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Italian Restaurants in Des Moines

4.7 - 442 votes

Hours: 11AM - 2PM

2400 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines
(515) 288-2246

Noah's Ark Restaurant

We had the best dinner tonight. We ordered the onion rings, pizza and chocolate cake and it was all delicious! We will be back again. More reviews

4.7 - 219 votes

Hours: 5 - 10PM

644 18th St, Des Moines
(515) 244-1353

Aposto at the Scala House

Aposto is always a wonderful dining experience! The food, service and ambience are all outstanding. Our table of four ordered Osso Buco, New York Strip, ... More reviews



4.6 - 233 votes

Hours: 11AM - 10PM

1003 Locust St, Des Moines
(515) 248-1780


Was in Des Moines for basketball tournaments and tried this Great Italian restaurant. Big servings most plates are great to share. Started with calamari,... More reviews

4.5 - 203 votes

Hours: 11AM - 2PM

2200 Hubbell Ave, Des Moines
(515) 266-4466

Latin King Italian Dining

Wonderful food, beautiful environment, and an awesome serving staff! The food is out of this world. Their Steak Deburgo is without a doubt the best I�... More reviews

4.5 - 172 votes

Hours: 11AM - 2PM

1501 SE 1st St, Des Moines
(515) 282-7976

Tumea & Sons Restaurant

Always a great experience at and the food is amazing. Favorite Italian place that I've been to outside of Italy! Tried the dessert this time, tirami... More reviews



4.5 - 138 votes

Hours: 11AM - 2PM

420 E Locust St, Des Moines
(515) 243-1115


We had dinner here about a year and a 1/2 ago before the pandemic. The food was amazing. We went a couple weeks ago and there has been a serious step bac... More reviews

4.4 - 153 votes

Hours: 11AM - 2PM

2320 S Union St, Des Moines
(515) 243-4516

Baratta's Restaurant

Great Italian restaurant. There were 4 of us and all agreed our meals were awesome. My wife had the chicken Alfredo. Tons of tender chicken with a slight... More reviews

4.3 - 160 votes

Hours: 5 - 11PM

2816 Beaver Ave, Des Moines
(515) 274-3694


The ribs were great and the tiramisu was amazing! Excellent service and a nice atmosphere. More reviews

4.1 - 186 votes

Hours: 11AM - 10PM

6800 Fleur Dr, Des Moines
(515) 287-0848

Johnny's Italian Steakhouse

I do not where to start. Food was amazing, appetizers ama,I gluten most important Dustin (server) was even more amazing. You are doing yourself a disserv... More reviews

4.4 - 122 votes

6594 NW 6th Dr, Des Moines
(515) 289-2555

Sonny's Pizza Bistro

Wife and I visited Sonny's for the first time. The place was small, not fancy and filled up during our visit. We started off with dirty martinis ... More reviews

4.4 - 122 votes

Hours: 4 - 9PM

2804 SW 9th St, Des Moines
(515) 244-1699

Paesanos Pizzeria

Expensive pizza, almost paid a hundred dollars on a pizza and sides. Great food but not so great prices. More reviews

4.3 - 134 votes

Hours: 11AM - 2PM

2820 Hubbell Ave, Des Moines
(515) 265-2746

Bianchi's Hilltop Restaurant

True pizza flavor. Love the cappacola and onion this crust. Skinny onion rings and small town flavor. More reviews

4.1 - 145 votes

Hours: 11AM - 9PM

1930 SE 14th St, Des Moines
(515) 244-5779

Scornovacca's Ristorante

6/11/21 ordered small pizza with beef, Italian sausage, mushrooms and onions. The crust didn't taste homemade and I couldn't find any sausage ... More reviews

3.8 - 177 votes

Hours: 11AM - 10PM

310 Court Ave, Des Moines
(515) 243-2195

Spaghetti Works

Very good salad bar. Pasta was good. Only thing that i would have liked is if they cooked the pasta and sauce together for a minute or so to saturate the... More reviews

4.6 - 67 votes

Hours: 11AM - 2PM

801 Grand Ave, Des Moines
(515) 244-2070

Basil Prosperi

Hidden gem in downtown office building. Large portions. Great pasta. Only negative, if it even is on, too much bread provided with pasta and salad. More reviews

4.1 - 122 votes

Hours: 4:30 - 10:30PM

3610 6th Ave, Des Moines
(515) 244-4104

Chuck's Restaurant

I used to go there when I was a kid and they had great pizza and I miss the old man but I heard that the food is still is great is used to be before so j... More reviews

4.5 - 34 votes

2320 S Union St, Des Moines
(515) 243-4516

Nadiya Lurline

Had a fabulous dinner and evening at Baratta's Southside. We're traveling and looked for an Italian restaurant in Des Moines. Luckily we found ... More reviews

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