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Baru 66

6587 University Ave, Windsor Heights, IA
+1 515-277-6627
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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6587 University Ave, Windsor Heights, IA
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful food and wonderful service. My husband and I celebrated our anniversary at Baru 66, and we felt this was an excellent restaurant for our special occasion.

1  Thank Rebecca B
Reviewed June 8, 2017 via mobile

Lovely setting with service that was expert and attentive but never stuffy. The food was very good. The pea soup appetizer was yummy and we scooped up every drop. My husband's filet was perfect, though the fries were limp instead of crispy. My rack of...More

Thank Patty T
Reviewed May 21, 2017

Baru 66 was a question in my mind when I first came, but when I got there - I was convinced. With the six course tasting menu, there was a flavorful idea of delicious satisfaction. This experience was amazing and with it, there was the...More

Thank Luke S
Reviewed March 15, 2017

I've been to 7 3 stare Michelin restaurants in Europe and the US and the dinner we had last week would rank with any of those experiences. If you want an incredible experience in true French cuisine, the 6 course tasting menu is not to...More

1  Thank Tom H
Reviewed March 13, 2017

We went with friends and had the six course tasting menu. It was wonderful, we have been several times and this was the best experience we have had. Although to be fair we have said that many times after dining at Baru. Each course was...More

1  Thank Steve V
Reviewed January 20, 2017

We have been to most of the restaurants in the Des Moines area and feel this is the best. On this visit we had the four course tasting menu with wine pairing. The courses we had were artichoke veloute, sauteed escargots, truffle foam; pan seared...More

Thank tm212
Reviewed January 2, 2017

Although Baru 66 is a bit pricey, it is a wonderful place to spend a special evening. It is fun to experience dishes that are unique, tasty and beautifully prepared. The quiet atmosphere lends itself to conversation without needed to shout above everyone else. The...More

1  Thank Debra H
Reviewed December 19, 2016

We were there with a group of 10 to celebrate a special friends birthday. The evening was a wonderful success. We found the food to be amazing and Stephanie our server was "The Best Ever". We ordered a variety of food and wine and we...More

Thank Wayne H
Reviewed December 18, 2016

Had the opportunity to try this restaurant for a birthday celebration, and it lived up to the reviews. The meal was up to the same standard as we've had in very good restaurants in France. The chef is from Alsace, and he does a wonderful...More

Thank williedillo
Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

The best meal I have ever had! Every bite was wonderful and unique. The service was perfect. The atmosphere charming. Was not expecting this in Iowa. Julia Child would swoon. This is what food should be!

Thank Jan F
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6587 University Ave, Windsor Heights, IA
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Windsor Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 515-277-6627
  • E-mail
(515) 277-6627
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