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La Mie Bakery

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841 42nd St, Des Moines, IA 50312
(515) 255-1625
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7:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast

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    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 3
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Too Many Choices for Breakfast Sweets!

I usually have to get 2 breakfast items here: Chocolate Criossant and Pecan Sticky Bun. I like the hub bub remindes of me of big city haunts.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
CeeLuma
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Des Moines, Iowa
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Des Moines, Iowa
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

I usually have to get 2 breakfast items here: Chocolate Criossant and Pecan Sticky Bun. I like the hub bub remindes of me of big city haunts.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

I always love it when someone brings a box of their pastry to work. It is absolutely wonderful. My husband and I plan to go there for breakfast in the very near future.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This is the best French bakery in Des Moines. The pastries are fresh and the coffee is rich and creamy. But don't miss the quiche or the sandwiches, either. Saturday mornings are our favorite days to come, but it is popular and sometimes hard to get a table. We have been known to sit on the steps outside the back... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

A gem of a bakery, great breakfasts and lunches with in house baked goodies. The desserts are spectacular, wonderful bread in a good location. Can be very busy so go early or late:)

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

Great omelettes and the French ham sandwich yummy. Eat in or take out. Fresh coffee. Quick service. Their pasties so fresh. Love the pecan rolls

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Four of us visited La Mie the last few days of July. We enjoyed our meal, although it was just average, and the noise level far above average. The staff was congenial, but the selections few. Perhaps another venue might prove better.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We love this place, Breakfast is excellent! Veggie scramble is unreal, Lunch you can't go wrong with anything they have. The bakery selection is out of this world.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

One of my favorite places in Des Moines. They make the best bread in town and it feels like you are in France for an hour.

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West Des Moines, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

I have been back several times with my family for the obvious reason, its great! The bakery is fabulous, and food is very good. It is difficult to get a table, because this place is so popular. If you have not been here you must go, and if you don't like a lot of happy people try to come between... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

La Mie offers traditional French pattiserie and pain (that's awesome num-nums and bread), and beats any bakery I've been to on three continents. Yes, you might find a place that can make better macaroons or French bread, but you might have to travel hundreds of miles and pay more to do it. This bakery does it all, and has the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 841 42nd St, Des Moines, IA 50312
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: (515) 255-1625

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm

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