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Farmers Market

Stay focused and on point if your purpose is to buy fresh and local at the farmers market. We have... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
David A
Ankeny, United States
So I'm Rating A Street?

OK, fine, I'll rate a street. This one is jammed with delicious restaurants, but Fong's Pizza the... read more

Reviewed May 27, 2018
Des Moines, Iowa
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“Farmers Market”
May 27, 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Stay focused and on point if your purpose is to buy fresh and local at the farmers market. We have ceased attending this dog and pony show, and shudder at all the parents who drag their kids around at eye level with hundreds of dogs...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 27, 2018

OK, fine, I'll rate a street. This one is jammed with delicious restaurants, but Fong's Pizza the Royal Mile and Java Joe's are Des Moines institutions. Plus on summer Saturday mornings, there's part of the Farmer's Market here. So, for a street, it is seriously...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed January 4, 2017

If you're looking for some of Des Moines best places to eat and enjoy good music this is the place! With places like Hessen Haus, Fongs Pizza and the Royal Mile, what's not to love?

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank vacagirl2016
Reviewed April 30, 2016

Always a good time to be had at the local watering holes. No need to ask for a double, good quality service. Great music.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Jim J
Reviewed June 24, 2014 via mobile

The food here is amazing, you cant go wrong. Try the Crab Ragoon pizza at Fong pizza The best though is the people watching.

1  Thank amandamE3033MS
Reviewed April 22, 2014

It was hard to find it even with GPS, restaurant names from previous review helped. The street runs three blocks only, and there is really nothing to see apart from those few restaurants, which I didn't have time to visit. Maybe at summer time it's...More

Date of experience: April 2014
1  Thank 5556TravelersAlot
Reviewed January 10, 2012

4th Street, just off of Court Ave, has so many things to do. A good portion of my favorite restaurants are here: Royal Mile, Red Monk, Fongs Pizza, Java Joes. There's a few other restaurants/bars I haven't tried yet, mostly because my favorites are next...More

Date of experience: December 2011
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