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High Life Lounge

200 SW 2nd St, Des Moines, IA 50309-4706
+1 515-280-1965
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Yum yum yum!!!

I love he High Life! As locals, we frequent this restaurant and love it! The ambiance is fun and... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
Des Moines, Iowa
via mobile
Good food

We have heard a lot of good things about High Life but have never been so decided to try it out on... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2017
Johnston, Iowa
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200 SW 2nd St, Des Moines, IA 50309-4706
+1 515-280-1965
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

I love he High Life! As locals, we frequent this restaurant and love it! The ambiance is fun and friendly, and the food is fantastic. The cheeseburger basket is a must. Simple and really well done. It is also very reasonably priced. Great place in...More

Thank tru2isu
Reviewed 26 September 2017

We have heard a lot of good things about High Life but have never been so decided to try it out on Saturday night. Oktoberfest was going on a block away and it was around 7:00 when we went and it was not busy at...More

Thank davidjensen399
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

This is a favorite among Des Moines locals. It's perfect. You can get greasy bar food or fish tacos. The food is awesome, and the atmosphere is super fun! You will not want to miss out on this fun experience. Love it!

Thank tru2isu
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

This place is really great but leave your coat outside because you don't want to take the smell of all the food home with you or back to the office. We had an assortment of items for lunch a hot beef sandwich was amazing as...More

Thank clbosco
Reviewed 16 November 2016

A friend recommended we stop in and see the place. Very interesting. Definitely a dive with accompanying greasy food. It helps El Bait Bar is located next door - makes for a fun evening. Worthy of a quick stop.

Thank TCstravels
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Seven of us went here for beers. For three, it was a first visit. ( I had been here a while back.) There is an unusually large selection of beers. It is very difficult to go over the menu of beers even within the categories...More

Thank redsoxbernie
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

While enjoying a drink, my friend and I indulged in a half order of El Bait Shop nachos and fried pickles. High Life Lounge offers a unique and cozy spot to unwind. I love that I can order from both the high life lounge and...More

Thank dejofe01
Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

Had a great time. Great 70s feel Frendly bar tender cook and staff. This is my new go to so in Des Moines

Thank Sean F
Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

It's a terrific throwback to a much simpler time when your beer choices were limited to the likes of Miller High Life, Pabst, Olympia, Hamms, etc. Nothing wrong with drinking the classics every once in awhile. This place is a time warp from the wood...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 13 January 2016

Great prices and brands of beer not available everywhere. My favorite is PBR on tap but the selection is very extensive. The food is good old fashioned with great flavor in the hamburgers and fries. This menu didn't spare calories, but was good and reasonably...More

Thank Naomi H
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