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Sam & Gabe's at the Lyon's

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600 E 5th St, East Village, Des Moines, IA 50309-5418
+1 515-421-9333
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good39%
  • Average20%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible0%
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“ribeye” (4 reviews)
“beignets” (2 reviews)
“sea scallops” (2 reviews)
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Italian, American, Vegetarian Friendly
600 E 5th St, East Village, Des Moines, IA 50309-5418
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The new location is different and it provides a nice view on the DSM skyline. The service was great and the food was ok. I ordered the fish special and it was a bit dry (over cooked).

Thank Gustavo L
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was our first time visiting. We were a party of six for a birthday and we did have reservations. We were seated promptly and as the sun was quite bright they did lower the shades for us so we were not blinded. Three of...More

Thank davidjensen399
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Food was great. The view that is pugged on their web page can't be enjoyed in the summer months because of (see through) shades needed to keep the heat out from the hot west windows.

Thank Ron G
Reviewed July 22, 2018

We had dinner last night with friends. I had the special, Graziano sausage with tomato sauce in penne pasta, my husband had the Steak DeBurgo. It was all delicious. Service was quick and our waiter did a great job. I highly recommend for a romantic...More

Thank Connie R
Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

Really beautiful restaurant. The view is fantastic. We shared a dinner Chicken Madeira. The portion are large so we split it. They have a nice wine selection.

Thank Jean M
Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

This was a absolutely beautiful view and absolutely even better food. It is pricey but I wasn’t paying. lol I would definitely go back again for a special date night with my husband. Awesome steak I had Sam and Gabe’s ribeye suggested by the waiter...More

Thank Tammy M
Reviewed April 9, 2018

I must admit getting a group of 14 in can be difficult. And the food and drinks were quite good and our waiter was also attentive. My only frustration was with the room we were in. When booking they mentioned having the room with city...More

Thank Backindubuque
Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

Located in an upscale condo complex this restaurant offers nice views if the city. Reservations for 7pm dinner mid week. Business meal, drinks first. Host ordered a bother of wine. The first two bottles ordered are out of stock. Server had no expertise to suggest...More

Thank joeworf
Reviewed February 5, 2018

The steaks were terrific as were the starters. We were a large group and the service was great. It was a very cold night and the ladies near the large window were really cold. Otherwise it is a great restaurant.

Thank Lucy E
Reviewed January 14, 2018

Last week we had a party of four for dinner on a Thrursday night at S&G-Lyon. The venue was not crowded, it was quiet, the view of downtown was awesome, and the one diner who chose the halibut was very pleased with that awesome dish....More

Thank CornDude
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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 600 E 5th St, East Village, Des Moines, IA 50309-5418
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-421-9333
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