Find it at Merle Hay Mall

With over 90 stores and restaurants, Merle Hay Mall offers many great ways to shop and explore.

Stores by A-Z


4 Treasures

Location: 516
Phone: 515-276-4363
Category: Gifts/Books/Cards, Specialty

Offering a wide selection of Asian inspired gifts and home decor.


Aces Barber & Beauty Shop--NOW OPEN!

Location: 325
Category: Salons

Aces is a full-service barber and beauty salon for men, women and children!  Hair cuts, blow-outs, color services and much more!  Walk-in’s are welcome as are scheduled appointments.

Apex Athletics

Location: 210
Phone: 515-322-0677
Category: Entertainment, Services

Apex Athletics offers a variety of fun activities, including: recreational and competitive cheerleading, recreational tumbling, summer camps, birthday parties, field trips and more!


Location: 3900
Phone: 515-254-9330
Category: Food, Restaurants

Friendly neighborhood establishment featuring moderately priced, high-quality food and beverage items in a comfortable atmosphere.

Art of Thread

Location: 300A
Phone: 515-727-7838
Category: Services

Art of Thread is a threading service and they offer other beauty services, too, such as waxing, eyelash extension, facial spa, eyebrow tint, lashes tint,and henna tattoos.

Auntie Anne's Pretzels

Location: 500A
Phone: 515-331-1530
Category: Food, Snacks

Delicious pretzel products, dips, and drinks. Our pretzels are mixed, twisted, and baked to golden brown perfection in full view. Enjoy Lemonade, Pretzels, nuggets and more.


Bath & Body Works

Location: 1239
Phone: 515-270-4561
Category: Cosmetics/Accessories

We make fragrance fun! At Bath and Body Works, we make America’s favorite fragrance, body lotion, home fragrance, anti-bacterial and more! Shop your favorite fragrances for body, home and more or pick up the perfect gift for any occasion.

Bath Fitter

Location: K7
Category: Services

Want to give your bathroom a fresh look without the grueling labor of gutting your entire bathroom? Enter BATH FITTER. They fit your bathroom—and lifestyle—perfectly. They provide a customized, long-term bathroom remodeling solution. Their professionals will custom-make a bathtub liner or shower surround and then fit it right over your existing fixtures.

Brow Beauty

Location: 945
Phone: 515-276-3036
Category: Services, Specialty

Eyebrow threading service.


California Nails

Location: 1275
Phone: 515-251-8281
Category: Services

Full service nail salon. Includes acrylics, manicures, pedicures and nail art.


Location: 510
Phone: 515-528-8173
Category: Salons

Haircuts for men, women, and children as well as a great selection of dresses.


Location: TK4
Phone: 515-276-5715
Category: Specialty

Your destination for all sorts of colorful and unique phone cases.

The Children's Place

Location: 215
Phone: 515-276-4613
Category: Children’s Fashions, Shoes

The Children’s Place is a leading specialty retailer of children’s merchandise, ages newborn to 14 years old.

Christopher and Banks

Location: 960
Phone: 515-727-4955
Category: Women’s Fashions

Christopher & Banks has been the “perfect fit” since 1956.  A specialty retailer for women who value quality, affordable stylish apparel, accessories and exceptional service.  Our label is designed exclusively to be the “perfect fit” for women of all ages and all sizes (Missy, Petite, Women).  We guarantee that when you visit our store a sales associate will help you build outfits to suit your individuality.  We hope to see you soon.

Claire's Boutique

Location: 416
Phone: 515-276-7074
Category: Cosmetics/Accessories

Specialty Retailer of fashionable accessories, jewelry, cosmetics, and ear piercing for Kids, Tweens, Teens, and Young Women.



Location: 918
Phone: 515-251-7801
Category: Cosmetics/Accessories

Tattoo and piercing parlor and retail store offering a wide selection of incense, body jewelry and more.

Express Alterations

Location: 1273
Phone: 515-276-5108
Category: Services, Specialty

Tailor service offering alterations for any garment for any occasion.


