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RoCA

208 Court Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309-2208
+1 515-282-3663
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good36%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“flatbread” (7 reviews)
“market salad” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
208 Court Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309-2208
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Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Hubby & I decided to go downtown for dinner and took a chance to get a table without a reservation. Shared plate menu with a good selection we decided to try the fondue as it’s not something we normally have. It was delicious especially the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 93wendis
Reviewed 16 October 2018

We started out having drinks and an appetizer during happy hour. The waiter was very knowledgeable about the menu (wines, etc.). We changed tables and ordered dinner. Again, the waiter made sure that we knew the portion size, etc. The Fall Market salad is excellent!...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Elizabeth D
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Amazing food! We had the Deconstructed Nachos, Fish Tacos, Roca Smothered Tots, and Seared Scallops. All 4 dishes were delicious. All the food was fresh. The gravy on the tots was mouth-watering. The scallops were literally the best we've had. Next time we are in...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ileana14
Reviewed 1 October 2018

It took forever to get our wine before dinner. Of the food we had, the shrimp and black rice and ratatouille were very good. The lettuce wraps were too spicy for my taste. Casual, fun atmosphere

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank KauaiLover
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Excellent dinner and reasonably priced. The staff was very friendly. Made a great old fashioned. Definitely recommend.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Mark S
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The bar is the centerpiece of this restaurant. We ate an early dinner, and at that time most of the customers were having after-work drinks. Almost all of the tables were high with bar stools. We had food but no alcoholic beverages. The food was...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank CKT808
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

We sat at bar at recent visit. We enjoyed mixed drink (summer water melon Marg) and wine selection, meat and cheese board, and salads. Service was friendly and professional.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Int_Bus_Travel
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Visited this restaurant twice in a week period. Found it to be a nice place to go and share several small plates among the table. Unique drinks and foods to try. Ribeye skewers and tempura green beans were excellent. I would definitely eat here again.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ChrisH769
Reviewed 6 August 2018

A friend and I had reservations for a Friday night and were immediately seated. We tried three of the monthly wines and shared several small plates. We tried the crab croquettes and the deconstructed tacos. The tacos were served with warm pita chips and the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Katlay
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Service was great. Manager was great. Food was fun and delicious. Great atmosphere. Girls check out the fu drinks

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank LaVontravels
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 Court Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309-2208
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-282-3663
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