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The Island Cafe

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314 Onieda Street, Minocqua, WI
715-356-6977
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Tuesday
Closed
Hours:
Thu - Fri 07:00 - 15:00
Sat 07:00 - 14:00
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Duluth, Minnesota
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49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved this little cafe. The food had a greek flair to it, and it was delicious. Atmosphere was welcoming, calm, and quaint. Would definitely go there again!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

We really liked Island Cafe! Cheerful friendly atmosphere and charming waitress (so early in the morning!) All in our party liked the food and generous portions. My husband and I shared the Huevos which were excellent.

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Thank gmcgrane
Chicago, Illinois
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94 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We stopped at the recommendation from a merchant up the street. Happy we did. The service was immediate, friendly and sincere. The food was very good although slightly pricey. Will plan to go back several times. A diamond in the rough!

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Thank Ron R
Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

The food was yummy and had a Greek flair... the inside has an old world vibe, comfy tables & chairs. The omelets were yummy and their salads & sandwiches were also very pleasing... Loved the homemade potato soup! save room for desert... homemade goodies & coffee... our waitress was very efficient & helpful, even though she was super busy! Would... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Great breakfast and reasonably priced. Service was great and the food was delicious. Portion size was just right and they were fast.

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2 Thank Judi H
Wisconsin
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

First of all we came shortly before 12:00 PM and they were not sure if they could serve us lunch. After some discussion they said "OK" to lunch at this point we should have left but decided to give it a try. It seems like it is a family run business and not one person was friendly. We were a... More 

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Nice and busy brunch spot in downtown Minocqua. Food was good. I wish the wait staff liked me a little more.

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1 Thank jkeefe18
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Always like to patronize the locals. Great little restaurant downtown. A bit of a wait, but anywhere good is like that. Great menu. Food was great. Recommended for that small local feel. Enjoyed it alot.

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1 Thank Tim S
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

The Island Cafe has someone of the best food in the Minocqua area. It's especially popular for breakfast and brunch. They offer a number of 'healthier' options, and include nice little touches like fruit with your breakfast and fresh flowers on the tables. It doesn't offer much in the way of ambiance, but the food more than makes up for... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Very busy place and yet the wait staff is very pleasant and efficient. Try the veggie benedict for its fresh taste and uniqueness. Open only for lunch and breakfast, but you can't go wrong with anything on the menu.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Thursday
07:00 - 15:00
Friday
07:00 - 15:00
Saturday
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 314 Onieda Street, Minocqua, WI
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Minocqua
  • Phone Number: 715-356-6977

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