A fun time is always to be had at the Triangle Tap.

Yep, we are "Your Grandpa's Pickup Bar since 1938" and one of the oldest bars in Des Moines.


Stop in and see us!

Food & Drink

2 Wheel Special DAILY -  Ride in on two wheels and get $3 Domestic Tallboys and $4 Craft Tallboys.

$3 Fireballs on Saturdays. Plus watch our month calendar for even more drink specials.

Monday – Friday 10 - 11am:  The Price is Right is ALWAYS on and we have daily giveaways and monthly winners, so come on down!

Weekly Specials

Mondays:  $1.50 Domestic Pints / FREE POOL

Tuesdays:  $2.50 Wells / BINGO 8pm – 11pm Free to play with great prizes that change weekly (monthly KEG PARTY winners)

Wednesdays:  Bicycle Destination Ride Night - $8 Pork Chop Dinner (grilled to order, huge pork chop, two sides & a roll) / $ 3 CRAFT Pints

Thursdays:  Domestic Pitcher Specials

Fridays:  Early Out Happy Hour 2pm – 7pm ($3 CRAFT Pints / $2 WELLS)   

Saturdays:  FREE Biscuits & Gravy / $5 Triangle Bloody Marys (loaded bloody with 8oz Miller High Life beer back) / $3 FIREBALL and PRAIRIE FIRE (Iowa Distilling Co)

Sundays:  Open at 10am / FREE Biscuits & Gravy / Domestic Pitcher Specials / Sunday Funday Neighborhood Potluck

Live Music

We LOVE Live Music and it sounds cool in the bar. Patio sets or even a parking lot party is feasible…  Contact us through FB and convince us why it would make sense for us to host you or your band.  We are also open to hosting jam sessions.

Where are we located?

We are located just .2 miles from the Inter-Urban Trail that connects Beaverdale to Trestle to Trestle and Neal Smith Trail. Just to the North of the Hy-Vee on MLK and just south of Taco Casa, across the street from Plaza Lanes/Trophy's in Des Moines.

Our address is 2506 Post St – which is the self-proclaimed shortest street in Des Moines.  Head west out of the bar and you’ll run right into the VA Hospital.

Looking for a short ride from downtown?  The Triangle Tap is an easy 5 miles trail ride from the East Village with a couple bridge stop options and our friends at Captain Roy’s along the way!

Where will you be biking today?  We are on the way to/from everywhere!

  • FireTrucker (Ankeny):  12+/- miles
  • Peace Tree Brewing Co – Des Moines Branch:  5+/- miles
  • 515 Brewing Co (Des Moines):  7+/- miles
  • Confluence Brewing Co (Des Moines):  7+/- miles
  • Twisted Vine Brewery (West Des Moines):  9+/- miles
  • Big Rack Brew Haus (Winterset, IA):  39+/- miles
  • IA Cubs / Des Moines Farmers Market / Wells Fargo Arena:  5+/- miles
  • Historic Valley Junction (Farmers Market / The Hall DSM):  7+/- miles
  • High Trestle Trail:  25+/- miles
  • Cumming Tap:  15+/- miles

Use the Google Map below to find a route to us!

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The Triangle Tap
2506 Post St
Des Moines, IA 50310 MAP
(515) 255-7265

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