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La Mie Bakery

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841 42nd St, Des Moines, IA 50312
+1 515-255-1625
07:00 - 16:00
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Altoona, Iowa
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food is very good-excellent pastries and other breakfast items. Alwsys busy. Fun place to visit. Excellent

Thank donnajwilhoit
West Des Moines, Iowa
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

La Mie door is authentic French deli food. And the pastries are sublime! Great for grab and go or for sit down dining. Highly recommend it!

Thank mppaagoo
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food, but both meal items and bakery items are way over priced and their approach in ordering is extremely unorganized consuming great amounts of time for the consumer!

Thank Becci W
Des Moines, Iowa
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A great neighborhood place to see and be seen. Decadent pastries for breakfast so don't be on a diet when you eat there.

Thank PAT S
Altoona, Iowa
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94 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I go here on Saturday mornings during the summer. It is packed with people. When you walk in the front door, you see a table covered in beautiful baked goods and a counter with more baked goods. It is a lovely site and it smells great. The coffee is good. The prices are competitive. The only problems are limited street... More 

Thank david_hance_iowa
Astoria, New York
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103 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You'll find La Mie tucked into a strip of shops. There's parking in front and in the back. We entered from the back and as we approached the front, a huge table of pastries loomed into sight. Each one looked better than the next. They begged to be chosen and I don't think you could go wrong with any of... More 

Thank SharonDC
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I feel very fortunate to be within walking distance of this lovely bakery. La Mie is a place that I visit regularly, whether on my own, with my fiancé, or to meet up with friends. It's a counter service place that offers omelets, sandwiches and soups in addition to an array of pastries and desserts. I typically go for the... More 

Thank J8803KMellenb
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4 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

I was very excited to have a French bakery in town, especially after visiting Paris for my 21st birthday a few years ago and have craved fresh croissants ever since. My mother and I went for a girls day out but after being told multiple times that whatever we ordered they were out of, we finally found an item they... More 

Thank Emilie H
Golden, Colorado
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Although this bakery is always busy, it has a wonderful atmosphere! The food is delicious . . . all kinds of pastries to choose from. We stopped here several times in December of 2016.

Thank Carol12902
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

This is my favorite place to eat breakfast or lunch specially when I'm with friends and drinking the delicious coffee!! I recommend this place for sure 👍

Thank Hind I

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, Cafe, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 841 42nd St, Des Moines, IA 50312
  • 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?