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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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Hours:
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch

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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
So good I came back three times that week!

I had never heard of this place when a friend suggested it for breakfast. We got there and there was lots of parking, then inside the place looks very modern and posh without being snobby. We had our choice of so many yummy pastry or have something cooked up. I am not one for pastry so I had an... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Deanna H
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Des Moines, Iowa
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This is (or was) my friend's favorite restaurant. Met her there for brunch and after waiting in line for quite a while, we decided to go elsewhere, and stepped out of line to decide. A waitress who had seen my friend standing there in line, said she had a seat for us so we followed her to sit down. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

I had never heard of this place when a friend suggested it for breakfast. We got there and there was lots of parking, then inside the place looks very modern and posh without being snobby. We had our choice of so many yummy pastry or have something cooked up. I am not one for pastry so I had an omelet...the... More 

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St. Louis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

When visiting Des Moines, we NEVER miss an opportunity to eat at La Mie Bakery. It is tops in my book and compares positively to the best bakery-restaurants throughout the world, in my experience. Sadly, I was watching my diet but had saved up for a splurge here at the end of our trip. But the food options for breakfast... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Darling cafe with amazing food and great prices. The crowd alone told me it's a good place to eat. Healthy food, huge portions.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Healthy meals that are delicious! But, if you are willing to cheat a little on your diet, the pastries are unbelievable. They have an almond cookie thing that I crave frequently! Awesome place to take family/friends from out of town for something a little different and delicious!

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Urbandale, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Great service, friendly and efficient wait staff. Ordering is easy (order at the "bar") and quick. Always crowded - in the summer there is a nice patio.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

How on earth do they make their balsamic taste so good??? OK, yes, I know it's a bakery, & the normal thing to do would be to rave about their pastries. But those salads & tartines! I love a healthy lunch that still feels indulgent. The hummus tartine and side salad could be my favorite lunch in all of DSM.... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Centrally DsM location. Convenient for getting together. You will always see someone you know. Pastries excellent for takeout too!

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Des Moines, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is a lively place for sandwiches, soups,quiches and desserts. The bakery offers many french inspired fresh baked breads and desserts to eat as well as to take home. This is always a stop for me when I am in the neighborhood or have out of town guests that are looking for something unique. Although there is plenty of seating... More 

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Marshalltown, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Whenever we are in Des Moines with family or friends a must is La Mie. They have an amazing display of breads and desserts, but my favorite is their healthy menu displayed on the wall behind the counter. I look forward to their omelets with asparagus.

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Additional Information about La Mie Bakery

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

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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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