Best breakfasts in Des Moines

Check out the top breakfasts in Des Moines, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. La Mie Bakery
1. La Mie Bakery
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5 local reviews
841 42nd Street, Des Moines
Closed · Opens Monday 7:00 AM
+1 515-255-1625
BakeryFoodStore
Sandra & Kevin
La Mie is the best bakery, hands down, in Des Moines. Amazing french pastries and their breakfast is always…
Tony
Yummy to the tummy handmade breads and pastries. Open for breakfast and lunch with sandwiches, soups, salads,…
Daryl
Best place to get fresh pastries breakfast and lunch in town. Closed Sunday.
1. La Mie Bakery
1. La Mie Bakery
host-0host-1host-2
5 local reviews
841 42nd Street, Des Moines
Closed · Opens Monday 7:00 AM
+1 515-255-1625
Sandra & Kevin
Sandra & Kevin
La Mie is the best bakery, hands down, in Des Moines. Amazing french pastries and their breakfast is always on point. You won't be…
Tony
Tony
Yummy to the tummy handmade breads and pastries. Open for breakfast and lunch with sandwiches, soups, salads, etc.
Daryl
Daryl
Best place to get fresh pastries breakfast and lunch in town. Closed Sunday.
2. La Mie Bakery
2. La Mie Bakery
host-0host-1host-2
18 local reviews
841 42nd St, Des Moines
Closed · Opens Monday 7:00 AM
+1 515-255-1625
BakeryStorePoint of interest
Michelle
To die for pastry selection, yummy veggie friendly breakfast and good coffee. Popular place with locals. Large…
Jenny
The best breakfast spot in town. The food is amazing, great scene, and wonderful fresh made pastries.
Jane
Wonderful Breakfast great environment, Patio or indoor seating.
2. La Mie Bakery
2. La Mie Bakery
host-0host-1host-2
18 local reviews
841 42nd St, Des Moines
Closed · Opens Monday 7:00 AM
+1 515-255-1625
Michelle
Michelle
To die for pastry selection, yummy veggie friendly breakfast and good coffee. Popular place with locals. Large parking lot in back fills up…
Jenny
Jenny
The best breakfast spot in town. The food is amazing, great scene, and wonderful fresh made pastries.
Jane
Jane
Wonderful Breakfast great environment, Patio or indoor seating.
3. The Grove Cafe
3. The Grove Cafe
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4 local reviews
124 Main Street, Ames
Closed · Opens Sunday 7:00 AM
+1 515-232-9784
CafeRestaurantFood
Lori
Quintessential breakfast hang out place for locals all week, hangover breakfasts for students on the weekends…
Taryn
Relaxed American eatery offering organic, locally grown ingredients for breakfast & lunch. Bonus - cute shop…
Hope
This is a local breakfast joint that has a famous pancake! It is small and quaint but the food will not…
3. The Grove Cafe
3. The Grove Cafe
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4 local reviews
124 Main Street, Ames
Closed · Opens Sunday 7:00 AM
+1 515-232-9784
Lori
Lori
Quintessential breakfast hang out place for locals all week, hangover breakfasts for students on the weekends. Nothing fancy, but a true…
Taryn
Taryn
Relaxed American eatery offering organic, locally grown ingredients for breakfast & lunch. Bonus - cute shop to pick up some fun items to…
Hope
Hope
This is a local breakfast joint that has a famous pancake! It is small and quaint but the food will not disappoint.
4. Waveland Cafe
4. Waveland Cafe
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6 local reviews
4708 University Ave, Des Moines
Closed · Opens Sunday 8:00 AM
+1 515-279-4341
CafeRestaurantPoint of interest
Lauren & Terence
Breakfast spot, pretty small and can be busy on weekends with long wait time but the food is great!
Tony
Great breakfast and other yummy foods!
Erin
Excellent Breakfast, Busy
4. Waveland Cafe
4. Waveland Cafe
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6 local reviews
4708 University Ave, Des Moines
Closed · Opens Sunday 8:00 AM
+1 515-279-4341
Lauren & Terence
Lauren & Terence
Breakfast spot, pretty small and can be busy on weekends with long wait time but the food is great!
Tony
Tony
Great breakfast and other yummy foods!
Erin
Erin
Excellent Breakfast, Busy
5. The Coffee Connection
5. The Coffee Connection
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5 local reviews
213 East Main Street, Knoxville
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 641-828-8141
CafeFoodStore
Megan
Delicious fresh brewed coffee, breakfast and lunches. The Breakfast Burrito is my rec! Or if you need to be…
Hugh
Great coffee, breakfast and lunch
5. The Coffee Connection
5. The Coffee Connection
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5 local reviews
213 East Main Street, Knoxville
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 641-828-8141
Megan
Megan
Delicious fresh brewed coffee, breakfast and lunches. The Breakfast Burrito is my rec! Or if you need to be a little healthier, the greek…
Hugh
Hugh
Great coffee, breakfast and lunch
6. Bruegger's Bagels
6. Bruegger's Bagels
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4 local reviews
BakeryCafeRestaurant
Cherish
You can walk six blocks from our house for a bagel or breakfast sandwich.
