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For over 74 years Latin King Restaurant has stood as a hallmark of quality traditional Italian dining in Des Moines. Considered an “East-side institution,” Latin King delivers an authentic piece of Italy in the heart of the Midwest.

From our enthusiastic welcome to the distinctive sights and smells that will surround you, Latin King offers Italian dining at its finest.

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Latin King has a unique wine list focused primarily on Italian wines.


Our restaurant is the perfect setting for any special occasion. The unparalleled service and our desire to exceed all expectations has earned us over 74 years of success and makes Latin King the best restaurant to host any event.

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