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Blue Water Cafe

20 W Wisconsin St, Grand Marais, MN 55604-5017
+1 218-387-1597
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Diner, American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
20 W Wisconsin St, Grand Marais, MN 55604-5017
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

I love the feel of this cafe, like time stood still and kept the very best aspects of cafes of yore. Great breakfast choices plus some dandy options like Lake Superior herring, if the season's right and if you're in the mood, which I pretty...More

Thank Kathleen K
Reviewed 29 October 2017

They serve generous portions, pretty good for diner food. We had eggs and hash browns, they have good coffee.

Thank rowsdowwwer
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

The Swedish pancake breakfast with Lingonberry is a must try! Busy place, good coffee and great service.

Thank Marcie L
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Airy, clean, modern diner take on old style local diners! Friendly staff, good menu of local and traditional fare. I went for an early Friday nite fish-fry, all you can eat Herring for $12.95. VERY GOOD tasting and value. Also had local beer with meal>...More

Thank MALsVETTE
Reviewed 20 October 2017

We were craving some breakfast for dinner. Everything on the menu sounded great. Stuck with the tried and true ham and cheese omelet. It was hot and delicious. Mama had the Blueberry pancakes. Also delicious. Enjoy.

Thank M W
Reviewed 18 October 2017

My husband had a great haddock dish which he really enjoyed and was happy he had leftovers. My fish wrap was delicious also. We tried to come for breakfast the next day but it was packed!

Thank KittSt_Paul_MN
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Very busy and well established cafe. Service was prompt as was our order. Great customer base and due to that, there’s a minimal wait during the breakfast hours in the morning. Nice menu selection and they serve breakfast all day long. Very impressed with our...More

Thank 97randyp
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Great place for a big breakfast before starting a wilderness camping trip. I recommend the omelets and biscuits and gravy. Large portions, good flavor. Coffee hot. It took quite awhile to get our food to the point we wanted to ask to check on it....More

Thank HopheadWI
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Everything here was awesome! It’s a small diner and is usually bustling with activity which we welcomed after a short hike on the North Shore. We ordered an omelette, a blueberry pancake (the pancake was packed with blueberry!) and eggs, potatoes and bacon. Everything was...More

Thank Ruby V
Reviewed 9 October 2017

The food and atmosphere was just average midwestern small town cafe fare. The staff was very friendly and I enjoyed reading all the information about Lake Superior.

Thank Sergeant56
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 19
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
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
Description
Family friendly cafe where the locals go! It's "The Meeting Place In Grand Marais". We serve breakfast all day.
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