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Ritual Cafe



Cafe, American
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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All reviews quiche brownie burrito sandwiches great coffee sculpture park great atmosphere love this place hemp midwest tomato slice bland
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Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for breakfast Funky fun place that would be perfect in Harvard Square at home. The quiche was delicious but surprised to find potatoes in it. Very satisfying. Delicious hot dark roast coffee and my friend had a green smoothie that she enjoyed too.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank juliemQ3748KI
Reviewed July 9, 2018

The atmosphere at Ritual Cafe is most definitely casual & laid back. You might even find some of the staff dancing in the back. We stopped in for lunch and got the 4 cheese panini. It would have been better if the focaccia was a...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Tracy M
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

The place is beautiful, the creativity it has is impressive. Very pleasant customer service, the coffee is very exquisite. I came on vacation from Puerto Rico.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Cristian S
Reviewed June 5, 2018

I was "killing time" until the shops opened and this is a very cute, non-chain type coffee shop. Limited menu items, but a fun place to hang out in downtown Des Moines!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Cindy H
Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

We were just passing through Des Moines and needed a quick cheap bite to eat and Ritual Cafe was beyond the perfect stop. We got sandwiches and a salad. Both the Jess sandwich and the temph sandwich with sundries tomato’s were amazing. The salad was...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank rebams
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Cozy place for coffee and bites. Sunny with large doors that would be open on nice days. Brownies, quiche, oatmeal, burritos are a few of the b’fast offerings. The oatmeal was very good. The quiche was a tad bland. It had a good crust but...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank timiniowa
Reviewed January 8, 2018

Hemp smoothies, 100% vegetarian options, no one-use plastic cups or utensils?!! Right across from Central Library's beautiful architecture, Western gateway park and right behind Papa John's Sculpture park??!! Can't be much better. Little slice of portland in the Midwest. Slightly expensive because of its prime...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank cagmusicfreak
Reviewed September 11, 2017

Great food, great coffee, great atmosphere, great ethics-just great! Lots of veggie and vegan options! A nice place to stop while exploring the downtown area!!

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank goldmeh
Reviewed June 29, 2017 via mobile

As many vegan options as vegetarian. Values local business. Very healthy food. Great atmosphere. Kind people.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank timothyandrewhammond
Reviewed March 4, 2017

Perfect place to stop and rest, on a couch or chair, and have a coffee or snack after visiting the Des Moines Sculpture Park! (Just across the street!) Loved the funky atmosphere and garage door that was half way open to the outside. Perfect for...More

Date of visit: February 2017
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