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Zanzibar's Coffee Adventure

2723 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312-5239
+1 515-244-7694
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“beans” (10 reviews)
“french press” (2 reviews)
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6:30 am - 8:00 pm Hours
$$ - $$$
2723 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312-5239
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Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

We love Zanzibar’s ambiance and the super-friendly staff. They are patient and more than willing to answer questions. There’s plenty of periodicals to read and the energy is lively. The cinnamon rolls are stellar - light, airy and fresh. However, this is not our first...More

Thank WanderVV
Reviewed 27 June 2018

I love going to star bucks and getting coffee. I had some family members recommend Zanzibar to me. I went to check it out and found that they roast their own coffee beans in house from around the world, and let me tell you the...More

Thank Jacob O
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Small, bustling, noisy, local favorite, delicious coffee roasted in-house. Sit at the counter or grab a small table.

Thank Cat M
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

This is the coffee house of choice for my friends and family. It's also an excellent place for breakfast all day.

Thank CarrieluvsCrayola
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I've had to travel to Des Moines on business, on several occasions, and fortunately for me, I discovered Zanzibar's Coffee Adventure on one of my first visits. The coffees are great - the baked goods are wonderful. And the espresso drinks and coffee rate at...More

Thank In_Search_of_Roo
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Cute, quaint spot to enjoy a cup of coffee or tea catching up with a friend. I love how cozy this place is! You definitely need to check it out!!

Thank heather l
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Outstanding place for morning coffee. Visiting family and my brother in law recommended this place. They have an in house roaster and coffee beans from Colombia, Costa Rica, Ethiopia, Hawaii, India, Jamaica, Kenya, Peru and Tanzania to name a few. Clearly, a place for locals,...More

Thank Rob H
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Enjoyed a Mocha Blanc during a client meeting. It was a light taste, not too sweet. I typically like a dark roast but this was a light delight I would get again.

Thank TravelBlabber
Reviewed 5 January 2017

This is one of the best coffee shops in Des Moines and for good reason, their menu of coffee is expansive and they know their breakfast foods! Get the scrambled eggs and a coffee and you won't regret it. Limited seating and it's difficult to...More

Thank vacagirl2016
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Visited after closing Krunwich Ramen at 3pm & flying home. Cashier was very nice & friendly. Hearing I was flying out prepared coffee & hot chocolate quickly-it was very good. Had a selection of pastries so chose the swirl & it too was good. The...More

Thank dagoDenver
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:30 am - 8:00 pm
6:30 am - 8:00 pm
6:30 am - 8:00 pm
6:30 am - 8:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2723 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312-5239
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-244-7694
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