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La Mie Bakery

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841 42nd St, Des Moines, IA 50312-2604
+1 515-255-1625
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07:00 - 16:00
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

La Mie never disappoints. Their baked goods are made fresh every morning. Make sure to get there early if you want your pick of pastry. They also have other baked goods, such as bread or cookies. The lunches are tasty too. Go for a sandwich and soup with a cookie, you won't be sad. My personal favorite meal is the... More 

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Thank Max S
Des Moines, Iowa
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29 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in for lunch one busy summer day as La Mie had been highly recommended by the nearby businesses I had been to earlier. Apparently, they are all regulars and with good reason. The food was very good as was easily attested to not only from tasting but also from the constant line at the counter. No problem as the... More 

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Thank Ginnie P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best bread on this side of the Atlantic. Great pastries. This is a weekly stop for me! But be forewarned-everybody else knows it too-it can get crowded. Worth the wait.

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Thank IndigoFountains
Walla Walla, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went with friends to a bakery near their home and figured we'd be having rolls and coffee. Oh, my La Mie! Some of the best pastries I've encountered and enjoyed a breakfast quiche with excellent coffee. We took home filled croissants and pecan rolls for the day after

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Thank Paul F
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Try and get in for breakfast but it's especially busy on the weekends. Everything is great and it's worth the wait.

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Thank LowCountryIowan
Eugene, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

A fun spot with amazing pastries, coffee, salads and sandwiches. Enjoyed lunch with my older Mom and sister, plenty of searing and not to loud and the food was fantastic. Great prices and was surprised how big the sandwich was for only $6! The staff was very friendly and attentive.

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Thank Sarah O
Milwaukee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I am a regular at La Mie. It has the great pastries and the best bread in Des Moines. The sandwiches are outstanding. I wish it were open in the evenings.

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Thank U4738TAcolins
Des Moines, Iowa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Feels like you're not in Des Moines IOWA. Great place. You won't be disappointed with the metropolitan flair, fresh and delicious choices.

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Thank kemeny1055
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Went there for breakfast. Had the vegetable scramble which was really good. Latte was very good too.Nice professional friendly service

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Thank Dianne M
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Born in Chicago and a heavy traveler, I'm always somewhat surprised by these somewhat out-of-the way restaurants that behave and experience like something in Boston, LA or Chicago. That is, however, exactly what you'll get here. We had too many pastries too list, but needless to say, they're made on premise and laid out almost "buffet" style on various tables... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Cafe, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
07:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 16:00
Thursday
07:00 - 16:00
Friday
07:00 - 16:00
Saturday
07:00 - 16:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?