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210 South 1st Street, Montevideo, MN 56265
+1 320-269-7106
07:00 - 16:00
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Sat 08:00 - 12:00
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Montevideo, Minnesota
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60 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I love going to java river...Workers and food are awesome..love the music that is there..it has a nice atmosphere.. Everyone is so friendly

Thank di v
Willmar, Minnesota
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113 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2015

Visited for lunch this week just finding it by driving down main street. Tried the daily special, a pork sandwich, with a bowl of chicken rice soup. It was tasty, the pork was tender, and the bun was soft and good. The soup was forgotten, but when I reminded and it came, I found it to be a good addition.... More 

Thank 457garyn
Lester Prairie, Minnesota
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 October 2015

Do stop to take a break here, anytime. All coffee offerings are top notch - we know, we stopped in multiple times in a single day! Funny thing is, we spied a pecan pie not on the menu, and were served two scrumptious slices from their personal stash. Hope it can make it to the 'specials' menu someday!

Thank MichelleCCameron
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57 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2014 via mobile

You won't find this place if you're buzzing through MN on a freeway, but if you're taking your good sweet time and want a nice lunch with a pleasant cup of coffee and a freshly baked dessert along with pleasant service then you need to stop here. We like to find the small independent restaurants like this when we're travelling... More 

Thank CatChiMom
Duluth, Minnesota
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60 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2012

This quaint little coffee shop on main street in Montevideo has a great atmosphere. Teresa is one of the most friendly people you will ever meet! And the scones are out of this world. The best I have ever had. And the fair trade coffees they have on hand, and the selection of teas are wonderful. Worth the stop!

Thank bobbersdown
Montevideo, MN
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2012

I had a great red velvet cupcake with cream cheese frosting! Made from scratch and very tasty. A good price too 2.50. Great staff and service.

Thank AmyMontevideo
Montevideo, Minnesota
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2012

Go in the morning and ask for Teresa. Ask her to introduce you to the town characters. Try the scones, the great fair trade coffee and take in the local art. Great place to orient yourself to the creative culture and recreational opportunities in the area.

Thank riverartisan

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Restaurant Details

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American, Cafe
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 South 1st Street, Montevideo, MN 56265
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Montevideo
  • Phone Number: +1 320-269-7106
Located on Main Street in Downtown Montevideo, Minnesota. This is a great little local coffee shop that offers indoor and outdoor eating. They have everything from coffee, to smoothies, to burgers, to homeade breads, to homeade pastas/soups/salads, and even a local artist featured there monthly. They have outdoor music in the summer and have kids story time outdoors. Fabulous!

Telephone number is (320) 269-7106

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?