Frequently Asked Questions

Eat Week features an exhibition of West Des Moines’ finest culinary talents offering a variety of mouth-watering foods from top chefs in our area. Specially priced lunch and dinner menus are offered for fixed prices.

To dine out during Eat Week, use our restaurant list and search function to find your old favorites or try something new! You can search by cuisine, services, or location. 

West Des Moines Eat Week 2019 begins with lunch service on Friday, April 26, 2019 and concludes with dinner service on Sunday, May 5, 2019. That’s April 26 – May 5, 2019.

Restaurants from all over the West Des Moines area are expected to participate. See a full list on our Restaurants page.

Lunch and dinner menus are available online. Menu items are subject to change due to demand and availability of items.

Please confirm with each restaurant their hours and restrictions for both lunch and dinner promotions.

Coupons and special offers may not be accepted in conjunction with Eat Week offers. Please call ahead to ensure a great dining experience.

We understand that seeing the menus ahead of time is an integral part of the planning process. Due to seasonality and availability of ingredients, some restaurants may not be able to provide accurate menus until closer to the event. If you have concerns about a specific restaurant, we encourage you to contact them directly.

Register your restaurant here! Registration deadline: April 19, 2019

Not all restaurants accept reservations. For those that do, making reservations is strongly recommended as these restaurants will fill up fast. See the individual restaurant listing to learn the best method to make reservations.

Making reservations is strongly recommended as these restaurants will fill up fast. You can make Eat Week reservations via OpenTable.  Restaurants using OpenTable will have a link provided as part of their listing.

Pro tip: Make reservations at least 4 weeks prior to the event for popular restaurants.

Your waiter will stamp your passport after your bill has been paid. You will receive one stamp per person for anyone who ordered a meal off the Eat Week menu. If you are dining with multiple individuals, be sure to encourage everyone to bring their own passport.

No. Eat Week passport cards are non-transferable and cannot be combined.

No, only take-out or dine-in orders are qualified to receive a passport stamp. Delivery services such as GrubHub are not eligible for a passport stamp.

You can contact the West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce by contacting us at kara@wdmchamber.org.

Media and PR inquiries can be sent to Kara Matheson.

(515) 225-6009
kara@wdmchamber.org