Welcome to From the Ground Coffee in Leon, Iowa!

On the west side of the square in Leon, IA, you will find From the Ground; a cozy coffee shop, restaurant, bookstore and gift shop wrapped into one. Serving breakfast and lunch daily (See our Monthly Lunch Specials), many of the menu items include foods from other local small business owners such as produce and homemade pie. We focus on great food, great service, and a great atmosphere, providing a gathering place where we warmly welcome locals and travelers alike.

Stop by for a quick coffee or sweet dessert.  Got time?  Enjoy our warm atmosphere, bookstore, and a comfortable environment in which to study or just to visit. The gift shop features local entrepreneurs; craftsmen in furniture, art, jewelry, textiles and more offer a unique assortment of gift items throughout the year.

Our philosophy is that everyone needs a place where they feel that they belong. Check us out! Small towns have a LOT to offer.

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As one of the Leon coffee shops, southern Iowa coffee shops, and Osceola coffee shops, we are also one of the true southern Iowa restaurants, Leon restaurants, and Osceola restaurants. If you are looking for gift shops in southern Iowa, gift shops in Leon, Decatur County restaurants, book stores in Leon, and book stores southern Iowa, look no further. Relax at our tourist stops in southern Iowa, as we promote Iowa goods and Iowa products.