Ritual Café

Coffee Shop, Vegetarian / Vegan, Breakfast
1301 Locust St (at 13th St)
Des Moines, IA 50309
(515) 288-4872
7:00am - 5:00pm
7:00am - 5:00pm
7:00am - 5:00pm
7:00am - 5:00pm
7:00am - 6:00pm
8:00am - 6:00pm



  • Ritual Cafe often donates excess food to Central Iowa Shelter & Services! Thank you!
  • I love the Mayan mocha, iced.
  • Sammies rock! Try spicy four cheese... You won't be disappointed.
  • The vegan chocolate chip cookies are the best cookies I have ever had and their tomato basil panini = YUM.
  • Best place to be on a cold rainy morning. The staff is delightful.
  • Try the spicy four cheese sandwich, a sandwich that will make you scoff at any ordinary grilled cheese. This multi-cheese creation on focaccia is a delicious mix of coordinating flavors.
  • Order the Blue Lady. Most delicious tea ever!!!!
  • Best coffee place in des moines... best tasting coffee... even betr than smokey row!
  • Very nice environment. Free extra shot of espresso in your coffee on Mondays apparently!
  • Ritual Cafe has the coldest beer in the park and most of its only $4!!!
  • Great coffee and beautiful people!
  • Best coffee shop w/ an all vegetarian menu makes following the GROW Method principle "Eat Less Meat" easy & delicious. Veg diets save greenhouse gas emissions and water use! http://tinyurl.com/7vloxpl
  • Any thing you choose will be nom nom nom..
  • A staple spot for breakfast or lunch, with a close proximity to downtown, the library and Meredith. An all-vegetarian menu. Try the quiche!
  • My favorite things: hemp basil pesto sandwich, hemp nut cookies(chocolate chip), black bean burrito, Mayan mocha, green goddess smoothie!!
  • The horchata latte is incredible!
  • A good place to get a cup of coffee... If you're an anti-American Marxist-Socialist! nObama!!
  • The menu at Ritual is mostly vegetarian - with a lot of vegan options! - and entirely delicious, even to omnivores like me. Try their homemade hummus, or freshly-chopped salsa. Super yumbolicious.
  • The four cheese panini here is to die for!
  • love this place!

Nearby places

1330 Grand Avenue (13th Street & Grand Avenue)
1000 Grand Ave (at 10th St.)
1312 Locust St