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Grounds for Celebrations

2709 Beaver Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310-3932
+1 515-255-4863
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible11%
2 Jul 2018
“One of my favorite Americanos in town”
31 Aug 2016
“I'm hooked on the white chocolate truffle”
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2709 Beaver Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310-3932
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Reviewed 3 July 2018

Nice little coffee shop, with some decent food options. I love a good Americano and theirs is one of my favorite in town. The flavor is bold without being bitter.

Thank brietzke
Reviewed 1 September 2016

I've been back a few times, and I absolutely love the white chocolate truffle. I also tried the chai again, and it's really good. It's very spicy, not as sweet as some places make it. The shop has a very comfortable, relaxed atmosphere. Make sure...More

Thank empressoftheuniverse
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We drove all the way out to the Iowa Clinic on a Sunday morning to buy a bunch of scones and treats for a family get together, because the website says their Sunday hours are 8-1. We drove around the parking lot to find an...More

Thank Iowares
Reviewed 1 July 2016

I can't actually review the coffee, but the chai is good. i also tried their cider, and it tastes just like my mother-in-law's apple crisp! Amazing. I agree with a previous reviewer that the menu was hard to read. In fact, there were two separate...More

Thank empressoftheuniverse
Reviewed 6 March 2016

We stopped by on a weekend evening after learning about this local roaster with their own farm in Panama. Maybe the build up set my expectations too high. I like the large seating area, but the whole area was overly dark. I found two things...More

Thank Brian L
Reviewed 20 February 2016

I really love the atmosphere here. warm and well lit with natural light. It's a local spot. What I really enjoy to eat is the Cranberry Scones. They're soooo good!

Thank knorda
Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

Stopped for a cup of coffee and ended up getting lunch. Pleasant surprise at how nice a lunch it is. Ham binh sandwich comes with a side. Got the salad and was happy it was mixed greens. Also a serving of fruit. Oh, and the...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Excellent locally owned coffee shop. Roasts its own coffee. Very comfortable seating. Convenient locations in Beaverdale, Windsor, Heights, and West Des Moines. Convenient parking and drive through window.

Thank nlskinner
Reviewed 24 August 2013

I am so in love with the rich smooth brew at gfc! It is truly fantastic coffee never bitter. The excellent help outshines other establishments that I tried. Morning pastries are very good and a great place for lunch! All around great place that I...More

Thank Terri S
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Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2709 Beaver Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310-3932
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-255-4863
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