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Django Restaurant

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210 10th St, Des Moines, IA 50309-3656 (Between Walnut & Mulberry)
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Des Moines, Iowa
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great food, french cuisine mostly. Their frites are great and I love the jumbo shrimp happy hour special. Along with their fun drinks. Nice for a family meal, romantic dinner or after work happy hour. Downtown Des Moines location helps as well :)

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San Francisco, California
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I always go to the same place everytime I'm in Des Moines: Centro. This was suggested to me as a french bistro. I wasn't impressed. Overseasoned, overly complex dishes. I wouldn't say it was bad, but it was pretty average. Maybe I hit them on a bad night, but I won't be back.

Thank Todd N
Davenport, Iowa
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Good menu, had the lobster mac, fair amount of small lobster pieces, tasty sauce. A high energy restaurant even if not sitting near the bar. Bring in your own wine and no corkage fee. Friendly and helpful staff. French restaurant but plenty of other choices.

Thank Jean D
Des Moines, Iowa
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Jango is a wonderful place to dine. Each entry is unique and a delight. It is housed in the beautiful old hotel Fort Des Moines. The service was great. Definitely will be back.

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Marshalltown, Iowa
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54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I have Celiac and they have great options to accommodate. Their cheese plate is tremendous and I love their peppercorn New York strip. Just tremendous and has never disappointed. I also order their frites which are done in duck fat in a separate pan to avoid cross contamination. They are amazing and you want to eat them prior to getting... More 

Thank James G
New Hope, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great selection of French and French inspired dishes, as well as some more typical American food. It's a classy joint with reasonable prices. Staff was very friendly and went the extra mile to ensure I was satisfied.

Thank Michael M
Denver, Colorado
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food and great wait staff. I ate here during a business trip, sat at the bar, which along with the regular tables, was very busy for a Weds night. I ordered the small poutine (which was huge for one person), and I really enjoyed it. I had the peppercorn crusted New York strip and would definitely get it again.... More 

Thank gburgess99
Frederick, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place.....Sunday so we got by without a reservation. Professional staff, excellent service. Quiet, elegant ambiance conducive to easy conversation. Wine list has something for everyone and several offerings by the glass. Interesting menu, steak is prime...fresh, well prepared choices. I'm visiting from Maryland, but Django is now on my short list of Des Moines favorites.

Thank Bjanemcg
Des Moines, IA
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a really nice birthday dinner with with family at Django’s. One of the kids wanted to try the ratatouille appetizer and everyone agreed it was great, but still I prefer the poutine. The seared sea scallops were tender and nicely sautéed. The winner for the evening was the Coq au Vin -- it looked beautiful and, from all reports,... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Expensive restaurant for the quality of food. The food is bland and nothing special, not worth the cost. The service was okay.

Thank HopeMinn

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $40
French, Gluten Free
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Large groups, Special occasions, 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: 210 10th St, Des Moines, IA 50309-3656
    (Between Walnut & Mulberry)
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: 515-288-0268

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?