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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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Latin King Restaurant

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  • Allison C.

    Tursi's Latin King is a landmark Italian restaurant in the heart of Des Moines. My parents would go weekly growing up and the tradition has stayed with me.... Read More

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Customer Reviews

  • Sandy Hecht

    One of our favorite restaurants in Des Moines. Generous portions and lots of variety

  • Jorge Luis

    I enjoyed the food and good service.

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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