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Mr. Bibbs

2705 6th Ave., Des Moines, IA - (515) 243-0929
Mr. Bibbs, a no-frills sandwich shop in Des Moines, is one of Iowa's great tenderloin destinations.
66% Approval Rating (3 votes)

Scorecard

4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Deluxe Tenderloin
Onion Rings

Highlighted Reviews

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Michael Stern - Photos (7)
Roadfood.com Editor
"Mr. Bibbs, a stark, open-kitchen sandwich shop in Des Moines' Highland Park neighborhood, has a full menu of hamburgers, hot dogs and even "guinea grinders" (the politically incorrect local term for Italian hero sandwiches), but we know nothing about any of these ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

2705 6th Ave., Des Moines, IA
(515) 243-0929

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Lunch, Dinner
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:No
Alcohol Served:No
Outdoor Seating:No
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:Yes
Deluxe, indeed. The top-of-the-line tenderloin is sandwiched in a virtual salad of condiments.
"Deluxe, indeed. The top-of-the-line tenderloin is sandwiched in a virtual salad of condiments."
Michael Stern





Fragile, luscious, sweet and savory, Mr. Bibbs' onion rings are among the best.
"Fragile, luscious, sweet and savory, Mr. Bibbs' onion rings are among the best."
Michael Stern


It's not exactly a plush dining environment, but if you are looking for a great tenderloin, Mr. Bibbs belongs high on the list.
"It's not exactly a plush dining environment, but if you are looking for a great tenderloin, Mr. Bibbs belongs high on the list. "
Michael Stern


Des Moines-style tenderloin: thin, crisp, and double-wide
"Des Moines-style tenderloin: thin, crisp, and double-wide"
Michael Stern


At 10:30 in the morning, the parking area around Mr. Bibbs was empty. An hour later, the place was surrounded.
"At 10:30 in the morning, the parking area around Mr. Bibbs was empty. An hour later, the place was surrounded."
Michael Stern


There is only one state in America where you'll find this window-sign.
"There is only one state in America where you'll find this window-sign."
Michael Stern


Extreme crunchiness is an essential quality in Des Moines' best tenderloins.
"Extreme crunchiness is an essential quality in Des Moines' best tenderloins."
Michael Stern



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