Things To Do In Merle Hay, Des Moines


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  • Eagle Claw Kung Fu and Tai CHI
    Martial arts at Des Moines' Eagle Claw Kung Fu and Tai CHI is a great workout that will leave you feeling Zen. Take your body to its limits with their high-intensity MMA classes. Learn how to properly defend yourself with one of these kickboxing classes. Parking is plentiful, so guests can feel free to bring their vehicles.
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    2318 60th Street
    Des Moines, IA US
  • Golfpros
    Break in that new set of golf clubs at Golfpros in Des Moines and enjoy a nice day out on the courses. Parking is plentiful, so patrons can feel free to bring their vehicles.
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    3714 Merle Hay Rd
    Des Moines, IA US
  • India Star
    A flavorful restaurant, India Star serves spicy Indian fare. Load up on healthy and vegan fare at India Star and leave with a full stomach. The drink list at India Star has everything you need to complete your meal (and your night out). You won't need to get a sitter before heading to India Star — kids are more than welcome at this family-friendly establishment. At India Star, your large or small party can easily enjoy a meal. The restaurant has catering services as well. For those in a hurry, the restaurant lets you take your meal or snack to go. India Star offers free parking just steps away from the door. Taste the greatness India Star is serving up with meals around $30.
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    5514 Douglas Avenue
    Des Moines, IA US
  • Merle Norman Cosmetic Studio
    Owner Darlene Olson holds court over Merle Hay Lanes’ sleek bowling lanes, where the sounds of laughter and pins crashing fills the air. An Olson family heirloom since 1993, Merle Hay caters to amateurs and pin-toppling veterans alike with open bowling and league play for a variety of age and skill levels. Bowlers quench competition-induced thirsts at Bowlwinkles Lounge with a formidable lineup of drink specials. The bowling alley also plays host to a variety of special events including birthday parties and corporate outings, preventing coworkers from having to bowl in the alley behind the office.
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    3800 Merle Hay Rd
    Des Moines, IA US
  • Kathy's On Hickman
    For true American comfort food, head to Kathy's On Hickman for a sandwich or side of fries. Low-fat fare is not available here, so leave some room in your diet. Going out can be expensive. That's why we have our own free parking lot, so you spend your money on more fun things. For great dishes that fall smack dab in the middle when it comes to price, Kathy's On Hickman is a reasonable option for diners of different budgets.
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    6705 Hickman Rd
    Des Moines, IA US
  • Applebee's
    One of the most-visited restaurants in Des Moines, Applebee's has appetizing steak and good burgers. It's a popular spot for guests seeking great food. If you're wanting to plan ahead, most folks will share that Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays are the best nights to visit. There's no particular required attire, so feel free to dress comfortably. Also, it's common knowledge that the background noise can get a little loud here. If you're looking for the perfect spot for a get-together between family or friends, it's been reviewed as a great local option for both big groups and families with kids. If you're in a hurry, you can call ahead and take advantage of the convenient take-out offerings. Or, if you're looking for the perfect spot to unwind after work, it's got a phenomenal happy hour and a pretty stout selection behind the bar. One of the tastier franchises in the area, a trip to this Applebee's is definitely worthwhile. Don't worry about trying to find a spot on the street, as visitors to the restaurant do have access to a private parking lot nearby. Would you prefer to ride there? Bicycle parking is also offered.
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    3900 Merle Hay Rd
    Des Moines, IA US

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