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About Django Restaurant
ALL FRENCH – NO ATTITUDE
Django is a comfortable, brasserie-style restaurant offering everything you love about French cuisine without the attitude. The restaurant features classic French dishes such as Steak Frites and Duck Cassoulet, as well as fresh salads and juicy hamburgers made with house-ground beef. At the heart of Django is the interactive chef station. Located in the center of the restaurant, this large bar offers patrons a place to order jet-fresh seafood such as oysters, shrimp, clams, mussels, and seafood plateaus, alongside cheese plates, cured meats, artisan bread and house-made desserts.
Des Moines, IA 50309
French, French American, American
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday: 11:00am - 10:00pm
Friday: 11:00am - 11:00pm
Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 9:00pm
Between Walnut & Mulberry
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Street parking is available throughout the area as well as public lot parking. The Davis-Brown Tower, located on 10th St. directly across the street from the restaurant, as well as the Allied-Nationwide parking facility, located directly behind the restaurant, offer parking to the public for free on evenings and weekends.
Private Party Facilities:
Djust say Django for your next corporate or social gathering. Sit back, relax and let the experienced restaurant professionals take care of all the details! The restaurant offers a number of private and semi-private spaces perfect for every type of event. Private banquet rooms are available for groups with up to 60 seated guests. Contact a manager for more details.
Private Party Contact:
email@example.com: (515) 288-0268
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Django Restaurant Ratings and Reviews
Django has been solid for years. The food is prepared well and with care. The bread and butter could be a meal in itself. The poutine is a must but don't get the full order unless you're really really hungry or have a big group. The entrées range from salads all the way up to large steaks and seafood with prices from $12-$40. A good money saving tips is bring a bottle of wine. They never have a corking fee. Enjoy.
We were very happy with Django. The menu is varied but focuses on French American cuisine. Our dinners were excellent, the service was courteous but not hovering. An excellent experience overall and we will be back without a doubt.
Steak was truly amazing. I had a fantastic experience here. The only complaint I would say I had was the service was merely sufficient. It wasn't exceptional. Our server was prompt and took care of us but not personable in any way. This did not detract from the experience.
We arrived at the restaurant at 5:00 p.m. and there was hardly anyone in the restaurant. Regardless, it took the waitress a very long time to bring out the drinks from the bar. For appetizers, we ordered the largest cheese and charcuterie plate and the poutine. The cheese plate was tiny and barely enough for two people. However, the poutine was HUGE. It definitely was enough for our table of six to have a fairly large portion. Two people at our table ordered the Boef Bourgnion. The waitress should have warned us that it is HUGE and enough for two people to share. The other meals that were ordered were fairly large, but mediocre in quality and taste. We ordered three desserts and the waitress forgot to bring out one. When we told her, she did bring the third dessert and removed it and the cost of the coffees from the bill. BOTTOM LINE: slow service and mediocre food. Would not recommend.
Excellent! We always enjoy our food at Django, our service has never been anything but fantastic! We had the opportunity to have appetizers at the bar and sat for dinner in the dining area. Both servers were superb! Love this place!
Django remains my favorite in Des Moines. The food offers great variety, from appetizers to main courses and creative desserts. It's great if you're looking for choices, and there's something for every diet and preference. I especially like the wait staff, who are very friendly, professional, efficient, and make the occasion memorable each time.
First time at Django. Celebrated our 45th wedding anniversary. Had the Seared Scallops entrèe. It was outstanding. I can hardly wait to get back to Des Moines and have another meal at Django. I can highly recommend Django for good food and service!
The Sunday brunch menu is great, and the service is usually very good. A couple of special requests with our meal were missed or forgotten, which was unfortunate, because I think usually the servers and kitchen staff are really good about those sort of things. I definitely recommend the beignets, but they're better when the dipping sauce isn't missing. Nothing majorly wrong, though, so the experience was still really enjoyable, and the food was still delicious.
I always have an awesome time at Django, and all-day happy hour on Tuesdays is an amazing deal. It's such a great value, and a good excuse to try new wines or appetizers. It's also a great brunch spot, and the croque monsieur is the best sandwich. Also, definitely get the duck frites.
A great value! I had a delicious lunch time omelette with a hefty side salad and coffee for about $15 or $16. A wonderfully attentive waiter, and there were some GF Options for me, which makes this restaurant a winner, in my book.
Last year, my fiancee and had our first date at Django. We had a great time. Naturally, when we got engaged on May 14 we chose to celebrate it by having a special dinner at Django. However, this time our experience was different. The service was poor. It took more than half hour to have our order of appetizers delivered. The restaurant did not seem quite busy to justify the long wait. Our waiter did not seem concerned to check with us to let us know what was happening. My meal (Grilled Salmon) was painfully too salty.
I have been to this location many times for special occasions or a night out with friends. The food has always been amazing! Our recent visit the food was not as tasty, more hastily made with less regard to the appearance and flavors. The presentation of the food was not as expected and the floors/seats not as clean as one would expect in this location. I will give them another try, but disappointed this past visit.
Everything was perfect from the service to the food and the noise level very tolerable. The wine list had wonderful French wines reasonably priced. The server was very knowledgeable about the food and wine. I have no problem giving this experience the highest rating possible.
The service was extremely slow. I was dining alone and it seemed I didn't matter. The food was fair. My steak had no flavor and I had to cover it in salt and pepper. I wasn't even offered desert. My cocktail was good but was talked out of what I really wanted. I've eaten here before. It's hit and miss. This night was a miss. I won't be going back
We brought nine people in to celebrate a graduation of sorts. The table was waiting for us and was beautifully set. Our hostess and receptionist were both very friendly and helpful. When the food arrived, we all agreed it was wonderful. It was obvious that much care is taken to make it tasty and beautifully presented as well. We were happy with the reasonable cost, too, since we paid for the whole group! Keep up the great work and thank you for a great dining experience!
Up to the standard we've come to expect Great American adaptations on French standbys. It would be nice to have smaller portions and lower prices on the entrees. Would have loved to order the pork loin on special, but didn't want to spring for an excessive 12 oz portion
Within two minutes of sitting down, our server took great care in making sure we felt at home. She opened up the bottles of red wine we brought along, stuck our bottle of Chardonnay in the wine chiller and informed us about the best dishes at Django. From first course of bread and salted butter to the final bite of chocolate pot de creme..everyone felt full and happy. We walked off the wine at the nearby sculpture garden and talked about how wonderful our dinner was!
We had a group of five at a retirement dinner on a Wednesday evening. Restaurant management worked with us to find a sufficiently quiet place, where we could converse while dining. Service was very conscientious from the start. The meals were well prepared. I had the pork chops, which I thought were excellent. Everything was brought to the table timely. Good experience.
Good time. Our waitress wasn't very friendly or helpful, but we still enjoyed our dinner. My husband's seafood crepes were a bit overcooked, but my pasta was delicious! I really liked the wine I had. Enjoyed the fresh seafood!
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