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HoJoe Coffee & Books

117 Main St. South, Kenora, Ontario P9N 1T1, Canada
+1 807-468-6111
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Ranked #9 of 57 Restaurants in Kenora
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
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Description: Relish the taste of the best coffee on the lake at HoJoe Coffee & Books. Locally owned and operated, you'll feel right at home as soon as you walk in. Established in 2005, HoJoe's friendly small-town atmosphere and customer service is unparalleled. We take pride in serving each guest as if they were best friends coming for a visit. Enjoy the freshly roasted house blends Coney Island, Manitou and Devil's Gap while relaxing on our outdoor seating, inside the cafe, or taking your cup to go. In addition to great coffee and teas, discover our world famous frozen hot chocolate, green tea smoothie and ice-cold lemonade on a hot day. Made in-house, our Panini, cold sandwiches and salads are nutritious and full of flavour, and our home baked goods taste just like Grandma's. Discover our diverse selection of books and gifts that cater to all customers. HoJoe's also provides wireless internet, complimentary with the purchase of our products. To make steps toward a healthier lifestyle, we also cater to our gluten-free customers. We have gluten-free bread for those who want to enjoy one of our many Panini's, and gluten-free blueberry muffins for a sweet treat! We also sell cold-pressed juices!
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English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

Excellent staff, owners are the best. A Feeling of going home. can't wait to go back an visit with melanie and her great staff again. they treat you right.

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Ashley N, Manager at HoJoe Coffee & Books, responded to this review

Hi Carol C, Thank you for your delightful review! We're glad to hear that you received excellent customer service from our staff. We hope to see you again soon. More

Ottawa, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

My wife and I were pointed to this restaurant by a friend of hers, that we were supposed to meet for brunch (Saturday of August long weekend); alas, her friend overslept. We made the most of it. We both had grilled sandwiches that were mouth-watering good. On our way out, we grabbed a couple marshmallow-peanut buttery dessert squares that were... More

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Ashley N, Manager at HoJoe Coffee & Books, responded to this review

Hi Marc, Thanks for the review! We're very glad to hear that you enjoyed our Panini's, as well as the service provided by our Baristas. Excellent customer service is always something that we strive for at HoJoe. Next time you're in Kenora, we'll have some peanut butter marshmallow squares waiting for you! Hope to see you soon. More

Senior Reviewer
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5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Went to Hojoes on August long. Every time I come to Kenora with friends I have to bring them here because the food is just so amazing. My friends just loved the food and drinks. If I could go to Hojos every day I would. Any one looking for a cold drink this summer, Hojos has the best I mean... More

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Ashley N, Manager at HoJoe Coffee & Books, responded to this review

Hi Katey T, Thanks for the review! At HoJoe's, we are always looking for new ways to improve and to make our customers happy. We're really glad to hear that you're a fan of our Famous Frozen Hot Chocolate. If you're looking for a sandwich without dairy, I personally recommend our Tastes Like Chicken wrap. It's filled with chicken, apple,... More

Denver, Colorado
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62 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Cute little coffee shop had me feeling comfortable as I sipped their great coffee. Atmosphere has lots of light and is relaxed. Service is personal. The book selection indicates a leaning toward healthy living. Bathrooms are clean.

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Ashley N, Manager at HoJoe Coffee & Books, responded to this review

Hi Tireviter8, Thank you for your review! We are always looking for new ways to improve and to make our customers happy. I'm glad to hear that you received personal service and enjoyed our setting. Thank you for your valued feedback and we hope to see you again soon. More

Winnipeg, Canada
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

They say they sell organic fruit smoothies. Upon ordering and watching them make it, it turns out to be ice and artificial flavour syrups. The coffee is decent though!

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Ashley N, Manager at HoJoe Coffee & Books, responded to this review

Hello chpy, thank you for advising us on this issue and we are very sorry for the confusion. As advertised on our website and on our menus in store, we do offer organic fruit smoothies. We currently only offer this smoothie in a jazz berry flavour, which we guarantee is not an artificial flavour syrup. However, we do also offer... More

Toronto
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46 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

With comfortable leather chairs and sit up tables HoJos is a great place to meet friends for a coffee break. They have a book store on site as well. The date square are particularly good.

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Ashley N, Manager at HoJoe Coffee & Books, responded to this review

Hi Leasiders, Thank you for your review! At HoJoe's, we are always looking for new ways to make our customers happy and how we can improve. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed our setting and especially our date square! Our baker makes the date square from scratch almost daily with only the best ingredients. We hope to see you... More

Toronto, Canada
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33 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

Nice and casual setting to chill back and have a lunch and pull out your computer device and get caught up. I ordered the grilled cheese sandwich and potato bacon soup with a medium roast coffee.

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Ashley N, Manager at HoJoe Coffee & Books, responded to this review

Hi D P M, Thank you for your positive review! We are always looking for ways to improve and to make our customers happy. We are particularly glad to hear that you think our cafe is great place to relax. We hope to see you soon! More

Kenora, Ontario, Canada
Senior Reviewer
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10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

good sandwitch, small place but nice stop on main street, should add a couple more of those unique sandwichs to the menue

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Ashley N, Manager at HoJoe Coffee & Books, responded to this review

Hi Josh, Thank you for you're review! We are always looking for new ways to improve, so we appreciate customer comments. We have added a few new sandwiches to the menu, and have also made adjustments to some of the old. One of our newest sandwiches is the Tour of Italy. This is a whole wheat wrap filled with grilled... More

Ottawa
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

Wow! Well, HoJoe's won't be getting my business too often and you shouldn't go there either! Sure, they offer good coffee and a decent atmosphere but you get attitude from the staff, they are not open in the evening, there are no outlets available for use, and you have to pay to use the Internet. Seriously? That's just ridiculous. Wake... More

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Toronto
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46 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2012

wonderful coffees and teas and sandwiches...grab a seat on the street and watch the goings on in this little town in paradise

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