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Java Moose

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218 West Highway 61, Grand Marais, MN 55604
+1 218-387-9400
06:00 - 18:00
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Madison, Wisconsin
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

the staff was amazing and welcoming. As a first timer, they made sure to recommend their favorite items. The coffee was great and the hot cider was one of the best I've had!!!!

Thank Lex B
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

The Java Moose is always a favorite when we visit Grand Marais. They have a great selection of unique coffee drinks that you don't find anywhere else. Try the Maple Latte, made with real maple syrup - yum! The location is perfect for enjoying the harbor view, staff are friendly and the mugs make a great memento of your trip... More 

Thank Mary O
Crystal Lake, Illinois
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Good food, good coffee, good service, good view! What more do you need? Very good build-your-own-sandwich. Fresh ingredients, fast service. We opted to sit outside to enjoy the sunny day (first one in our 7 day vacation-but it didn't last). Nice view of Lake Superior. Although you are next to the street, it is a quiet one, slow traffic.

Thank snelson6000
Springfield, Illinois
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64 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped for a White Christmas latte and soaked up the sun on their deck. Perfect! Location can't be missed and you can watch the boats in the harbor

Thank Northernillgirl
Pinnacle, North Carolina
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Espresso in the morning, we needed that. Great staff and busy place. The line would grow but the staff was able to get through it with customers smiling. Two of the people in our group likes some interesting types of syrups in their espresso and they were able to easily accommodate them. I would highly recommend this establishment.

Thank Liz E
Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
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41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Cute place with a great view of Lake Superior. My family and I stopped by there for drinks and ice cream. Service is fast and staff is sweet. My husband had an iced mocha and he enjoyed it very much. My kids had ice cream on waffle cones and they loved it too. I had the chai tea. It wasn't... More 

Thank Amanda J
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We hit this place five times in four days. We had lattes and hot and iced mochas. All good. They have muffins, scones, and some good sounding breakfast pastries - ham and cheese, spinach and ricotta - but they were always sold out before we got there in the late morning. The also have hand-dipped ice cream, but we did... More 

Thank Kristi T
Prior Lake, Minnesota
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41 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

There are two Java Moose facilities. One is a walk-up with no indoor seating. The other does have indoor seating, wi-fi, and a nice selection of coffees, baked goods and a few sandwiches.

Thank MN_Traveler55372
Champlin, Minnesota
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

We had Java Moose made sandwiches on a canoeing day trip and had to the restaurant itself for an encore. The sandwiches are great, the coffees are creative and tasty, and it is one of the local sources of Ice-cream.

Thank Jim B
Evanston, Illinois
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76 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Phenomenal location hard to miss from both directions on hwy 61. Nice vibe. Wifi and a decent gathering spot for locals and visitors alike. Coffee is average. Usually only two selections in vacuum brew pots...if you want a full body roast this isn't your spot. Usual variety of lattes, chai, etc. OK pastry and prepackaged oatmeals if you missed breakfast... More 

Thank scooterdork

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, American
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?