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Blue Water Cafe

20 W Wisconsin St, Grand Marais, MN 55604-5017
+1 218-387-1597
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
07:00 - 20:00All hours
Diner, American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
20 W Wisconsin St, Grand Marais, MN 55604-5017
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Enroute to Thunder Bay Ontario we breakfasted in this friendly coffee shop. Small room, a bit cozy. Photos and art on the walls; wall sized mural of western Lake Superior and the towns on the way and with a neat stylized tree! Good food with...More

Thank cooley25
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had lunch here. The service from our waitress was wonderful, however all the food was not. My meal - a whitefish basket was excellent. I loved it. My husband's meal - a hot turkey sandwich was absolutely awful. It was cold. The turkey was...More

Thank JeannetteMichigan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate this morning here. I was pleased that I could order lunch food at breakfast time. My friends were pleased at the value of the food for such generous portions. Friendly service!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We never go to Grand Marais without a breakfast at the Blue Water cafe. The staff welcome you with a smile. Great food reasonable and really good coffee. There is an interesting mural on the wall of Lake Superior. We always try to sit near...More

Thank minneapol
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ordered Cobb Salad to go- iceberg lettuce, bacon bits, one tomato, - overpriced and she forgot to give us any salad dressing... Fish Tacos- ok- better than the salad by far. No very welcoming or appreciative-- it was not a busy evening. She didn't try...More

Thank BackRoadsUSA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Smaller family-type restaurant. Good food. Specialize in pies. Very reasonable prices and right in the middle of downtown.

Thank mplsman2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the place to go if you don't want surprises. Good for families, breakfasts, standard diner meals. Like everything in Grand Marais, it is a little pricey, but what the heck! You're on vacation, right?

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by mainly because our granddaughter wanted a piece of maple pecan pie and the pie place no longer serves lunch. But we all enjoyed our lunch very much and I suspect we will be returning to this restaurant whenever we are in Grand...More

Thank Lynda C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stopped in Grand Marais on my way to Grand Portage for some food. Blue Water Café, advertising itself as the place the ‘locals’ hang out, is wonderfully located just off the main highway through the town but on the street paralleling the shore. Blue...More

Thank MaryBeth H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing Good. Walked in by myself. Wanted a view if Lake. Two booths with window booths, one gentleman in each. Sat myself at the end of a table if six. Said seat yourself. People there not packed. Waitress asked how many, just me, she asked...More

Thank Cupcake234
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 19
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 W Wisconsin St, Grand Marais, MN 55604-5017
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Grand Marais
  • Phone Number: +1 218-387-1597
Family friendly cafe where the locals go! It's "The Meeting Place In Grand Marais". We serve breakfast all day.
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