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About Us

We are locally owned, family restaurant featuring modern décor and American Cuisine. The menu offers a great selection of appetizers that you can taste for half price, Monday - Thursday during the hours of 3:00 to 6:00 pm. For lunch and dinner, you can enjoy a selection of salads, sandwiches, pastas, steaks and seafood.  Make sure you save room for dessert or a dessert wine from our extensive wine list.  

The restaurant is very spacious and designed to host your small or large events. We have a beautiful patio with a great lake view, small dining rooms for an intimate dinner and a large bar for an elevated bar experience. We have space to dine with your friends and family, or come with your colleagues for a lunch or business meeting in our event space. We have it all.  

District 36 wine selection takes you around the world. We have staff trained with wine knowledge to help with your selection.  We have a large craft beer selection, martinis and cocktails, some of which feature our own “Urban Bourbon”.  Urban Bourbon is a select single barrel bourbon from the award winning Buffalo Trace Distillery.

The owners of District 36, Wine Bar and Grille are Dave and Jean Thompson, and Sean Munro. 

We are are excited to be part of the Ankeny community.  Thank you for having us!

Thank You for joining us at District 36 Wine Bar and Grill. As small business owners we appreciate that you chose us for your lunch, dinner, or event.

We hope that you enjoy our wine selection and our many meal options.

We are honored to deliver to you the best possible experience.

We would like to introduce you to our team.

Thank you for choosing District 36, Cheers!!!

Our Team