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Things to do in Windsor Heights

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Brewery
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“This is truly a hidden gem in the area. If you love craft beer this is the place to go.”
  • 6 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“This is a great spot for a high end dinner. Chef Baru makes some of the finest dishes in Des Moines, and he has been a loyal customer of Dogpatch Urban Gardens since our beginning. I recommend the 3 or 6 course meals.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Just around the corner from my airbnb is this lovely coffee shop. PLUS after sitting a while in their ambiance, buy a box of pastries at the bake shoppe, located in the same complex.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Park
“Awesome park right next to our townhouse. You can access the bike trail from the park. There is a playground, tennis courts, and baseball field.”
  • 1 local recommends
North Indian Restaurant
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“ I have tried Indian food from other places around Des Moines, and even in bigger cities like San Fransisco and Louisville - no place can even compare!”
  • 1 local recommends
Department Store
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Store
  • 1 local recommends
Route
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
“Watch hockey on the TVs, or Iowa/ISU sports. Classic dive-bar in Des Moines”
  • 1 local recommends
Park
“Nearest dog park - great trail as well to go biking on to downtown or out west”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Retro drive-thru featuring a classic American menu of burgers, fries & shakes, plus vintage tunes.”
  • 1 local recommends
Grocers
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  • 3 locals recommend
Gas Station
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  • 1 local recommends
Locality
“In the HEART OF IT ALL. Walk to the stores through quiet residential streets. 10 minutes to downtown OR Jordan Creek and WDM. ”
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Brewery
“This is truly a hidden gem in the area. If you love craft beer this is the place to go.”
  • 6 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“This is a great spot for a high end dinner. Chef Baru makes some of the finest dishes in Des Moines, and he has been a loyal customer of Dogpatch Urban Gardens since our beginning. I recommend the 3 or 6 course meals.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Just around the corner from my airbnb is this lovely coffee shop. PLUS after sitting a while in their ambiance, buy a box of pastries at the bake shoppe, located in the same complex.”
  • 3 locals recommend
North Indian Restaurant
“ I have tried Indian food from other places around Des Moines, and even in bigger cities like San Fransisco and Louisville - no place can even compare!”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Retro drive-thru featuring a classic American menu of burgers, fries & shakes, plus vintage tunes.”
  • 1 local recommends
Gas Station
  • 1 local recommends

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