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Palmer's Deli & Market

4949 Westown Pkwy Ste 180, West Des Moines, IA 50266-6704
+1 515-223-0123
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good40%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (12 reviews)
“brownie” (5 reviews)
“soups” (11 reviews)
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American, Soups, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
4949 Westown Pkwy Ste 180, West Des Moines, IA 50266-6704
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Palmers serves cafeteria style but also has plenty of seating. Clever sandwich or salad combinations are available and all were very fresh and tasty.

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Palmer's has plenty of options to accommodate any appetite. You'll have endless choices of sandwiches, salads, soups, side dishes, and deserts. It is a fast moving line great for lunches and easily accommodates large groups or solo diners. The prices are on the higher side...More

Thank KGibson23
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped in 30 min before closing just to feel rushed through the door. Still great taste and presentation, however dont rush the customer and their decisions. The Palmer club was good as well salads.

Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Made special effort to find this Deli. Wife enjoyed her salad very much. I had the Palmer's Club Sandwich. It was an excellent Deli Sandwich, but the did not have any brown mustard, only the bright yellow stuff. Nice atmosphere, excellent Deli meats. Relaxing patio...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

I have been to the three different locations of Palmer's Deli in the metro area. My favorite is the West Des Moines location. It is always swamped with customers during lunch time. I like the turkey on whole wheat bread sandwich best and broccoli cheese...More

Thank david_hance_iowa
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Palmer's was a long-time favorite of mine when I lived in the 515. Having recently returning for a visit, I was reminded of how much I like it. They have soup, salad, sandwiches and more - a ton of cold side-salads, desserts, etc... The two...More

Thank rdubbs08
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The BeefEater sandwich is a good choice! Good pickles, side options, and desserts (brownies are amazing). Gets pretty busy during lunch time, try to get there early!

Thank Maria S
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We came in for breakfast instead of eating at the hotel. We were disappointed they did not serve breakfast. Our sandwiches were good and so was the soup. The service was excellent though we were the only patrons at that time. We were glad they...More

Thank singingaccordionist
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Beautiful day in Des Moines. This is a great deli. Sandwiches. Salads and soups all are good and hard to choose. Then must finish with a two handed cookie. Service was friendly and helpful as it was my first time. Even let us sample soup...More

Thank Jan F
Reviewed 22 August 2016

I had two different soups, both excellent. I tried three salads from the deli case, also excellent. The cookies were quite yummy as well. Loved the local option for a deli.

Thank Amycv01
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4949 Westown Pkwy Ste 180, West Des Moines, IA 50266-6704
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  West Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-223-0123
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