Restaurant & Lounge
Aura Restaurant and Lounge is a hidden gem nuzzled into the West side of Des Moines. With a passionate staff, committed to ensuring your night out be a memorable one, our mission is to provide our guests with an elevated experience. Our dining menu is both expansive and expertly crafted, with our chefs bringing together decades of experience in fine dining to present dishes both delectable and delicious. Our menu offerings range from fresh twists on New American Fine Dining to worldly dishes inspired from Asia, Europe, and South America. As every expertly cooked steak deserves the perfect glass of wine to pair with it, so does our bar program to our kitchen. Utilizing some of the brightest minds in wine, we have constructed a diverse portfolio of fantastic wines from all across the globe, available at a consumer-conscious price. Our cocktail program features seasonal creations, house-perfected cocktails, and a fully-stocked bar with some of the best spirits available.
So, whether it’s lunch time, happy hour, a date night, a birthday, a business dinner, or even a bite of dessert with a cocktail at the end of the night, make your next night better at Aura Restaurant and Lounge.