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Tursi's Latin King Restaurant

2200 Hubbell Ave, Des Moines, IA 50317-2594
515-266-4466
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Ranked #15 of 502 Restaurants in Des Moines
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Seafood
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Sioux City, Iowa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The atmosphere of the restaurant was really nice. It was decorated beautifully. The staff was friendly. However, the food left much to be desired. We expected to taste the food similar to our trip to Italy last year. The bruschetta was good, but the rest of the meal was very bad. The sausage did not taste like pork, the lasagna... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Comfy setting. Great service. Speidini was outstanding, as usual. The only downside was when one in our party wanted to try cannoli for the first time and the waitress told us they were all out of cannoli tubes. So, instead of being disturbed by this, we simply decided to come back in a month and try something else on the... More 

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70 reviews 70 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

Here recently with a large group. Everyone ordered something differs. Service was very accommodating and food was plentiful and good. Nice place for a casual dinner or lunch.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This is the best restaurant in Des Moines. Service and food (quality and quantity) are always great and consistent. Bobby does an outstanding. Where else can you go to eat and get the same waiter or waitress AND buspeople that you've had for years! Clearly the employees are as happy as the customers. You can't go wrong with Latin King!

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Des Moines, Iowa
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68 reviews 68 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Had dinner with the Hubs here a few months ago...the food is just not what it used to be. Void of flavor and seasoning, it was a generic as Fazoli's. My chicken was dry and tasteless and his lasagna was a serious disappointment. The service was very good and our waitress was attentive without being intrusive. Next time it's suggested... More 

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Iowa
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45 reviews 45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I arranged a surprise birthday dinner for my boyfriend and his family and I couldn't have picked a better restaurant. From the moment you walk in, you feel like you're part of the Tursi family. It is hands down the most welcoming, warm and friendly atmosphere in Des Moines. At no time do they try to rush you during your... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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44 reviews 44 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Went here for a family members birthday and wasn't very impressed. Everyone I know had raved about it but my family and I didn't think it was that wonderful. Very pricey and the food was average. Haven't been back since.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Ate at Latin King with business colleagues on my first trip to Des Moines. Our meal was delicious although I am sure I put on several pounds that night! Atmosphere was a little noisy but clearly a popular restaurant with a long history in the community.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Went there tonight for my first time after living in the Des Moines area for 5 years and it was just great. The server was very very nice but clearly the first night working. We all have had a first day at work so whatever but glasses were always full and very warm welcome from the time we checked in.... More 

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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

My husband and I visited Des Moines to attend the white coat ceremony of his son, and we wanted to take him out somewhere special for dinner, and we decided on Tursi's after reading about it on trip advisor. First of all, the service was absolutely incredible! We were seated almost immediately (we preferred to sit outside) and our waitress... More 

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Additional Information about Tursi's Latin King Restaurant

Address: 2200 Hubbell Ave, Des Moines, IA 50317-2594
Phone Number: 515-266-4466
Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
Open Hours:
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian, Seafood

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