For over 60 years Tursi's Latin King Restaurant has stood as a hallmark of quality traditional Italian dining in Des Moines. Considered an "East-side institution," Tursi's 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, Tursi's Latin King offers Italian dining at its finest in a relaxed, family-friendly atmosphere. Made from hand-selected ingredients, our unique and delicious Italian dishes are not found anywhere else in Des Moines. Come try our renowned chicken speidini or choose from a full variety of dishes that originate from Naples and Calabria.
Tursi’s is the perfect place for your anniversary celebration or a family gathering. From succulent Iowa beef to our signature pasta specialties and extensive award-winning wine list, Tursi's Latin King gives "Italian dining" a new and delectable meaning.