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Django Restaurant

210 10th St, Des Moines, IA 50309-3656
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Ranked #18 of 499 Restaurants in Des Moines
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $40
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: French
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Between Walnut & Mulberry
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English first
Sarasota, Florida
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72 reviews 72 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
192 helpful votes 192 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

One would think that a restaurant that tries to be "French' would at least make their "French" fries French. Obviously this reataurant is nothing more than a glorified burger joint where the french fries have trouble competing with McDonalds. Well you never really know what a place is like until you try it once. In this case, once is enough.

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San Francisco, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Though most go here for the food, which is creative, well-prepared, delicious, and plentiful, this review is to applaud the restaurant for its ability to make any event even better. From the initial contact, to the numerous emails back and forth with the "parties"/banquet coordinator, it could not have been easier. I hosted two events on the same evening; a... More

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Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This is one of the "go to" restaurants in downtown Des Moines. We have five children, and rarely would take them all with us to a nice restaurant like this. Normally it would just be my wife and I on a "date night." Last night my four girls had softball and birthday parties, so my wife and I decided to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This is the default restaurant for me and my husband when we have dinner in Des Moines. The environment is lively, food is marvelous, prices reasonable. Django is good for dress up or casual, which is also nice. Great French bistro fare, fused with the best sort of downtown American style. Love it. It is always busy and had a... More

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Boulder, Colorado
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Was recommended by the concierge at the Savery, I'm from Colorado but this is one of my Fav all time restaurant great atmosphere, great service and amazing food. The oysters are fresh and well priced, I will continue to dine here anytime I'm in Des Moines. Pete the bartender there was a gem making me want to dine at the... More

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

This is our favorite restaurant to go to in Des Moines. I'm not big on French food... in fact, I've never ordered anything "French" off of the menu, lol. My boyfriend and I always get the steaks with frites. I love the hanger stake with bordelaise sauce -- it is my favorite meal to have out. My boyfriend and I... More

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Waukee, Iowa
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

From pizza to filet, the menu is fresh and the service is spectacular. The bar offers a wide selection and loved seeing the wine lust on an iPad for current stock.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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84 reviews 84 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

There were 4 of us dinning. As it was restaurant week my husband order the short ribs that were dried out. Other tried the boullabaisse said it was so so. My girls friend and I had the chicken prosciutto. Not hot (oven) and no flavor! This was one of my favorite places so disappointed.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Great French restaurant in Des Moines. Beautifully decorated, large lamps, unique wine bottle decoration. A little pricey on the appetizer. Charcuterie (small thinly sliced meats & cheese platter) run about $16 but during happy hour 4-6 they have a plate for $10. Menu selection is awesomely diverse. High end beef plates or seafood plates $32, to die for Lobster Mac... More

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Iowa City, Iowa
18 reviews 18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

One of the best restaurants in Des Moines. You don't have to be a french food guy to really enjoy their food. They have a well balanced menu of authentic french cuisine, as well as plates similar to what you might find at an upper end restaurant. They have incredible staff that are determined to make sure that your dinning... More

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