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The 10 Best Breakfast Places Near Des Moines

Updated: May 2, 2022

If we know we are visiting these breakfast spots in Des Moines we leap out of bed for some of the best eggs in town! We evaluated top food blogs and publications and the best review sites for the best breakfast offerings. Kick-off your morning with creamy grits or perfect french toast and a frappe at these Des Moines eateries.

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Auntie Irene's Coffee Shop

Desserts, $, Des MoinesDesserts, $Des Moines, Marina District
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

If you travel further

Macrina Bakery & Cafe

Tea & Coffee, $$, KentTea & Coffee, $$Kent
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Grand Central Bakery

Bakery, $$, BurienBakery, $$Burien, Sunnydale
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5

Naya's Cafe

American, KentAmericanKent
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Salmon Creek Cafe

American, $, BurienAmerican, $Burien, Mount View
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Impresso Espresso

Tea & Coffee, $, SeaTacTea & Coffee, $SeaTac
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5


American, $$, KentAmerican, $$Kent
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Jony's Breakfast & Lunch Restaurant

American, $$, TukwilaAmerican, $$Tukwila
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Wild Wheat

Bakery, $$, KentBakery, $$Kent
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Huckleberry Square Restaurant

American, $, BurienAmerican, $Burien, Seahurst
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

How did these spots get chosen?

Figuring out the best restaurants can take a long time. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 1095134 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 10895 restaurants, and 1660 lists and articles from top sources like . The spots that made the cut have been featured in . If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Drink pairing tips

  • The ideal pairing for bacon and maple syrup pancake

    Experts often pair bacon and maple syrup pancake with a glass of americano, a popular coffee.

  • A great drink pairing for berry pancake

    Finding the ideal drink pairing for berry pancake can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some pink wine, particularly a glass of Rosé. This, sweet, pink wine balances the fresh berry pancake.

  • Pinot Blanc and cheese and spinach pancake

    The smooth and dry flavors in Pinot Blanc makes it a great white wine to pair with cheese and spinach pancake.

Did you know?

  • All in a day’s work

    Patrick Bertoletti holds the record for eating the most waffle in the world by finishing no fewer than 29 in one sitting. Could you top that?

  • The best day for waffle

    National Waffle Day - have you ever heard of it? Well you better be ready to enjoy it if you’re in The United States on August 24.

  • The world record from England

    The pancake dates back to 1994 with the impressive record of 49 feet 3 inches in diameter and 1 inch deep. This accomplishment was achieved by The Co-operative Union in England.

Parking information

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