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Baru 66

6587 University Ave, Windsor Heights, IA
+1 515-277-6627
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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6587 University Ave, Windsor Heights, IA
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Reviewed 1 September 2015

Special food prepared by a great chef. The food has always been excellent. One of the top reastarants in the Des Moines area. Great wine selection, food wine pairings usually available.. In fact, I'm going there tonight with my wife,36th wedding anniversary.

Thank Ezfill
Reviewed 23 June 2015

Des Moines has no shortage of amazing restaurants. Anyone visiting Des Moines has no excuse but to eat amazing food. That said, there are some standouts and Baru 66 stands out from the standouts. Between the chef's creativity, quality (often local) ingredients, and probably the...More

Thank Eric G
Reviewed 16 June 2015 via mobile

Yes, a wonderful French restaurant in Des Moines, IA. We have eaten at La Fermette Marbeouf in Paris and Balthazar in NYC. They have nothing on Baru 66! The care & love that is put in to the taste and art work that is your...More

Thank Cindy H
Reviewed 15 June 2015 via mobile

Just had one of the best meals of my life. Chefs tasting menu is worth every penny. You want to impress a date, celebrate a special occasion or just enjoy a lovely evening of fabulous food, ambiance and exceptional service? Go to Baru. You'll be...More

Thank Kate H
Reviewed 7 June 2015

One of the few places in the Des Moines area that understands the need for quality of the ingredients of the dishes it serves. Also, you will find professional servers that understand what they are serving and can help you make selections from the menu.

Thank Cytraveler26
Reviewed 16 May 2015

This little hidden gem (sits in the corner of a non-descript strip mall) is easily the best food in town. You won't expect authentic French cooking in Des Moines, but that is what you get. We have visited several times, and honestly have never had...More

Thank Jeff J
Reviewed 6 January 2015

I went here for the first time for a large private work party. We had three menu choices and I had the opportunity to try all three and each was fantastic in its own way. They do a great job with flavor combinations and I...More

Thank RoadWarriorGirl75
Reviewed 5 January 2015

this restaurant may be the finest we have ever eaten in. if your budget isnt a problem, be sure to give this a try. they fix amazing food that it is beyond eating...it is more of an experience. we ordered a 4 course chefs choice....More

Thank rockteam
Reviewed 3 January 2015

Baru 66 is always an incredible experience. This is the only 5 star restaurant in Des Moines worth eating at.

1  Thank Jamie C
Reviewed 3 January 2015

I've eaten at this restaurant four times in the past two years, and I have nothing but great things to say about it. This is the absolute best French restaurant in Des Moines (and, perhaps, Iowa). Chef David Baruthio frequently changes the menu, keeping it...More

1  Thank Darin J
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6587 University Ave, Windsor Heights, IA
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Windsor Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 515-277-6627
  • E-mail
(515) 277-6627
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