AMERICANA Restaurant

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  1. timhisu

    timhisu Member

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    Has anyone visited the AMERICANA yet? Any reviews?

    I love tapas so I'm excited to try this place. We in Des Moines are pretty limited to Trostel's Dish for tapas.
     
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    Schfinkter Well-Known Member

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    Was there for the grand opening. Really good food and reasonable, I will be back for sure sometime soon.
     
  4. bringmagicback

    bringmagicback Well-Known Member

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    The owners are from Court Ave Brewing, The guy that owns that and the former manager there. Both nice people, however I think they are both Hawks. I assume it will be good as CABCO is one of my favorites in DSM.
     
  5. Brentwood

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    May try to hit it up this weekend. I have been excited for this since they first announced it.
     
  6. J-Diggy

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    I don't think Scott Carlson (owner) is a Hawk. He went to Drake and I think is origtinally from Chicago or maybe out east - Philly perhaps?

    Not that it matters. Both are good guys and know how to run a successful restaurant. And the menu looks interesting plus they certainly have a great location.

    Haven't tried it but intend to soon.
     
  7. CyCrazy

    CyCrazy Well-Known Member

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    Menu looks very good.
     
  8. JP4CY

    JP4CY Well-Known Member

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    Have you ever seen how many Hawkeye bars are in Chicago? Probably Outnumber Illinois, ND, NW, Purdue, WI, DePaul, etc combined.
     
  9. cybsball20

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    I went the first night and the food is GREAT. They use alot of local ingrediants and the atmosphere and service are top notch. Zombie Burger is going to give them a run, but Americana might have the best burgers in town. I also had the scallops and cant wait to go back for more...
     
  10. capitalcityguy

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    Can't wait to check it out. Looks really cool from the street.
     
  11. bringmagicback

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    Actually now that you mention it your right Scott is a Drake guy, he owns a couple bars in the area as well if not mistaken and does a lot for the relays I think.
     

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