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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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11:00 am - 9:30 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

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  • 49
    Excellent
  • 45
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 4
    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
Upscale ambiance, extensive menu of very good food offerings

Friends suggested that my wife and I meet them at Biaggi's for lunch. We had not eaten at this restaurant before. We found the ambiance upscale and comfortable. The menu offers an extensive array of foods. We selected the half sandwich and half salad plate. Both the sandwich and salad (beet... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
DMGAmes_Iowa
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Ames, Iowa
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  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
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113 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Sarasota
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66 reviews 66 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW 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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39 reviews 39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

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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Polk City, Iowa
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35 reviews 35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 via mobile

We visited this restaurant with our family. It is absolutely one of my favorites in the Des Moines area. They have one of the best Gluten Free menus anywhere and are well aware of cross contamination issues. Lots of GF choices so you can visit often and try something different every time. Also, don't forget their GF bread as it... More 

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Bondurant, Iowa, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Our food was just so-so. Our waiter name Richard was below average as a waiter, very condescending and rude to my elderly mother. Our bill was $24.99 and my mother paid it with two twenties. Richard returned our change of $5.01, then disappeared and we never saw him again after 10 minutes I had to flag down another waiter to... More 

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Ames, Iowa
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76 reviews 76 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Friends suggested that my wife and I meet them at Biaggi's for lunch. We had not eaten at this restaurant before. We found the ambiance upscale and comfortable. The menu offers an extensive array of foods. We selected the half sandwich and half salad plate. Both the sandwich and salad (beet and goat cheese) were delicious, and the free refills... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

I enjoy lunch with business associates and friends two to three times a month plus dinners at least twice a month. The Italian cuisine outshines all other Italian restaurants old or new family or chain in our metro area.

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West Des Moines, Iowa
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40 reviews 40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

If you don't mind middle of the road Italian food, then Biaggi's is fine. It's a chain resturant so that pretty much sums it up

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Avondale, Pennsylvania
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102 reviews 102 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Good food and service although the entrees arrived before we were even half-way finished with our salads.

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Iowa
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112 reviews 112 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Let's say that this chain always delivers. As a customer for several years now I have never had a problem. It feels good. I have a table cloth. My food is presented nicely. There is a nice bar along with I must say very sharp looking bathrooms that European city feel which is so hard to find in the Midwest.... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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56 reviews 56 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

I like Biaggi's for lunch, even though its a somewhat pricey lunch. The "half and half" is my particular favorite, where for $9.99 you can get your choice of 3 or 4 salads, a couple of soups, a half sandwich or a half pizza. I always get the soups and salads. You can order refills and the soup refills are... More 

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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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?