Beer is kinda our thing.

With over 220 American Craft Brews on tap and more than 75 more in bottles, you are sure to find something to enjoy.

Our menu of tasty Mexican favorites, wings and sandwiches is sure to please.

We are Des Moines’ bicycle headquarters.

  • Rated “Exceptional” by Beer Advocate
  • Voted Draft Magazine’s 100 Best Beer Bars 2008-2017
  • Top 10 Craft Beer Bars in America by USA Today
  • Voted by Des Moines as Best Bar (Overall), Best Beer Selection and more
  • Featured on The Cooking Channel’s “Sandra Lee’s Taverns, Lounges & Clubs” in 2012.

sponsoring BIKEIOWA since July 2007


El Bait Shop
200 SW 2nd St.
Des Moines, IA 50309 MAP

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