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!

West Des Moines Eat Week 2021 begins with lunch service on Friday, October 1, 2021 and concludes with dinner service on Sunday, October 10, 2021. That’s October 1 – October 10, 2021.

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.

Reach out to the team by emailing to discuss involvement!

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.

Code words can be found on posters and table cards throughout participating restaurants.

You can contact the West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce by contacting us at

Media and PR inquiries can be sent to Baillee Furst.

(515) 222-3679

October 1 - October 10 #WDMEatWeek