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Tursi's Latin King Restaurant

2200 Hubbell Ave, Des Moines, IA 50317-2594
+1 515-266-4466
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“tiramisu” (16 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2200 Hubbell Ave, Des Moines, IA 50317-2594
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The 'Latin King' has developed quite a following in the Des Moines area.... Alas, this could mean that there's not a great deal of 'Great Italian' places in the vicinity. You'll receive great service, in a quaint Tuscan atmosphere, with plenty of appropriate choices.... The...More

Thank ColoradoCommish1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've eaten st Latin King many times. We go there on special occasions, especially on Valentines Day. My wife always gets chicken spiedini and I get a steak. We've never had a bad meal there. We love their onion rings as well. The service is...More

Thank Sharon D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was never overly impressed by Latin King until I started having their lasagna. Mmmmmm, lasagna. Now that’s all I ever have. Start with antipasto or fried ravioli. Then the accompanying salad with house dressing (creamy Parmesan) arrives cold and crispy. Then, Mmmmmm, lasagna.

Thank timiniowa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The chicken marsala was just ok. We enjoyed the meatballs. I'd remembered it to be something fabulous. The place is very busy. There is plenty of parking in the lot behind the building.

Thank Go2FunFood
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

By far the best Italian food in the Des Moines area, hands down. Besides the food, the service is great and loved talking to the owner on our way out after a great meal !!

Thank MarkM36364
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This place has a nice, relaxed atmosphere with good Italian food. The service was very good and prices reasonable.

Thank Jim1133
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

We arrived for a late lunch. In the middle of the week. The decor is very attractive. We were waited on very quickly. Our server was very attentive without hovering. The calamari was well prepared. The salad with house dressing was excellent. We really enjoyed...More

Thank Phyllis B
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Once again my dining at Tursi's Latin King was fabulous! My friend and I got seated right away and had a wonderful waitress who was attentive and kind. I had a wonderful filet and my favorite side of spaghetti cooked to perfection! I enjoyed a...More

Thank Tamera E
Reviewed 24 January 2018

Having eaten here over the years, it's hard to believe, but it just keeps getting better. The servers are friendly and helpful, the food is fantastic. The Tira Misu cannot be compared.

Thank Damstetter
Reviewed 22 January 2018

A classmate in Des Moines invited me to eat with him at this restaurant. It was a good experience, pleasant wait help, excellent Spaghetti,l timely served up and boxed up what I couldn't eat and became an additional meal for me the next day.

Thank Jim G
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7 July 2017|
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Response from mhelmick2016 | Reviewed this property |
They are closed Sundays and Mondays. Oh, great. Now I'm hungry for spaghetti and fried chicken...
Dan P
28 May 2017|
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Response from PatIowa67 | Reviewed this property |
Dinners run around $15 to $20 per person + drinks and extras. There is plenty of food, it is all good, and some can go home for lunch. I haven't eaten lunch there in years, don't really know what lunches run.
Mendy B
23 January 2017|
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Response from MartyDeaton | Reviewed this property |
There is no dress code. Reservations are only accepted for a large group. (I think it is either 6 or 8).
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2200 Hubbell Ave, Des Moines, IA 50317-2594
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-266-4466
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