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$5 - $20
Asian, American

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$5 - $20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Asian, American
Reservations, Seating, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a gem!!! Living in Las Vegas I've experience the best culinary delights. The Chefs choice at Harbinger was phenomenal!! Explosive mouthwatering flavors. Chef Matt exceeds expectations! For world travels and foodies at heart you will love Harbinger food AND the special cocktail libations!!!

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank J2163b
Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

My wife and daughter and I ate here to celebrate. We all ordered two small plates and shared. Food was delicious and varied. My daughter is gluten free and this was easily accommodated. We then shared dessert. Everyone left pleasantly satisfied.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed January 4, 2019

We met several friends there for dinner. Some had been there before and suggested getting there early to take advantage of the Happy Hour appetizers. We did that, but also ordered from the dinner menu. The menu changes periodically so we cannot recommend a meal...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Carole M
Reviewed January 1, 2019

My wife and I ate here on a recommendation from our friends at the Wine Experience. We purchased our own wine that was recommend by Tom at the Wine Experience and brought it with us to Harbinger as they allow this with a cork fee....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Fritz1224
Reviewed November 6, 2018

The meal is a unique experience. It was totally enjoyable. It is not about portion size but rather taste and ingredient combinations that are pleasant and surprising. I found each dish a pure treat. It was my first visit. You will enjoy trying to detect...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank FarangYai
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

We've lived in Iowa for eleven years and can only think of one other Iowa restaurant experience that rivaled our dinner at Harbinger. The menu was very unique and more what you might expect from a small plates restaurant in NYC. The service was excellent....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank schimmelman
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

Oh my goodness - what an exceptional meal. My cousins from Norway are visiting and we went to Harbinger to celebrate her birthday. It was one of the best meals we've ever had. My cousins were so impressed and loved every bite. My cousins had...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Wander43994922617
Reviewed October 7, 2018

Fun lil place to try. Unique small bites. Unique drink selection. But go...check it out. We wanted something different....we got it. Food was very good. Service was fitting.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank LaVontravels
Reviewed July 22, 2018

This restaurant is a wonderful addition to the great food in Des Moines. Nice happy hour if you want a glass of wine and a small bite all the way to a fabulous tasting menu.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank shar
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

Harbinger is a genuine five star foodie experience in Des Moines. Asian inspired flavors predominate - and really every dish we had was nothing short of excellent. We started with three of the steamed buns, each being a unique taste treat, followed by a well...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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