Flix Brewhouse

Location: 1302
Phone: 515-612-9200
Category: Entertainment, Food, Restaurants

The only first run movie theater in the world to incorporate a fully functioning microbrewery. By combining these concepts, Flix delivers to your theater seat three of America’s great loves – craft beer, great food and the latest movies! All eight of our stadium seating “dining rooms” are outfitted with the latest high-definition digital cinema projection and sound technologies, wall-to-wall curved screens, cushy high back chairs, and our revolutionary Easy Glider movable table top.

Foot Locker

Location: 212
Phone: 515-270-2267
Category: Shoes

Footwear and clothing for active men, women and children.


Game Stop

Location: 304
Phone: 515-278-1030
Category: Electronics/Music/Video, Toys & Games

GameStop sells the most popular new software, hardware and game accessories for the PC and next generation game console systems from Sony, Nintendo, Microsoft and Sega and is also the industry’s largest re-seller of pre-played games.

Games & More

Location: 912
Phone: 515-276-5743
Category: Electronics/Music/Video, Toys & Games

Huge store. Huge selection. Board games and card games for the whole family and serious strategy gamers. Fabulous selection of traditional games: cribbage, chess, mah jongg and more! Hundreds of puzzles: jigsaws, brainteasers and more! Accessories: cribbage pegs, dice, meeples and more! Toys: puppets, plush, wood, pretend play, science and more!


ocation: 1253
Phone: 515-276-1388
Category: Health Food/Vitamins

GNC sets the standard in the health and nutrition industry by demanding truth in labeling, ingredient safety and product potency, all while remaining on the cutting edge of nutritional science. General Nutrition Centers is the world’s largest company of its kind devoted exclusively to helping its customers improve their quality of life.


H&R Block

Location: 206
Phone: 515-276-4637
Category: Services, Specialty

Offering a full range of software, tax solutions, advice about retirement savings, home ownership, and other opportunities to help clients build better financial futures.


Location: 960
Phone: 515-255-9620
Website: Hop-A-Lot Rentals
Category: Specialty

Enjoy bouncy house fun indoors!  Walk-ins and party groups available!

Monday – Thursday:  $6/child or $80 monthly

Friday – Sunday:  $8.50/child or $80 monthly

2 & under:  $5/child or $50 monthly

Hatzz Embroidery

Location: 1245
Phone: 515-278-5929
Category: Services, Specialty

Custom hat embroidery service and retail store selling a variety of T-shirts, sunglasses, sports merchandise and gifts.

Helzberg Diamonds

Location: 300
Phone: 515-278-5529
Category: Fine Jewelry

Since 1915, Helzberg Diamonds has helped people celebrate their most heartfelt and meaningful occasions. Founded on a commitment to superior customer service, we offer a dazzling selection of fine jewelry – so you’re always sure to find the piece that expresses exactly what’s in your heart.

Holley's Holistics

Location: Cart between Helzbergs and Old Navy
Phone: 888-575-5590
Category: Specialty

African fashions and accessories, fragrance oils, soaps and candles.

Hot Topic

Location: 910
Phone: 515-334-7511
Category: Electronics/Music/Video, Men’s Fashions, Men/Women Fashions, Women’s Fashions

Offering a hip array of teen accessories, shoes and apparel inspired by music. From Invader Zim to Marvel, Paramore to Avenged Sevenfold, skinny jeans to Converse All Stars, Hot Topic has everything you’re looking for!


I Scream Treats & More

Location: 412
Phone: 515-348-9232
Category: Food

Your one-stop-shop for treats!  Located next to the Children’s Play Area, I Scream Treats & More offers ice cream, sundaes, a variety of flavored and regular popcorn, hot dogs, & more!


Location: 702
Phone: 515-331-0556
Category: Food, Restaurants

It’s your breakfast place for a “come-as-you-are” meal like pancakes made just for you. But with the kind of special touches and fun twists you can’t get anywhere else – even at home.


