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Main Street Cafe and Bakery

2510 SW White Birch Dr Ste 1, Ankeny, IA 50023-7171
+1 515-964-7141
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“soups” (13 reviews)
“flatbread” (7 reviews)
“cake” (7 reviews)
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6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
Cafe, Soups, American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2510 SW White Birch Dr Ste 1, Ankeny, IA 50023-7171
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This has become our Sunday after church lunch stop. The food is always fresh and tasty! They change a few things seasonally, have a good selection of homemade soups, fresh salads, and serve breakfast and lunch options. It is always clean and the staff are...More

Thank BeckyP945
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were pleasantly surprised to see such a diverse breakfast menu. Each of the four of us had different items, all great. Lunch has always been superb, and desserts, out of this world. Highly recommended.

Thank bpspurlock
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, great prices, fast service, clean, lots of options. If anyone asks me for a recommendation, this place is at the top of my list.

Thank Larry V
Reviewed October 8, 2018

We love going here. The food is always good but the employees are so friendly and kind! I go there anytime I get a chance! Plus they have gluten free items!

Thank almerronhart
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Jan recommended this place as we looking for a nice spot for lunch after the quilt show. So glad we took the time to drive north to Ankeny. The paninni I had was excellent and Jan had a wrap which she claims was the best...More

Thank 70kathyz
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

We dine here often. Excellent food with very good service. Large number of menu choices. Great deserts.

Thank Andy1343
Reviewed September 5, 2018

We were driving on Interstate 35 through Ankeny, and my wife found this gem on TripAdvisor. We were trying to get down the road, and this cafe was both tasty, reasonably priced, but also quick. I had a soup and salad combo that was very...More

Thank Bruce W
Reviewed August 29, 2018

We stopped by Main Street Café for lunch with friends that were in town. You have to order your food and then find a table. the line was not very long and the staff was very friendly taking our order. we found a table and...More

Thank doty42
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

It's always a plus when we find a restaurant that offers gluten free items on the menu. The staff was knowledgeable and friendly, the food was delicious! I had a GF grilled cheese with tomato and avocado that was buttery and cheesy. They offered 2...More

Thank donna h
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Our meals are always great whether it is breakfast or lunch. Gluten free opportunities abound and there are lots of good breakfast entries as well as a variety of sandwiches and salads The soup menu is the greatest one in town and the iced tea...More

Thank claire412
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2510 SW White Birch Dr Ste 1, Ankeny, IA 50023-7171
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ankeny
  • Phone Number: +1 515-964-7141
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Quick serve restaurant with an upscale menu and feel.
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