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Friedrichs Coffee

4126 University Ave, Des Moines, IA 50311-3533
+1 515-279-2919
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
20 Apr 2016
“My Favorite”
10 Sep 2015
“My Favorite Spot to read and study”
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8:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
4126 University Ave, Des Moines, IA 50311-3533
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Reviewed 21 April 2016

this place is awesome...the staff is great and super friendly and their coffee is to die for. My favorite place in DSM!

Thank Pati H
Reviewed 11 September 2015

This is my favorite spot every Sunday to go and read my Bible and study at. Very good fair trade coffee! Service takes a while a lot of the time and the employees talk loud quite a bit, but overall I like the environment.

Thank knorda
Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

I love this coffee shop, I only drink black coffee and they have a large variety of delicious and exotic black coffees and their specials change daily.

Thank Tricia W
Reviewed 2 December 2014

My daughter took me to Friedrich's because I'd never been there before. I thought the coffee was good, but there was nothing special about the shop itself. The location was convenient and it's in a strip mall so there's lots of parking.

Thank empressoftheuniverse
Reviewed 17 July 2014

Crowded. Clean up is not very quick. Not generally very busy. Good coffee - good selection. Tables are very close together.

Thank lafcom
Reviewed 27 May 2013

I have only gone to this Friedrichs location, but I have been very impressed, there. The staff is knowledgeable and courteous, even offering refills of regular or decaf brews if you are staying there a while. The coffees change daily, and include Kona, Celebres and...More

1  Thank Linda D
Reviewed 9 November 2012

I absolutely LOVE the coffee and smoothies at Friederich's. Their coffee is very good quality compared to their competitors, and most of their products are made with real cream and not powdered ingredients. They also make their smoothies with fresh fruit and everything is very...More

1  Thank shanac2008
Reviewed 25 March 2010

Everytime I go, the service is good, the food is good and the coffee is great. The punch card is a bonus. When I'm away from home, I miss Friedrichs.

1  Thank SamplesEvrythng
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Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4126 University Ave, Des Moines, IA 50311-3533
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-279-2919
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