Central Perk & Desserts

Central Perk and Dessert is Fort Dodge's newest coffee cafe. How are they different from the competition? Their beans are freshly roasted on site. Their kitchen features homemade soups, sandwiches, and fresh baked goods daily. Their coffee is second to none. Central Perk and Desserts is located at 14 South 14th Street, Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501. Their phone number is 515-573-PERK. You can also visit their website at www.centralperkanddessert.com. Stop by and see what Central Perk and Desserts is all about.

October 7, 2014
Darcy was our guest this morning and she brought us a couple stallworths on her menu: Quiche and a Cubana Sandwich! And of course, they are some of our favorites! The Cubana was done perfectly with the crunchy toasted bread that really sets off this sandwich. The Quiche was done jsut right and who can turn down ham, cheese, and BACON!!! The accompaning Coffee Cake was moist and full of flavor! Thanks Darcy!


September 16, 2014
Darcy stopped by this morning and she brought us a new item on her menu, Perkalicious Pizza! She has three flavor toppings available: Chicken, Bacon, Ranch; BBQ Chicken and Pineapple and Chicken Caesar. Darcy brought us the Chicken, Bacon, Ranch and the BBQ Chicken and Pineapple along with a spinach salad. The pizza crust was done just right with the cheese being melted and the toppings being cooked just right. Darcy, you have hit a home run with this menu item! Thanks!

July 29 , 2014
Darcy joined us this morning and brought us a piece of cake and a coffee! She brought us a piece of her Lemon Coconut Gooey Butter Cake. She also brought us different kinds of coffee, from a regular coffee brewed with the coffee beans of the month to a Latte, to a Caramel Macchiato. And of course, Darcy also put an Expresso Caramel in there for us! What a great start to the morning! Just a little something to get you started off on the right foot for your day!

July 1, 2014
Darcy joined us on this first day of July and brought in one of her Summer Sandwiches, a Pretzel Bun Stack! The Pretzel Bun Stack is stacked with turkey, ham, bacon, lettuce, your choice of cheese and your choice of dressing. She also brought us their new dessert, the Gooey Butter Cake. It was just that, Gooey, Butter and Cake!! Thanks for sharing your new menu items with us and we always look forward to seeing you again!

May 6, 2014
Darcy stopped by this beautiful morning and brought us some delicious breakfast. She brought us some bacon and Asparagus Quiche, a piece of Coffee Cake and a small Spinach Salad. What a way to start the morning with a warm, delicious quiche and moist coffee cake! Stop in at Central Perk and Dessert and try a piece of each. You will be addicted after the first bite! Thanks Darcy!

April 15, 2014
Darcy joined us this morning and she brought some of Central Perk's delicious sandwiches! She brought us a Cubana sandwich and a Grilled Turkey and Swiss sandwich. Darcy also brought us her Spinach Salad. You can get Central Perk's Pick 2, which is any 1/2 sandwich, soup or salad for only $5.99. You can also get a Pick 3 for only $6.99. I would highly recommend both of these sandwiches. They are both very tasty and they fill you up! Even a half sandwich fills you up! Thanks Darcy!


March 26, 2014
Darcy was our guest once again and she brought us some more of her delicious food. She brought us some fresh from the oven Spinach and Bacon Quiche and some Coffee Cake! We love it when Darcy is running a little late. Everything is straight from the oven and still warm and incredibly delicious. The coffee cake was moist and very tasty. The quiche was perfectly done and just as tasty! Thanks Darcy!

February 11, 2014
Darcy stopped by our studios for the first time this year and she brought us so delicious goodies! She brought us a Cubana sandwich with a Chop Salad, a Turkey & Swiss sandwich with a Spinach Salad and to top it all off, Darcy brought us some of her Chocolate Cake Pops! What a sweet way to complete an already delicious meal! Thanks Darcy!


December 10, 2013
Darcy joined us for the last time this year and she brought us a bundle of treats! She brought us some of her delicious Scones, some Cake Pops with Candy Canes as the stems, some of Central Perk's Mixed Nut and Tempelton Rye Homemade Caramels, and some Cupcakes, one of which had a Peppermint Oreo in it. DELICIOUS! What a great gift package for someone on your list! Stop by Central Perk now for you Holiday Treat needs! Thanks Darcy!

November 12, 2013
Darcy joined us on the incredibly cold morning and she brought us some warm treats. Darcy made us a couple of sandwiches, a Cubana, which consists of shredded pork, ham, provolone cheese and dijon mustard; and a Turkey, Swiss and Bacon sandwich. They both are grilled on Central Perk's Panini press to perfection! Who knew a simple sandwich would warm you up so good on a cold morning!


July 9, 2013
Darcy was running a little late this morning, but she made up for it. She brought us some of her great breakfast items. She brought us cinnamon rolls, scones and coffee cake. To wash all of that down, Darcy brought us 3 different kinds of coffee and some Peach Smoothies! What a way to start a hot, humid day! Thanks Darcy!

