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4949 Westown Pkwy Ste 180, West Des Moines, IA 50266-6704
(515) 223-0123
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8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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
Haven't had anything bad...

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 16, 2014
deegeegirl
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Des Moines, IA
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW 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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87 reviews 87 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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153 reviews 153 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 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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64 reviews 64 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
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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35 reviews 35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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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Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
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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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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