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    Flying Mango

    I've lived in the DM area for about 15 years and have been to about every good restaurant. For some reason we had never been to the Flying Mango until last weekend.

    DAMN!!!

    They have some great food and a nice selection of beer.

    Thought I would share. Make sure you get reservations.



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    Re:Flying Mango

    It's my favorite restaurant in Des Moines, hands down.



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    Yep Flying Mango is supposed to be one of the best.



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    Re: Flying Mango

    agreed. awesome brisket.



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    Re: Flying Mango

    Quote Originally Posted by danrog View Post
    agreed. awesome brisket.
    I got the 3 meat. Ribs, sausage, and Brisket. The brisket just fell apart. The corn bread was the best I've had.



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    Re: Flying Mango

    Dang, I'm gonna have to go try it. I had it via catering at a friend's rehearsal dinner and was unimpressed. I'm sure the stuff at the restaurant is way better.



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    Re: Flying Mango

    Quote Originally Posted by dmclone View Post
    I got the 3 meat. Ribs, sausage, and Brisket. The brisket just fell apart. The corn bread was the best I've had.
    Had this as well...very tastey. I would recommend to anyone who hasn't eaten there to give it a try.



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    Re: Flying Mango

    Their Bloody Mary is like a meal. Outstanding.



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    Re: Flying Mango

    The Big Chop is quite excellent as well. More like 3 smoked pork chops all still connected versus one "chop"




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    Re: Flying Mango

    Then there's the corn bread with honey butter. That stuff is like crack. So good.




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    Re: Flying Mango

    The Flying Mango is outstanding!!



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    Re: Flying Mango

    Quote Originally Posted by Natejj View Post
    Then there's the corn bread with honey butter. That stuff is like crack. So good.

    Don't live in the metro. Where is it located?



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    Re: Flying Mango

    Quote Originally Posted by cyson View Post
    Don't live in the metro. Where is it located?
    Flying Mango Catering and Restaurant

    Flying Mango Restaurant and Catering
    4345 Hickman Road, Des Moines, IA 50310



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    Re: Flying Mango

    Cajun Catfish is awesome. I miss the cornbread!!!



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    Re:Flying Mango

    My favorite restaurant in town! Blackened catfish is the best I've
    ever had! Same goes for the brisket and corn bread. The big chop and coyote chop are also great and my wife loves the Jenny salad. To be honest the ribs have been hit or miss for me. This is where I take my friends when they visit from out of town and all have had a great time. Tough to find tho in the mythical land of Beaverdale.



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