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Scenic Route Bakery

350 E Locust St, Suite 104, Des Moines, IA 50309-1811
+1 515-288-0004
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (15 reviews)
“quiche” (6 reviews)
“pastry” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
350 E Locust St, Suite 104, Des Moines, IA 50309-1811
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I’ve visited Scenic Route many times for coffee and studying. The employees are always exceptionally friendly. The layout is great with lots of tall windows with natural light. Their croissants are amazing. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jdrobertson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wanted a quick bite and to escape from the cold wind. This was a perfect fit. We had sandwiches and coffee. My guest enjoyed the coffee and both sandwiches were tasty. The front counter was very friendly and helpful directing me to the water,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank FarangYai
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

I had an Americano - excellent Monster cookie- excellent Pumpkin bar- excellent Service- very good The place itself was pretty cool. I’d go back.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mojozenguy
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

The coffee was clear. Self serve. Stale bread with fishy tuna fish slopped on not cut in half. Shurley counter help. With so many good coffee shops to go to will not be back to this one.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 317fairway
Reviewed September 22, 2018

I get goodies for my staff here occasionally for morning surprise. I also meet prospective clients here or encourage my vendors to meet me here as well to talk shop. Great place to talk, eat sweets and relax. My favorite sweet is their chocolate croissant...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank kafek8t
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

I visit here almost every day. The drink I order is regularly made before I have to ask for it. The staff is great, the food is great, the pastries are particularly great and anyone who doesn’t enjoy this establishment should probably just go to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Daniel H
Reviewed September 11, 2018

Great coffee with some unique and delicious pastries. I especially enjoy the quiche, although I would love them to be bigger since they are tasty with great flavor.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank jp0255
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for a coffee and was a little bit thrilled with the seasonal offering of iced lavender soy latte. Yes, please!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank atltravelpants
Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

This place is a really cute coffee shop/cafe that is very bright and open, with cute old-timey kitchen decor hanging on the walls, and outdoor seating available on nice days. They have a variety of baked goods as well as soup and sandwiches, which are...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank PetrousApex
Reviewed June 10, 2018

I was waiting for my husband and thought I'd walk in and order something small and sit on their patio - which was nice size. The place is quite large inside with a nice selection of bakery goods and lunch items. I chose the soup...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank johnsonlnl29
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 350 E Locust St, Suite 104, Des Moines, IA 50309-1811
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-288-0004
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