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Skip's

4000 Fleur Dr, Des Moines, IA 50321-2322
+1 515-287-1820
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“walleye” (12 reviews)
“salad” (43 reviews)
“steak” (43 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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LOCATION
4000 Fleur Dr, Des Moines, IA 50321-2322
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Excellent wait staff. Good menu, all well prepared. Full service bar. Pretty nice space and atmosphere. Good for lunch as well as dinner.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank judgestan
Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife and I meet here after work and the food is always consistently good. The wait staff is always smiling and with a suggestion for what to try. They do serve drinks and the steak is excellent. The inside is quaint (some would say...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Steve L
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife & I enjoyed both a lunch and then a supper the following day while in Des Moines on business. From the greeting & seating staff to our server, everyone working at Skip's was friendly & courteous. We had burgers for lunch that were...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JRGidaho
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took my sons (7 & 9) here for dinner last Saturday. I can see why it was packed. People I met in the waiting room were out of towners who visit every year and locals who visit monthly) so they have a big crew of...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank kellymQ868JN
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Too croulded Too noisy Slow service Food cold when delivered Regular are treat better, better seatin and service Visitors are shuffled out of the way Won’t go back

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank brooks1949
Reviewed 4 November 2018

I stopped in here on the way to catch a flight home. I was greeted at the door by a nice lady. I explained I was new to the place and she explained the different places I could be seated and since I was a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Scott M
Reviewed 29 October 2018

The restaurant was very busy but the food was great. I was with a group of five other people and everyone enjoyed their meal and I think we all got different dishes. The service was fast and friendly. This is a small place and we...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank summerluvn
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Great food and quiet spot to spend an evening with close friends. Haven't been here for some time, but we will return for another enjoyable dinner experience.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank stutzmes
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Drove a few hours from Iowa City to Des Moines in bad weather so we wanted a nice restaurant to enjoy a good meal. The existing reviews were great & the good staff at the Baymont Bay Hotel affirmed the choice. Skip’s is fairly nondescript...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank socratesa
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We go there several times a year. Always have great food and the customer service is excellent. One of our favorite places to go and feel at home.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Pam V
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susan l
15 February 2016|
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Response from Doug P | Reviewed this property |
Susan, I've found the portions more than enough. It's not buffet food. It's good restaurant food (between fine dining and upscale).
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4000 Fleur Dr, Des Moines, IA 50321-2322
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-287-1820
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