Located across the street from Des Moines Area Community College, this is a cozy student hangout with all the coffee shop basics - free WiFi, lots of coffee and tea choices and the usual pastries. Staff is friendly. I particularly appreciated the server at the counter giving me the information that their breakfast sandwiches are those nasty little Jimmy Dean frozen sausage and egg things on a bun. I had a toasted bagel instead. Lunch is hit and miss. My wife loved the chicken salad sandwich, but my grilled cheese was not good. There is a drive-though window if you're in a hurry.
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