April 16, 2013
Darcy visited us this morning and she brought us something that is new to her menu, Pizza! That is right, Central Perk is making pizza! Darcy brought us a slice each of Central Perk's BBQ Chicken and Pineapple and Chicken Bacon Ranch! The other kind of pizza that they have is Chicken Caesar. They start out with a 10" round tortilla and pile on the ingredients from there. What a great and incredibly tasty addition to their already great menu! And the best part, it is only $6.99 for a full pizza!

March 12, 2013
Darcy was our guest again this morning and she brought us something that we truly love! She brought us Cubana and Turkey and Swiss Sandwiches. What a way to help us forget about the snow outside for a little bit. Central Perk's sandwiches are so delicious! You definetly need to go and try one for yourself. You will not be disappointed, we guarantee! She also brought us a Spinach Salad with Lemon Poppyseed dressing! Makes you want Spring to get here as fast as it can!


January 8, 2013
Darcy was our first Tasty Tuesday guest of 2013 and she did not disappoint. Darce brought us each a sample of Central Perk's Quiche and Coffee Cake. We each had a piece of Bacon and Cheddar and a piece of Spinach and Provolone Quiche with a piece of her Coffee Cake with Cinnamon and Almonds. And this is available everyday for only $3.75! What a great deal for some great food. Thanks Darcy!

November 13, 2012
It has been awhile since we have had Darcy in studio. She did not disappoint this morning. She brought us a Cubana sandwich with a Spinach Salad. Her Cubana is incredibly delicious. Hopefully it isn't as long between vists again.

December 20, 2011
As soon as you opened the door this morning, you could tell that Central Perk and Dessert was here. Darcy brought us a BBQ Cubana sandwich, some holiday snacks and some coffee to keep warm. For snacks, Darcy brought some Mini Cheesecakes and a Cupcake. The Cubana was not only incredibly delicious, but the smell stayed in the studio for quite awhile.

December 13, 2011
The smell was radiating through the studios this morning. Darcy was making waffles the size of plates for everyone. Central Perk and Dessert offers waffles all day on Fridays and Saturdays. They are homemade buttermilk waffles that you can get just plain or you can add some more ingredients: Blueberries, Bacon, Chocolate Chips, Banana, Banana Pecan or you can come up with any combination of these ingredients. The smell is going to stick around all day. What torture!!!

November 29, 2011
Darcy joined us this morning for what she called "Coffee and Caramel Day" Darci brought a variety of coffees and homemade caramels that Central Perk and Dessert offers. For coffee, she brought their Americano coffee, plus some of their Roasted coffees: Brundi, Papa New Guinea and Etheopian. She also brought in 8 different flavors of their homemade caramels: Plain, Popcorn, Buzz (which is Expresso flavored), Cashew, Mixed Nut, Sea Salt, Pecan, and Pretzel. What a great day to start the day!!

October 25, 2011
Darcy was our guest again this morning and this time she brought a new sandwich that they are trying out at Central Perk and Dessert. She brought in their Grilled BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich with a Brown Sugar BBQ Sauce that was grilled on the Panini press. When she first came in, you could smell that what she had was something that was going to be delicious. It did not decive us. What a great sandwich!!!

September 27, 2011
Darcy from Central Perk and Desserts was our guest for Tasty Tuesday this morning and she always brings in some great morning treats for us to enjoy. Darcy brought in some cinnamon rolls and some scones. To wash all that down, she brought a variety of drinks. She brought Central Perk's Americanos, a Pumpkin Spice Latte and a Red Velvet Latte. What a great way to start off the day!!

August 23, 2011
Central Perk and Desserts was our guest for Tasty Tuesday once again this morning. Darcie brought in something that you could smell throughout the halls. Darcy brought in a Cubana, a Cuban Sandwich, which consists of shredded pork, ham, provolone cheese and dijon mustard that is grilled on Central Perk's panini press. It tasted as good as it smelled.

July 19, 2011
Central Perk and Desserts came in from the heat this morning to bring us breakfast this morning. Darcie brought in some Bacon Cheddar Quiche with coffee cake, a Raspberry White Chocolate Scone & a Blueberry Muffin and to wash it all down some Americano coffee, which is Expresso with Hot Water. To finish the breakfast off, Darcie brought in some caramels.

June 28, 2011
Central Perk and Desserts was our guest for Tasty Tuesday again this morning. First stop was on KWMT. They brought Charlie a Grilled Ham and Cheese Sandwich, a Central Chopped Salad, which is made with Lettuce, Ham, Swiss, Romano Cheese, Olives and Homemade Garlic Vinegarete. To finish it off, Charlie enjoyed a Wild Berry Smoothie.

Next was the Mix 94.5 studio where Jay enjoyed a Grilled Ham and Cheese Sandwich along with a Central Chop Salad. Jay finished up with a Peach Smoothy.

Last stop was in the K97 Studio with Bobby Knight. Bobby was brought a Turkey and Swiss sandwich, Central Chopp Salad and a Strawberry/Banana Smoothie.

May 31, 2011
Central Perk and Desserts was our guest for Tasty Tuesday this morning. When they stopped at the Mix 94.5 studios, this is what they brought for us to enjoy. A scrumptious Thai Chicken Sandwich with a Spinach Salad and a delicious Cake Pop

They also stopped in to the K97 studio this morning. They brought in a Cubana sandwich and Sesame Chicken Salad and for dessert a cake pop.