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4000 Fleur Dr, Des Moines, IA 50321-2322
+1 515-287-1820
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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4000 Fleur Dr, Des Moines, IA 50321-2322
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great place for casual dining to fine dining. Good people and good food. The service is friendly and very efficient. The meals ranked on the upper scale. Always seem to get seated pretty quickly

Thank DLE67
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a great steak dinner with friends. Nice, cozy atmosphere with great ambiance. Perfect place for a first date or just (like us) dinner with friends.

Thank Megan H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great service and food! Dark, old school bar and home cooked Italian! We love to go here before or after a movie at Fleur Cinema!

Thank NetteLee
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The atmosphere was very NICE! Nice quiet spot out of the way. The service and food was outstanding! Will definitely go back!

Thank Pamela F
Reviewed 3 days ago

Definitely looking forward to my next visit to Des Moines so I can enjoy another visit to Skip's! Great atmosphere. Just beautiful inside. Tables are private so you can hear your table conversation and not the one next to you. The food is outstanding. Great...More

Thank 609KaySSSS
Reviewed 3 days ago

I have lived in Des Moines my whole life and never ventured into Skip's. Now I wonder how I have missed this tiny landmark. It tends to run very full during peak hours. Food is good. Waitstaff attentive. Don't be fooled by its tiny size...More

Thank Beth O
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Skip's was great! We stopped in for lunch and had a fantastic experience. They have a nice selection of wine and beer which was a nice start to lunch. Everyone really enjoyed the food we had and the service was equally as impressive. Absolutely a...More

Thank TyrianLannister
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

I walked the 7/10 of a mile from my airport hotel; some sections don’t have sidewalks. I decided to sit at the bar. Started with an enjoyable salad and bread. For the main course, I had the seared tuna with a side of cooked spinach....More

1  Thank Michael V
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

I went here for dinner with two business colleagues. This was are first visit to Skips and when we walked in we weren’t sure what to make of it. Fairly crowded, when you walk in your standing right next to a table where people are...More

Thank Kwldtrvlr
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Before we drove the three hours home, we ate here with a friend who lives in Des Moines. Found Skip’s here on TA, looked good so we tried it. First, the service is top notch. We never had a spinach/artichoke dip have a little jalapeño...More

1  Thank David U
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susan l
15 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, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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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