The Oldest Deli In Iowa Will Take You Straight To Sandwich Heaven

At Bauder’s in Des Moines, you can turn back the clock and enjoy an old-fashioned meal at a soda fountain. In operation since 1917, this pharmacy, deli, and dessert counter hasn’t changed much in over a century. The sandwiches are still low-cost and delicious, the sodas and ice cream are still sweet and creamy, and the service is still fast and accurate. Of course, some things have changed, so step into the oldest deli in Iowa and belly up to the counter.

Have you paid a visit to Bauder’s and tried their sandwiches, sodas, or ice cream? Let us know all about your meal in the comments section. If you’re interested in another edible piece of Iowa history, why not visit this humble lunch counter or this traditional country buffet?

Address: Bauder's & Donut King, 3802 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312, USA