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Java Moose

218 West Highway 61, Grand Marais, MN 55604
+1 218-387-9400
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“maple latte” (5 reviews)
“ice cream” (17 reviews)
“chai” (4 reviews)
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06:00 - 18:00All hours
Cafe, American
218 West Highway 61, Grand Marais, MN 55604
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been coming here for years and always look forward to it. Standard coffee and smoothie offerings, very friendly staff, comfy inside with free Wi-Fi and plugs to charge. They also have a nice outside deck facing the lake for when the weather cooperates!

Thank Partera60
Reviewed 1 week ago

1. Friendly. 2. lots of Specialty Coffee drinks but true coffee lovers.. 3 things- one being decaf which left 2 other choices. 3. no French Press-easy way to get really good single brewed coffee 4. Location is great- with an incredible little patio with a...More

Thank BackRoadsUSA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped multiple times when in the area. Good coffee and lattes. The staff is very friendly. The Scandinavian background of staff comes through.

Thank Anna D
Sarah H, Manager at Java Moose, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words and review. We greatly appreciate it!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don't miss the maple latte! It was delicious. Great view of the harbor and nice chairs available to enjoy the view.

Thank kimbac
Sarah H, Manager at Java Moose, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

So happy to hear you loved the maple latte! We use local maple syrup from Lutsen, MN and agree it is pretty delicious! Thank you for your review and support of our little business!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We just drink plain coffee, nothing fancy so because there's usually a long line we really appreciate the self serve coffee area. Refills are inexpensive. Plus, it's good coffee.More

Thank Kim Y
Sarah H, Manager at Java Moose, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review, we try to make it easy for "just coffee" drinkers as we understand not everyone wants a specialty beverage. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your brewed coffee, the Scandinavian is a dark roast and the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The family and I strolled over to the Java Moose this morning for coffee. The place is very cute. They have a variety of clothing items for sale that my wife and daughter really liked. The staff were dressed up this morning in costume. Our...More

Thank CheddaP
Sarah H, Manager at Java Moose, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your stopping in! This past week we had theme week as our college students head baxk to school and we wanted to celebrate with them! The flapper girl is one owners daughters-Becca. She is always happy and kind! The White Christmas Latte...More

Reviewed 14 August 2017

Good selection of coffees, cookies and sandwiches. Stop there every time. Efficient staff. Seating outside nice.

Thank Reg J
Sarah H, Manager at Java Moose, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your continued support!

Reviewed 10 August 2017

I don't have the best luck at coffee houses so I have to ask which coffee to order. The woman at The Java Moose was very helpful and I enjoyed my cup of coffee immensely. As a side note, when they give you a cup...More

Thank Nancy C
Sarah H, Manager at Java Moose, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Thank you for your review! Could you send me an email Grandmaraisian@gmail.com and explain what cold beverages others had so we can improve on them? Thank you!

Reviewed 5 August 2017

This is not a Caribou coffee shop - but - it is very similar. All the popular types of coffee and made to perfection. You can dine IN or sit OUT on the patio. They also have souvenior chop.

Thank Karl E
Reviewed 26 July 2017

first, it was a perfect July morning. A bit warm, but not hot...blue skies and sunny. There were comfy chairs out on the deck facing the beach. What a great setting. Then my wife brought out Pumpkin Spice lattes...in July. Makes me wonder how fresh...More

Thank fozjon
Sarah H, Manager at Java Moose, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Thank you for your review! Our beans are roasted weekly by Alakef Roasters in Duluth, MN. The pumpkin latte is actually a pumpkin sauce that we special order year around and add to a traditional latte to ensure you can enjoy a Pumpkin Latte even...More

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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 218 West Highway 61, Grand Marais, MN 55604
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Grand Marais
  • Phone Number: +1 218-387-9400
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