This One Street In Iowa Has Every Type Of Restaurant You Can Imagine

Des Moines’ East Village is full of history, culture, and unique things to see and do. If you love shopping in unique boutiques, you’ll enjoy checking out Uglytree and Raygun. If you’re a history buff, you’ll love seeing the Capital. And if you’re a foodie, well, you’re in the right place. Some of the best Des Moines restaurants are found on Locust Street, which runs from the East Village through downtown.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

There’s so much to find on Locust Street, and in Des Moines in general! I love exploring the East Village – don’t you? It was named one of the 10 Beautiful, Historic Neighborhoods In Iowa That Are Full of Charm, and I think the neighborhood is one of the best places in the world.