About Django Restaurant
Des Moines, IA 50309
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.
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:
firstname.lastname@example.org: (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
We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner Thursda ...
We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner Thursday night at Django's restaurant celebrating a special 90th birthday. Our table in the front by the windows was lovely and quiet. We enjoyed great conversation over delicious menu items and the wine which we brought. Our server was attentive, without being too much, and paced the meal perfectly for our relaxing evening. It was one of the best experiences we've had at Django's and anywhere in Des Moines.
D'jango never disappoints. The food was ...
D'jango never disappoints. The food was fabulous. Service is normally very good. Tonight we had a server that was a bit arrogant and not particularly friendly. That being said, it's still one of my favorite restaurants in Des Moines.
the only thing that i wished that was be ...
the only thing that i wished that was better was to have the 2 tables connected. Felt bad for the other table because they were missing out on conversations. Overall the food and atmosphere was good. definitely go again for brunch and bringing more champagne next time :)
Django is our favorite restaurant in Des ...
Django is our favorite restaurant in Des Moines! We just moved here from the Bay Area and I have to say, Django tops the best places in San Francisco, and at a reasonable price. The food at Django is truly authentic with a slight bias on the menu for provinçal and Rhône Valley cuisines. The staff is always incredible, the food always amazing, and the ambience always divine!
Nous aimons Django!
Please don't interpret my four-star rati ...
Please don't interpret my four-star rating as negative in any way. I figure a five-star rating should be pretty rare.
We haven't lived in the Des Moines area for very long so we're still checking out the restaurant scene. So far, I rank Django as a favorite. We had a table of four and chose four different entrees (Seared Sea Scallops, Pork Tenderloin Roulade, Hanger Steak and Coc au Vin) . Everyone was thrilled with their selection. Service was wonderful and it was relatively easy to carry on a conversation without shouting.
We will definitely return.
Great French bistro cuisine. No corkage ...
Great French bistro cuisine. No corkage fee is awesome. Good fresh seafood, oysters on the half shell and shrimp cocktail. Fresh baked French bread is first rate. I had the mussels Diablo which was a spectacular preparation. I am a repeat customer.
I've been to Django a couple of times fo ...
I've been to Django a couple of times for business lunches. Food is ok, nothing special. Expensive, but on par with other restaurants in the area for the same level. Service is usually good, but in this instance we had what seemed like a new waiter. I just don't think the value for the money is all that good. Too expensive for what you get. Would not be my first choice for either work or personal.
Django is one of our favorite spots but ...
Django is one of our favorite spots but unfortunately it seems like it isn't quite what it used to be. Food had gone down hill and service has been just ok out last couple visits. We will go again but we can't count on it like we used to be able to.
The restaurant is sophisticated but not ...
The restaurant is sophisticated but not stuffy. The menu is creative. The food was delicious, with quality ingredients. The wait staff was professional and took great care to please us. It was a lovely dining experience.
I love the place, always have, and even ...
I love the place, always have, and even though I have now moved out of the area, I still return on a regular basis and Django and it's roasted chicken are always on my "to do" list! The staff, cuisine, and atmosphere are great. What else do you need? Give Django all the business it can handle!
This was our first visit, we found the f ...
This was our first visit, we found the food delicious and the service outstanding. Our table was ready for us when we arrived for our 5:30 reservation. We were promptly seated and our waitress was very helpful in reviewing the menu and offering suggestions. We had tickets for a 7:30 play at the Civic Center and after a relaxed and enjoyable dinner we were able to leave the restaurant at 6:45.
I'd been to this restaurant before, and ...
I'd been to this restaurant before, and I found it to be good at the time. So I brought a colleague. This time, the food was bland and uninspired. The chopped salad didn't seem chopped at all, and my filet had little to no taste. You go to this restaurant for the food, because the ambiance is poor. Cold fluorescent lights offer in a dim, drab look to lovely woodwork and carpentry that's all seated on a floor pocked with chips and missing floor tiles seemingly filled in with cement. In the bathroom, a roll of toilet paper sat next to the sink where you might expect a basket of towels in a restaurant of this calibre, and the faucet hung loose and wobbled by just touching it. This will be my last visit until and unless this place gets an overhaul. FWIW, the service by our waiter was efficient and friendly, but that alone can't make up for the restaurant's other failings.
French "without the attitude" could not ...
French "without the attitude" could not be anymore false. The hostess seemed irritated and our waitress was terrible. She did not listen and took the wrong order, and she removed the wine list immediately and never brought it back. The food was average, nothing special. Great ambiance and decor but I will not be coming back.
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