Des Moines is located on the eastern shore of the Puget Sound, giving this coastal city direct access to the water and to the some of the freshest and highest quality seafood available. Seafood options include classic chowders, fresh oysters, and grilled fish fresh from the Pacific Ocean. Many of the restaurant locations here are not only on the water, they actually offer boat parking. In addition to the top-notch seafood, Des Moines also offers classic steakhouses with beef aged for tenderness and grilled to order. If your taste buds are looking for a more international experience, Des Moines is home to award winning Thai, rustic Italian, and classic French cuisine as well.