This restaurant is not only one of the best in Des Moines, it had consistently neared the top of the list for decades. They know the food and service components of their trade. Been here countless times and never had a disappointment.
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Highly recommended by a friend Tursi's did not disappoint. With a larger group we had a chance to taste a few entrees and deserts. But let's first start with their amazing homemade sangria! Mmmmmm. Steaks were great (and we all raise beef). Their specialty, chicken...More
We grew up in Des Moines and enjoyed the Latin King as teenagers in High School. Several decades later and living in a different state.... we returned last weekend with a party of 6 (all family). We had exemplary service; great food; and a wonderful...More
Restaurant has been around for 70 years. My first time visiting. The food is a nice change of Italian options from the usual choices you see. The taste of the food I tried was "ok". What made the evening was the ambiance. It is not...More
We had heard good things about this restaurant. You know how some places are "old people" restaurants. Well this is one of them. I think they rest on their history. Nothing was very good. My daughter didn't like the spaghetti because of the sauce and...More
We had been wanting to try Latin King for some time hearing that it was very good Italian. We went on a Tueday evening as it can be tough to get in on the weekend. The food was great and the service attentive. The furnishings...More
Before the East Village there was a time when the only upscale dining experience on the east side was the Latin King. It's over on the corner of Hubbell and University but as good as ever. Bobby Tursi does a great job as he's running...More