Elizabeth
Coffee and bagels. Easy and affordable breakfast!
6. Bruegger's Bagels
6. Bruegger's Bagels
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4 local reviews
Cherish
Cherish
You can walk six blocks from our house for a bagel or breakfast sandwich.
Elizabeth
Elizabeth
Coffee and bagels. Easy and affordable breakfast!
7. Main Street Cafe & Bakery
7. Main Street Cafe & Bakery
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3 local reviews
2510 SW White Birch Dr, Ankeny
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
(515) 964-7141
CafeRestaurantFood
Kyla
This local bakery has everything for breakfast, lunch or a light dinner. Excellent omelettes, wraps,…
Julie
Great, great place, soups, salads, sandwiches, breakfast, pasteries. Very habit forming. Has drive thru.
7. Main Street Cafe & Bakery
7. Main Street Cafe & Bakery
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3 local reviews
2510 SW White Birch Dr, Ankeny
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
(515) 964-7141
Kyla
Kyla
This local bakery has everything for breakfast, lunch or a light dinner. Excellent omelettes, wraps, sandwiches, soups, bakery items and…
Julie
Julie
Great, great place, soups, salads, sandwiches, breakfast, pasteries. Very habit forming. Has drive thru.
8. Smokey Row Coffee Co.
8. Smokey Row Coffee Co.
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11 local reviews
1910 Cottage Grove Avenue, Des Moines
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+1 515-244-2611
CafeFoodStore
Brad
Great any time of day. Specialty coffees and teas, breakfast and lunch too! Just across the interstate.
John
Coffee shop with a solid breakfast and lunch menu, in a great atmosphere.
8. Smokey Row Coffee Co.
8. Smokey Row Coffee Co.
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11 local reviews
1910 Cottage Grove Avenue, Des Moines
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+1 515-244-2611
Brad
Brad
Great any time of day. Specialty coffees and teas, breakfast and lunch too! Just across the interstate.
John
John
Coffee shop with a solid breakfast and lunch menu, in a great atmosphere.
9. Vivian’s Diner & Drinks
9. Vivian’s Diner & Drinks
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3 local reviews
400 Walnut St, Des Moines
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
(515) 282-8936
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Kevin And Sheila
Diner with a classy vibe. Great for breakfast!
9. Vivian’s Diner & Drinks
9. Vivian’s Diner & Drinks
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3 local reviews
400 Walnut St, Des Moines
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
(515) 282-8936
Kevin And Sheila
Kevin And Sheila
Diner with a classy vibe. Great for breakfast!
10. Strudl Haus
10. Strudl Haus
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2 local reviews
1951 Indianola Ave, Des Moines
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
(515) 259-9886
BakeryRestaurantFood
Tony
Bakery with great coffees. We love to have breakfast here on weekends. They also serve dinners with a great…
Andrea
Delicious Austrian pastries and traditional European breakfast. They also serve lunch and dinner...but the…
10. Strudl Haus
10. Strudl Haus
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2 local reviews
1951 Indianola Ave, Des Moines
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
(515) 259-9886
Tony
Tony
Bakery with great coffees. We love to have breakfast here on weekends. They also serve dinners with a great wine list and traditional…
Andrea
Andrea
Delicious Austrian pastries and traditional European breakfast. They also serve lunch and dinner...but the pastries. Wowzas.
11. St. Kilda
11. St. Kilda
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4 local reviews
300 SW 5th St, Des Moines
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 515-369-7854
RestaurantCafeBakery
Michelle
Fantastic breakfast. Not your usual fare but a variety of options... Many with avocado. Good coffee selection…
Andrea
Beautiful cafe that apens at 7am and serves delicious breakfast, lunch and coffee. One of Des Moines' hottest…
11. St. Kilda
11. St. Kilda
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4 local reviews
300 SW 5th St, Des Moines
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 515-369-7854
Michelle
Michelle
Fantastic breakfast. Not your usual fare but a variety of options... Many with avocado. Good coffee selection. Trendy environment with lots…
Andrea
Andrea
Beautiful cafe that apens at 7am and serves delicious breakfast, lunch and coffee. One of Des Moines' hottest spots. They recently started…
12. Mullets Restaurant
12. Mullets Restaurant
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6 local reviews
1300 SE 1st St, Des Moines
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 515-244-1443
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Andrea
Open 7am-11pm. Excellent spot for cheap, diner style breakfast. The patio has an awesome view of the city…
Tony
Smokehouse and bar with awesome patio scene close by. Usually packed for weekend breakfast when weather is…
12. Mullets Restaurant
12. Mullets Restaurant
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6 local reviews
1300 SE 1st St, Des Moines
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 515-244-1443
Andrea
Andrea
Open 7am-11pm. Excellent spot for cheap, diner style breakfast. The patio has an awesome view of the city. They also serve up some decent…
Tony
Tony
Smokehouse and bar with awesome patio scene close by. Usually packed for weekend breakfast when weather is nice