Hessen Haus

German, Bar
$ $
101 4th St (at Vine St.)
Des Moines, IA 50309
(515) 288-2520
11:00am - 12:00am
11:00am - 12:00am
11:00am - 2:00am
11:00am - 2:00am
11:00am - 2:00am
11:00am - 2:00am
12:00pm - 12:00am



  • Das boot!
  • Das Boot! Requires at least 3 people and a credit card to order.
  • Probably 1 of the best bars in Des Moines. If you're looking to chill this is the place to be. Good people and great people. I would recommend this bar to any1. By the way, make sure you try the boot.
  • C'mon. Step it up to a half-liter, sissy.
  • Dark, strong beers like Spaten, Warsteiner and Paulaner fill giant glass boots to be shared among friends around the table. This popular spot was voted #9 in our Top 50 Bars by readers.
  • Try a Franziskaner
  • Authentic German Bier Hall.
  • Get the boot!
  • Mac & Cheese Baden-Baden w/ pork will treat you right!
  • Chug chug chug chug chug!!! PS Val is the best server of all times.
  • Armadillo Eggs. Trust me and thank me later.
  • If you've never been here for Polka music do yourself a favor and get there by 6 to get a table, order a Hunters pizza, a bier and enjoy! Great time.
  • Their brats are awesome. Ask for the GPS.. it's delicious. DAS BOOT!
  • Get the Mac and Cheese Bden Bden. I promise, it will be the best Mac and cheese you have ever had. And this is coming from a man who knows his way around Mac and cheese.
  • Das boot! Boom Shaka laka!
  • Start your night out with dad boot!
  • Train whistles and accordians...be here!
  • The Bismark is a German sandwich revelation. Pair it with a Weihenstephan Hefeweizen for lunch.
  • Don't drop Das Boot!
  • I love this bar like I love my family. Its a great place to relax and have a drink.

Nearby places

200 SW 2nd St (at Market St)
210 4th St (btw Walnut & Court)
223 4th St (btwn Court Ave. & Walnut St.)