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1755 50TH St, West Des Moines, IA 50266-1064
(515) 223-6700
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Ranked #56 of 205 restaurants in West Des Moines
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
Most recent review
- Jul 9, 2014
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7 reviews from our community

85% Recommend
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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113 reviews 113 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

I first found out about the Tavern II Restaurant in March when I attended a reception here, so when I found myself back in Des Moines over night, I knew exactly where I wanted to eat (the Tavern II)! It is a large place and has seating for two, four, and large groups. The service was very good. I had... More

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

Five us met at the Tavern for supper. The sandwiches were all plentiful, fresh and good tasting. The location was easy to find. We did have to get the OK from the Mgr to get a round table.

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Forest City, Iowa
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222 reviews 222 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

A decent experience here. The decor is nothing special and the service is fine, but the food is pretty good. If you get a salad, you must try their house special creamy parmesan dressing: it is just amazing! So tasty! Their pepperoni rolls are great as an appetizer and the pasta is tasty and plentiful!

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Omaha, Nebraska
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41 reviews 41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

We stayed in Des Moines for the weekend and decided to try the local pizza. Tavern has excellent pizza. The thin crust, toppings, and sauce are excellent. We ordered ours with extra cheese because we observed the pizzas at the tables near us and decided we like more cheese than the normal amount at Tavern. It actually had plenty of... More

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Niagara Falls
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73 reviews 73 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2012

Average quality pizza is over priced. West side has decent service, Army Post location has SLOW service.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2012

Sausage was awesome and wonderful thin crust. Onion rings are great too.

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Evansville, Wyoming
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2011

The tavern always has great food.. The atmosphere is casual, it is very close to the Wildwood Lodge.

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