All of the neighborhoods in Viva East Bank! have great restaurants, shopping and services available. This page will be a resource guide to the amenities of the three Viva East Bank! neighborhoods. Below is an interactive map and a list of the hours of the businesses along with links to their websites or yelp pages. The list and map is a work in progress, and it will be added to over time. If you have any suggestions about restaurants or amenities to feature contact us to let us know.

The first round of amenities to be featured on this page are restaurants located in Capitol East. Here at Viva East Bank! we have completed our first restaurant guide "Where to Eat in Capitol East". 

Restaurants

 

1. Rolling Wok

Southeast Asian Cuisine

Specialty: Pho (Vietnamese Noodle Soup)

Hours: 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., 4:00-9:00 p.m.

Location: 1534 E. Grand Ave.

Yelp: http://www.yelp.com/biz/rolling-wok-des-moines

 

2. Tasty Tacos

Des Moines Based, Family-Owned, Mexican Restaurant Chain

Specialty: Flour Tacos

Hours: 10:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.

Location: 1418 E. Grand Ave.

Website: http://www.tastytacos.com/

Yelp: http://www.yelp.com/biz/tasty-tacos-des-moines-2

 

3. Los Laureles

Mexican Restaurant and Margarita Bar

Specialty Tacos and Carne Asada

Hours: 10:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.

Location: 1518 E. Grand Ave.

Yelp: http://www.yelp.com/biz/los-laureles-des-moines

 

4. La Cuscatleca

Family-Owned Salvadorian Restaurant

Specialty: Popusas

Hours: 10:00 a.m.-9:30 p.m

Location: 1832 Hubbell Ave.

Website: http://www.lacuscatleca.com/

Yelp: http://www.yelp.com/biz/la-cuscatleca-pupuseria-and-restaurant-des-moines

 

Taco Trucks

5. Taqueria La Esperanza

White Taco Truck on East Grand

Specialty: Authentic Mexican Burritos

Hours: Lunch and Dinner (Hours Vary)

Location: 1547 E. Grand Ave.

6. Tacos Villanueva

Black Taco Truck on East Grand

Specialty: Tacos for only $1.50

Hours: Lunch and Dinner (Hours Vary)

Location: 1531 E. Grand Ave.

 

Sweet Treats

7. La Paleteria Michoacana

Ice Cream Parlor

Hours: 10:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.

Location: 1552 E. Grand Ave.

8. Panaderia La Mona

Bakery with Fresh Handmade Pastries

Hours: 7:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.

Location: 1534 E. Grand Ave.

9.  Raquel’s Pastries

Bakery and Decorative Cake Shop

Specialty: Tres Leches Cake

Hours: 10:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.

Location: 1521 E. Grand Ave.