Location: 306
Phone: 515-556-2842
Category: Shoes

We’re the “Illest Around” store for your urban wear shoes and clothing!


Location: 1235
Phone: 515-777-3220
Category: Electronics/Music/Video

iWireless is a wireless provider offering customers the option of Contract or No Contract plans, including No Contract Unlimited 4G Web. iWireless has a variety of plans and phones to choose from and excellent customer service.


Jay's CD & Hobby--NOW OPEN

Location: 906
Phone: 515-331-0360
Category: Electronics/Music/Video, Toys & Games

Des Moines’ Largest selection of Pre-owned CDs, DVDs, Video Games, Comics, Cards, Toys, and more!

Jimmy's Gyros

Location: 976
Phone: 515-276-1219
Category: Food

Fresh Greek and American cuisine including gyros, hamburgers and all-day breakfast.


Location: 308
Phone: 515-254-2594
Category: Shoes

Offering a collection of hip men’s and women’s footwear, clothing and accessories.


Location: 216
Phone: 515-331-2526
Category: Children’s Fashions, Junior’s Fashions, Women’s Fashions

Justice features the coolest trends for girls 6 – 16.  Our clothes rock and so does our store.  Come in to have lots of fun!



Location: 1205
Phone: 515-331-2410
Category: Children’s Fashions, Women’s Fashions

K-Fashion offers a wide variety of women’s apparel (S-6XL), children’s formal wear, wedding dresses, prom dresses and more.


Kay Jewelers

Location: 500
Phone: 515-331-2255
Category: Fine Jewelry

Offering fine jewelry at a great price, we are fully committed to providing a superior shopping experience. Enjoy a wide selection of engagement rings, wedding rings, diamonds, gemstones, metals, watches and more.

Kids Foot Locker

Location: 314
Phone: 515-270-6801
Category: Children’s Fashions, Shoes

Kids Foot Locker is a national children’s athletic retailer that offers the largest selection of brand-name athletic footwear, apparel and accessories for children.


Location: 1000
Phone: 515-270-2466
Category: Department Stores

Offering a variety of men’s, woman’s and children’s clothing and shoes, as well as luggage, jewelry, accessories and much more.


Lane Bryant

Location: 322
Phone: 515-802-3862
Category: Women’s Fashions

Offering plus size clothing with an emphasis on fashion and style! Lane Bryant is all about helping women with curves feel feminine, confident and proud in every situation.

Lazize--Mediterranean Food

Location: 974
Phone:  515-250-5703
Category: Food

Offering Mediterranean food such as kabobs, falafel, kunafa, shawrma, humus, burgers and fish.


Location: 406
Phone: 515-278-0100
Category: Optical, Services

Helping customers look great in their new glasses and sunglasses. Customers can choose from a wide variety of fashion brands like Dolce & Gabbana, Prada, Versace, Donna Karan and Ferragamo. We also carry popular brands such as Ray-Ban, Vogue and Brooks Brothers.


Maid Rite

Location: 988
Phone: 515-278-8173
Category: Food

Legendary food and great service don’t just happen overnight. At Maid-Rite we have spent 89 years building lifelong relationships with our customers while constantly striving to serve the best tasting food in a clean and inviting environment.

Massage Heights

Location: 403
Phone: 515-276-7529
Category: Services, Specialty

Make high quality, rejuvenating massage and skin therapy part of your healthy lifestyle. In addition to frequent therapeutic massage, regular facial skin therapy can help improve your complexion and brighten your outlook. Your Massage Heights Merle Hay licensed massage and skin therapists will work with you to understand your needs, listening closely to understand your lifestyle, state of health and individual requirements. Therapists develop a recommended regimen of massage therapy and skin care services just for you.  Call 515-276-7529 for your introductory appointment!


Location: 420
Phone: 515-278-1231
Category: Junior’s Fashions, Shoes, Women’s Fashions

Women’s specialty store and authority for the savvy, fashion conscious customer with a twenty-something attitude, offering sizes 1-24. Our styles are inspired by the girl in everyone, in every size.

