Principal River's Edge Restaurant

Unique settings. Amazing food. Memorable events.

Whether you’re cheering on the home team or singing your heart out at a concert, you’ll savor the difference of our regionally inspired menus in a truly inspired space, creating a wonderful experience—right in the heart of downtown Des Moines.

The Principal River’s Edge Restaurant features menu options such as Potato Pepper Jack Soup, Shrimp Cocktail with House Made Madame Mary Bloody Mary Cocktail Sauce, Mac and Cheese and Gourmet Burgers and Sandwiches.
The bar is just a few steps from an exciting view of the inside of the arena as well as the Principal Riverwalk and signature bridges of the Des Moines River.

Come Visit Us

The entrance of the Principal River’s Edge Restaurant is located on the suite level of Wells Fargo Arena at the
3rd Street skywalk. The restaurant is open for all ticket holders 90 minutes prior to most events.
Reservations are recommended and walk-ins are welcome as space allows.

  • City parking surrounds the facility.
  • Credit cards accepted: American Express, Discover, MasterCard and VISA.

Planning a Private Event? 

Consider the Principal River’s Edge Restaurant on non-event days for your corporate celebrations and social gatherings. For more information please call 515-564-8787.

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To reserve a table at the Principal River’s Edge Restaurant, please call 515-564-8787 or fill out the form below. Reservations will cut off 48 hours in advance. After that it will be on a first come, first served basis. Your reservation will be confirmed by our Suites and Restaurant Manager.

Please enter through the Skywalk Entrance when arriving for your reservation. If doors to the arena are not yet open, you will still be able to enter the restaurant at this location. Reservations may be forfeited if checking in more than 15 minutes after your scheduled time.