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St. Kilda

300 SW 5th St, Des Moines, IA 50309-4630
+1 515-369-7854
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (8 reviews)
“avocado toast” (16 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 days ago

My daughter and I ate here on Black friday, 2018. Even tho it was crowded we scored a table for 2 right off and had good coffee (altho they charge for refills), wonderful salmon and eggs, and pretty good service considering the busy-ness of the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank David A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Since moving to Des Moines, this has been a restaurant that I frequent. I know when I have out-of-town visitors it will impress, while still being a fun, social environment. Great food. I’m a big fan of their avocado toast. Other great items include house-made...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ken_dollx3
Reviewed 2 days ago

Not sure what took us so long to try St Kilda. The food and service were wonderful. I had the Cubano, best I've ever had, the pork had a great smoky flavor to it.and the sweet and spicy brussel sprouts I couldn't stop eating. Other...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank SueA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took a long road trip across country, Des Moines was the last stop before being home. We were staying in a hotel that had breakfast included but decided that St Kilda sounded so intriguing we had to try it and I’m so glad we...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Tonya6425
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Creative menu with lots of choices for people who want to eat plant-based. A bit off the highway but worth the detour if you have the time.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Kirk G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for breakfast with my daughters. Delicious! I had the Mushroom Toast. If you like mushrooms, you will LOVE this! This slice of toast with a smear of something creamy and ripped with a ton of sautéed mushrooms and an egg. Delish! My girls...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Cag3doc
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

St. Kilda is a gem and one of our favorites for brunch. The food is delicious with tons of great options for all types of diets. I love the uniqueness in the flavors and presentation. It's trendy without being too fancy. The food is great,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank brietzke
Reviewed December 10, 2018

This is a very unique and trendy place. Great place for a date or social gathering. You'll probably need a reservation if you want a table. We came without one and ended up sitting at a counter/bar type setting. It wasn't bad for us but...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Mike H
Reviewed December 5, 2018 via mobile

Love this place, and even though I only stayed in Des Moines 2 days, I was there both days for brunch, and either the avocado toast or the mushroom version are a must have. Both are beautiful and very tasty with poached eggs. They also...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank renakashmere
Reviewed October 7, 2018

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

Date of visit: October 2018
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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, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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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