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La Mie Bakery

841 42nd St, Des Moines, IA 50312-2604
+1 515-255-1625
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“quiche” (26 reviews)
“pastry” (26 reviews)
“tartine” (15 reviews)
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French, American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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841 42nd St, Des Moines, IA 50312-2604
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Reviews (335)
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

There is also La Mie Elevate downtown, on the skywalk. This is the best place for a quick lunch or a coffee date. The food is excellent, and the baked goods are even better! The are to die for. Never have I ever been disappointed...More

Thank tru2isu
Reviewed 3 days ago

The restaurant is extremely busy and that's because they have good food and everything is so fresh. A friend of mine suggested it for lunch and I am so glad she did. I plan on have a cozy lunch their with my husband .I suggest...More

Thank ShoeConnoisseur
Reviewed 3 days ago

My favorite brunch/lunch place in Des Moines. Try the omelets...so good! Chicken or tuna salad on croissant. Can't go wrong.

Thank sierra876
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

First time there, had asparagus and Brie omelette with yummy salad and bread. And only $7.95 : ) Will definitely go again and again.... So hard to decide what pastries to chose for later!

Thank Gertrude123456780
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wanted to try a new breakfast place. After reading great reviews, stopped in to La Mie. Lively tunes playing. Long line but not too bad of a wait for a Saturday. Have to try some of the pastries. The inside looks way more presentable than...More

Thank Chencha13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited in late fall. Avoided peak eating hours.Was able to sit outside at the back terrace and enjoy the peaceful area away from the busy 42nd street. This bakery can sometimes be almost chaotic - so very popular with locals as well as those of...More

Thank patricia m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My favorite morning place in Des Moines! Bottomless cups of coffee, pastries on display on the island greet you upon entering and make it way too difficult from which to choose just one! Plus french style omelettes, tartines, quiches and more. The pastries are light...More

Thank Vicki L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really good, fresh food and delightful pastries. Want to return! Parking can be an issue as this plaza is popular .

Thank MIbeachgirl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always busy, always great. Breakfast or lunch, coffee and a pastry, nowhere compares. You haven't lived until you have had a French pastry from La Mei🥐

Thank Sophieknits
Reviewed 16 April 2017

There is no one meal that I can talk about because, I've always had delicious meals at La Mie. The egg dishes, the chicken or tuna salad sandwiches, the salads are always a treat, and I have to restrain myself to keep from eating the...More

Thank Sheena T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 841 42nd St, Des Moines, IA 50312-2604
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-255-1625
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