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The Book Nook & Java Shop

8744 Ferry St, Montague, MI 49437-1210
+1 231-894-5333
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (2 reviews)
“cookies” (4 reviews)
“great coffee” (8 reviews)
Cafe, Wine Bar, American
$$ - $$$
8744 Ferry St, Montague, MI 49437-1210
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited the Java Shop three times for their music/dinner events, driving over an hour each time. If we lived closer we would be there far more often. The music is eccletic and at a professional level, from chamber music to the most delightful...More

Thank Passenger814211
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This place has everything. Great book selection. A wine and liquor bar. Superb coffee and snacks. Worth the trip to just stop here. An A plus!

Thank AaronFWA
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

A nice place to browse thru the books with special area for kids. Lots of reading materials and you can always have a coffee stop or you can order great sandwiches for lunch or brunch. A very unique place that is fun for everyone

Thank johnbitter
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Great jazz music and great desserts Look the books and wine as well Very fun spot in town Loved it!!

Thank Rhodesian14
Reviewed June 19, 2018

Today I had good coffee, comfortable chair to sit in and read while listening to an accomplished pianist. Loved it. Didn't have time to stay and have a sandwich there.

Thank Alice F
Reviewed May 8, 2018

This is a great place to hang out and enjoy a little peace and quiet. It's cozy and comfortable, and perfect for doing some reading while having a cup of tea.

Thank Patricia R
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

I was a featured author for the Book Nook’s Author Jamboree. I love book stores that feature regional authors, but this one has much more to offer visitors and shoppers than books. There’s art, toys, gifts, decor, literary gifts, and food, coffee and wine. Oh,...More

Thank LindaKay520
Reviewed October 28, 2017

Very nice place to relax, read, do computer work, or meet a friend. Also have different bands in the evening and special events.

Thank propool
Reviewed September 26, 2017

We stumbled into The Book Nook by accident, and stayed for over an hour, browsing, sipping & devouring the wonderful homemade cookies. The live piano music was wonderful on a cloudy weekday morning. My friends and I certainly wish we had more time to come...More

Thank kayakqueen2013
Reviewed September 11, 2017

What a lovely,wonderful,friendly establishment this is. Books,books,books.Every night(except Sunday) there is a special entertainment offering.Home-made baked goods to tempt even the strongest. Fabulous food offerings.Vegan,full-on carnivore.Lots of coffee/tea offerings.Wine,liquor,all the drinks a person could want. The ambiance in this bookstore is wonderful.Everyone is friendly,and service...More

Thank rooney1948
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Wine Bar, American
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8744 Ferry St, Montague, MI 49437-1210
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Muskegon County  >  Montague
  • Phone Number: +1 231-894-5333
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