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Skip's

4000 Fleur Dr, Des Moines, IA 50321-2322
515-287-1820
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English first
Des Moines, Iowa
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68 reviews 68 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Pretty extensive menu and everything I've eaten here is great. Sometimes crowded and loud, but a traditional neighborhood restaurant and bar that always has good food. Reasonably priced. Wait staff is excellent.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This place was pretty close to the hotel I was staying in and they recommended it so thought we would give it a try. It was busy when we arrived and were told there would be a 30 minute wait for a table. We ordered our drinks but didn't actually have to wait that long. Menu had a good selection... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Nice meal (chicken salad). Good service. Happy, congenial atmosphere. Became rather stuffy as the evening progressed. Convenient restaurant if you are staying at the Holiday Inn at Des Moines airport.

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Savannah GA
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133 reviews 133 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

BLUF: Attentive service, great value and good food. We arrived just before the lunch rush but still had lots of attention from our server. This is a popular lunch place for many professionals and the retired set. The menu is varied and has something for nearly every taste. I ordered salad with pecan-crusted chicken tenders. My companions ordered fish, steak... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

I recently went here for lunch while in town on business. The food was great and service was impeccable!! I had a cold while in town and drank a ton of water, my glass was never empty. I had the BLT, and broccoli and cheddar soup, both were great. I highly recommend this place!!

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Frankfort, Illinois
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111 reviews 111 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We have been coming to DesMoines for more than ten years and almost from the beginning have either lunched or dined at Skip’s. It is a great place as evidenced by the locals that always seem to be there. Selections are always prepared well and presented nicely; nothing fancy just good food. Lunch portions in particular are very generous; the... More

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Panama City, Panama
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175 reviews 175 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We met here at 5:30 on a Monday night and the place was on its way to filling up. By 6:45, it was packed and people were waiting for tables. Service was prompt and attentive despite the crowd. My only complaint was that the wood paneled walls absorbed no sound and we were seated across from a woman who had... More

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Virginia
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73 reviews 73 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Was reccommended to me for dinner. Food was good and in very large portions. Priced reasonable fo what you get and a good selection to choose from. I'd go early to avoid the rush.

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Santa Maria, California
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53 reviews 53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I always laughed before at the claims of great steaks. WOW, finally a steak the stacks up to the beef I get at home. I had the Rib Eye, tender, flame broiled. So good. The list of sides is a nice verity as well. Starters, sides, entries and desserts all good. And the price didn't floor me. Dinner for 2... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

LOVE Skips. I move from DSM 21 years ago but when I return, it's like pulling' up a chair at your "local". Great food/drinks/service…no one hurries you along. It's like sitting in your den with good friends. I've never had a meal there that wasn't the most companionable experience. Long may you remain a DSM staple!

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