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Alba

524 E 6th St, Des Moines, IA 50309-1918
+1 515-244-0261
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pork loin” (8 reviews)
“gnocchi” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
524 E 6th St, Des Moines, IA 50309-1918
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1 - 10 of 152 reviews

Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

My colleague and I ate at Alba’s last night. Fantastic! Drinks were wonderful-truly top shelf. Steve our waiter really knew food and drinks and gave great recommendations. The deviled eggs are to die for. Pork loin dinner, and quail dinner did not leave you hungry...More

1  Thank Coleen T
Reviewed 25 December 2017

Don't get the fries, on the soggy side. Pay for the extra $5.50 and get the roasted vegetables. Several choices for the hamburger, if your a big clintrao fan. I believe they need a wider selection of burger choices.

Thank Eric R
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Had a great time when visiting Des Moines in August. The food was very good, and the decorations made for a memorable meal.

1  Thank krondor100
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Great Food and Service. Black Cod was excellent. We were there on a Wednesday and it was 1/2 price wine!

2  Thank Michael M
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

I was excited to try this restaurant but ended up very disappointed and unsatisfied. The wine list is not impressive, food came out undercooked and the service was terrible. I would not come back again.

Thank FLPaperboy
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Went here for the first time for my birthday dinner and I would give this place 6 stars if I could! The food, above all, was truly amazing. One of the best meals we have ever had. Worth every cent! The waitress was very friendly,...More

2  Thank Nichole H
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I've had many lunches at Alba's, and it's never disappointed. Their menu is not big, but they do each entree very well. They have a unique mix of choices on their menu including their burgers. I love the french fries. They have interesting soups and...More

Thank titlewaive2013
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Small portions and big price. Ambiance was eccentric but quaint and cute. Went there once and did not return Too noisy.

Thank Joe D
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This was one of the places we wanted to try during restaurant week and it delivered. We started off with gazpacho and a smoked salmon appetizer. The soup was just right with a touch of spice at the end but the cucumber relish and cheese...More

2  Thank davidjensen399
Reviewed 24 August 2017

We kind of stumbled into this place and it was amazing.. Great atmosphere, good food, reasonable prices and our waiter was absolutely terrific--friendly, helpful and knowledgeable about the food and wine. Alba is a real star in East Village area and we will definitely be...More

2  Thank rangercookie
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Response from Jan F | Reviewed this property |
I reviewed as a customer. You should contact the restaurant directly. Great place. Hope they can serve your needs.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 524 E 6th St, Des Moines, IA 50309-1918
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-244-0261
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