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Tour Des Moines offers downtown city tours and walking food tours. Come experience the unique restaurants of Court Avenue -- the capital city's original entertainment district -- as well as those in our eclectic and charming East Village...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Des Moines, IA 50309-2217
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+1 515-212-5127
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took this tour on a Saturday in July. Our guide, Angie, was so great! We loved hearing all about downtown Des Moines even though we lived there several years ago. The food venues she chose were fantastic and we loved them all. The only...More

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Angie S, Owner at Tour Des Moines, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your review, Carol, and for joining me on a food tour this summer! Sorry about the food quantity! 😂 I’m guessing you didn’t need to have dinner that evening! Hope to see you another time!

Reviewed June 15, 2018

Great time! Interesting historical facts mixed in with yummy foods and drinks. I especially like the pre-arranged menu as they often are items I wouldn’t have tried!

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Angie S, Owner at Tour Des Moines, responded to this reviewResponded June 16, 2018

Thanks so much!! Happy that you had a good time!

Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

A group of my friends joined our guide, Angie, for 2 1/2 hours of food and Fun in the East Village. We enjoyed a delicious sampling of local food choices at 4 venues along with an easy walk and tour. We learned some interesting history...More

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Angie S, Owner at Tour Des Moines, responded to this reviewResponded June 16, 2018

Thanks so much, Chris, for your kind words and for bringing your group back on another tour!! I’ll have to keep finding new places so we can keep doing this! :)

Reviewed May 25, 2018

Angie was a great tour guide, she made the night fun, relaxing and informative.... I definitely recommend taking the tour even if you are from the Des Moines area, good eats and drinks.

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Angie S, Owner at Tour Des Moines, responded to this reviewResponded May 26, 2018

Thanks so much for the review! What a fun group you were!!

Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

Angie was wonderful! We had a 3 hour walking tour but used the free bus system also for a bit. We learned a ton about the city and enjoyed the walk after being in the car for a few days. Angie is more than willing...More

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Angie S, Owner at Tour Des Moines, responded to this reviewResponded May 12, 2018

What a fun time we had! Thanks so much for the review — happy you enjoyed Des Moines! Come back any time!!

Reviewed May 10, 2018

The tour was outstanding. It was catered to our interests and style. We would recommend this to anyone interested in seeing the Des Moines area.

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Angie S, Owner at Tour Des Moines, responded to this reviewResponded May 11, 2018

Thanks so much for stopping and spending the afternoon with me on your way traveling through!

Reviewed December 29, 2017

Excellent !! Would suggest to any one looking for a bit of history and great places to check out to dine

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Angie S, Owner at Tour Des Moines, responded to this reviewResponded December 30, 2017

Thanks Cheryl! Hope you and Jeffrey enjoyed your very packed weekend in Des Moines! Fun!!

Reviewed December 11, 2017

The tour was chock full of history, fun facts and delicious food and drink. Despite the cold, the four stops were warm.

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Angie S, Owner at Tour Des Moines, responded to this reviewResponded December 13, 2017

Thanks Leslie! It was terrific to meet you and Paul. Thanks for all the local knowledge you shared, too!

Reviewed November 27, 2017

I had no idea of what to expect with this tour, but it was fantastic! The food was great, and Angie was full of fun factoids and tips about Des Moines. The four places we visited were all unique and would all be places I...More

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Angie S, Owner at Tour Des Moines, responded to this reviewResponded November 30, 2017

Thanks so much Cindy - I enjoyed meeting you and Teresa and having you on the tour!! Enjoy your holiday season!

Reviewed November 22, 2017

I loved my tour! I have lived in the Des Moines area for years but still learned a lot of interesting things about our great city. The food and company were excellent. I highly recommend this tour! I will definitely be back to the restaurants...More

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Angie S, Owner at Tour Des Moines, responded to this reviewResponded November 25, 2017

Thanks, Amy, for trying out the tour! Enjoyed spending the afternoon with you!

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Response from Gerstel | Reviewed this property |
Yes I would contact the tour guide sh was wonderful and would have a good answer for you.
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Tracy P
June 26, 2018|
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Response from AngieS2601 | Property representative |
Hi Tracy! I'm not sure why my contact info dropped off the listing. Thanks for bringing it to my attention! I'm apparently not allowed to put contact information in this reply box (?!) but please check my website at... More
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Tracy P
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Response from Christine S | Reviewed this property |
The walking tours generally begin down by the river. But Angie is flexible. I too suggest you email her. Tours are not on a set schedule, but arranged by request. Hope it works out. Prices are reasonable for what they... More
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