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“Great coffee, great service” 5 of 5 stars
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Cafe Diem
229 Main St Ste 101, Ames, IA 50010-6472
(515) 956-3556
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Ranked #22 of 161 restaurants in Ames
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Seattle, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Great coffee, great service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2012

The baristas are all very friendly, and their coffee is usually excellent. They have good specialty drinks as well.

Visited May 2011
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  • English first
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English first
Los Angeles, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
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“cozy meeting place with good food coffee”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2011

Right on historic Main Street, Ames, Iowa. Decor is cozy, wood floors, booths, tables, couches and seating is spread out that you don't feel on top of anyone else. Soups, sandwiches-homemade sweets and great coffee drinks like a peppermint mocha-YUM!

Parking is metered on the street,sometimes there are "free" days or there is a lot nearby with free parking.

Great place to meet friends and catch up! Or find a table in the window and do some people watching on a cold day. Service was friendly and I never felt like I was being asked to leave or give up my table- will be back!

  • Visited November 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Ames, IA
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“Great locally owned coffee shop”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2011

Cafe diem Is a nice little coffee shop with local character on Main Street in the old downtown of Ames. The service is always friendly and mostly on a first name basis. The coffee is excellent. They also feature sandwiches and desserts. The seating is comfortable and they have free wireless. A great place to hang out in the quiet afternoons.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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