Merle Hay Bowling Lanes

Location: 505
Phone: 515-253-3901
Category: Entertainment
Whether you’re a beginner, pro, or somewhere in-between, Merle Hay Lanes offers fun entertainment for everyone! Enjoy open bowling, join a league or book a party!  And you can grab some food and your favorite beverage at Bowlwinkle’s Lounge!

Sunday – Thursday : 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
Friday and Saturday: 10:00 am – Midnight



Old Chicago

Location: 520
Phone: 515-727-1300
Category: Food, Restaurants

Old Chicago is a friendly neighborhood restaurant and bar proudly featuring mouthwatering Chicago-style deep dish, stuffed and thin crust pizzas, pastas, calzones, strombolis and salads all made with the freshest and finest ingredients. To quench your thirst it offers a full bar complete with its selection of 110 beers from around the world and 30 on tap. The restaurant features a lunch pizza bar and its full menu is available To-Go.
Mon.-Sat. 11 a.m.-1 a.m. (Kitchen closes at Midnight)
Sun. 11 a.m.-Midnight (Kitchen closes at 11 p.m.)

Old Navy

Location: 220
Phone: 515-253-2362
Category: Children’s Fashions, Junior’s Fashions, Men/Women Fashions, Women’s Fashions

The place to go for the latest fashion trends in apparel and accessories as well as updated basics at amazing prices.


Panda Express

Location: 501
Phone: 515-331-0608
Category: Food, Restaurants

Traditional Chinese dishes while offering new taste creations served fast, hot and flavorful.

Piercing Pagoda

Location: 601
Phone: 515-278-9604
Category: Cosmetics/Accessories

Specializing in ear piercing and also offering gold and silver jewelry, body jewelry and more.

Plush Animal Rides

Location: 1255
Phone: 515-664-0688
Category: Toys & Games

A variety of toy animal rides that can be ridden around the mall or purchased!


Relax - Chinese Massage

Location: 932
Phone:  515-270-1154
Category: Specialty, Services

Chinese chair and table massage performed by a licensed massage therapist and the retail sale of oils, ointments, lotions and rubs.

Ross Dress For Less

Location: 400

Offering brand-name fashions for men, women and kids at exceptional savings.  At Ross, you’ll also find extraordinary values on decor for every room in your home, and even something little for your pets.  Gotta go to Ross!


Location: 318
Phone: 515-276-0085
Category: Cosmetics/Accessories, Men/Women Fashions, Shoes

rue21 believes in changing things up while staying true to yourself, and is passionate about giving its customers a voice and the right to express themselves the way they want.  The freedom to be you is rue!

rue21 brands include rue21 etc! (girls’ shoes and accessories), rue+ (girls’ plus sizes), tarea (girls’ lingerie), ruebeauté! (girls’ fragrance and beauty), CARBON elements (guys’ shoes and accessories), rueGuy (guys’ expanded apparel selection) and ruebleu Swim (girls’ swimwear).



Location: 4000
Phone: 515-278-7399
Category: Department Stores

Offering quality products such as clothing for the whole family, tools, lawn and garden equipment, home electronics, and automotive repair.

SEARS Auto Service Center

Location: 4000
Phone: 515-278-7399
Category: Services

Whether you need new tires, an oil change or accessories for your car; Sears Automotive & Tire Center will be sure to provide you with all of your needs.

SEARS Hearing Center by Beltone

Location: 4000
Phone: 515-276-1648
Category: Services

Sears Hearing Center by Beltone provides comprehensive hearing evaluations, video otoscopy, in-office Demo’s and service and repair on all hearing aid models.

SEARS Optical

Location: 4000
Phone: 515-278-7342
Category: Services, Optical

Providing you with quality, fashionable eye wear products and the very best in customer service at a very reasonable price. And because eye care is a lifelong commitment for you, it is for us, too. We strive to build a lasting, lifetime relationship with you through exceptional customer service.


