We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

J L Beanery - CLOSED

6939 Main St, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
+1 847-710-1323
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
6939 Main St, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
All Details
Reviews (167)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

21 - 30 of 167 reviews

Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Great lunch spot overlooking the harbor. Try the cranberry turkey sandwich. Service is great and so is the view. The staff and service was great as well.

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 17 July 2016

We stopped at JL Beanery for lunch after seeing it's location right on the water. Very nice coffee shop that has great sandwiches too. We had a party of 6, and the owner went over and put 2 tables together for us while we were...More

Thank Phil V
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Adorable little place right on the water, with great muffins! Gluten free bread available. Almond and soy milk for coffee too. Great atmosphere.

Thank catcooperno
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

I passed this little coffee shop when we arrived and knew this was a good place to start my next morning. I had the house blend- solid flavor. It was busy with tourists and local kids who probably work there for the summer. Took my...More

Thank Melba34
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Last year our family stayed at a nearby B&B and my wife and I enjoyed our early morning coffee together at JL. This summer we're back and I could hardly wait to sit down, enjoy the wonderful view and sip a great cup of coffee....More

Thank CraigDK19
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Looking to get ahead of the lunch crowd we ventured past the crowds and found this little place, which I'd seen on Trip Advisor. We had a delicious lunch of fresh sandwiches with what seemed to be home-made bread, and some type of home-made chips,...More

Thank Eileen D
Reviewed 19 June 2016

The JL Beanery provides awesome customer service with out the script. The owners, Al and Vickie, may as well be the definition of a warm welcome. The chicken salad sandwich is my favorite, but you can't go wrong if you are looking for some homemade...More

1  Thank Paige A
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Great coffee, best on island. A must try when visiting the island. Lake view, very friendly staff, very quaint....

Thank Nicola T
VickieJ401, Owner at J L Beanery, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2016

Thanks so much for coming in and trying our coffee! We are always pleased to hear that our customers enjoy our view and our coffee!

Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Very slow service and portions are astoundingly small for the price. It would be nice to have more than 4 pieces of diced chicken in a chicken salad sandwich....

1  Thank ashadow411
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

I have nothing but praise to give to this cute coffee shop. Overlooking the marina and beautiful Lake Huron, JL Beanery is the best place to spend an island morning. The coffee is made with care and my Creme Brulee Latte was delicious. The breakfast...More

Thank brareyt
VickieJ401, Owner at J L Beanery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2016

So glad you enjoyed your visit and thank you for taking the time to post a review!

Nearby Restaurants
JoAnn's Fudge
1,015 reviews
.34 km away
Doud's Market
681 reviews
.27 km away
Pink Pony
2,128 reviews
.26 km away
Millie's on Main
580 reviews
.32 km away
Nearby Attractions
Fort Mackinac
1,650 reviews
.35 km away
St Anne's Catholic Church
295 reviews
.29 km away
The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World
556 reviews
.25 km away
Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry
1,081 reviews
.29 km away
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$3 - US$12
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
A coffee shop located in the harbor offering freshly made muffins, scones, bagels. Coffee drinks, fresh fruit smoothies, and teas are available.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing