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Cafe Su

255 5th Street, West Des Moines, IA 50265
+1 515-274-5102
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good16%
  • Average27%
  • Poor22%
  • Terrible5%
3 May 2017
“It's gone downhill since it moved”
28 Dec 2016
“Slow Kitchen”
Open Now
16:30 - 21:30 Hours
Chinese, Asian
€€ - €€€
255 5th Street, West Des Moines, IA 50265
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

The Cafe Su is currently located in a back room behind the Inspired Grounds coffee shop in the Valley Junction area of West Des Moines. It re-opened there after shutting down at its old location a block north. In my opinion, the service has gone...More

Thank Braniff747
Reviewed 28 December 2016

We had a family group of 10 on Christmas Eve. I had called ahead in the week to reserve a place but they acted like they did not know when we arrived. We were seated in a side room like a storage area on old...More

1  Thank oceandeb
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Fantastic unique, yet authentic Asian dishes with great rich flavors. Kung pow chicken, and crispy creamy Crab Rangoon reign supreme in my book. Outstanding in comparison to other Asian restaurants in Des Moines for sure. If seeking great flavors in Asian fusion cuisine when in...More

Thank Jaywm3
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Interesting mix of music, local art and actual freshly made Asian food. Priced right, good service. Definitely not your typical Asian restaurant.

Thank Darwin H
Reviewed 4 April 2016

We got togo from this restaurant. The lady told it kitchen was closed but as we told we r not gonna eat here she said ok n we ordered food. She also gave us free dessert as Dessert was free with groupon coupon. After we...More

1  Thank chanda_swetha421
Reviewed 23 March 2016

This place has amazing food. Ask for their tea, it is delicious. I recommend the angry chicken and lemon chicken. It is a little different than traditional chinese food, it is definitely not like pf changs (which I like too).

Thank IowaTravelGirl76
Reviewed 28 February 2016

I went to this establishment for the first time last night to try their food and stay late for karaoke. There was a couple that entered in front of us who were greeted warmly and seated. We were ignored for about 5 minutes when someone...More

3  Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Comfortably decorated place in old Valley Junction. Food was very tasty and the portions were generous. Prices were fair for the servings. Service was good.

Thank Garry H
Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

My friends and I spent a wonderful Sunday night at Cafe Su. Su is so gracious and made our night special. The food was awesome. Everything was served hot and done perfectly. Su started up the karaoke and DJ it herself. A night of singing,...More

Thank Iowagirl66
Reviewed 2 October 2015

Nice try, we did miss the place. Terrible decor, menu uninspired. With all of the places to dine out, they needed to at the very least keep what they had years ago. Seemed as though if the owner or wait staff didn't know you, your...More

1  Thank peske1116
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 255 5th Street, West Des Moines, IA 50265
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  West Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-274-5102
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