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J L Beanery

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6939 Main St, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
+1 847-710-1323
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08:00 - 14:00
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Great lunch spot overlooking the harbor. Try the cranberry turkey sandwich. Service is great and so is the view. The staff and service was great as well.

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Thank Mike P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

We stopped at JL Beanery for lunch after seeing it's location right on the water. Very nice coffee shop that has great sandwiches too. We had a party of 6, and the owner went over and put 2 tables together for us while we were ordering, right by the windows overlooking the water. We all tried different sandwiches, and all... More 

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Thank Phil V
NEW ORLEANS
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

Adorable little place right on the water, with great muffins! Gluten free bread available. Almond and soy milk for coffee too. Great atmosphere.

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Thank catcooperno
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

I passed this little coffee shop when we arrived and knew this was a good place to start my next morning. I had the house blend- solid flavor. It was busy with tourists and local kids who probably work there for the summer. Took my java to the bench out side and enjoyed a view of the lake. Nothing out... More 

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Thank Melba34
Grand Rapids, Ohio
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Last year our family stayed at a nearby B&B and my wife and I enjoyed our early morning coffee together at JL. This summer we're back and I could hardly wait to sit down, enjoy the wonderful view and sip a great cup of coffee. I understand the need to fit more people in a small space but I'd like... More 

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Thank CraigDK19
Sebastian, Florida
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

Looking to get ahead of the lunch crowd we ventured past the crowds and found this little place, which I'd seen on Trip Advisor. We had a delicious lunch of fresh sandwiches with what seemed to be home-made bread, and some type of home-made chips, which were good but hard to describe. Reasonably priced for this island. There were a... More 

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Thank Eileen D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

The JL Beanery provides awesome customer service with out the script. The owners, Al and Vickie, may as well be the definition of a warm welcome. The chicken salad sandwich is my favorite, but you can't go wrong if you are looking for some homemade food and a fresh cup of coffee.

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1 Thank Paige A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Great coffee, best on island. A must try when visiting the island. Lake view, very friendly staff, very quaint....

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Thank Nicola T
VickieJ401, Owner at J L Beanery, responded to this review

Thanks so much for coming in and trying our coffee! We are always pleased to hear that our customers enjoy our view and our coffee! More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Very slow service and portions are astoundingly small for the price. It would be nice to have more than 4 pieces of diced chicken in a chicken salad sandwich....

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Lakeland, Florida
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

I have nothing but praise to give to this cute coffee shop. Overlooking the marina and beautiful Lake Huron, JL Beanery is the best place to spend an island morning. The coffee is made with care and my Creme Brulee Latte was delicious. The breakfast and lunch menu have some exciting choices as well. Becca, who took our order, was... More 

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VickieJ401, Owner at J L Beanery, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your visit and thank you for taking the time to post a review! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 12
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 14:00
Monday
08:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 14:00
Thursday
08:00 - 14:00
Friday
08:00 - 14:00
Saturday
08:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6939 Main St, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Mackinac County  >  Mackinac Island
  • Phone Number: +1 847-710-1323
Description
A coffee shop located in the harbor offering freshly made muffins, scones, bagels. Coffee drinks, fresh fruit smoothies, and teas are available.

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