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Bordo's Eatery & Sauce - CLOSED

1250 Eighth St., Des Moines, IA 50314-2729
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English first
Ames, IA
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2008

I recently ate here with a large group. We were greeted warmly by the owner. It was lunch time, and instead of ordering pasta without meat, I went for the veggie wrap. It was a standard tortilla with a small amount of grilled vegetables, shredded cheese, and not a hint of the spiciness suggested by the promised "chipolte mayonaisse." My... More

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2008

We had heard about the new Bordo's so as we were passing around Des Moines on I 35, we set the gps to 1250 8th St. in West Des Moines and in moments we were there! We received a friendly greeting, were given a choice of seating, and were promptly served. We chose to order Italian food, as we remember... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2007

The food was okay, the atmosphere and wait staff need a little cheering up.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2007

The food was very, very good at a very reasonable price. I had an evening special which I would order again (to go!). And the serving size was large enough to take home a large portion to enjoy later. But they really need to add things to absorb the noise; everything has a hard surface. Our server misunderstood us twice... More

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Des Moines, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2007

I visited this restaurant in late Sept. 2007, shortly after it opened. I had a special pasta dish with Italian sausage and pepperoni that is not on the menu. It was fantastic and the portion was large enough for me to savor the leftovers for dinner the next day. My group was there over the lunch hour and the service... More

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Iowa City, Iowa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2007

Used to be a good Mexican restaurant. Great shrimp tacos. Has now been replaced by a horrible Italian restaurant- Bordo's that basically bought all of Garcia's stuff. The decor doesn't make sense. It's too dark and they took out most of the booths, leaving tilting tables. Absolutely horrible- the maybe 5 italian dishes they have do not represent enough of... More

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Additional Information about Bordo's Eatery & Sauce

Address: 1250 Eighth St., Des Moines, IA 50314-2729
Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
Cuisine: Italian

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