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Java Moose

218 West Highway 61, Grand Marais, MN 55604
+1 218-387-9400
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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218 West Highway 61, Grand Marais, MN 55604
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great place to catch wifi and enjoy coffee, sandwiches, ice cream, and lake views. Whenever I'm in Grand Marais, the Java Moose is a regular stop for me for a quick lunch and perusal of the community postings.

Thank annieshouse2017
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Mix with the locals and tourists alike at this spot. Great Coffee, nice location. Waterfront location closes in the off season, but main coffee bar is open at the corner year around.

Thank SunnyDay1
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Java Moose is a local treasure - casual cafe with great freshly brewed coffee, tea, and hot chocolate as well as homemade soups, chili, sandwiches, ice cream and bakery. Dine in or take out.

Thank Carol-Ann B
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Nice coffee, tea, and pastries with a beautiful view of the bay in Grand Marais. Seating inside, and out.

Thank RMCincinnati513
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

When you enter the door you will feel like you should be in line with Matthew Matheau and John Lemmon as a guest star in Grumpy Old Men. This is how every true Minnesotan Coffee shop should be. The décor is not to be missed...More

Thank Logan V
Sarah H, Manager at Java Moose, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Thank Logan for stopping in AND appreciating our decor:) We strive to not only create great beverages, but also to make everyone feel at home in the North Woods. Appreciate your business and taking the time to review us!

Reviewed 17 October 2017

Nice coffee house, cute decorations. We had a cold press and italian soda. It was good and was nice to go into a place to sit and take a break from the walking.

Thank hyjun24
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Great coffee/espresso drinks and delicious muffins too! Sit outside and enjoy views of Lake Superior and the bay in Grand Marais.

Thank KittSt_Paul_MN
Reviewed 10 October 2017

It's a predictably good place for a cup of coffee. Lots of seating (various areas), including outside. I am not a huge coffee drinker but it's the place where we "once locals" like to meet when we "go home."

Thank janevir
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

The Java Moose is one of our favorite stops when we visit the North Shore. Staff are super friendly and willing to make any beverage you want. Wish we had a Java Moose at home!

Thank Mary O
Reviewed 27 September 2017

When you're in a small town, finding a decent cup of coffee can be a major undertaking. Java Moose is worth the stop. Staff is friendly, food is fine. Pastries and the sort. Nice place to start the day

Thank CooksofCrocusHIll
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
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Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 218 West Highway 61, Grand Marais, MN 55604
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Grand Marais
  • Phone Number: +1 218-387-9400
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