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208 Court Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309-2208
+1 515-282-3663
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good36%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“flatbread” (7 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
208 Court Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309-2208
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend and I had reservations for a Friday night and were immediately seated. We tried three of the monthly wines and shared several small plates. We tried the crab croquettes and the deconstructed tacos. The tacos were served with warm pita chips and the...More

Thank Kathy L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service was great. Manager was great. Food was fun and delicious. Great atmosphere. Girls check out the fu drinks

Thank LaVon M
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

Every time we come we try something new....never disappointed. Great atmosphere and the wine is amazing.

Thank Shannon M
Reviewed May 1, 2018

Had a tremendous experience. Menu is clearly marked for GF, and the staff is very knowledgeable and helpful. The flavors and the choices are great. They have smaller plates for sharing and bigger plates if you want to go that route. I had a variety...More

Thank James G
Reviewed January 29, 2018 via mobile

We shared several small plates. We had the macaroni and cheese, the lettuce wraps, the spinach artichoke dip, and the smothered tots. The first three were great—the tots were just ok. Too much of the “smother” and not enough tots. I would eat here again.

Thank Jjl7773
Reviewed January 27, 2018

Outstanding service and very nice bartender as we sat at the bar on a Thursday. Very attentive server that offered great recommendations. The flatbread pizza was perfect and we supplemented it with the brussels sprouts (bartender recommended) and crab cake sliders. We even hung out...More

Thank PhilKJames
Reviewed December 21, 2017

We went to celebrate a friends birthday and the evening was wonderful. We ordered small dishes of seared yellowfin tuna and charred brussels--they were both excellent. For an entree we split an order of grilled salmon and it was great as well. Robert our waiter...More

Thank Wayne H
Reviewed December 20, 2017

On a recent cold Monday night my dining companion and I were looking for someplace open and with good food. We found it at RoCA! This is a warm and welcoming place specializing in shared plates and flatbreads but with a welcoming array of big...More

Thank George C
Reviewed November 9, 2017

When RoCA opened several years ago, it was the place to go. Not so any more. My girlfriend and I met for dinner after work. We had reservations, but they weren't needed. They have a nice wine list, most are $10/glass. The pour was probably...More

1  Thank Greengal06
Reviewed October 22, 2017

We were in town to see a musical at the Performing Arts Center. We checked out restaurants on TripAdvisor and found RoCA. This place was an easy walk from our downtown hotel via the Sky Walk. It was a stormy weekend so we loved being...More

Thank Terre H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 Court Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309-2208
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-282-3663
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