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La Mie Bakery

841 42nd St, Des Moines, IA 50312-2604
+1 515-255-1625
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“quiche” (26 reviews)
“pastry” (27 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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1 - 10 of 340 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I love to stop and have coffee with my sister, or swing by to pick up an amazing loaf of bread. The food is amazing. There is nothing you could pick and go wrong.

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I live a considerable distance away, so my visits are limited to Saturday or Sunday mornings. The brunch menu looks great, but as there's limited seating, I just pick up pastries to go. Unfortunately, the display of pastries leaves the baked goods open to the...More

Thank BeachKate
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hands down the best pastry shop in Des Moines... Its our go-to place for anything in breakfast baked goods. Although the owners are fabulous, sometimes the employees have a hard time understanding the customers. I went in to purchase a dozen danish in June and...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 1 week ago

La Mie bakery is a neat little place in Des Moines with excellent baked goods. Be prepared to wait in line for a while, but it'll be worth it.

Thank joann_alumbaugh
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are a few of La Mie's in town but any of them would meet your expectations. My personal favorite is the one in Ruan II building on the Skywalk level. Everyday they have delicious looking pastries in the morning for your taste buds to...More

Thank ead2016103
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

La Mie is a popular, bustling spot especially at lunch and the evenings when the nearby Playhouse has a show. My guests all were satisfied with their meals. But I find La Mie unwelcoming, and here are my suggestions to them: How are your patrons...More

2  Thank Jimbenben2
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Loved our breakfast here on Memorial Day morning. Great coffee, great food. Didn't even have a pastry. We had luscious omelettes.

Thank ISUmom_Minnesota
Reviewed 23 May 2017 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 23 May 2017

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 23 May 2017

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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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