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200 10th St, Des Moines, IA 50309-3609
+1 515-257-4744
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
“fried chicken” (28 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
200 10th St, Des Moines, IA 50309-3609
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great Sunday brunch with large menu. Recommend deviled egg appetizer and Bloody Mary. All entrees were great and large portions. Kinda long wait for water refill but otherwise good experience.

Thank pepperdinemom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked here through OpenTable. We've never been and decided to go here for our wedding anniversary. It's upscale Southern. My husband had the fried chicken and said it was good but he's had better. The mashed potatoes were standard. The pimento mac n' cheese...More

Thank deegeegirl
Reviewed 1 week ago

Some of the best selection of Bourbons and Whiskey's in the world...or at least Iowa. Personal service with knowledgeable servers...Seemed that they wanted to see us happy and understand what was available...Top self stuff both food and drink...not a typical bar food, bar drinks place...Up...More

Thank Rex Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My catfish was wonderful, the atmosphere great. Made reservations the day of for 8:30 p.m. and waited about 10 minutes for the table. I am excited to return. A few critiques were that the fried okra pieces were tiny and almost shredded; not sure that...More

Thank aventine
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for dinner at the suggestion of the desk clerk at our hotel. He didn’t steer us wrong. Bubba’s is in the downtown area. There are a number of parking meters outside at which to park. If you go for happy hour, some appetizers...More

Thank PhoenixRobin
Reviewed August 29, 2018

The food is typical southern and very good, as well as the drinks. They have a patio outside for warm days. Perfect place for a sunday brunch.

Thank Ankan44
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

We’ve heard so many great things about this place so it was great to experience it for our selves! The brined chicken was so moist and flavorful with the spice it up option perfectly done! Sides of Mac and cheese were very good but the...More

Thank Kevin N
Reviewed August 18, 2018

The restaurant was recommended by our hotel and was just a short walk for supper. We chose to eat at the bar and shared the Pimento Cheese Board with sides of green beans (super fresh and not overcooked) and fries, as well as the small...More

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

I never knew the goodness that existed here, but I finally got to try it and it is now one of my top 3 favorite places in Des Moines. Apps were diverse and scrumptious, meal options were real southern comfort and delicious, and drink menu...More

Thank Cory N
Reviewed August 12, 2018

We visited Bubba's for dinner on a Saturday night. Make reservations as the place is packed. We were seated promptly upstairs and drinks were ordered. A large portion of the dinning room is upstairs so make sure you let Bubba's know if you cannot do...More

Thank Brad B
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July 1, 2017|
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Response from Iowa50021 | Reviewed this property |
It seems more geared for adults, though I've seen a few kids there.
July 1, 2017|
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Response from bglick21 | Reviewed this property |
yes. kid friendly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 10th St, Des Moines, IA 50309-3609
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-257-4744
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