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Perkins Restaurant

2000 McKinley Ave, Des Moines, IA 50315-4463
+1 515-285-2972
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Overview
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good22%
  • Average34%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“pie” (3 reviews)
“late supper” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
American
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
2000 McKinley Ave, Des Moines, IA 50315-4463
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1 - 10 of 69 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am not big on chain restaurants but stopped into this one because I was hungry, tired, and wanted to relax and have diner then sleep. This Perkins served a high value meal (Chicken Pot Pie) for a fair price that was served by a...More

Thank 591douglasj
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Have been there several times and have always had a good experience. The wait staff is usually high school or collage kids, but they do a good job taking care of customers.

Thank Ed F
Reviewed 30 August 2017

I was very dismayed when I dined at this particular Perkins Restaurant . It was early evening , the place was nearly empty , however it still took several minutes to be seated and waited on. The waitress gave off the impression that didn't want...More

Thank Wilee13
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Excellent food, & wonderful desserts; of course due to scrumptious dinner did not have much room for dessert - so we all shared a few bites.

Thank P B
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

I had been eating wrong all day, so I was looking for something that wasn't too heavy and somewhat healthy. I actually found it and it was soooo good, it is just what I needed. Broccoli and mushroom omelet served with 2 sausage patties and...More

Thank Michele C
Reviewed 12 May 2017

BLUF: Service is average and the food is warm at best. This Perkins is fairly close to the hotel I stayed in and I visited for dinner on a weeknight and ordered Breakfast. Service was decent, and like the other reviews stated, they appear to...More

1  Thank WHDSM
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Went to Perkins with my girls, thought we could find something for everyone. We had two servers that were tag teaming our table and neither one getting our order correct. When we finally received our food it was burned. 45.00 for poor service and even...More

Thank Melanie W
Reviewed 26 March 2017

The restaurant staff were really nice and helpful. Food was good cookies were Great ! You can't beat buy 3 get 3 free!

Thank Jessica Z
Reviewed 4 January 2017

One can find almost anything to eat at Perkins and the food is generally pretty good and the service is reasonably quick and friendly. The pies, however, are excellent. Save room.

Thank wakondarev
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Was seated right away and had a great meal with my family. Help was great. Everyone got what they wanted even dessert was in stock.

Thank Douglas F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2000 McKinley Ave, Des Moines, IA 50315-4463
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-285-2972
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