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Blue Moon Dueling Piano Bar and Restaurant

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American, Bar
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5485 Mills Civic Pkwy, West Des Moines, IA 50266-5303
+1 515-564-7300
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16:00 - 02:00
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Tue - Wed 16:00 - 00:00
Thu - Sat 16:00 - 02:00
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

We were with a large group, and attended a private event here. It was great fun-the musicians are very talented and anxious to get the audience involved. They both play multiple instruments and ad lib songs to fit the crowd. It was a great time!

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Thank msbones047
Cancun
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

good for that evening fun place to go and eat and lessen to little piano music. Don't know if it would appeal to everyone.

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Thank Odus Elex R
West Des Moines, Iowa
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

We had an absolute blast at this piano bar. I have been to several across the Nation and this did not disappoint at all. Service was excellent as well!

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Thank Cultured2013
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Make sure to arrive early. Music starts at eight and tables fill up quickly. Light bar food only, chips and salsa resemble Tostitos rounds. Bartenders were great. Nice setup with servers instead of patrons surrounding the bars.

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Thank Chad N
Des Moines, Iowa
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65 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2016

This facility has very good food, especially their selection of pizzas! One of the things that this place is known for is their fish bowls.... They have two sizes: personalized "goblets" with half a dozen flavors (they run $12) and the Blue Moon Bowl, which is a large fishbowl that can satisfy a large party (run $29, so even with... More 

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Thank kngudenkauf
Marshalltown, Iowa
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

A fun and engaging atmosphere- they "personalize" for the groups that are there. ( A note-Not for kids)

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Thank K M
Urbandale, IA
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121 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

Drastically under staffed we went to the bar to ask for service and to order drinks. Our food order took an hour and twenty minutes for fried food and then it was cold. Don't get me started on the beer selection...boring beer selection an upgrade with some craft selection may have made the night an improvement. Entertainment was just okay,... More 

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Thank SamplesEvrythng
Liberty, Missouri
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2015 via mobile

We went out with friends for a fun night. The entertainment was great, but the food was okay at best and the service was so slow we ordered from the bar. It was a weekend night and it was busy, but they seemed very understaffed.

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Thank kob83
North Kansas City, Missouri
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015

We had a good time. We only went for the entertainment and to have a few drinks. We did order a blue drink in a fish bowl. It was only $25 and I split it with my friend. It was actually a pretty good deal. Better than paying for single drinks all night. I ordered an amaretto sour when we... More 

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Thank Stephanie C
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2015

This review should be taken with a grain of salt, considering we went on New Years Eve, probably their busiest time of year. However, we had a not so great experience. We had to pay a $20 cover charged and the drinks were horrible and over-priced- I had 2 of the worst bar drinks I've ever that night. We didn't... More 

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Thank BLee2115

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$11
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
16:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 00:00
Thursday
16:00 - 02:00
Friday
16:00 - 02:00
Saturday
16:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5485 Mills Civic Pkwy, West Des Moines, IA 50266-5303
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  West Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-564-7300

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