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The 9 Best Fast Food Restaurants In Des Moines

Updated: May 14, 2021

Figuring out which ones are Des Moines’s finest restaurants has never been easier. To get you the definitive list of the top restaurants, we scoured the best review and restaurant sites incorporating millions of expert and diner reviews. Scroll down to compare ratings, reviews, prices, and hours with ease and spend less time deciding.

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Wally's Chowder House & Broiler

American
Des Moines, Marina District
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Auntie Irene's Coffee Shop

American
Des Moines, Marina District
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Origin Vietnamese Bistro & Bar

Vietnamese
Des Moines, Marina District
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.5

Dee Des Moines Thai Cuisine

Thai
Des Moines, Marina District
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

via Marina Wood Fired Pizza & Italian Cafe

Italian
Des Moines, Marina District
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Yummy Chinese

Chinese
Des Moines, Pacific Ridge
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0

Anthony's HomePort

American
Des Moines, Marina District
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Tuscany at Des Moines Creek

American
Des Moines, Marina District
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

Viva Mexico

Mexican
Des Moines, Woodmont
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.0

How does it work?

Figuring out the best restaurants can take a long time. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 10951 spots across Des Moines, analyzed 1095134 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 1286 lists and articles from the likes of – applying our Feastfox magic to sift through results. Yes, we even looked at to pull this list together. If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. These ten options are sure to delight.

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