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Mi Patria Ecuadorian Restaurant

) #1 of 198 Restaurants in West Des Moines €€ - €€€ Latin, , Vegetarian Friendly
1410 22nd St, West Des Moines, IA 50266-1403
+1 515-222-2755
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Latin, Ecuadorean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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1410 22nd St, West Des Moines, IA 50266-1403
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been here for lunch and dinner, and both times I left extremely satisfied. The portions are enormous, the flavors are delightful, and the service is perfect. My vegetarian fiance found several items that she enjoyed as well- a testament to the menu's offerings. This...More

Thank Mr. P
Reviewed 1 week ago

While on my last road trip I visited Mi Patria when I was in Des Moines. On a Fri evening I got in right a way. The restaurant is quite spacious and I liked the decor. Right off the bat, service was great. This is...More

Thank TripleDRoadTripper
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for here for dinner with high hopes and they weren't dashed. The service is excellent and the food was amazing. My wife asked for something spicy and she got it. She had the Camarones al Ajillo and it had plenty of shrimp, heat,...More

Thank TC6012
Reviewed 10 July 2017

we visited in the afternoon so it was not very busy and our waiter was very attentive. The food was wonderful and authentic. Its in a strip mall and not fancy inside, but the food was worth it. ask for the hot sauce.. which is...More

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Here's a restaurant that I want to root for. It's locally-owned & has a unique niche of Ecuadorian cuisine. I work nearby and eat here fairly often, sampling most every dish on the menu. I've spent time in Ecuador and I'm familiar with the menu...More

Thank Jimbenben2
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Having been skeptical of the reviews I could not have been more wrong. Don't let the strip mall location deter you - the food is very good - go for the tortilla de yucca and the churrasco - the former delicious and the latter very...More

Thank dmblakeley
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

You wouldn't expect much since it's in a strip mall. The outside is kinda bland. Definitely not an indication of what is inside! It's very clean with lots of tables and chairs. The staff was phenomenal and friendly. They welcome you and make you feel...More

Thank musicboxofcrayo... .
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

We decided to try something new & was pleasantly surprised. We walked in near closing time & they never hesitated to give us great service. The waiter helped us make our selection & he did not steer us wrong. Beef empanadas were so tasty &...More

Thank Katina V
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

In a land of mediocre food, this place stands out. From appetizers to dessert, everything was amazing! Service was fast and friendly. I never thought I'd eat ceviche in Iowa, but I'm really glad I gave it a try.

Thank 603Tracy
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Great food and great service. I had the vegetarian meal and it was good. The unbattered plantains are better then the battered. Husband had a steak dish and it was great. Kids loved it too. We got our 4 kids the dinner for 2 adults...More

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Questions & Answers
10 April 2016|
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Response from lockoz |
Yes it is... but it mainly a Ecuadorian restaurant with authentic flavours, the lomo salteado is Peruvian and taste awesome just like the Churrasco!
15 November 2015|
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Response from Michael A | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't expect a problem, but it is a good idea, none the less, to have a table.
18 July 2015|
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Response from M M | Reviewed this property |
They have a small wine & beer selection. As is typical of many small restaurant owners, they often carry lower-end, less expensive, well-known selections. It would be a boon to business and customer dining experience to have... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1410 22nd St, West Des Moines, IA 50266-1403 (Formerly Cazador)
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  West Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-222-2755
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