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La Mie Bakery

841 42nd St, Des Moines, IA 50312-2604
+1 515-255-1625
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“quiche” (28 reviews)
“macaroons” (16 reviews)
“bread” (66 reviews)
French, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
841 42nd St, Des Moines, IA 50312-2604
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I am not real sure where to start the whole experience was great. A huge variety of food and I mean huge. We tried many types of pastries and took several home with us. There is also a grill to order hot food, lunch and...More

Thank grainben
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've never had time to stop but after voting downtown, we decided to go on an adventure and find this place we'd often heard about. There was a very, very long line so my husband stood in line while I picked out some treats. We...More

1  Thank Guitarjess
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pastries are good but sanduiches are mediocre and too expensive for what is offered. And not opening on Sundays is a big deal for my family as it would a great day for a afternoon visit for pastry and coffee.

Thank Vidaealegria
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have had both breakfast and lunch at La Mie and have never been disappointed! They provide a large variety of choices and the bread is fantastic. We often make a special stop for bread.

Thank PerkyKat
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

We ate here at lunch time. Was really busy but, we got our food in good time. Downside was none of us were happy with our food. 3 of us had omelettes and all were cold. Other had soup but she didn’t eat much due...More

Thank Pam H
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Great little shopping area. The bakery has great breakfasts, salads, sandwiches, pastries. Go early for breakfast as they get busy. Parking behind the strip mall.

Thank Julie L
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Delicious french pastries and great service. The place is extremely popular (for good reason) so you have to be patient but the hustle and bustle and wait is totally worth the food. I'm not a huge fan of their coffee bean selection but the food,...More

Thank jasau94
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Wonderful memories of a boulangerie in Paris in this beautiful place in Des Moines. Great breakfast, coffee, and desserts!

Thank Daburgh36
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

I have visited both locations in Des Moines. Breakfast is fresh with a variety of scrambled egg plates and omelettes, very fresh veggies and other ingredients. Homemade bread and pastries look amazing (I didn’t partake). All coffee options and quick service. You can also do...More

Thank KRedri
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Delicious food, great vibe and amazing pastries! It is loud and sometimes you wait for a seat but the food is worth it.

Thank Meggan B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
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: +1 515-255-1625
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