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Cafe Terrace at the State Historical Building

Cafe & Cafe Terrace

The Café Terrace is connected to Café Barattas and provides stunning views of the State Capitol and Downtown Des Moines. This private event space hosts up to 160 guests and is perfect for receptions, rehearsal dinners, wedding ceremonies and more. 

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For food and beverage quotes, please contact Baratta's Catering at 515-281-4658 or