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J L Beanery

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6939 Main St, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
+1 847-710-1323
08:00 - 14:00
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East Lansing, Michigan, United States
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

When you see the line out the door at Starbuck's (which is not worth the wait) head to the marina and visit the Beanery. Great coffee. Great homemade sandwiches, pastries etc. Super fun staff. Right on the water. It is a little tucked away, but worth finding. Owners are always there and it shows. Highly recommend!

Thank Susan W
Level Contributor
17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Great coffee. The breakfast was very good and fresh. The sausage and bacon were delicious. We look forward to our next visit. The staff was friendly and kind.

Thank Mary P
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

The staff was very friendly and helpful when my family stopped by a few weeks ago. They got our orders out in a timely fashion. The environment was great inside and out for relaxing and reading or conversation.

1 Thank joshuy55
Kansas City, Missouri
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49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

This is the second coffee place we have visited on the island. The coffee is excellent, but the people working here are even better. I would come here over any other coffee place in the town. I am sad we found it at the end of our time here.

1 Thank jhebert529
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

After taking my order the sullen cashier took immediately pointed out where I should add a tip in on the iPad payment system.. The rest of the staff was nice but pointing out within 30 seconds of your initial interacting with the staff and before I had my order does not leave one with a good impression.

Thank ChrisInRoanoke
Houston, Texas
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Highly recommend this place, worth the few extra steps away from the crowded area of Main St. The service and value are excellent. The setting is wonderful, right o n the water.

1 Thank Honey L
Taylor, Michigan
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 August 2016

The staff here was very friendly & the food was scrumptious!!! A must visit!!! It's a little off of the main path, but very worth it! Take the time to visit here, you won't be sorry!!!!

1 Thank lptp2016
Lake Forest, IL, United States
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 July 2016

I got my coffee here every morning. Loved the small town feel and the idea that this isn't a chain establishment (at least I think it's not). Crowded but moved quickly. Had a cranberry orange muffin, delicious! Both inside and outside seating so they could accommodate a lot of customers which was great for such a little place. Also, nice... More 

Thank Holly K
Louisville, Kentucky
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Lattes excellent, b'fast sandwiches OK, b'fast wrap fairly tasteless. Seemed. Everywhere we went on island used fake 'American' cheese - all dishes would be a TON better if they used real cheese!

1 Thank North021884
White Lake, Michigan
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

As an island summer resident, I find myself always returning to this charming little coffee shop near the harbor. The owners, baristas and team are super friendly and the food is always good.

Thank Jennifer W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 12
American, Cafe
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6939 Main St, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Mackinac County  >  Mackinac Island
  • Phone Number: +1 847-710-1323
A coffee shop located in the harbor offering freshly made muffins, scones, bagels. Coffee drinks, fresh fruit smoothies, and teas are available.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?