What’s New in Des Moines this Spring 2023


Spring brings a new season and new businesses! There are always new restaurants to try and we have another new grocery store. A new indoor play place with activities for the whole family has opened and a unique play place for the littles is opening any day!

7 New Things in Des Moines

Ruth’s Chris Steak House | 950 Jordan Creek Pkwy, West Des Moines
Nationally acclaimed Ruth’s Chris opened its first location in Iowa. With multiple patios, a double-sided fireplace, and more, add this to your list of restaurants for date night.

Kids Empire | 6805 Mills Civic Pkwy, West Des Moines
An indoor playground of family entertainment for all ages, Kids Empire is a welcome addition to the places to head when the weather does not cooperate.
Pulse Studio | 6920 EP True Pkwy Suite 115, West Des Moines
This new dance-based group fitness studio is for dancers and non-dancers alike. If you like working out to a beat, this is the place for you.
Tullpa Restaurant | 3708 Merle Hay Rd, Des Moines
This new Peruvian restaurant brings authentic dishes like ceviches, empanadas, and pollo saltado, a delicious chicken dish served with rice and french fries.
Fareway | 9080 Mills Civic Parkway
Central Iowa-based Fareway has multiple new stores planned for the metro this year, starting with the recently opened West Des Moines location. Everyone’s favorite meat counter, in a shiny new building.

Imagination Street | 1345 SW Park Square Dr. Suite 104, Ankney
This soon-to-open indoor play space features a “main street” with areas to play like a market, pet clinic, doctor’s office, bistro, and more! Follow them on Facebook for the official opening.

Barbarian Restaurant | 255 NW Sunrise Dr, Waukee
Kinship Brewing becomes host to this 32-seat fine dining restaurant every Sunday. Grab a babysitter and enjoy an ever-changing menu of
New Midwestern cuisine

What is your favorite new place in Des Moines?


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