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Star Bar

Open Now: 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Open today: 9:00 am - 2:00 am
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Fun Outing on Patio With Friends on Beautiful Saturday!

It's been a long time since I visited this establishment. Lunch menu was somewhat limited and I... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2017
Alicia H
Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Cold Wednesday No Happy Hout

Cold Wednesday night. Have enjoyed trying different places happy hours. Disappointed that they... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2016
via mobile
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible14%
2 Dec 2018
“Horrible service”
16 Mar 2018
“Great food, Great service”
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2811 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312-4012
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Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

My friends and I stopped here after touring the Salisbury House Holiday edition, which was lovely. We arrived and seated ourselves, I went to the restroom and came back- still no waitress. We waited another 10 minutes before our drink order was taken. Finally brought...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KellyB4322
Reviewed 16 March 2018

Ate here this past week. So good. Burger was one of the best I have had in recent memory. The Veggie burger was good too, however, not outstanding, but most people don't go here for that. Fries/tots were delicious. Service was amazing at lunch. Will...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Robert M
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

It pains me that this once tremendously popular and cool restaurant and bar is so noticeably headed towards an end. The service levels have never ever been even adequate here but continue to get worse. We seated ourselves the other night and finally just left...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Iccash
Reviewed 26 May 2017

We live within walking distance of the Star Bar and frequent there often. There are many dinner choices at all price levels and entrees. They have many martini choices with a house one called the "Star-tini", which I order quite often. Beer selection is good...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank fe1358
Reviewed 10 May 2017

It's been a long time since I visited this establishment. Lunch menu was somewhat limited and I probably should have followed my friends when they ordered the burger and fries. I tried the turkey and bacon panini and was very disappointed. The bacon was barely...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Alicia H
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Cold Wednesday night. Have enjoyed trying different places happy hours. Disappointed that they didn't offer any. Got their soup of the day, French Onion and shared an order of onion rings. Soup was good but no special presentation . Onion rings were warm but not...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank 225janf
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Our waitress messed up our order but immediately corrected the order so service was good. One of us got penne pasta from childrens menu and instead got the adult version with sun dried tomatoes, pine nuts, chicken, spinach, & parmesan cream. Was very good. Originally...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank John D
Reviewed 5 August 2016

We asked a friendly lady backing her van out of a driveway near the Governor's Mansion where to get a good sandwich. She not only had a recommendation but had us follow her vehicle to the restaurant Star Bar. Thanks Iowa for friendly citizens. The...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Jack K
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

We came in pursuit of a band and had a great time. Great bartender and server. Good apps ( sautéed edamame) and good sandwiches. Very reasonably priced as well. Lively place.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Roomfordessert
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

We stopped for brunch at 2 PM on Saturday the restaurant was packed. This is a true hidden gem in the Des Moines area. We shared four small plates, ahi tuna, spring rolls, dumplings, and crab wontons, all were excellent. We followed with a variety...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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