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Biaggi's Ristorante Italiano

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5990 University Avenue, West Des Moines, IA 50266-8215
515-221-9900
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Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 53
    Excellent
  • 49
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent food but not sdo excellent server

My wife had a day off so we decided to do something different and visit this place instead of one of our favorites in the neighborhood. The food was excellent and even though it was lunch portions they were generous. My only negative is that the server spoke very softly, did not seem to have a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
TravelBoy8491
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USA
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USA
Top Contributor
105 reviews 105 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

My wife had a day off so we decided to do something different and visit this place instead of one of our favorites in the neighborhood. The food was excellent and even though it was lunch portions they were generous. My only negative is that the server spoke very softly, did not seem to have a smile, and we were... More 

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

This is one of my favorite restaurants. The drinks at the bar are great, the food is wonderful, and the desserts are fantastic! I have NEVER had a bad meal here! The wait staff is attentive but not overbearing. Very well managed!

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Biaggi's in West Des Moines has it all! Upon walking in the door, we knew we had chosen the right place for dinner! We were warmly greeted, seated promptly and waited on immediately by a PR specialist (he had to have been), Angel! He was the most attentive and accommodating waiter I've ever had...and he was so cute (so my... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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104 reviews 104 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Had lunch here while working in Des Moines for a couple of days. Service was very good, food was delicious (had lunch pasta & salad combo) and decor was inviting. Usually try and support the independent places, but this mini-chain establishment would get me in again.

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Windsor Heights, Iowa, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Food is always tasty and presentation is great. Service is superb - waiters/waitresses are friendly and helpful.

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Carnation, Washington
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145 reviews 145 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We had not been here since 2007 due to our moving out of state. Everything was excellent. From appetizers to entrees and even dessert, delicioso! Try the chocolate cake!

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Des Moines
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107 reviews 107 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Our tradition was to always eat here on Christmas Eve. My wife went in and you said you were closing early. So we left and never came back. Now our new tradition is to go the Granite City to finish off our Christmas shopping.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

One of my favorites for pasta in Des Moines. I have never been disappointed with pasta. Great salads as well. Choose a booth for privacy or the romantic feel. I discovered my favorite moscato di asti here: Briccio Rielli.

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Sarasota
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70 reviews 70 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is by far my favorite small chain Italian Restaurant. We had a private room, good service and the food was excellent. I'm a bit disappointed that they seem to have abreviated the menu a bit so I missed the beef carpacio, but otherwise everyone enjoyed the evening. the private room afforded more time to spend dining and socializing.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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43 reviews 43 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Great place. Crappy beer selection but go here for the food, not the beer :-) they did have a great drink menu! A cucumber martini?'Awesome!!! I added an image of it.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5990 University Avenue, West Des Moines, IA 50266-8215
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  West Des Moines
  • Phone Number: 515-221-9900

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?