RōCA, short for “Restaurant on Court Avenue”, is Des Moines’ premiere restaurant located in the Historic Court Avenue District of Downtown Des Moines, Iowa.   Our savory, locally sourced menu items pair perfectly with our exciting wines and hand crafted cocktails. Join us for drinks and a meal in the main restaurant, in the lounge, or at the bar. Have a party in our RōCA room with seating for up to 36 people. Book your reservation online or call us during business hours at 515.282.3663 for availability.

Top 100 Hottest Restaurants In America

WINNER: 2016 and 2015

For the second year in a row, we are excited to announce that RōCA has been included in the Open Table Top 100 Hottest Restaurant in America list. The group highlights hip, new restaurants, hot spots, celebrity chefs and avant-garde restaurateurs. The list of honorees is determined after analyzing more than five million reviews of over 20,000 restaurants across the country – all submitted by verified diners.


208 Court Ave
Des Moines Iowa


Monday – Thursday: 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Friday & Saturday: 3:00 pm – 12:00 am
Sunday: 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Kitchen open till 11:00 pm

Farmer’s Market Saturday: 10:00 am – 12:00 am

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