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Skip's

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4000 Fleur Dr, Des Moines, IA 50321-2322
+1 515-287-1820
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11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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64 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really nice building, nice location, and perfect for entertaining clients. The wait staff at Skip's is attentive, polite and professional. Our steaks were good, as were the sides. I'll be a repeat customer.

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Thank missouriplowboy
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very pleasant atmosphere and great food! Service very good. Pasta dishes excellent. Overall a very nice dining experience. Will go back when in Des Moines.

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Thank Jeff R
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic meal in a very cozy atmosphere! The wait staff was very fun and respectful of our table conversation all while getting our meals served in a very timely fashion! This is a local favorite and is my new favorite!

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Thank CJackson759309
Des Moines, Iowa
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Live near this restaurant love it. Go there 4 times a month usually. Great food great staff cozy atmosphere highly recommend

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Thank chaack2014
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a neat 1940's (ish) house with 3 different seating areas. The staff is some of the best I have ever been waited on. Some of the staff have been with the company for many years. Now the food is out of this world! Everything seems to be homemade and of excellent quality. I have gone back many times... More 

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Thank abigail d
Des Moines, Iowa
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I have been to Skips several times, dine in and carry out. So we decided to invite a set of married friends to join us. They enjoyed the food said they have never been but would return. I've tried several of the dishes there, just good food!!!!

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Thank ShoeConnoisseur
iowa
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Outside of building does not do justice to what is inside Interior is unique, tasteful, inviting and homey. Old world beautiful dark wood throughout the whole interior. Greeted immediately by a warm, friendly smile. Told it would be approximately 20 minute wait, Which was fine. We were asked if we would like to wait at the bar and have a... More 

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Thank mliitts1
Detroit, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food is just fuel except when you go to Skips in Des Moines. Their Cavatelli pasta is out of this world. Great staff and the prices are not over the top!

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Thank garryadkins
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I passed this place dozens of times going to the airport or Fleur cinema. Finally decided to stop. They sat us by the fireplace and quickly brought us the drinks. Salad and meal were very nice and the service was special. We should have been coming out of our way to eat here. The atmosphere with was... More 

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Thank Roger S
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

My wife and I stopped in for an early meal and a few drinks one night after work. The nachos caught our eye as an appetizer, thinking we would order those and then share a meal - for $13 we were both stuffed and had no more room for an actual meal (a real shame). Covered in cheese, black beans,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?