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4000 Fleur Dr, Des Moines, IA 50321-2322
+1 515-287-1820
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“walleye” (13 reviews)
“steak” (45 reviews)
“salad” (44 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00 Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
4000 Fleur Dr, Des Moines, IA 50321-2322
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Reviewed today via mobile

I have driven by here many times and never stopped. Glad I finally did. Great food in an unassuming atmosphere. The half onion rings were huge and the calamari was substantial. I really like that it was served as strips and not circles. I’ll be...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank JAAboud
Reviewed today

Food and service is great here. Prices very reasonable. Try the Walleye if you are a fish lover. Breading is light and seasoning devine! Come early for dinner as this place is hopping in no time.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank YellowRose515
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My wife and I love Skip’s. The fish is excellent. Service is always good. Can be a cold wait on a busy night, but we’ll worth the wait.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank FastAction
Reviewed yesterday

If you are looking for reliably good food and warm welcoming atmosphere,this is your place.The clam chowder is especially good,but we have never been disappointed by anything on the menu.The staff is very accommodating also.This place has become one of our favorites.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Myrna F
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Skips is a DSM hidden treasure. I’ve never heard of seen any advertising for Skips but everybody knows Skips. It’s a house. No really, a house. It’s been converted into a restaurant but the floor plan is of the various rooms of the former house,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank timiniowa
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Skip’s has amazing food and atmosphere! It never disappoints! I would highly recommend the smoked chicken nachos and the chicken piccata...yum! We continue to go to Skip’s again and again...definitely a staple for us.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Kelly50047
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Amazing steak , amazing service and great food !!!highly recommend you will not be disappointed! The atmosphere is unique and causal. The sides were big and plentiful! The French fries were salty and yet had a great taste.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank keeshaaakritim
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I do love to eat here! We dined again with the family over the holiday and had a delightful experience as always. The wait staff is always so friendly, and though I am not always a fan of fish, their salmon was wonderful. Thank you!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank heathershel64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an old home converted to a restaurant, so it is small and cozy. Food was outstanding as was the service. Obviously a popular place, there was a waiting list on a Thursday evening. Their Prime Rib is supposed to be really good, but...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank UtahJerry
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Only 21 tables only. We shared Bruschetta for our appetizer, had their Spinach Salad (which had red onion, pecans & strawberries in it). I had the Chicken Piccata and my husband had the Walleye. Food was delicious and service was great!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Rita R
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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, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
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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