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La Mie Bakery

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841 42nd St, Des Moines, IA 50312-2604
(515) 255-1625
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Berkeley, California
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51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went to La Mie with about 40 other people from a meeting but amazingly the place could handle the crowd. You place orders at the counter, pick up drinks and desserts, and they bring your sandwich (or other breakfast type food, if that's what you want) to your table. Nice atmosphere, black/white/metal with mirrors. Seating outside if it's not... More 

Thank Helena W
Fort Dodge
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The pastries are the best!! Going to La Mie is a treat! Any time I am in Des Moines, I love to get partires. I take friends from out of town and they always LOVE it!!

Thank Lori B
Des Moines, Iowa, United States
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

On weekends the line winds around La Mie. The line moves slowly if you are eating within the establishment; however, it is worth the wait! If you are in a time crunch, box your own pastries and get in the quickly moving 'carry out' line. Either way, it is an excellent stop and a local favorite.

Thank Michelle L
Des Moines, Iowa
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband recently went to La Mie for the first time. We went because we found out that they sold fresh baked bread. They didn't have the sandwich bread that I was looking for on the shelf but a very nice young man at the counter checked and found they did have one load left and he sliced it the... More 

Thank ginniblu
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't get to eat here very often but I try to stop in a couple times a year. It's always delicious. I think I try something different each time I go and have yet to be disappointed. This time I had a spinach/cheese pastry and two eggs. Normally I go with sweet pastries but the savory was calling my... More 

Thank Sarah H
Urbandale, Iowa
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116 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited La Mie several times for breakfast. The baked goods and made to order breakfast are always fantastic. It can get busy and tables are hard to find, but it is worth the effort!

Thank lckstr99
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is my favorite bakery in Iowa. Breakfast pastries are fresh and tasty. I like the variety in their menu and service is good.

Thank Francisco C
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There is nothing better than to take in this busy French Bistro on a Saturday morning and enjoy a true fresh omelette with one of their flaky pastries. True bliss!

Thank Pamela H
Boone, Iowa, United States
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39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've had brunch here several times and have never been disappointed. The food: great. The coffee: excellent. The pastries: kill my diet every time. Good thing I don't live closer...but I always wish I did. Go see what the fuss is about!

Thank Lisa K
Freeport, Il
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every time I've visited Des Moines always make a point of stopping here for coffee and pastry. Beautiful displays, it's so hard to choose just one pastry. Great breads also. There is a seating area behind the Bakery for enjoyment. I've recommended this bakery to everyone if they're traveling through the heart of Des Moines, just off the interstate 235.

Thank Freeport_IlTraveler

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
French, Cafe, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 841 42nd St, Des Moines, IA 50312-2604
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: (515) 255-1625

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?