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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
American, Bar
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Takeout
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All reviews brunch fried chicken black eyed peas collard greens pimento cheese braised short ribs bread basket pecan pie deviled eggs bananas foster fritters fries macaroni salad chile relleno steak southern food
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We split a cauliflower steak w/mushroom gravy, tasty asparagus and carrots. Had a spicy collard greens cooked with ham and crisp Brussels sprouts as sides. French Onion Soup had a very rich broth, but was a touch salty. Will try it again when in Des...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank dmarkiowa
Reviewed March 16, 2019 via mobile

Don’t come if you’re not hungry. Delicious from the appetizers to the desserts. Got the basket of biscuits and country fried steak. The carrot cake/bread pudding dessert was phenomenal. We will be back.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank thomasdcotter
Reviewed February 21, 2019

My roommate and I checked out Bubba's on Friday night. I loved the atmosphere first of all. It is very nice with chandeliers and nice furniture laid out in the foyer, candles on each table. It was pretty cozy. We went at 6 and were...More

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank kellydunsmore
Reviewed January 16, 2019 via mobile

Hey when I encounter “southern” restaurants in other regions I’m always a bit suspect. They usually don’t come close to what I’ve known as legit. This place is in that “new southern” category and either the chef is a southerner or really did his/her homework....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed January 7, 2019

Bubba's is a great southern comfort restaurant. You'll enjoy the acme brick building and large window views. The interior uses light grays and whites to accent the brick walls and crystal chandeliers. The seating arrangements include a lounge area, bar seating, party room, loft area...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank CraftBeers
Reviewed January 4, 2019 via mobile

We had a great dinner here with excellent service! The fried chicken and Mac and Cheese were the best I have ever had. Not a big fan of Mac, but this was amazing! We ended the meal with Bananas Foster at $8 it served all...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 913daynag
Reviewed December 29, 2018

Delicious. Great menu, hard to make a decision, Went for lunch. Beautiful place, lots of interesting art on the walls. Loved the chicken and we had two orders of deviled eggs.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 30karyn
Reviewed December 21, 2018 via mobile

Love the vegan options at Bubba’s, although the Chile relleno had a small portion size compared to other dishes of the same price. Service was fast and great atmosphere. Moscow mule was watery and didn’t taste like it had ginger beer; I expected much better...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank R1752CZandrews
Reviewed December 13, 2018

We visited Bubba while in Des Moines on business. The service was excellent and the food was terrific. We had appetizers including fried pickles, fried okra and a board with cheese, bacon bits, ham, brown mustard, etc. I had the Red Snapper with rice and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Moved2Texas
Reviewed December 5, 2018 via mobile

This place has super delicious fried chicken that comes with mash potatoes and 2 sides. There’s so much food that I probably shouldn’t have ordered the fried green tomatoes as a starter - also delicious. They also have an impressive list of cocktails and wine....More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank renakashmere
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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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