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4949 Westown Pkwy Ste 180, West Des Moines, IA 50266-6704
(515) 223-0123
Today
8:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Always great food

Our staff has ordered Palmers more times than I can remember. It's always delivered to our office hot, fresh, and delicious. We love it! They are known for their salads, which are varied and homemade. Prices are reasonable for what you get. If you leave hungry, it's your fault.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
Rphmather
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

Our staff has ordered Palmers more times than I can remember. It's always delivered to our office hot, fresh, and delicious. We love it! They are known for their salads, which are varied and homemade. Prices are reasonable for what you get. If you leave hungry, it's your fault.

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Fairmont, Nebraska
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

So many things to choose from. I made my own with pastrami, salami, and turkey. Excellent sandwich, added soup and a drink for around $12, so it is on the higher priced side of things. All of the salads looked great. My soup was pretty good, but sandwich was highlight. Would definitely return.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Some things are a good deal, but alot is overpriced even when it comes down to comparing yourselves with A-1 Delis in new york, philly and chicago, those delis give you what you pay for. Huge portions and freshly HOME-made meats! They like turning over food and attracting people with that "GOOD DEAL"! Take note palmers. It does work advertising/implementing... More 

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Des Moines, IA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

The menu is ginormous - I haven't had a sandwich, side dish or dessert I haven't liked here. They do a ton of business so beware of the weekly lunchtime rush. I think their prices are very reasonable for the quality.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Love Palmers Deli...great selection of specialty sandwiches, or craft your own. My two favorite is the Turnberry (turkey, cranberry, cheese, etc) and the Marshall- ham, swiss, bacon, etc. Your best bet is to get the boxed lunch, specialty sandwich, small non-meat side, chips, cookie or brownie for about $11.50. Many selections of salads, sides (tortellini, macaroni salad, apple salad, etc).... More 

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Chesterfield, Michigan
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This place truly is one of a kind. From their awesome soups and sides to their giant sandwiches and extensive lunch menu. They have hot and cold sandwiches, small desserts and coffee. I'd be interested to see if they have a breakfast menu. This place is truly a hidden gem!

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Sioux City, Iowa
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Quick, efficient place to get a delicious lunch! Love their made to order Reubens and the variety of salads is always fun!

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West Des Moines, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014 via mobile

Food is always good but a bit expensive, but not so much that it would keep me from eating there. The molasses cookie is worth going all by itself.

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74 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014 via mobile

Oh my goodness this place is fantastic. I went on a Friday at 11:30 for lunch and it was so busy. It was however very fast service. I had what they call a "box lunch". I did a half sandwich instead of the full. There were close to 20 different deli type sandwiches to choose from. I got the Turnberry.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013 via mobile

I at there for the first and it was hard to find but it was worth it. The food was great and worth the money. It is perfect for sharing with somebodyelse or hoard it to your self.

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Additional Information about Palmer's Deli & Market

Address: 4949 Westown Pkwy Ste 180, West Des Moines, IA 50266-6704
Phone Number: (515) 223-0123
Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  West Des Moines
Open Hours:
Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Cuisine: Delicatessen

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4949 Westown Pkwy Ste 180, West Des Moines, IA 50266-6704
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  West Des Moines
  • Phone Number: (515) 223-0123

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Delicatessen
Open Hours
Monday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 3:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?