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    Drake Diner

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Our Menu

Check out some of our favorite meals or see the full menu below.

$ 5.49

Sunshine Express

Our own breakfast sandwich on a buttery croissant or freshly baked biscuit, with egg, cheese and your choice of sausage, bacon or Canadian bacon.
$ 6.99

Biscuits & Gravy

Homemade country sausage gravy served over our freshly baked biscuits.
$ 9.29

Ham and Cheese Omelet

Ham it up with your choice of two cheeses: Swiss, Cheddar, American, Monterey Jack or Pepper Jack.
$ 9.49

Chicken & Waffles

A golden, juicy fried chicken breast up on top of our crispy waffle. Drizzle on some syrup for a down South taste sensation!
$ 10.99

Maytag Burger

Iowa’s best Maytag blue cheese, sautéed onion and Monterey Jack cheese.
$ 13.79

Blackened Salmon Salad

Tender spring greens topped with blackened salmon, dried cranberries, pecans, blue cheese crumbles and sautéed onions.
$ 9.79

Portabella Mushroom Sandwich

A burger-sized portabella mushroom cap broiled with garlic butter and topped with melted Swiss cheese, served on a whole wheat bun with lettuce, tomato, onion and Honey Jalapeno.
$ 9.99

Hot Meatloaf Club

Our award-winning meatloaf warmed up and stacked with American cheese, lettuce, tomato, mayo and bacon on whole wheat toast.
$ 11.29

Grilled Marinated Chicken

6-ounce chicken breast marinated in our Honey Dijon Vinaigrette for maximum tenderness and flavor.
$ 11.99

Spicy Sausage Cavatappi

Curly cavatappi and Graziano’s spicy Italian sausage in our own tomato cream sauce, topped with Parmesan.
$ 11.99

Pot Roast

Thick slices of moist and tender roast topped with specially seasoned gravy. Served with mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetable of the day, salad and a roll. Every Friday and Saturday night.
$ 14.49

Salmon Filet

6 ounces of boneless salmon, broiled or blackened. Yes, you can have rice instead of the potato.

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    We are located in the Drake Neighborhood.

    Drake Diner

    1111 25th Street
    Des Moines, Iowa
    Phone: 515-277-1111

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Our Hours

Mon-Sat 7am - 11pm
Sun 7am - 10pm
Lunch 11am - 5pm
Dinner 5pm - close

About Us

The Drake Diner has been a Des Moines landmark since its opening in 1987.