New American, American
$ $
1312 Locust St
Des Moines, IA 50309
(515) 283-1312
11:00am - 11:00pm
11:00am - 11:00pm
11:00am - 11:00pm
11:00am - 11:00pm
11:00am - 2:00am
10:00am - 2:00am
10:00am - 11:00pm



  • Get ready for a specially made grilled cheese. Choose from tons of cheeses and toppings like sauerkraut, bacon and even spicy Cheetos. And dont forget to pick up a cup of tomato soup for dunking.
  • The "Strawberry Bitch" martini is SO delicious!!
  • Try the Water - Try the #water. It's amazing! #thinciowa
  • Overall unimpressed
  • Coming for brunch? Expect a short wait or make a reservation for this bustling buffet brunch. Try the grilled cheese bar and $14 bottomless bloody mary or mimosas
  • You're cheating yourself if you skip the fried ravioli.
  • Artichoke hearts app is incredible. Get a group together and reserve the table facing Locust.
  • Try the Miso Noodles. Trust me, you will LOVE them!!
  • Grilled cheese bar at Bombshell Breakfast..yum! It may seem boring, but the Americana burger is my favorite.
  • We must not be as big of "bombshells" as we thought. We have been moved to the bar stockroom.
  • If Albert is behind the bar ask for a Hey Girl! But you have to say it super femme, he'll know....
  • Awesome brunch. The chili is something else :)
  • Best Brunch in Des Moines and killer cocktails
  • Great brunch buffet! And endless bloody marys n mimosas!
  • Oscar de la Americana is fantastic. 8oz filet with crab meat, asparagus hash, Cheddar mashed potatoes and a brown butter holindaise sauce.
  • The giant mural of the cars is a photo taken in the same space as Americana. It was taken in 1937 when the space was a car dealership.
  • Upon first visit: food is great, but the dated frat-rock playing loud has to go!
  • Winner winner chicken dinner all you can eat Monday night was fantastic!! Can't wait to go back!!
  • Crab Rangoon dip is purdy amazing! Has a little kick to it.
  • The photo on the wall was the taken just days before the famed "massacre" of 1937 Pope Leo IV had just declared sodomy legal. Outraged farmers stormed the local papal college killing 73 scribes inside

Nearby places

1330 Grand Avenue (13th Street & Grand Avenue)
221 Walnut St (at 2nd Ave)
1501 Grand Ave (15th Street)