The store where it all began! We opened our doors in 2000, and seventeen years later have been voted as the #1 Rated Coffee House in Story County for the past fifteen consecutive years. We proudly serve and support Ames.
Side Road coffee is an experience that is off the beaten path, it’s not always the fastest way there, but sometimes the side road will give you more than you expect. The two Café diem stores started in central Iowa and are connected by Highway 69. This side road to the interstate is filled with the true character of Iowa and we are proud to have come from such a wonderful place