Located near Drake University in Des Moines is Mars Cafe, a locally-owned, artisan coffee shop perfect for meeting friends, or a solitary study session accompanied by breakfast, lunch or dinner.
They serve coffee, espresso, tea, wine, beer, locally baked goods, fresh sandwiches and paninis, and delicious desserts. Mars Cafe exclusively sells Kickapoo Coffee, a fair trade artisan roaster located in Wisconsin.
The fun, unique atmosphere will draw your in, and an addiction to their delicious coffee will keep you coming back. Mars Cafe has a second location in the East Village at 505 East Grand Avenue.