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Genevieve's Bistro

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1050 6th Ave, Des Moines, IA 50314
+1 515-283-0151
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20 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had room service and carry out. The portion were perfect . The salmon was excellent. the room servie very efficeint the chef tow of the nights were excellent. the last night she was a grump and tired and could not get the order right. Bar tender knows her stuff.

Thank Cheryl K
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20 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

I sat in the bar area since the restaurant area was closed. I told my server that my chef salad was missing bacon and she told me none of their salads come with bacon. I assumed I was wrong. A couple minutes later I mentioned to her that maybe the pulled pork flatbread comes with bacon. She chuckled and told... More 

Thank 92accord
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57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015

I ordered a steak sandwich with onion rings. The onion rings were very good but not very warm. I think if they had been hot they would have been great. My sandwich was served on texas toast on a platter that was too small for the rings and sandwich. It was difficult to eat and not real warm but the... More 

Thank Marcia O
Des Moines, Iowa
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215 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2014

We loved the East Village restaurant, Luna and its owner/chef Kris Van Tuyl. It was sad when Kris decided to close Luna in the middle of 2013 and become the Executive Chef of Cityscape/Genevieve's at the Holiday Inn at Mercy in downtown Des Moines. We recently decided to check it out. Kris has definitely made his positive mark on the... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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127 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2013

We stayed in the hotel overnight and had both dinner and breakfast at Genevieve's, which is being renamed Cityscape. The food at dinner was very good. The burger was juicy, flavorful, and done the way I wanted it, and both it and the dip sandwich were enough to fill us up, and the coleslaw was very good, although the portion... More 

Thank MN_NightRN
North Mankato, Minnesota
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133 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2013

prices a little high but food was excellent, wait staff were on top on everything refills on coffee, water, etc vetry helpfull

Thank Mel H
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116 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2013

This restaurant is inside of a hotel. During our stay at the hotel we ordered room service which is from this restaurant. My family enjoyed the chicken strips; my wife who eats salad with every meal took about two bites of their salad and was finished. I had the All American sandwich; I believe it was a frozen patty that... More 

Thank iowaguntrader
Council Bluffs, Iowa
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2013

Hidden in the Holiday Inn Hotel,good service,salad bar,lounge,family friendly. Ribeye good,comes/ all the extras! restaurants .com selling coupons makes it reasonable.You won't go away hungry. Not fancy so no stress/ kids! drinks a little $$$ have fun! Tell them we say hi! :+)

Thank HappyCampers000
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208 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2013

Food was delicious and JJ our server is one of the best. She vhas been here 30 years! She told me she gets up @ 3:00am every morning!

Thank Cy2015
Saint Louis, Missouri
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160 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2013

Good menu breakfast, ok buffet...save yourself a few bucks and get a gift certificate. Staff did a nice job.

Thank cschuten

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 30
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1050 6th Ave, Des Moines, IA 50314
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-283-0151

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?