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Chuck's Restaurant

3610 6th Ave, Des Moines, IA 50313-4155
+1 515-244-4104
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good42%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“onion rings” (12 reviews)
“pizza” (16 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
3610 6th Ave, Des Moines, IA 50313-4155
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1 - 10 of 38 reviews

Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

When we arrived it was hopeful then we waited for our drinks forever refills that never happened, waitress was not friendly and the food was not to good the sauce tasted to much like tomatoes and no spices.

Thank Mystie N
Reviewed 13 February 2017

First, I want to make it clear that I love Chuck's for what it is--a restaurant caught in a time warp with a menu that likely hasn't changed much since it opened nearly 60 years ago. The uneven floors, dark walls, weird wavy ceiling panels,...More

Thank Iowa50021
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

It has been a long time since I visited Chuck's. It has been since the owner Linda passed away and the family decided to sell it. I found it to be brighter in lighting. The friendly was still there. Our waitress was very nice. The...More

Thank Scuba132
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We live about 20 minutes away and find ourselves at Chuck's at least once every 4-6 weeks...any time we want pizza. The pizza is amazing-- loaded with toppings and flavor. I am a big fan of the things crust. We also enjoy the thin and...More

Thank Cardscrew
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

In business since 1956, long enough to get it just right! We love the pizza and the loaded hash browns, NOT fancy but very nice!

Thank Dougdktja
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Wonderful local family owned spot that is a blast from the past. Head in watch the bar, sit in a slanted booth and the be ready for some of the best Pizza around. Big drinks, locals at the bar. AND the best Italian salad dressing.........More

Thank SteveandDavid
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Chuck's has been in business for more than 50 years, and hasn't changed a great deal over that time period. I can remember going there with my family as a young boy for their church-sponsored "spaghetti dinners", and the atmosphere now is pretty much as...More

Thank golfer031
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

Went to Chuck's tonight craving their thin and crispy onion rings. We usually have their excellent thin crust pizza but tonight they had a special sandwich, the Guido. Capacola, pepperoni, peppers, Italian dressing on a hoagie roll. I announced I had to have it and...More

Thank Doug M
Reviewed 30 March 2016

This is a family owned restaurant for many years until recently sold to a life long customer. The food is great, romantic atmosphere. On Friday nights you have musicians play music for you. Full bar is available.

Thank Kelly S
Reviewed 17 January 2016

Went with large group. Onion rings were yummy! Those who had pizza said it was great. One person had Grinder - it was good. Other foods - not good. Burger overcooked. Shrimp scampi was served with Alfredo sauce (I've never had scampi with anything other...More

Thank hotairflyn
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Do they make and serve home made potatoes?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Private Dining
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
16:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
16:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:30 - 22:00
Thursday
16:30 - 22:00
Friday
16:30 - 22:00
Saturday
16:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3610 6th Ave, Des Moines, IA 50313-4155
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-244-4104
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