were very tasty but a tad more meat would have made it exceptional. This place is just a real good traditional...More

Thank Joe W
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susan l
16 February 2016|
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Response from Doug P | Reviewed this property |
Susan, I've found the portions more than enough. It's not buffet food. It's good restaurant food (between fine dining and upscale).
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4000 Fleur Dr, Des Moines, IA 50321-2322
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-287-1820
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