Irina's Restaurant & Bar (515) 331-0399

Datebook Diner: Food at Irina’s good, dining room features a bit odd

The Russian pork shashlik from Irina’s. / Andrea Melendez/The Register Written by C. ACEVEDO Datebook   A  shot of chilled vodka, Russian style, with a pickle and pumpernickel bread. / Andrea Melendez/ The Register FIND IT: 2301 Rocklyn Drive, Urbandale HOURS: 3 p.m.-close. INFO: 515-331-0399; www.irinasrestaurantandbar.com Irina’s is an unusual place. For starters, it’s the only restaurant I’ve ever been to where a waiter suggested I …


One Night At: Irina’s Restaurant and Bar

Mar. 26, 2013 The colors of the neon lights around the bar at Irina’s Restaurant and Bar are constantly changing. / Zach Boyden-Holmes/Metromix   7:04 p.m.: Sitting atop my stool on the side of the bar closest to the secondary dining room, I have a wide-angle view of Irina’s Restaurant and Bar, like Simba perched atop Pride Rock. Hopefully no one’s …


Irina’s Restaurant and Bar is a quirky, fun place for Russian food

September 6, 2010 Irina’s Restaurant and Bar in Urbandale is an interesting contrast of atmospheres and cuisines.  While Irina’s has a beautiful formal dining room, it also has a bar that has a sort of dance club feel to it.  The menu features Russianfavorites, but finds space for American dishes, Italian dishes, and a Spanish dessert.    So whether it is the contrast in …


Russian Olympics

Irina Khartchenko of Sochi, Russia, owner of Irina’s Restaurant and Bar. Enjoy Olympics with Russian dishes and drinks Published on February 4th, 2014 | by Heather Torpy The 2014 Winter Olympics start Friday in Sochi, Russia. If you want to enjoy the games in a Russian atmosphere, look no further than Irina’s Restaurant and Bar in Urbandale. Owners Irina Khartchenko and Dmitri …





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