The Largest Restaurant In Iowa Has 850 Seats And An Unforgettable Menu
By Raymond Goldfield|Published January 13, 2023
Raymond Goldfield is a life-long New Jersey resident and an avid traveler and foodie who can be usually found on the Jersey Shore during the offseason or checking out the latest seasonal flavors at The Bent Spoon in Princeton. He has been working for Only In Your State for since early 2022, where he writes for New Jersey and Iowa and edits the Mid-Atlantic region. He can also be found writing about pop culture for GeekDad. When at home, he enjoys reading comic books and is part of The Rabbitt Stew podcast team. While New Jersey is his home base, he travels regularly and has visited Virginia, Florida, Maine, Minnesota, and Canada as well as all of NJ's border states. Ultimate travel goal? Visit all the best buffets in the United States.
Big Grove Brewery, a local chain that started in Iowa City, has always thought big. The restaurant is known for its sprawling outdoor patio seating, its huge beer selection, and its massive portions of Iowa comfort food and innovative specials. However, the restaurant’s new branch in Des Moines has taken “big” to a whole new level – in fact, it’s the largest restaurant in Iowa! With a total seating capacity of 850 people between its huge dining room and its massive outdoor seating, it’s got enough space to pack in just about everyone who wants a taste of the brewery’s signature suds, along with whatever’s on the seasonal menu today. So head to 17th street and join what’s turning into the biggest party in Iowa at the newest outpost of Big Grove Brewery!
Have you visited this massive brewpub in Des Moines? Let us know what you thought of Big Grove Brewery, and tell us what it was like to visit the largest restaurant in Iowa! If you want to learn more, you can visit the official website and Facebook page to find out what Big Grove is offering today. For a previous record-holder for the title, check out this Ames barbecue legend.
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