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Hessen Haus

Open Now: 11:00 - 02:00
Open today: 11:00 - 02:00
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Authentic German fare

Reminiscent of a German beer hall. Wonderful variety of food and beer. Will be back again to try... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2017
West Liberty, Iowa
via mobile
Good food, beer and patio

I had the stroganoff and ordered from the extensive beer menu. All was very good. The weather... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2017
Prairie Village, Kansas
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27 Oct 2017
“Pretzel was not German at all. ”
23 Jun 2017
“Authentic German fare”
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101 4th St, Des Moines, IA 50309-4741
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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

First, the bottle beer selection was not the same as the menu, as many on the menu were not available. The pretzel was nice and big and looked good, but it tasted like a frozen pretzel reheated. There are some food that just taste better...More

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Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Reminiscent of a German beer hall. Wonderful variety of food and beer. Will be back again to try something else!

Thank 40brendap
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

I had the stroganoff and ordered from the extensive beer menu. All was very good. The weather was pleasant so say on the patio. The restaurant is right in a cool area in downtown.

Thank ChiefJayhawk
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Great bier hall - like experience. Parking a bit of a hassle. VERY knowledgeable staff. The "Boot" is a must for a group experience!

1  Thank JamersonRocks
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

As an American with German parents, I was excited to try this restaurant. The advertisement of the food, beer, and the girls in dirndels looked wonderful, so we put the location in our car's GPS and went there. The interior is intriguing and this restaurant...More

Thank Doc-Rocketman
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Great place to take friends from out of town or if you just want to go out for a different experience. Great "beer hall" atmosphere, an extensive beer list and creative German food to go with it. The wait staff was really friendly. There are...More

Thank HannahIowa
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

I enjoy drinking liters of beer in big mugs. True Oktoberfest style. Did not try "Das Boot", but saw some people taking it down. Beer cheese soup was awesome and the pork wings wet fantastic. Ben was my server and he sis a great job....More

Thank jamiee618
Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

If you don't come down for brews and good German food..you are silly. 3 dollar shots of Jag when a train goes by..glorious!

Thank shaner51
Reviewed 30 April 2015

We have been to the HH a few times, and it never disappoints! The service is always exceptional, food is GREAT, love the atmosphere! If you're there, try a grapefruit raddler! It will change your life!

Thank Libby C
Reviewed 15 December 2014 via mobile

Went with a group of friends the atmosphere was friendly it was extremely crowded but that was to be expected. Drinking beer from a giant boot was quite fun and there was an accordion player going around taking requests which was fun

Thank Katy180
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