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Big City Burgers and Greens

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400 Locust St Ste 195, Des Moines, IA 50309-2378
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good45%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
6 days ago
“Great place for a locally sourced lunch. Big city fries are must!”
Feb 16, 2017
“Not so much”
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American, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
400 Locust St Ste 195, Des Moines, IA 50309-2378
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1 - 10 of 19 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Burgers are freshly made and aren’t “hidden within a huge bun.” The simplicity of the burger is the appeal. The chips are a great side, but I definitely recommend the Big City fries!

Thank JimiT5
Reviewed February 16, 2017

Big City disappointment. Indicative of most downtown offerings....pricey for the value, or lack thereof.

Thank Warren J
Reviewed January 4, 2017

This place gets overlooked by everything else downtown but it's a gem! I usually get the salmon salad and it NEVER disappoints. Hours are short, and they are basically open for lunch and closed on the weekends, but it's worth a stop! You won't regret...More

2  Thank vacagirl2016
Reviewed September 29, 2016

Somewhat limited here by Tripadvisor's rating system. This place is probably better than average, but I don't think it's worthy of very good. The french fries were very good, and the burger was good (bun was great - burger itself was probably average...not juicy, OK...More

Thank ccg001
Reviewed September 14, 2016

The venue was awesome. The good was GREAT!. Went to a wedding rehearsal party there and loved it! It was a really nice area and outdoor patio area was good for a summer party.

Thank LBJ2014
Reviewed July 28, 2016

I am new to DSM and only sought out the restaurant because of its location (downtown and I live there), and the recent great reviews I read on Yelp. I liked it! I went at lunch today and feared it would be packed on a...More

Thank Viking94708
Reviewed June 28, 2016

Awesome burgers! Just what I was looking for when craving a good burger, and lots of options as well.

Thank Laura J
Reviewed March 15, 2016

Food was excellent and fast during lunchtime rush. Several of our orders were slightly mixed up but the staff was courteous and eager to resolve the issue.

Thank Heather S
Reviewed February 24, 2016

You can customize these burgers any way, and they're always delicious. I've had a few hang-ups with being charged the wrong amount (the manager called me to give me a free meal and I turned it down) and my orders getting lost. The line is...More

1  Thank Jenna K
Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

Hard to decide but went with a salad. The cilantro dressing was good. I came home with 1/2 the salad- it was large. Everyone else I was with had the black & bleu burger- looked great! I tried the truffle fries & would definitely order...More

Thank Showagapelove
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Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 Locust St Ste 195, Des Moines, IA 50309-2378
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
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