Best Patio Dining 4 Families In DSM

Best Patio Dining 4 Families In DSM

Warmer weather has finally arrived in Des Moines, which means we’re requesting outside seating at our favorite restaurants. Nothing says summer like patio dining and the DSM metro offers plenty of family friendly al fresco dining options.

Looking for more ideas for dining out in the metro? See our Kids Eat Free List.  And, be sure to check out our Summer Fun Guide for some fun things to do this season in Des Moines.

Best Patio Dining 4 Families In DSM –

Here are some of our favorite family-friendly patio picks in Des Moines:


Angry Goldfish Pub & Eatery – 2301 SW 9th Street, Des Moines

Big Al’s BBQ 1810 Army Post Road, Des Moines

El Patio Mexican Restaurant – 611 37th Street, Des Moines

Gilroy’s Kitchen + Pub + Patio –  1238 8th Street, West Des Moines

La Feria Mexican Restaurant – 4450 E University Avenue, Pleasant Hill

The Other Place Clive – 12401 University Avenue, Clive

Spectators Sports Bar & Grill – 3200 Adventureland Drive, Altoona

Trellis Cafe – 909 Robert D. Ray Drive, Des Moines

Truman’s Pizza Tavern – 400 SE 6th Street, Des Moines

Wobbly Boots Roadhouse – 1301 NW 114th Street, Clive



Where’s your favorite family friendly place to eat alfresco in Des Moines? 


  1. Good list! Wig & Pen in Ankeny has a decent patio, along with Gudalejara Mexican Restaraunt, and Mi Mexico in Clive.

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