Location: 511
Phone: 515-276-1047
Category: Specialty

Locally owned T-shirt and gift shop with a hippie spin! Shag offers a large selection of body jewelry, incense, T-shirts and more.

Shoe Carnival

Location: 503
Phone: 515-276-2100
Category: Shoes

Shoes for every occasion for everyone in the family!

Sprint by Universal Wireless

Location: 301
Phone:  515-257-4905
Category: Electronics/Music/Video, Toys & Games

Sprint is the fourth largest wireless network operator in the United States, and serves 58.4 million customers as of January 2016. The company also offers wireless voice, messaging, and broadband services through its various subsidiaries under the Boost Mobile, Virgin Mobile, and Assurance Wireless brands, and wholesale access to its wireless networks to mobile virtual network operators.


Location: 3830
Phone: 515-270-3815
Category: Food, Restaurants, Snacks

Specialty retailer that sells high-quality whole bean coffees along with fresh, rich-brewed, Italian style espresso beverages, a variety of pastries and confections, and coffee-related accessories and equipment.

Stu's BBQ

Location: 978
Phone: 515-331-6620
Category: Food

Award winning BBQ sandwiches, snacks and salads. Try their signature handmade lemonade and BBQ pulled pork nachos. Pair any item with one of six Cookie’s famous BBQ sauces.


Tamale's Industry

Location: 986
Phone: 515-288-1135
Category: Food

Tamale’s Industry specializes in a variety of handmade tamales along with other great traditional Mexican dishes. All their tamales and salsas are made fresh everyday using only the best ingredients.

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Location: 100
Phone: 515-331-6115
Category: Department Stores

Expect More, Pay Less. Shop the latest in Womens, Mens, Baby, Kids, Home, Bed+Bath, Furniture, Sports and much more!


Location: Cart in front of Deck The Walls (Younkers wing)
Category: Specialty


Torrid--NOW OPEN!

Location: 310
Phone:  515-252-9847
Category: Women’s Apparel

Torrid designs and retails fashion apparel, accessories, swimwear, lingerie and shoes for stylish women sizes 10 to 30. Its exclusive collections inspire them to feel sexy, confident and downright irresistible. Torrid has over 450 stores across the U.S. and Canada, and online at Find Torrid on Facebook (, Instagram (@Torridfashion), Twitter (@Torridfashion), YouTube ( or Pinterest (


U.S. Cellular/Cellular Advantage

Location: 955
Phone: 515-727-6200
Category: Electronics/Music/Video

Offering a range of wireless communication services, products and accessories.


Victoria Secret

Location: 303
Phone: 515-276-1068
Category: Cosmetics/Accessories, Women’s Fashions

World-famous bras, panties, lingerie, and beauty collections as well as exciting fashions.

Vietnam Cafe

Location: 982
Phone: 515-252-8713
Category: Food

Offering a fresh selection of authentic Vietnamese and Chinese food.


Warhammer--NOW OPEN!

Location: 1229
Phone:  800-394-4263
Category: Electronics/Music/Video, Toys & Games

Warhammer is a hobby store that sells fantasy collectible miniatures that our customers build, paint, and play games with!  We welcome long time hobbyists and new customers alike with a full range of Citadel miniatures, paints and tools in a variety of science fiction and fantasy settings.  We offer tables for gaming and hobbying as well as free workshops to teach all of the different aspects of painting and modeling.


  • Wed & Thurs:  Noon to 8:00 pm
  • Fri & Sat:  11:00 am to 8:00 pm
  • Sunday:  Noon to 5:00 pm
  • (Closed Monday & Tuesday)



Location: 1100
Phone: 515-276-2571
Category: Department Stores

Younkers department store offers a wide selection of fashion apparel, accessories, cosmetics and decorative home furnishings, featuring assortments of premier brands and unique specialty merchandise. Younkers is commited to Style, Quality, Service and Integrity.

Younkers Hair Salon

Location: 1100
Phone: 515-276-0212
Category: Salons, Services

Younkers Hair Salon offers expert stylists that specialize in the latest trends in haircuts, styles and coloring.