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959 N State St, Saint Ignace, MI 49781-1145
+1 906-643-5282
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07:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 22:00
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Canton, Michigan
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

This place has great coffee, I'd only go back to get coffee to go. When we visited we were told upfront it could be an hour for food, thank you for setting the expectation, but we ordered bagels. 55 minutes later two bagels arrived with a side of cream cheese. NOT KIDDING 55 minutes! The porch is nice to sit... More 

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1 Thank Erin L
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2015

We went here before and loved the food so we came again. Don't get an extra order of bacon they only give you a plate of four strips of bacon for $3.00 . The vegetarian omelet was a bad value at a mere $8.99 the egg was also overcooked. The waffle with peaches tasted like store bought and peaches tasted... More 

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2 Thank Ken M
U.S.A
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2015

My husband and I had heard great things about breakfast at this little restaurant so we decided to give it a try. We had to park a block away on a side street because the very small parking lot at the restaurant was packed (which we typically consider a good thing). The place was very busy and the staff was... More 

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Thank Ed123jk
Jenison, Michigan
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

We heard from lots of locals to try Java Joes. They have a HUGE menu and everything is awesome...especially baked macaroni and cheese! This is not a super speedy place but there are lots of friendly people and trinkets and collectibles to browse while waiting. Awesome and worth the wait!

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Thank bolemas
Traverse City, Michigan
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

This was our first and last visit to Java Joe's. We were sat after a few minutes (got there at 10am on a Tuesday), and as fast as we sat down, another family told us to move it! Apparently they were sat there, too? "Joe" apologized and said he had another table for us. 15 minutes later we were sat... More 

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6 Thank Arnold W
Madison, Wisconsin
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2015

My husband & I stopped here for breakfast, & I am so glad we did! This place is the BEST! The owners are awesome, they make you feel right at home as soon as you walk in. We met some nice people & shared great stories. The décor made you feel like you were on a tropical Island, right along... More 

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Thank puttergirl
Scotia, New York, United States
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2015

Went for brunch as was amazed at the breadth of the menu. Everything listed is available anytime they are open. Since I had been told that I had to try a pasty (or pastie) while here on the U.P. I ordered that. My wife ordered the French Toast. I wasn't really sure what to expect the pasty to be like.... More 

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1 Thank David R
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153 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

Joe seated us and made us feel right at home. He could be Jimmy Buffet's thin brother. The menu is extensive. We settled on traditional pancakes, eggs, sausage, etc. it took quite sometime for it to come out of the kitchen. They apologized for the slowness. The restaurant was pretty warm. My yogurt parfait seemed tepid too. The price was... More 

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1 Thank SmokeyBlueTulle
Grand Rapids, MI
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61 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2015

My wife and I had a great breakfast here. Food is great - omelettes and pancakes are both fantastic. Joe is a kick. We had been there a couple of years ago and both times we had nice engaging conversations. The wait staff is very friendly and prompt.

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falmouth, maine
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697 reviews
350 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 336 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2015

We skipped breakfast in the Bavarian Haus hotel and walked a half mile to Java Joes. This is quite a place, highly rated on TA. Mayhaps there isn't a lot of competition. Funky place obviously run by a free spirit and ex (or wannabe) hippie, Joe. Indoor and outdoor seating under a canopy. Fairly extensive menu. Service was a little... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 22:00
Monday
07:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 22:00
Thursday
07:30 - 22:00
Friday
07:30 - 22:00
Saturday
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 959 N State St, Saint Ignace, MI 49781-1145
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Mackinac County  >  Saint Ignace
  • Phone Number: +1 906-643-5282

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