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Ritual Cafe

1301 Locust St Ste D, Des Moines, IA 50309-2934
+1 515-669-1937
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
07:00 - 19:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Service
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LOCATION
1301 Locust St Ste D, Des Moines, IA 50309-2934
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Reviewed 11 September 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!!

Thank Erica C
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

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

Thank tim h
Reviewed 4 March 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

Thank Iowadutchgirl
Reviewed 22 February 2017

I go here on Saturday mornings for coffee and some vegan food. There are musical performances on some evenings. It is a local hangouts for poets and artists and liberal political activists and LGBT people. At times local artists hang original works of art on...More

Thank david_hance_iowa
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This place is great! Pretty incredible food, fantastic cold and hot tea and coffee concoctions. Their Cafe Americano's are perfect. This is a great spot to meet someone for lunch and chat for a while and you will more than likely run into someone you...More

Thank Eric A
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Coffeehouse serves fair trade coffee, smoothies, and other hot and cold beverages not to mention tasty vegan food ( and I am a meat eater). Ritual cafe is a wonderful place to get a quick, simple bite to eat and a delicious cup of coffee....More

1  Thank Danielle B
Reviewed 12 December 2016

I sorta found this place by accident. Was tired of eatin the same ol Jimmy Johns, Panera or Fighting Burrito. I didn't really know that it was a vegetarian/vegan cafe/restaurant but this place is the real deal! Really good food, a unique atmosphere, and a...More

Thank SimpsonTide985
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Very pleasant little shop. Great coffee and delicious vegetarian breakfasts and lunches. Many interesting baked goods. Easy to sit here and relax with good food.

1  Thank Joan W
Reviewed 12 July 2016

My first time here and the atmosphere was very calm and casual. They serve many different types of coffee and tea. They also have amazing fruit smoothies that I highly recommend. They are a vegetarian restaurant, and the food is amazing. They have many breakfast...More

Thank brittany_beckman
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Great place, chill space and super delicious coffee....great friendly service, but man the coffee was perfect. ...a 3 shot soy latte.....make a trip, you won't be disappointed!

Thank Keith L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
07:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 19:00
Thursday
07:00 - 19:00
Friday
07:00 - 19:00
Saturday
07:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1301 Locust St Ste D, Des Moines, IA 50309-2934
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-669-1937
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Description
Independent coffee house serving organic, locally roasted coffee and unique espresso drinks. All vegetarian menu.
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