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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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Southern CA
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167 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 340 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Yummy coffees, lattes, espresso, eggs, sandwiches, etc. in a simple room overlooking the boats and Mackinac harbor. Nice staff.

Thank No B
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We love this place because to the water view. Indoor and outdoor seating which is great for us with our dog. Friendly employees, lattes, seating and view are excellent

Thank Deb E
Tampa, Florida
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We traveled to Mackinac Island as the off-season was approaching. The overall feel in this shop was that the kids working their summer job were "over it" and ready to get back to school. They made a smoothie for my son using apple juice and a banana - no ice! It was lukewarm. When I tried to ask if they... More 

Thank Rhonda A
Sacramento, California
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153 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We had lunch here on recommendation of our innkeeper. The BLT on house made sourdough was excellent. As we finished eating we were rewarded with a freshly baked chocolate chip cookie from the owner. Delicious! A great place for lunch!

Thank Patty Z
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We were drawn to this picturesque coffee shop by the water here in Mackinaw. Gulped a little at the prices for coffee and their unwillingness to even sell a cappuccino less than 16oz but in the end settled on a flat white. It appeared in a lovely cup but was only half full. Apparently for a little less than 5$... More 

1 Thank Anne W
VickieJ401, Owner at J L Beanery, responded to this review

Oh no! So very sorry that this was your experience-I apologize but wish you would have given us the opportunity to have made you another coffee drink. The cup you received should have held 16 ounces; a flat white is prepared and served in different perportions than a latte or cappuccino. Again, our apologies! More 

Grand Rapids, Michigan
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70 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

After walking along the island we stopped by the beanery for a quick snack and a drink. I ordered the iced coffee that comes black you add the cream but they as if you need room for it I also ordered a day old muffin, cranberry nut that was very good. They did not have ice tea but he server... More 

Thank Robert R
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Loved this place for breakfast this morning. The pastries were warm and fresh. My wife ordered the granola bowl and was pleasantly surprised with the presentation. Perfect breakfast and great coffee. Highly recommend this for anyone!

Thank Jeffrey M
1 review
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Great place off in the marina away from the business of the main Street. Nice quiet place to relax and enjoy the view

Thank Collin S
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

The sweetest coffee shop ever. Everyone was so incredibly friendly! We came right at opening and no one was crabby. The ladies here are very welcoming!

Thank Sarah H
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177 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

If you are not familiar with the island, it may take a little work to find this great spot but ask around because it is a a treasure worth discovering. Great coffee, wonderful pastries, friendly service, interesting decor in a prime location by the water. It is near the public marina, pretty much across the street from the large Island... More 

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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
US$3 - US$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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?