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Skip's

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4000 Fleur Dr, Des Moines, IA 50321-2322
+1 515-287-1820
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We decided to try Skips based on it's rating and nice reviews. We weren't disappointed. The food was good and the atmosphere was really to our liking. I would recommend giving Skips a try!

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Thank sippster7377
Iowa
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201 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walked in with no reservation. No seating available, but offered a spot in the bar to wait. Bartender very prompt and courteous. Was seated at a regular table well within time promised. Waitress was attentive and polite. Variety of menu options. Good sized portion...enough to take home! Food was very good...almost too hot to eat initially as it was that... More 

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Thank CRPD908
Norwalk, Iowa
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent food and service! The server was very attentive and pleasant and it was a very relaxing environment. Was busy but did not have to wait long.

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Thank olebuck1923
Des Moines, Iowa
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The three of us have been their for lunch and the food was wonderful and the staff was exceptional. Pricing is normal for lunch in a nice restaurant that is local and not the prefabricated chain restaurants. Would highly recommend it...

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Thank _timhatling
Des Moines, Iowa
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The people, The food, The atmosphere. This place has it all, been around for many years and has done such a great job for the community

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Thank Jim L
Norwalk
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Skip's is a treasure! The food is amazing, I usually go for the Seafood Chicken or Prime Rib. It always busy so go early or get a reservation, unless you don't mind finding a place to sip a cocktail or glass of wine. You can eat at the bar if you can find a spot.

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Thank Mary K
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good Service and great food. It was packed but they still managed to get the food out in time which is always appreciated.

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Thank FABTRAVEL320
Des Moines, Iowa
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

This place reminds me of the supper clubs of my youth: dark wood; traditional food choices; very friendly and accommodating wait staff. You'll see more American cars than Japanese in the parking lot and the customers are decently dressed (no jeans or concert t-shirts!). If you want a good meal, with great service, in a place you can hear your... More 

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91 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

My mom flew in to visit, glad we stopped in for lunch. Great reviews are what convinced me to go here for the first time. Even during rush hour lunch time, we were seated right away and food was quick. Attentive waitress and flavorful meals. I recommend the lemon/shrimp pasta. Will hopefully return soon.

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Thank Chencha13
phoenix
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660 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Need a business setting for a lunch meeting close to the airport? This is it. Dark interior and good lunch menu from salads, sandwiches and entrees. Full bar menu too.

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Thank chicago90Phoenix

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4000 Fleur Dr, Des Moines, IA 50321-2322
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-287-1820

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?