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For over 60 years Tursi's Latin King Restaurant has stood as a hallmark of quality traditional Italian dining in Des Moines. Considered an "East-side institution," Tursi's Latin King delivers an authentic piece of Italy in the heart of the Midwest.

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  • “The first time I had the pleasure of experiencing Tursi's proved to my wife and I that at least one location in Iowa knows how to do it right.”

  • “We absolutely LOVE Tursi's Latin King! Always incredible food and exceptional service! ”

  • “Best place around!”

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Customer Reviews

  • Megan Feller

    Amazing. Very classy historical feel to it. However, we went in casual clothes and there were others there in casual clothes. Very professional employees that were very knowledgeable about the food and menu and when to bring each food out to us. Very...

  • Lori Kelderman

    Very pleased! This place impressed me all across the board. We arrived on St. Patrick's day at around 8:30, and were immediately sat at a table. All of the staff was very welcoming and friendly. Just an overall great experience. The owner even made t...

  • Michelle Cox

    Great food, great wait staff

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About Us

Tursi's Latin King

Phone (515) 266-4466
Hours Mon: Closed
Tue, Wed, Thu: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm, 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm, 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat: 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sun: Closed