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Drake Diner



1111 25th Street
Des Moines, IA 50311

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(515) 277-1111

Hours

  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Tuesday: 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Thursday: 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Friday: 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Saturday: 7:00 am - 10:00 pm

Cuisine: Family Restaurants


4.6 of 5.0 from 53 reviews

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  • 1800GOODFOOD®1800GOODFOOD® highly recommends Drake Diner and the warm, friendly staff http://1800GOODFOOD.com

    55555 by 1800GOODFOOD®


  • Josh G.Very good food and shake!

    55555 by Josh G.


  • Erik L.Order a drink at the bar if you are waiting for a seat. The bartenders are very friendly.

    55555 by Erik L.


  • Sarah Beth C.Great place to bring parents and family after a walking tour of the campus! Be sure to try the hazelnut espresso shake!

    55555 by Sarah Beth C.


  • Arwen T.The French Dip with mozzarella is the best!

    55555 by Arwen T.


  • Kristen S.Chocolate cake shakes are my jam.

    55555 by Kristen S.


  • Deb G.Great service!! Taco salad is good. Ask for salsa on the side.Yum!!

    55555 by Deb G.


  • Des Moines MetromixA little slice of heaven. Raspberry pie!

    55555 by Des Moines Metromix


  • Patricia S.Great homemade soup!

    55555 by Patricia S.


  • Robert P.Awesome mimosas!!!

    55555 by Robert P.


  • Maddie T.Captain crunch french toast sticks

    55555 by Maddie T.


  • Princess M.Worst service ever. Asked twice for water. Waiter was rude. Acted as if he was annoyed by taking orders. Took 20 minutes to get my shake. Thoroughly disappointed. Won't be back.

    11111 by Princess M.


  • Allen H.Great place but wish the television had DIRECTV so I can keep an eye on the game.

    55555 by Allen H.


  • Adam W.Extremely popular restaurant. Plan to wait for a table.

    55555 by Adam W.


  • Jennifer S.Turkey Club!

    55555 by Jennifer S.


  • Jayne M.Hit or miss. Out of the handful times I've been there I only had one bad meal, the eggs benedict, which made me quite sick. Great atmosphere. Not open as late as I'd expect from a diner. No wifi..?

    55555 by Jayne M.


  • Grapist W.Eggs Benedict with Iowa sausage is the best.

    55555 by Grapist W.


  • Hannah J.The food is good but the wait is a bit long and the waiters don't pay attention to you much

    33333 by Hannah J.


  • Joann B.Don't assume they serve tomato soup everyday with a grilled cheese....only on Fridays...

    55555 by Joann B.


  • Spencer B.Anything with pumpkin is good. Especially when it's fall.

    55555 by Spencer B.


  • Kerri S.Food and malts are great, but expect to wait. The kitchen here ain't speedy.

    55555 by Kerri S.


  • Kim H.A must have is the Cake Shake. Get it. :(

    55555 by Kim H.


  • Abbey M.Don't get the pancakes. So, so nasty.

    22222 by Abbey M.


  • Katrina C.FYI, they refuse to honor the special.

    11111 by Katrina C.


  • Paul G.Breakfast all day!

    55555 by Paul G.


  • Sabbath J.Good ol' Diner food. They don't mess around with too much here. It's decent burger, salad, sandwich and fries type food, but they have portabello burgers, some pasta dishes - and a nice wait staff.

    55555 by Sabbath J.


  • Mark 🍻 L.Potato cake! (not potato pancake)

    55555 by Mark 🍻 L.


  • Robin P.Tip Ali. She's awesome

    55555 by Robin P.


  • Trina B.Don't order alcoholic drinks here, over priced and skimpy. Cup of coffee is $2.19, no refills! What?!

    22222 by Trina B.


  • Carolyn L.Get a shake or malt! I recommend chocolate and espresso. Mmmm

    55555 by Carolyn L.


  • Alexander J.Best damn grilled cheese. Period.

    55555 by Alexander J.


  • Toni S.Best brunch in town!

    55555 by Toni S.


  • JOHN L.The biscuits and gravy are awful. SERVICE WAS MEDIOCRE AT BEST.

    22222 by JOHN L.


  • Dawn L.Try the oatmeal - brown sugar, dried cranberries & pecans!

    55555 by Dawn L.


  • Averee L.Best. Burgers. Ever.

    55555 by Averee L.


  • Lauren A.Cake shake is the way to go!!

    55555 by Lauren A.


  • Jessica O.Milkshakes are great

    55555 by Jessica O.


  • Justin B.Get some sweet potato fries with honey Jalepeño dip! Wow...

    55555 by Justin B.


  • Justin B.Try the Veggie Mex Burger. It has guacamole, black bean relish and is unbelievable.

    55555 by Justin B.


  • Drake UniversityStop in for a milkshake after catching a lecture, concert or cultural event at Sheslow Auditorium.

    33333 by Drake University


  • Shellie S.Big Boy Sean says the pancake are yummy

    55555 by Shellie S.


  • CurtThanks Tim got a great breakfast and for great conversation

    55555 by Curt


  • John P.It's atmosphere is the draw.

    55555 by John P.


  • Jason O.Honey jalapeño is the best French fry dipping sauce, ever.

    55555 by Jason O.


  • JenGreat for post-night shift drinkies!

    55555 by Jen


  • Peter T.Sweet potato fries!

    55555 by Peter T.


  • Jonathan M.Pumpkin pancakes = bliss !

    55555 by Jonathan M.


  • Troy R.Best turkey club in town, breakfast combos rock, and the devil's food cake is second to none.

    55555 by Troy R.


  • Jon S.Chinese chicken salad and strawberry malt

    55555 by Jon S.


  • PantanJimdjembelibiblionheart HeavenlyBeefbaton B.cake shake for brunch part2

    55555 by PantanJimdjembelibiblionheart HeavenlyBeefbaton B.


  • dianeTwo words: cake shake

    55555 by diane


  • Rich E.Great rhubarb pie homemade by Jody

    55555 by Rich E.


  • R stephen V.Great food, great service, soon adding new menu, breakfast all day!!!

    55555 by R stephen V.


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