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Blue Moon Dueling Piano Bar and Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Bar, American
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5485 Mills Civic Pkwy, West Des Moines, IA 50266-5303
+1 515-564-7300
Tue - Wed 16:00 - 00:00
Thu - Sat 16:00 - 02:00
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Ankeny, Iowa
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354 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

I went there for my birthday. I loved the dueling pianos. It is a big building with a big bar and lots of tables and chairs. The drinks were strong and the bartender was fast. I was one of three customers therevwhen thevshow started. The crowd came later and by 10 PM the place was full of customers. I had... More 

Thank david_hance_iowa
Winterset, Iowa
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Too Much Fun ! Great service , very clean, extremely pretty women . If you don't like fun, do not go !

Thank masonryman1544
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Stopped by for New Years Eve and this place was fun! Service was great, we didn't get food, but our server made himself aware and got use refills before we were out. The pianists have a great sense of humor, and made out time there a lot of fun!

Thank Danielle J
Lincoln, Nebraska
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

We were with a large group, and attended a private event here. It was great fun-the musicians are very talented and anxious to get the audience involved. They both play multiple instruments and ad lib songs to fit the crowd. It was a great time!

Thank msbones047
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

good for that evening fun place to go and eat and lessen to little piano music. Don't know if it would appeal to everyone.

Thank Odus Elex R
West Des Moines, Iowa
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016

We had an absolute blast at this piano bar. I have been to several across the Nation and this did not disappoint at all. Service was excellent as well!

Thank Cultured2013
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

Make sure to arrive early. Music starts at eight and tables fill up quickly. Light bar food only, chips and salsa resemble Tostitos rounds. Bartenders were great. Nice setup with servers instead of patrons surrounding the bars.

Thank Chad N
Des Moines, Iowa
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65 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2016

This facility has very good food, especially their selection of pizzas! One of the things that this place is known for is their fish bowls.... They have two sizes: personalized "goblets" with half a dozen flavors (they run $12) and the Blue Moon Bowl, which is a large fishbowl that can satisfy a large party (run $29, so even with... More 

Thank kngudenkauf
Marshalltown, Iowa
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2015

A fun and engaging atmosphere- they "personalize" for the groups that are there. ( A note-Not for kids)

Thank K M
Urbandale, IA
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123 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Drastically under staffed we went to the bar to ask for service and to order drinks. Our food order took an hour and twenty minutes for fried food and then it was cold. Don't get me started on the beer selection...boring beer selection an upgrade with some craft selection may have made the night an improvement. Entertainment was just okay,... More 

Thank SamplesEvrythng

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 11
Bar, American
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5485 Mills Civic Pkwy, West Des Moines, IA 50266-5303
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  West Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-564-7300

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?