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413 N Last Chance Gulch, Helena, MT 59601-5015
+1 406-442-6078
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Thus is a fun place to have pastries & coffee when visiting Helena. The coffee is the best. This is a great place to buy fun toys, books, off the wall gifts.

Thank tia2017
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I've always liked this place because it is just plain fun to go to. Good coffee, a museum atmosphere and the best quirky crap you can't buy anywhere but here. I hope it stays like this for a long time.

Thank CeelAbby
Reviewed 29 December 2016

We happened to stumble upon this cute store/coffee shop and absolutely love it. We decided to go in and see if we could find some last minute Christmas gifts and they did no disappoint. They have candies, funny gifts, coffee cups, household decor, & a...More

Thank Jeff H
Reviewed 3 December 2016

This is one of my favorite places to go in Helena. There's so much fun stuff to buy here and they make really good hot cocoa. This is a great place to buy a couple souvenirs or just hang out.

Thank thisismercedes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

For over 20 years Ray , the owner, has been serving up ecclectic gifts, great coffe and interesting chatter. bring the kids to see the tree house and the fish pond. I took my children there 25 years ago and they bring their own children,...More

Thank groupleader45212
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Consistent over the years and popular, plain and specialty coffees, and lots of unusual and interesting items on display

Thank mjhullah
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Unique coffee shop and mercantile. Unusual gift and souvenir items, great atmosphere. It's often crowded and they don't have air conditioning so during the summer it can be uncomfortable. But on a cooler day it's a great place to relax with a latte, muffin and...More

Thank Jolene W
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

They have lots of interesting stuff in this place. I wandered around quite awhile looking at it before I realized it was also a coffee shop. Coffee smelled great but it was too late in the afternoon for me to indulge. Worth your time to...More

Thank RatTailGray
Reviewed 15 June 2016

This store has so many things in it that I think you could visit it multiple times before you get a look at everything. From post cards to gag gifts. "The Merc", as it's affectionately known by many, has something for everyone. In reality, the...More

Thank Jolley71717
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

This is a unique store/coffee shop! It has delicious coffee as well as teas. The staff were all friendly and helpful. We would definitely get coffee here again.

Thank Travelgirlslife
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 413 N Last Chance Gulch, Helena, MT 59601-5015
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Helena
  • Phone Number: +1 406-442-6078
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