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4000 Fleur Dr, Des Moines, IA 50321-2322
+1 515-287-1820
11:00 - 22:00
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Dallas, Texas
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Skip's was recommended by a local. Extra great service! Great food and drinks reasonably priced. Delightful!

Thank patrickadamstx
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Shrimp Club Sandwich. OMG. I'm so coming back for that. My friend ordered a Chicken Pecan Salad that was excellent too. Local place. You can't go wrong going there.

Thank Ivette M
Des Moines, Iowa
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Skips is a Des Moines institution. The atmosphere is relaxing and welcoming. The food is amazing! They have a great menu, and everything is great. The prime rib is perfection. The calamari is some of the best ever! The service is top notch, also. Skips is a place that you leave feeling full, well taken care of, and happy that... More 

Thank tru2isu
Lincoln, Nebraska
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to try Skips based on it's rating and nice reviews. We weren't disappointed. The food was good and the atmosphere was really to our liking. I would recommend giving Skips a try!

Thank sippster7377
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201 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Walked in with no reservation. No seating available, but offered a spot in the bar to wait. Bartender very prompt and courteous. Was seated at a regular table well within time promised. Waitress was attentive and polite. Variety of menu options. Good sized portion...enough to take home! Food was very good...almost too hot to eat initially as it was that... More 

Thank CRPD908
Norwalk, Iowa
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Excellent food and service! The server was very attentive and pleasant and it was a very relaxing environment. Was busy but did not have to wait long.

Thank olebuck1923
Des Moines, Iowa
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The three of us have been their for lunch and the food was wonderful and the staff was exceptional. Pricing is normal for lunch in a nice restaurant that is local and not the prefabricated chain restaurants. Would highly recommend it...

Thank _timhatling
Des Moines, Iowa
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

The people, The food, The atmosphere. This place has it all, been around for many years and has done such a great job for the community

Thank Jim L
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Skip's is a treasure! The food is amazing, I usually go for the Seafood Chicken or Prime Rib. It always busy so go early or get a reservation, unless you don't mind finding a place to sip a cocktail or glass of wine. You can eat at the bar if you can find a spot.

Thank Mary K
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Good Service and great food. It was packed but they still managed to get the food out in time which is always appreciated.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4000 Fleur Dr, Des Moines, IA 50321-2322
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-287-1820

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?