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Bauder Pharmacy

3802 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312-3487
+1 515-255-1124
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
11 Sep 2017
“Neighborhood fave”
5 Aug 2017
“Ice cream!!!!”
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3802 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312-3487
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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

My mom took me to Bauders as a kid to sit at the counter (5 stools?) and order my ice cream and grilled cheese. Now my kids go today- and it's just as good and inexpensive as it always has been. Old school malts/shakes, egg...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

My 15 yr old son makes us drive across town for Bauders strawberry or peach ice cream! Its totally worth the drive!

1  Thank Matt R
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Love Bauder's! It's a tiny step back in time to an era less rushed. Regulars frequent this "joint". It's a baby sized malt shop and grill tucked in an old drug store. Their ice cream sandwiches are 2nd to none. You will not find better...More

Thank Beth O
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Used to come here as a child after a good dental checkup up the street. So happy to see it looks the same. Maintained the charm of a drugstore fountain. Service was small town friendly and ice cream a hit. A neighborhood gem worth supporting....More

Thank T C
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

What a perfect spot to stop for excellent ice cream . I had hot fudge with strawberry ice cream. It was superb. Sat at the old fashioned bar. Asked what there big stellar s were and she gave as generous samples. All good. Paid with...More

Thank Jan F
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Old Fashion Soda Fountain lunch counter and their own ice cream. Great malts and shakes. Nice place for lunch.

Thank LakeWinnieNana
Reviewed 9 June 2015 via mobile

Thank you for the good service. The root beer float and egg & cheese sandwich was yummy. The old pop machine is cool. Thank you from Rita Bennett and Steve Nordstrom from Westminster Colorado

Thank Rita B
Reviewed 7 July 2014

A pharmacy with an old-school soda fountain style lunch counter inside, Bauder's serves up quick grill lunch items, classic sodas and malts as well as delicious homemade ice cream. Inhabiting a space that is much longer than it is wide, the counter has stools for...More

1  Thank Melindalou7
Reviewed 24 May 2014

Very similar to "luncheonettes" around when I was young, only no hamburgers or french fries. We went for the soda fountain angle. We had two summer special strawberry ice cream sodas, a chocolate ice cream soda and a chocolate shake. All were very good. Sodas...More

Thank Thomas K
Reviewed 30 November 2012 via mobile

We had just moved to Des Moines to be near our son and his family and they raved about Bauders Pharmacy. Only living one block away, we walked over and WOW-what a delight!! A real old fashioned soda fountain with stools, just like the one...More

1  Thank Teri19
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10:30 am - 1:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:30 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3802 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312-3487
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-255-1124
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