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The Moose Jackson Cafe

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221 E a St, Iron Mountain, MI 49801-3462
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07:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 16:00
Sat 07:00 - 15:00
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Michigan
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103 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have frequented the Moose Jackson Cafe for a number of years. Historically their sandwiches, soups, and baked goods have been on the upper side of what is available in the Iron Mountain area. Our last visit however was a significant disappointment. The chicken dumpling soup was almost stone cold. Maybe slightly warm at best. It should be piping hot... More 

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Thank Richard C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Love the "Jacksonchino" coffee drink. Cold pastas, sandwiches and salads are unique and delicious. Nice atmosphere and outdoor seating available.

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Thank Theresa P
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Always stop when in town for lunch. Pick something different every time and never disappointed. Don't forget to add a second or cookie!

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Thank Doug S
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

I contacted the restaurant to find out what food options were available for gluten free customers. After talking to the owner I was met with extreme hostility. I ended the conversation by hanging up the phone and decided to not attend our appreciation meal. The owner took it upon herself to drive over to my place of employment and insist... More 

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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Our large group ordered a variety of sandwiches and soups. My quinoa salad was flawless and tasty. The young woman who took our order didn't get all the details exactly correct, but most members of the group didn't care. The kids liked their chicken dumpling soup, and adults liked their diverse sandwich menu and strong coffee. Great find in the... More 

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Thank Emily P
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

I consider myself to be a bit of a coffee shop snob after years of working as a barista, and I love this place! They have great drinks and an extensive menu. I wish that they had more vegetarian options, but this is the U.P. after all. The matcha green tea smoothie is deelish.

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Thank sboogie2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

First time visit and good selection of choices. Nice, friendly faces and service. Recommend to others and thanks for the lattes.

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Thank Diana F
Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

Iced tea watered down & no flavor. I always order chicken dumpling soup when offered but can't say I cared for their version, too salty & some weird spice in it. Panini was ok.

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Thank BurgWisconsin
Iron Mountain
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67 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Moose Jackson has great service and a nice selection of sandwiches, salads, soups, and desserts. Also has bagged fresh ground coffee and coffee beans to take home to brew.

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Thank digger-kitty
Iron Mountain, Michigan
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

This is a decent place. They have made their name with flavored drink offerings, deli food, etc. Food is OK, prices are decent. Large open dining area with large and small tables. Nice place to bring a laptop/tablet and hang out. One interesting statistic...at every visit the ratio of female to male is at least 15:1. Not sure why... :-)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
07:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 16:00
Thursday
07:00 - 16:00
Friday
07:00 - 16:00
Saturday
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 221 E a St, Iron Mountain, MI 49801-3462
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Iron Mountain

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?