11211 Hickman Rd
Urbandale, IA 50322
Phone: (515) 270-2424
Fax: (515) 270-9114
The Cheesecake Factory is surely the place to go when craving a rich and delectable slice of the mouth-watering dessert, but this restaurant offers much more. Serving appetizers, lunch, dinner, late night dining, Sunday Brunch, and a full bar, the Factory is a great choice for a casual dining experience. Everyone will find something to their liking with over 200 menu selections of pizza, pasta, seafood, steaks, salads, sandwiches, burgers, and more. Be sure to save room for one of the 50 delicious cheesecakes and desserts. All this in an ambience filled with life, color and fun.
As its name suggests, The Wine Experience at Jordan Creek prides itself on its wine collection. With over 400 varieties on offer, guests can enjoy their selection at the restaurant, or take home a bottle from their retail store. Savor wine by the glass with small plates, appetizers and cheese platters. Follow that with specialties like Mac & Cheese, Turkey Bacon Swiss, Sausage Panini, pastas and pizza.
Try the Prime rib-eye, succulent steaks or the Tenderloin Carpaccio, riddled with ample of flavors only at Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar. Serving one of the finest steakhouse fare in all of Des Moines, the restaurant has emerged as a popular destination for people to celebrate their special events in life. An exceptionally tasteful wine selection also makes an appearance to aid the perfect finish to your meal. Service is helpful and friendly and not in a rush to get it over with. So take your time and relax in its sophisticated ambiance and enjoy your company.
If one has enjoyed the performances of famous comedians like Ralphie May, Jimmy Roulette, The Sandman and Doug Benson on television, then visit the Funny Bone comedy club in West Des Moines to watch them perform live. Part of a renowned chain of comedy clubs, this is a perfect spot in West Des Moines to relax with your group of friends, devour the appetizers like Fried Ravioli, Chicken Sliders and Three Cheese Quesadilla, and laugh till you drop. The shows are quite popular here, so make sure you book your seats in advance to avoid disappointment.
Relax, have a few laughs and enjoy the music at Blue Moon Dueling Piano Bar and Restaurant. The restaurant serves up delicious food that's good for you, and the environment with a side order of entertainment. Tap your feet to the sounds created by the wonderful musicians as you tuck into specials like White Chicken Chilli or a loaded Taco Pizza. Great for an evening out with friends, you certainly won't be bored. For information on performances do visit their website.
With a variety of delicious lunch specials, Wok in Motion is a great place for Asian fare. The small restaurant has a casual vibe, and you can try out their selection of sushi while seated at the lovely Sushi Bar. Try classics like Kung Pao or Mongolian chicken rice, or for something a bit more adventurous, try their Dynamite sushi roll.
Samurai Sushi and Hibachi is more than a meal, it is an experience. This Japanese fusion restaurant features live cooking counters across the dining room, with skilled chefs preparing your meal at your table. Watch in excitement the flambe and take in aromas of the orient. Select a Hibachi meal with New York Steak, Chicken or Lobster, served with soup and sides. Other specialties on the menu include Sushi, Sashimi, Tempura Crab and Harumaki.
Fire Creek offers a memorable dining experience in West Des Moines. With its summer patio and winter fireplace, this locally-owned restaurant features a welcoming atmosphere. On the menu are American classics like steak, sandwiches and pasta. Specialties include Santa Fe Quesadilla, Chicken Marsala Sandwich and Swiss Burger. At Happy Hour, enjoy great deals on cocktails and spirits. Occasionally, they play host to live music events by local talent.
Come to La Mie for a slice of heaven. It literally translates to “the crumb” in French and will surely have you savoring every last one. Well before dawn, the kitchen at the Logsdons' bakery is bustling with the kneading of dough, mixing of icings and loading of ovens. Baked to perfection, the aromas of fresh pastries, sinful croissants, melt-in-your-mouth scones, handmade breads and divine macaroons engulf your senses, not to mention every bite is pure indulgence.
801 Chophouse is an upscale steakhouse in Des Moines. The restaurant offers fresh vegetables and meats from the best cuts. At a flat rate, you could take advantage of the Prix Fixe menu options that allows you to savor a variety. Try out the Bone-In Delmonico or the Lollipop Veal Chop. The Maytag Blue Cheese Potatoes make a great side. The restaurant has an extensive wine list, so take your pick and have a great meal!
RōCA, short for Restaurant on Court Avenue, is located in downtown's Historic Court Avenue District. Nestled in a century-old building, it retains the old-world charm with exposed brick walls, art, antiques and photographs to complement rustic-chic furnishings. Their signature shared plates include Oysters “Roca”Feller, Escargot In Potato Shells and Hoison Marinated Ribeye Skewers and entrees like Beef Stroganof and Stuffed Pork Chop. Pair your meal with artisan cocktails like Gotham Sour and Slippery Slope or opt for fine wine, craft brews and spirits.
Mezzodi's serves Italian food that is delicious. The food here is prepared from home-style recipes that have been reinvented to include some of the local ingredients and tastes. The fast selling item here are the pizzas and burgers and the special rate martinis that are served all day! For your main meals, try out the Wild Mushroom Risotto or the Italian Chops. The Sunday brunch is quite famous among the locals.