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Felix & Oscars Restaurant

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4050 Merle Hay Rd, Des Moines, IA 50310-1310
(515) 278-8887
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4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
A taste of home.

As we currently live in Asia F&o's was on the top of our list for places we must eat when we return. Great Chicago style pizza. Wings my kids couldn't get enough of. A true taste of home

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
Kayla O
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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Des Moines, Iowa
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26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have mostly taken out, but have also eaten in at Felix and Oscars. We order one thing: deep dish Italian sausage and mushroom pizza. We have eaten it many times over the many years. It's great!

Thank kurtedjohn
Iowa City, Iowa
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Went to Felix and Oscar's for lunch. The food was some of the best my husband and I have eaten. The Italian food is so good. I had the Fire Burger and it was outstanding. While it doesn't have a lot of curb appeal, the food is well worth a trip to this restaurant.

Thank rebfalck
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55 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

As we currently live in Asia F&o's was on the top of our list for places we must eat when we return. Great Chicago style pizza. Wings my kids couldn't get enough of. A true taste of home

Thank Kayla O
Level Contributor
24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

This has been a favorite since we moved to town 30 years ago. Recent upgrades to the building are amazing. Food and staff is always wonderful. The online ordering is a MUST DO for those with impatient children. Call ahead/online order, walk in and dinner is served. Sunday buffet is wonderful and so affordable. It's my hope that they are... More 

Thank Tonia S
Ankeny, Iowa
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I am sitting at the bar right now. I came in to order a pizza to go. I have been here for 20 minutes and not one person, who works here has asked if I needed anything. Must be too busy serving the 2 other customers at the bar. I am glad there was a regular at the bar, she... More 

Thank Don D
Miami, Florida
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Good food? BEST CHICAGO DEEPDISH THIS SIDE OF THE MISSISSIPPI Good service? Alicia has been there forever, and is great when you are a regular Good atmosphere? recently renovated barside, a lot cleaner than it was Worth the price? Yes Will we go back? Everytime we are in Des Moines I have been a regular at Felix and Oscar's my... More 

Thank andivance
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Having dined at the previous location in W. Des Moines- several times, I might add- , we didnt know it had closed, as We do not live in Des Moines.. It was NOT what I expected....looks like a Sports Bar , and we did not know that there was a ' separate Restaurant side" , as the door wew passed... More 

Thank Shelby T
Des Moines, Iowa
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Like most of the reviews here say, the service isn't very good. We had to seat ourselves when we got to the restaurant and flag down a waiter for menus and drinks. After that, it took 10+ minutes to get those drinks and we went ahead and ordered. The next time we saw our waiter was when our food was... More 

Thank Mustang45189
Johnston, Iowa
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70 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Has the best deep dish Chicago pizza around. Make sure to take out, the inside is old and rundown. Great onion rings.

Thank e_swanson86
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48 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

No food in the house, not feeling well, ordered a bunch of food for delivery. I ordered online, always a bonus. The delivery was on time, it took about an hour, but I knew that when I ordered. I ordered a small thin crust two topper. It was good. The crust was a bit crunchy. I like that. It was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4050 Merle Hay Rd, Des Moines, IA 50310-1310
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: (515) 278-8887

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza, Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene


Open Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?