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Alba

524 E 6th St, Des Moines, IA 50309-1918
+1 515-244-0261
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“prawns” (6 reviews)
“pork cheeks” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
524 E 6th St, Des Moines, IA 50309-1918
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1 - 10 of 149 reviews

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great Food and Service. Black Cod was excellent. We were there on a Wednesday and it was 1/2 price wine!

1  Thank Michael M
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

I was excited to try this restaurant but ended up very disappointed and unsatisfied. The wine list is not impressive, food came out undercooked and the service was terrible. I would not come back again.

Thank FLPaperboy
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Went here for the first time for my birthday dinner and I would give this place 6 stars if I could! The food, above all, was truly amazing. One of the best meals we have ever had. Worth every cent! The waitress was very friendly,...More

1  Thank Nichole H
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I've had many lunches at Alba's, and it's never disappointed. Their menu is not big, but they do each entree very well. They have a unique mix of choices on their menu including their burgers. I love the french fries. They have interesting soups and...More

Thank titlewaive2013
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Small portions and big price. Ambiance was eccentric but quaint and cute. Went there once and did not return Too noisy.

Thank Joe D
Reviewed 8 September 2017

This was one of the places we wanted to try during restaurant week and it delivered. We started off with gazpacho and a smoked salmon appetizer. The soup was just right with a touch of spice at the end but the cucumber relish and cheese...More

1  Thank davidjensen399
Reviewed 25 August 2017

We kind of stumbled into this place and it was amazing.. Great atmosphere, good food, reasonable prices and our waiter was absolutely terrific--friendly, helpful and knowledgeable about the food and wine. Alba is a real star in East Village area and we will definitely be...More

1  Thank rangercookie
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We are still sitting at Alba as I write this review b/c this restaurant is something I want to savor in every way. From the appetizers, the main course through the dessert, the flavors were absolutely wonderful. The added gem to this outstanding restaurant was...More

4  Thank susan q
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

On Mondays they have $6 burgers and $6 cocktails at the bar. The burgers were to die for and the cocktails were perfect. The place was packed and the service was superb!! I will be back to get those burgers. Totally worth it. Great atmosphere...More

3  Thank lolinapena
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Friends of ours made a reservation for the chef's table on a Wednesday evening. It was fun to see the food being prepared right in front of us. The experience was also much better than the first time we went to Alba. The noise level...More

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Norma G
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Response from Jan F | Reviewed this property |
I reviewed as a customer. You should contact the restaurant directly. Great place. Hope they can serve your needs.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 524 E 6th St, Des Moines, IA 50309-1918
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-244-0261
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