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Blue Water Cafe

20 W Wisconsin St, Grand Marais, MN 55604-5017
+1 218-387-1597
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good38%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Diner, American, Cafe
$$ - $$$
20 W Wisconsin St, Grand Marais, MN 55604-5017
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The baskets are the best deal in town. Otherwise the portions are modest, and the prices are lower than the other places we looked at. Everything we had was wonderful, but the potato cakes were the best.

Thank tttgoddess
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Eggs, hash browns, sour dough toast --- what could be better😬. The hash browns were so good - exactly the way we like them!! Our waitress was Ainura - sweet girl and very efficient.

Thank rxmarsden
melriddle, Owner at Blue Water Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your patronage! 😊

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a tiny little place but the taste of the food is HUGE!! Love it! Great staff too!! I go here every time I go to Grand Marais!!

Thank Pat D
melriddle, Owner at Blue Water Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your patronage!!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My favorite down home place for fish. Either for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Nothing fancy, but good comfort food, and plenty of it. If you have room, have the delicious pies baked by the fantastic Pie Place!

Thank Anita D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The cozy café offered great home made dishes and the wait staff was fast and friendly. Clearly a meeting place for local people , it offered casual comfortable dining. Plus, since it was April 26, the majority of the cafes we drove past were still...More

Thank birdlady71
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

This cafe is highly rated and earns every star. Highly recommend the hash browns deluxe and the pancakes. One of our favorite breakfast places in Minnesota

Thank Yogamonkey1
melriddle, Owner at Blue Water Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your patronage!

Reviewed 3 March 2017

The breakfast here reminded me of having a big Sunday breakfast with Mom and Dad! Everything reminds me of the great homemade food you have when families gather.

Thank deblight54
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Every time we are in Grand Marais, Minnesota we stop at the Blue Water Cafe. It is smack dab in the center of the small town. The food is good great prices homey and the wait staff are friendly and smile and welcoming. On the...More

Thank minneapol
Reviewed 18 January 2017

My husband was thrilled he could get walleye for breakfast. I had eggs and bacon and they were fine- nothing to brag about. The hot chocolate tasted like Swiss Miss or packaged-so a bit disappointed with it. Great location

Thank GregBeth
Reviewed 12 January 2017

I have only stopped by for breakfast, with that being said every time I am in Grand Marais I stop by for their breakfasts. Wild rice blueberry pancakes are my Achilles heal.

Thank jnib384
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 19
Diner, American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
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
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Family friendly cafe where the locals go! It's "The Meeting Place In Grand Marais". We serve breakfast all day.