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Cafe Diem

2005 S Ankeny Blvd Ste 800, Ankeny, IA 50023-5427
+1 515-964-7374
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good13%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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2005 S Ankeny Blvd Ste 800, Ankeny, IA 50023-5427
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Reviews (22)
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

Love the hot chai tea at Café Diem. They have almond milk available to add to the chai tea, which I prefer. I do not like strong chai mix as it is too spicy. Likewise, I don't care for chai tea if 80 percent is...More

Thank Julie D
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

I study here twice a week, great atmosphere to tuck away and get stuff done. They do a great job on recommendations and helping you find the perfect drink!

Thank Karrah R
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Cafe Diem is the perfect little stop for coffee, breakfast, lunch, or catching up with friends. Delicious baked goods, sandwiches, and beverages are perfect to fill anyone's tummy. They have specialty coffees and shakes fitting the monthly season or holidays. The venue is relaxing and...More

Thank Jordan903
Reviewed 2 January 2017

I have gone here several times a week for years. I have had business meetings in the private room off the main lobby room. I have had job interviews there. I have had Match.com coffee dates there. I have gone there alone to just read...More

Thank david_hance_iowa
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent coffee in a cozy little cafe. Sandwichs, soups and salads also offered. Friendly and prompt service. Recommended.

1  Thank Bruce F
Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

I met with a client here years ago and I have been coming back regularly ever since. I love the friendly staff behind the counter. When I'm in Ames for work I always stop by the location on Main St and it looks different, but...More

Thank IowaTravelsWell
Reviewed 2 February 2016

Cafe Diem is a beautifully decorated, welcoming cafe with fantastic service and people. It's designed for coming in for a quick bite, or sitting and working for hours. It also showcases local artwork, and is itself beautifully decorated with a nice fireplace in the middle.

Reviewed 15 January 2016

In the day when most coffee shops are so small you can rarely find a place to sit, this one has nice space with a fireplace, comfortable chairs and a private room!

Thank Kevin N
Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

Adorable decor and seating, super friendly staff, good prices, great coffee! They didn't stir my mocha so all the chocolate was on the bottom and the first couple sips weren't sweet, but otherwise, great! Will return!

Thank April D
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Located across the street from a local college, it's exactly the kind of place you'd want to go to as a place to study, or even to take a study break at. I go there regularly and the service is always good (depending on how...More

Thank Scott696d
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2005 S Ankeny Blvd Ste 800, Ankeny, IA 50023-5427
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ankeny
  • Phone Number: +1 515-964-7374
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