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St. Kilda

300 SW 5th St, Des Moines, IA 50309-4630
+1 515-369-7854
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (5 reviews)
“avocado toast” (13 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
300 SW 5th St, Des Moines, IA 50309-4630
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

St Kilda sits on a busy street with apartments near by so street parking is hit or miss. There is a small free lot just across the street if there is room. We visited on a Wednesday night and were quickly seated. Our server was...More

1  Thank bigosfan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had brunch here on a Sunday morning. Two of us waited about 20 minutes before being seated. The hostess thanked us for waiting. Nice! I ordered the shrimp and grits special and my daughter had The Saint. Both were very good and service was...More

Thank mamat122963
Reviewed September 9, 2018

This was one of our favorite restaurants on our recent visit to Des Moines. Loved the atmosphere, the food, and the wait staff. We had breakfast here on a recent Sunday morning. We were not disappointed!! We had the granola bowl with yogurt which was...More

Thank gnctaylor
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Excellent service, great sea bass special came with asparagus, good Cubano and exquisite dessert! Interesting drink and wine menu. You can park across the street after hours, which is good to know. Mod-high noise level.

Thank pepperdinemom
Reviewed August 31, 2018

Excellent, excellent all around. The service was above expectations, the drinks were amazing, the appetizers and entrees were unique and delicious. Nothing ordered was less than amazing, as in we were all actually amazed at how good everything was. The beet hummus is unique and...More

Thank organicchemist
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We stopped here for breakfast after church one Sunday. The food here was wonderful, though quite pricey. They have a very inventive menu. Our server was phenomenal! Loved sitting at an outside table on that beautiful summer day. I believe a big blunder of this...More

3  Thank Pam L
Reviewed August 27, 2018

My friend and I had traveled to western Iowa for a weekend kayaking adventure and decided to leave early on Sunday to head back to the Twin Cities with a layover for shopping at the Des Moines Outlet Mall. We searched for an interesting restaurant...More

Thank Andrea T
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch after arriving by plane. The interior was spacious with an industrial feel. We sat at a bar overlooking the main dining area. Our server was attentive. We both ordered the blue coconut smoothie. Omg.. it was so delicious! They add...More

1  Thank neysa623
Reviewed August 15, 2018

If you are looking for something that is not traditional Iowa beige food, this is it! Brunch menu was perfection (being from Los Angeles), it was FRESH, NEW, HOME MADE. So many delicious items to choose from! We had the poached eggs, toast and handmade...More

Thank Lyndsay S
Reviewed July 22, 2018

The food is wonderful—lots of options, especially for vegetarians, creative combinations, well presented, and delicious. But I do not understand why restaurants have to be so loud. All surfaces here are hard--a concrete floor, open ceiling to air ducts, wood and metal chairs and tables—so...More

Thank spanishpeeks
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March 5, 2018|
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Response from timiniowa | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think so. We have been there on both Sat and Sun (morning) and the menu was the same and no sort of buffet
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 SW 5th St, Des Moines, IA 50309-4630
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-369-7854
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