Where To Brunch In Des Moines

Who doesn’t love starting off their Sunday morning with friends and family around a brunch table? Mimosas, Bloody Mary’s, and good eats are some of the best highlights of any weekend in Des Moines. We are no stranger to gathering around at these Des Moines hotspots for bubbles, bites, and barrels of laughter. Next time you are looking for a good place to brunch in Des Moines try one of these local favorites.

Eatery A

Eatery A is a sultry Mediterranean-inspired restaurant with a brunch that is not to be missed. They focus on taking quality local ingredients and turning them into simple but sensational dishes. Their Smashed Avocado Toast is absolutely to die for! For benedict addicts, you must try the Wild Crab Benedict. The Lemon Ricotta Pancakes are also fantastic if you’ve got a bit of a sweet tooth.

What Des Moines Locals Say About Eatery A

“Most amazing brunch ever. Been here 4 times it never disappoints! The bartender is super sweet and nice. Try the salmon lox it's delicious.” - Christopher

Flying Mango

Flying mango is so fantastic that it has even been featured on Guy Fieri’s Diners Drive-ins and Dives on the Food Network. Not only is the name memorable but the food is absolutely unforgettable too. Make sure you take a trip for brunch but don’t forget to get an order of their smoked ice cream because it will blow you away with its boldness.

What Des Moines Locals Say About Flying Mango

“Really great place. The food was absolutely incredible. Plus another bonus, the kitchen is right up front so the whole place just smells like smoky savory Cajun food constantly.” - Stuart

Royal Mile

There is nothing so soothing on a cold winter's day as a heaping order of poutine from the Royal Mile. Although it is not traditional brunch food it is sure to sop up any leftover alcohol after a night of one too many drinks. Additionally, you will find plenty of other comfort foods at the Royal Mile that will satisfy any craving.

What Des Moines Locals Say About Royal Mile

“Biggest variety of Scotch whiskey. Very comfortable. You get the feeling that you're sitting in a bar in England. A must-do for Scotch whiskey lovers.” - Jackie

Iowa Tap Room

Iowa Tap Room is the place to go for a creative twist on some of your all-time favorite American dishes. Their slogan is “Unapologetically Iowan” and it suits them perfectly. The cozy atmosphere and historical building which dates back to1882 provide plenty to talk about while you savor the crave-worthy menu.

What Des Moines Locals Say About Iowa Tap Room

“If you like Iowa beers, this is the place for you. I have always had great service and food too. I think they have one of the best Caesar salads downtown. If you are in the East Village, check this place out!” - John

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