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Chef's Kitchen

1903 Beaver Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310-3953
+1 515-255-4411
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (11 reviews)
“hash browns” (4 reviews)
“french toast” (2 reviews)
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1903 Beaver Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310-3953
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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Wife and I went there for breakfast, two different meals and both were above excellent, the service was just attentive enough. We will return when in town and forward to trying dinner

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I along with another couple went to The Chef's kitchen for dinner. I ordered the full rack of ribs I was not even able to eat half of it because of the gristle and fat that comprise most of the rib meat....More

Thank James S
Reviewed 7 January 2017

I had heard consistently this is a "must go" place. Now I know why: Good food. Outstanding service. A welcoming environment. Eleven of us met here for a late Saturday breakfast. The place was full. Fortunately we had a reservation. For a group on the...More

Thank tin_horn
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We went to Chef’s Kitchen for breakfast on a Sunday morning. Parking was easy and once inside we were promptly seated in a the cozy dining area. There was more seating than we expected with both booths and tables, we sat at a table near...More

Thank Herbert0000
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Whether your there for marscipon French toast or the sunrise. Breakfast is incredible. Never been there for supper but a must at breakfast. Can be hard to find parking. Not sure I should let you all in on this.

Thank Bryon P
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful Iowa themed dinner at Chef's Kitchen during the Des Moines dine around week. The meal was a spin off of steak deburgo. The first course consisted fresh Iowa tomatoes with fried mozzarella with fresh basil on top! It's was perfect! The main...More

Thank Nkru
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We decided to try a new place and read about Chef's Kitchen. It's a very nice, clean place in the Beaverdale area. We were seated immediately and our waiter Tom, was very helpful and provided great service. I had the Italian Pasta Bake and my...More

Thank MarkM36364
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Had breakfast here this morning with family and enjoyed it a lot. They have a good sized breakfast menu and I had a veggie omelet with egg whites. It was well prepared and tasty. I got their hash browns which were really good. They are...More

Thank KaneoheBoy
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

To start apparently the air conditioning couldn't keep up. It was about the third or fourth hot day so I don't know if it just was too small or not working right. The place had been obviously busy and was just dying down. We were...More

Thank Iccash
Reviewed 18 March 2016

A nice neighborhood place, a little expensive, but the food is imaginative and served well. Had the portobello appetizer and it was enough for a meal with a side salad. Wait staff friend and not intrusive.

1  Thank dsdsmia
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:30 am - 1:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1903 Beaver Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310-3953
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-255-4411
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