This tried and true, and quaint establishment is a must. It's not very big, but it's an extremely personable place with great food that is reasonably priced.
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You can't go wrong ordering a steak at this place. The grill masters know how to prepare it to the perfect temperature and the cuts of meat are some of Iowa's finest. The ambience is somewhat romantic - low lighting, some cozy booths - but...More
Last week we were picking up one of our kids at the end of term at Drake. We opted for a local steakhouse that doesn't cater normally to the out-of town crowd, but apparently is the site for countless deals made by state legislators. The...More
My wife and I wanted to try Jesse's Embers because of the great reviews they get on TA and what our friends say about their meals here. I honestly would have to say that this was maybe one of the worst meals I have ever...More
Jesse's Embers starts its hometown welcome with nice off street parking in the back of their building. Park there and enter the back door, breeze through the kitchen, and you've made it to the most quaint little steakhouse you'll ever see. Yes, quaint means small,...More
This neighborhood restaurant has been around for many years. It remains consistently good. Service is good, they do get very busy and it's not a large place. Known for their steaks, they do a great job with ribs and pork chops as well.
I have been coming to Jesse's for over 30 years. This place is the only place to go for a fabulous steak or burger in Des Moines. It's small but don't let that intimidate you, sit at the bar or around it people are always...More
We hadn't eaten here in 30 years but it's been around Des Moines a long time so we met some friends there for dinner. Most of us had steaks. They were all perfectly cooked, nicely brown on the outside and perfect inside. My friend ordered...More