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    Vote for Des Moines 100 Best Restaurants

    Vote the top 100 restaurants in central Iowa | Metromix Des Moines

    Note: your computer gets a virus if you vote in a chain restaurant. Just sayin'.


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    Re: Vote for Des Moines 100 Best Restaurants

    Des Moines has 100 restaurants?

    Applebees, Olive Garden and Outback make the top 10 no doubt.


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    Re: Vote for Des Moines 100 Best Restaurants

    Quote Originally Posted by thatguy View Post
    Des Moines has 100 restaurants?

    Applebees, Olive Garden and Outback make the top 10 no doubt.
    well, they didn't make 2009's top 10.


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    Re: Vote for Des Moines 100 Best Restaurants

    Quote Originally Posted by thatguy View Post
    Des Moines has 100 restaurants?

    Applebees, Olive Garden and Outback make the top 10 no doubt.
    That would be very unfortunate. Believe it or not, Des Moines actually has very good local dining. Definitely as good as it gets for a city our size.


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    Re: Vote for Des Moines 100 Best Restaurants

    Centro should be on that list.


    Has anyone heard of "Zombie Burger"? They are opening soon and it seems like it's going to be an awesome place.



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    Re: Vote for Des Moines 100 Best Restaurants

    Quote Originally Posted by CyBer View Post
    Centro should be on that list.


    Has anyone heard of "Zombie Burger"? They are opening soon and it seems like it's going to be an awesome place.
    Des Moines area has a lot of good dining,last year had to be a bunch of stupid sqwauks. Vote for great places local places.



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    Re: Vote for Des Moines 100 Best Restaurants

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyhart View Post
    That would be very unfortunate. Believe it or not, Des Moines actually has very good local dining. Definitely as good as it gets for a city our size.
    Denver is the only place on the planet with great restaurants.


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    Re: Vote for Des Moines 100 Best Restaurants

    Quote Originally Posted by thatguy View Post
    Des Moines has 100 restaurants?

    Applebees, Olive Garden and Outback make the top 10 no doubt.
    This guy again? Can we ban him from threads about the state of Iowa?



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    Re: Vote for Des Moines 100 Best Restaurants

    If you vote for Denny's make sure you vote for the good one.



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    Re: Vote for Des Moines 100 Best Restaurants

    Quote Originally Posted by CyBer View Post
    Centro should be on that list.
    It was #1 in 2009.

    Des Moines Restaurants: Top 100 Restaurants in Central Iowa, Des Moines Iowa Restaurants | Metromix Des Moines

    And don't worry...the only "chains" allowed are places like Spaghetti Works, etc that have just a few locations.



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    Re: Vote for Des Moines 100 Best Restaurants

    I've been to 46 out of the 100 listed. I did not like Yanni's AT ALL.


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    Re: Vote for Des Moines 100 Best Restaurants

    1. Centro
    2. Django
    3. Lucca
    4. Fong's Pizza
    5. Racoon River
    6. Court Ave. Brew Co.
    7. Christopher's
    8. Jethro's BBQ
    9. Flying Mango
    10. Big Tomato Pizza

    (Honorable mention: La Mie Bakery and Restaurant, Latin King, Lucky Bamboo, Chicago Speakeasy)

    DSM Pub Food:
    Hessen Haus
    Star Bar
    Royal Mile
    El Bait Shop
    Francie's
    The original Wellman's
    Zimm's

    WDM (West) Restaurants:
    Waterfront
    Monteray (Mexican)
    Biaggi's Restorante Italiano
    Taki Japanese Steakhouse
    Z'Mariks Noodle Cafe


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    Re: Vote for Des Moines 100 Best Restaurants

    My Top 10 was (NPO):
    Centro
    Django
    Jethro's
    Tumea & Sons
    Manhattan Deli (lunch only)
    Thai Flavors
    Big Tomato (for drunk food)
    Mi Mexico
    Alba
    Tally's (brunch)

    Tried to cover some different bases. Just off the list:
    High Life
    Fong's
    Barrata's
    Latin King
    Americana
    B&B Deli
    Miyabi 9
    Cool Basil


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    Re: Vote for Des Moines 100 Best Restaurants

    Quote Originally Posted by capitalcityguy View Post
    Denver is the only place on the planet with great restaurants.
    I do love the eating in Denver!
    What do we have to do to get Pork Green Chili here?! What gives?!


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    Re: Vote for Des Moines 100 Best Restaurants

    My top 10
    1. Flying Mango
    2. El Chisme
    3. Django
    4. Cafe Di Scala
    5. Lucca
    6. Jethro's
    7. Chef's Kitchen
    8. Fong's Pizza
    9. Waveland Cafe
    10. Open Sesame



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