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East Village, Des Moines

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Emerging from the east side of the Des Moines River in downtown Des Moines, you will discover a neighborhood that is vibrant, inclusive and fun.

The diverse shops, restaurants, bars and residents bring a comfortable feeling to this pedestrian friendly village. The charm of this unique village is due largely to the passion of those who have chosen to open businesses here, move here, and spend time enjoying all that there is to experience in our inviting area of the city.

Whether you’re looking for a place to enjoy a day with friends, a new home or a place to locate your business, we invite you to visit the Historic East Village.
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  • For a tourist there's not much to see in Des Moines down town, but East Village is completely different. Here we found so many nice cafés, restaurants and shops. Further up hill there's the impressive...  more »
  • We were in town for a bachelorette party and we walked around here for a little bit and it's such a cute area with lots of bars, restaurants, shopping, antique stores, etc. It has a young vibe to it a...  more »

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