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    Raccoon River Brewing Company or Court Avenue Brew?

    Gf wants somewhere with patio. Do both of these have a patio?



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    Re: Raccoon River Brewing Company or Court Avenue Brew?

    Raccoon doesnt but CAB does


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    Re: Raccoon River Brewing Company or Court Avenue Brew?

    Raccoon does have a nice little patio. Right between the main bar and the Hotel Fort Des Moines.



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    Re: Raccoon River Brewing Company or Court Avenue Brew?

    B&B rooftop it!



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    Re: Raccoon River Brewing Company or Court Avenue Brew?

    cab has a little patio out front


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    Re: Raccoon River Brewing Company or Court Avenue Brew?

    Yes the both have them. Both are pretty small.


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    Re: Raccoon River Brewing Company or Court Avenue Brew?

    Both have patio's. CAB is probably is bit smaller (maybe only 8 tables or so?). I would guess Raccoon has 10 or 12 tables.



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    Re: Raccoon River Brewing Company or Court Avenue Brew?

    Quote Originally Posted by Chipper View Post
    Gf wants somewhere with patio. Do both of these have a patio?
    pic.....



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    Re: Raccoon River Brewing Company or Court Avenue Brew?

    Quote Originally Posted by 4429 mcc View Post
    B&B rooftop it!
    That's what I'd do. Then head over to Cooneys when it gets chilly.



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    Re: Raccoon River Brewing Company or Court Avenue Brew?

    Quote Originally Posted by delt4cy View Post
    Raccoon does have a nice little patio. Right between the main bar and the Hotel Fort Des Moines.
    I have been to that place a dozen times and never seen the patio...damn


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    Re: Raccoon River Brewing Company or Court Avenue Brew?

    Quote Originally Posted by johnpkelly81 View Post
    That's what I'd do. Then head over to Cooneys when it gets chilly.
    Not to derail the thread but is it me or does Beaverdale have some of the best places to drink in Des Moines? AK's, B&B, Goodsons, Conney's, and Kelley's all within a few blocks of each other. What a great neighborhood!



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    Re: Raccoon River Brewing Company or Court Avenue Brew?

    Royal Mile has a solid patio+beer=success.

    Not sure if you can bring the red monk food down there but if you can, I think their food is better than raccoon. Try the scotch egg.



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    Re: Raccoon River Brewing Company or Court Avenue Brew?

    Quote Originally Posted by khess83 View Post
    Not to derail the thread but is it me or does Beaverdale have some of the best places to drink in Des Moines? AK's, B&B, Goodsons, Conney's, and Kelley's all within a few blocks of each other. What a great neighborhood!
    I like em all except goodsons. It smells sweaty to me. Not sure if it leaks thru the roof or not, maybe its just me.



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    Re: Raccoon River Brewing Company or Court Avenue Brew?

    Quote Originally Posted by johnpkelly81 View Post
    I like em all except goodsons. It smells sweaty to me.... maybe its just me.


    It could be, do you come straight from working out upstairs without showering?


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    Re: Raccoon River Brewing Company or Court Avenue Brew?

    Quote Originally Posted by johnpkelly81 View Post
    I like em all except goodsons. It smells sweaty to me. Not sure if it leaks thru the roof or not, maybe its just me.
    Part of the reason I like them is due to the patio's. Cooney's doesn't have one but the rest are all good sized.

    B&B and AK's have pretty good menu's as well. I have never seen a menu at Kelly's.



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