Franka Pizzeria brings Neapolitan style pizza to the heart of Des Moines' East Village. Using only the freshest local and imported ingredients, red and white pies are accompanied by shared plates, fresh salads, housemade desserts, a full bar, and a curated wine list.

Small Plates
Fingerlings / $13

chili, aioli, pernod, maldon

Cambozola / $13

tomato onion jam, roasted garlic, baguette (+ prosciutto $4)

Arancini / $13

squash purée, fried sage, marinated tomato

Neapolitan Meatballs / $14

beef, pork, veal, marinara, parmesan, parsley, polenta

Calamari Fritti / $13

giardiniera sauce, pickled fennel, lemon, herbs

Brussels Sprouts / $13

roasted garlic sauce, parmesan

Red Pies
Marinara / $12

roasted shallot, oregano, smoked sea salt, fennel pollen

Margherita / $16

san marzano tomato, fior di latte, basil, evoo, maldon

Prosciutto di Parma D.O.P / $18

san marzano tomato, fior di latte, prosciutto di parma D.O.P, castelvetrano olives, roasted garlic, arugula, parmesan

Soppressata Piccante / $18

san marzano tomato, fior di latte, garlic, oregano, evoo (+ Mike’s Hot Honey $2)

Meatball / $18

san marzano tomato, fior di latte, housemade neapolitan meatballs, ricotta, parsley, evoo

Arrabbiata / $18

san marzano tomato, fior di latte, house hot fennel sausage, leeks, crispy capers

White Pies
Potato / $18

cream, leek, taleggio, rosemary, parmesan

Smoked Artichoke / $17

cream, ‘nduja, chilis, fontina, parmesan, chives

Clam / $17

cream, shallots, garlic, chilies, parsley, lemon

Broccoli Rabe / $17

cream, roasted garlic, parmesan, ricotta, zucchini, lemon, breadcrumbs, truffle oil

+ Gluten-Free crust $1

Caesar/ $13

romaine, parmesan, croutons, anchovy, caesar dressing

Beet / $13

greens, roasted beets, apple, cambozola, walnuts, orange basil vinaigrette

Kale / $13

shaved brussels sprouts, parmesan, cranberry, roasted chickpeas, lemon vinaigrette

Squash / $13

roasted squash, gluten free grains, fontina, caramelized leeks, chilis, roasted shallot vinaigrette

Weekend Brunch

Saturday and Sunday 10 am – 4 pm

Breakfast Pizza / $14

bacon, fontina, soft egg, herb cream, arugula, parmesan ( + gluten free crust $1 )

Baked Eggs / $12

spiced tomato sauce, two eggs, grilled zucchini, parmesan, grilled bread

Focaccia Breakfast Sandwich / $13

fried egg, prosciutto, arugula, mozzarella, tomato onion jam, on house focaccia

Lemon Ricotta Pancakes / $12

local maple syrup, fresh blueberries, powdered sugar

Avocado Toast / $13

smashed avocado, charred corn, red onion, cucumber, feta, tomato salsa, on toasted sourdough (+ poached or scrambled egg $1.50)

Housemade Granola & Yogurt / $10

housemade granola, chia greek yogurt, local honey, almond milk, fresh berries


Negroni Spagliato

Fruited Negroni

East Village Sour

Red Hook

Cucumber Refresher

Herbed Paloma


House Bloody Mary

Aperol Spritz


Cava Brut Blanc de Blancs

Spumante Rosa Sparkling Rosé

House White

Sauvignon Blanc

Pinot Grigio

House Red

Pinot Noir

Nero Di Troia

Cabernet Sauvignon

Copertino Riserva DOC

By The Glass or Bottle

Easy Eddy IPA

Stella Artois

Bud Light

Pale Ale

Brick Red Ale

Wake Up Iowa Coffee Stout

Seasonal Sour

Michelob Ultra

Seasonal Hard Cider

Quirk Hard Seltzer

In Bottles and On Tap

Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice

Fresh Squeezed Lemonade

San Pellegrino

Coke or Diet Coke

Hugo Tea Brewed Iced Tea

Hugo Tea Organic Loose Leaf Tea

Chai Latte

Counter Culture Coffee