South Side Des Moines

About this site

The South Side Des Moines Directory is designed to help people support the many local neighborhood companies, groups, and events. Whether you are new to the area or have lived around Des Moines for years, this site will help you search for what's nearby! Search by keywords (like "gas station", "pizza", "veterinarian", "golf", etc.), search by category from the drop-down menu, or simply move around the map and click on markers to see the many landmarks and businesses in each neighborhood (you can click and drag in any direction, or zoom in and out to change the view).

This site was started by residents of the south side of Des Moines, Iowa, and continues to improve based on the input of local residents. In fact, if you know of a business or event we have happened to overlook on this website, please let us know. If you are a local business owner or run a club or other organization, you can become a member of the site, which gives you added benefits and direct control over some of the information on the site.

We know there are many different sites people use to find restaurants, hotels, and other locations of interest. Some of these can be helpful, but none of them are operated by people who actually live, work, and have a vested interest in the south side of Des Moines. We believe that the information you find on this site will be more complete, accurate, and up-to-date than any other website out there. By choosing to use this site to find local businesses, you are truly supporting the local community and helping us grow!