dsm4kids Business Directory

The Directory

Kid friendly businesses, organizations and services in the Des Moines area.

Whether you live in Ankeny, Altoona, Clive, Des Moines, Grimes, Indianola, Johnston, Urbandale, Waukee, Windsor Heights, West Des Moines or beyond, find the local resources your family needs in in the dsm4kids Directory!

While all submissions are considered, inclusion in the Directory is based on relevance. Businesses or organizations outside of Central Iowa or primarily geared toward adults may not be listed.

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A high-energy neighborhood restaurant and tavern, Bennigan’s is relentlessly focused on the people, food and experience that define it. Every member of the team “bleeds green” to go above and beyond the casual dining expectations of today. Our new restaurant design is warm and inviting, putting the focus on the food, the drinks and, as always, the Irish Hospitality. Bennigan’s has always been a neighborhood favorite – not just for food and drinks, but as a place to meet friends and kick back for a while.

Best Western Des Moines Airport, 1810 Army Post Rd, Des Moines, IA 50315
(515) 309-3111

An orchard located in Madison County, Iowa, named for the naturally growing stand of burr oak along with shagbark hickory and others.

Available for Purchase: Cherries, Plums, Peaches, Nectarines, Blackberries, Apricots, Pears, Grapes, Apples,Jam, Jellies and Baked Products.

Please Call Ahead!  If you want to come to the orchard, you are welcome, but be sure to call before coming as we are not always here.


1121 220th Street, Winterset, Iowa.
515-462-1482 or 800-478-5692

Comic book cafe!

900 Mulberry St #7 (Inside the Des Moines Social Club) Des Moines, Iowa
(515) 205-4473

Kid-friendly chain known for its arcade games, pizza parties, play zones & mouse mascot.

22nd Street Plaza Shopping Center, 1431 22nd St, West Des Moines, IA 50266
(515) 223-9430

At Court Avenue Restaurant & Brewing Company (CABCo), our continued commitment and passion for beer and great food ensures that each creation will be fresh, distinctive, and have a character all its own.

309 Court Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50309
(515) 282-2739

Django is a comfortable, brasserie-style restaurant offering everything you love about French cuisine without the attitude. Django features classic French dishes such as Steak Frites and Duck Confit, as well as fresh salads and juicy hamburgers made with fresh-ground beef.

210 10th St. Des Moines, IA 50309

More than just Mexican – Dos Rios has embodied the regional flavors of Cuba, Colombia, Argentina & Brazil. Tableside guacamole, homemade corn tortillas, chocolate & pumpkin inspired mole, fried plantains, fresh herbs, local produce and free-range chicken, pork & beef are just a few of the key components on the menu. The house-made sour and 100% blue agave tequila in their margaritas perfectly complement the vibrant menu.

316 Court Avenue, Des Moines, IA
(515) 282-2995

Family friendly mexican restaurant in Ankeny, IA.

1701 SE Delaware Avenue, Ankeny, IA
(515) 964-5903

Welcome to the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden where exploring, explaining and celebrating the world of plants is our mission. Tropical and temperate gardens make us an oasis in the heart of downtown Des Moines. Whether you visit on your own or explore with a group, you will find the Botanical Garden a place where you can learn about fascinating plants, hone your gardening skills or immerse yourself in beautiful gardens.

909 Robert D. Ray Drive, Des Moines, IA 50309

The Cafe is located at 117 5th Street in Historic Valley Junction in West Des Moines, Iowa.
We have a complete menu of fine cafe drinks, sandwiches,pastries & more. Our venue is available for rent during or after hours for parties, luncheons, musical groups and much more!
The cafe regularly features professional and touring singer/songwriters

117 5th Street, West Des Moines, IA 50265
(515) 633-2326