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5525 Merle Hay Rd Ste 100, Johnston, IA 50131
(515) 251-7733
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6:00 am - 7:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 7:30 pm

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  • 7
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  • 3
    Very good
  • 0
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great place!

We had an opportunity to eat here twice while in town. The food and service were excellent. We highly recommend this location!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
Clark P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

We had an opportunity to eat here twice while in town. The food and service were excellent. We highly recommend this location!!

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San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Went here one evening while traveling for business and the time was around 1730 (5:30PM). Service was nice and fast and the Bread bowl and chips and drink is a nice light meal to satisfy the hunger craving. Would eat here again. Thanks for reading. If it helped give a thumbs up! :)

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Iowa
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37 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Great food. A bit on the expensive side but quality ingredients make it worth while. Soups are excellent and the Cinnamon Crunch Bagels are to die for.

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Wever, Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Always love to come in here on Sundays. Staff is always cheerful and the coffee is fresh. All my food has been very good here. Nice cozy little place to relax and read.

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West Des Moines, Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Fabulous food, and oh the treats are so delicious. This place has a smaller venue but it was very cozy and warm inside, ok cool on this day because of the heat. Great place!

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Southeast, US
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Well, this WAS the Panera I liked to go to until today. It was always clean and employees friendly. Went in on a Saturday afternoon 3 p.m. for a cup of coffee. Employees were friendly enough, but only two choices of coffee and none was fresh (as in: coffee was made over 2 hours earlier). Baked goods picked over. All... More 

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012

great food, great portion, healthy, clean...just loved it!!!! Try the Asian salad and.....Brocoli and cheese soup is to die for!!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

The place seemed fairly crowded at lunchtime. We received fast and effcient service. Food quality was good to very good. A service person picked up our dirty dishes from our table at this counter service location. This allowed us to do a bit of business more comfortably.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

Met a friend for dinner and we chose the restaurant based on location, about 1/2 way between us. I was impressed immediately by the atmosphere, which I hadn't expected! I felt like I has just walked into a fun coffee shop. Love that the dining room is broken up into 3 distinctly different areas with different personalities, so it feels... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2012

Best bread I've had! Fresh, delicious! Salads, sandwhiches, everything was fabulous!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5525 Merle Hay Rd Ste 100, Johnston, IA 50131
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Johnston
  • Phone Number: (515) 251-7733

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Delicatessen
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 7:30 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 7:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 7:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 7:30 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 7:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 7:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?