(Don) Shula's Steakhouse coming to Des Moines

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  1. capitalcityguy

    capitalcityguy Well-Known Member

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    Heard recently that Shula's Steakhouse is coming to downtown Des Moines. Sounds like it will be located in the Renaissance Savory Hotel.

    I'm not a huge fan of chain restaurants but I am curious if anyone has been to one of these/has any firsthand feedback.

    I see on their website, they have different versions/themes to their restaurants- a grill, sports, etc. I'm pretty sure the one coming to Des Moines is the steakhouse.

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  2. capitalcityguy

    capitalcityguy Well-Known Member

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  3. whirlybirds

    whirlybirds Well-Known Member

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    That's some pricey food......
     
  4. 3TrueFans

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    $50 for a steak? It better come with an attractive female companion for the duration of the meal.
     
  5. Cycsk

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    Dolphin steaks?
     
  6. pulse

    pulse Well-Known Member

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    I've been to one of the steak houses. It was alright. Not worth the price though.
     
  7. Gunnerclone

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    $50? Fogo de Chao me please.
     
  8. 3TrueFans

    3TrueFans Well-Known Member

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    Now that I'd pay $50 for.
     
  9. Ciclone

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    It's BYOAFC.
     
  10. Wesley

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    Bevo steaks?
     
  11. urb1

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    I ate at one in Florida while do training at our sales meeting. It was Lent so I had tuna. It was incredible - thought I was eating steak. Probably not a place I would go to if someone else wasn't paying.
     
  12. erikbj

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    Wife and went to the kne as Disney world, it was really good
     
  13. bugs4cy

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    It's been a few years but I landed late in the day on a Sunday, somewhere, for a meeting starting the next day. The only restaurant open within walking distance of the hotel was a Shula steakhouse. Honestly, I wasn't in the mood for a fine/ expensive steak (a rare moment indeed) but that's what was there. It was excellent. I'd put in on par with Ruth Chris.
     
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    #14 fccy, Feb 23, 2014
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    When I saw $50, Ruth Chris was my first thought.
     
  15. SaraV

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    There's also a fish called a dolphin...you aren't eating the mammal.

    And wouldn't it be required to serve (fish) dolphin at Shula's?
     
  16. jbindm

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    Good but overpriced. If I'm dropping that kind of cash for dinner I'd prefer it be a locally owned place.
     
  17. UNIGuy4Cy

    UNIGuy4Cy Well-Known Member

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    Ate at a Ruth Chris last night in Vegas and my goodness it was good.
     
  18. ripvdub

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    The steak house at Texas station, Austins is amazing. Try it, you wont regret it.
     
  19. capitalcityguy

    capitalcityguy Well-Known Member

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    It looks like they franchise out these restaurants, so it could be locally owed (although, your point is well-taken). Since the Savory is owned by Marriott, I don't know if Marriott becomes the owner of this franchise or if they just lease out the space to the franchisee who is bringing this to DM. From my understanding, the Savory intends to keep their Bos restaurant.
     
  20. ISU42

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    I'd give anything for a Ruth's Chris to come to dm. The filet is great.
     

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