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Gilroy's

€€ - €€€American, ,
1238 8th St, West Des Moines, IA 50265-2622
+1 515-809-1727
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Overview
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good55%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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“burger” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
LOCATION
1238 8th St, West Des Moines, IA 50265-2622
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1 - 10 of 66 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped by for a lunch meeting, I ordered the Steakhouse burger and my associate ordered the Steakhouse salad, burger was good size and very juicy, served with large bowl of crisp fries, salad was large and seemed to have a entire steak on it

Thank Jerome O
Reviewed 17 September 2018

My wife and daughter decided to take me out to dinner for my birthday and we went to Gilroy's. Even tho' I had been here 5+ times over the last year, decided to write this review. Was a Wednesday evening so they had live music...More

Thank Cuda80
GilroysMgmtTeam, Owner at Gilroy's, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2018

Thanks for being our guest at Gilroy's. We so much appreciate you choosing us & going the extra mile in posting this review on TripAdvisor. Your comments have been shared with our team, especial Erika :) We look forward in serving you again. Have a...More

Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Service, service , service. Food was great, service was even better. Met by the owner and manager who quickly gave us a tour of the brunch bar and restaurant as this was our first visit. They made sure we were satisfied with every part of...More

Thank BKH1353
GilroysMgmtTeam, Owner at Gilroy's, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2018

Thanks for selecting Gilroy's on your recent Sunday brunch experience. We sure love our guests & want to thank you for going the extra mile in posting this review. We look forward in having you back as our guest. Thanks for being AWESOME! Have a...More

Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

The Cauliflower sandwich was excellent. New choice. The Bread Pudding was not a winner. Good atmosphere. We will be back at an event this week.

Thank Q5819ZCjoanc
GilroysMgmtTeam, Owner at Gilroy's, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2018

Thanks for selecting Gilroy's. Appreciate your remarks & will focus on improving our bread pudding. Make sure you choose us again & let us know about your next experience. Cheers!

Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Son received his “white coat “; ceremony for those about to enter the professional pharmacy schooling at Drake University. We were looking for a restaurant to host our family dinner, we settled on Gilroys. We were provided the larger back room for some privacy, very...More

Thank Michael D
GilroysMgmtTeam, Owner at Gilroy's, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2018

Thanks Michael in selecting Gilroy's. I wanted to reach out & let you know this has been shared with our team. Our service standards have improved since your last experience. Also, food quality will be a FOCUS on our soon to be released fall/winter menu....More

Reviewed 13 August 2018

Nice patio atmosphere. Good variety of american food, awesome desserts, and great service. Specials are offered every night of the week.

Thank kemeny1055
GilroysMgmtTeam, Owner at Gilroy's, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2018

Thanks for your review & visit to Gilroy's. What can we do to earn a five star review? We always value feedback & want to earn that fifth star & your repeat business. Cheers!

Reviewed 5 July 2018

The service was friendly and timely and the food was about what we expected. One of us enjoyed her salmon salad and my chicken Quesadia(sp) was filling and flavorful. The 3rd person ordered the Ploughman's Platter and asked our waitress for advice. In reply she...More

Thank Kim R
Reviewed 1 July 2018

I had the chicken quesadilla, and my husband Gad a chicken sandwich. Even cocktails are average. Nothing spectacular, including the service. We had to get up and find our waitress to pay the bill.

Thank YM C
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

I just got food to go but it was amazing and the customer service I received was also amazing. A must try if you're in the area. The atmosphere looked awesome for dinner.

Thank Kayley H
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for a late lunch at about 3 p.m. When we knew that the lunch hour Rush was over. Bradley was our waiter as he was also for Mother's Day the service was great the food was fresh and hot never An Empty Glass...More

Thank reikep
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 23:00
Monday
07:45 - 23:00
Tuesday
07:45 - 23:00
Wednesday
07:45 - 23:00
Thursday
07:45 - 23:00
Friday
07:45 - 00:00
Saturday
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1238 8th St, West Des Moines, IA 50265-2622
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  West Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-809-1727
  • E-mail
Description
Stylish American comfort food served 7 days a week! Made-to-order breakfast + lunch served served Monday-Friday 7:45AM-11AM. Weekend Brunch Buffet on Saturdays + Sundays 9:00AM-2PM. Lunch + Dinner begin at 11AM Monday - Friday and at 2PM Saturdays + Sunday. Rush Hour Happy Hour 4-6PM Monday-Friday with $1 off beer, wine, Mules & wells and 1/2 price appetizers. Proud to be a part of the 8th Street neighborhood in West Des Moines. #iamgilory #redhairdontcare #gingerlife
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