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211 Chapple Ave, Ashland, WI 54806-1429
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Ranked #6 of 40 Restaurants in Ashland
Sun 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Coffee Shop
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Menomonie, Wisconsin
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45 reviews 45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

The Black Cat is a relaxing to place to come for a little bite to eat or some coffee and bakery items. The 'den' area in the back is cozy and great for reading, studying, working on your computer, etc. Unique local gifts can be browsed in the front of the cafe and various forms of artwork, usually for sale,... More 

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Milton, Wisconsin
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86 reviews 86 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

A nice retreat for a coffee and snack while on vacation. A friend and I stopped in for coffee and were surprised to see a genuine bistro type atmosphere. It is on a side street just off Main so keep your eyes open as you stroll or drive through Ashland's historic Main St.

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Sullivan, Wisconsin, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

My sister work across the street at ashland baking company and we met her here for some nachos and a steamer after our long car drive up to visit. It was an awesome coffee shop and the nachos were amazing. I wish we would have been able to visit more.

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Albert Lea, Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

If you are expecting the brisk efficiency of Starbucks, you will be disappointed. As the sign says, this is not a fast-food restaurant. If you aren't in a big hurry and don't mind college coffee-shop atmosphere, you will be happy. We went twice this past weekend and got friendly service, good food, and good coffee. I ordered the breakfast burrito... More 

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Farmington, Minnesota
19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

This is a typical coffee shop housed in an old building. It is split into 2 sections and there is lots of seating. We always get lattes and they were very good here as was the service. They get most of their bakery items from "Ashland Baking" which is across the street and is GREAT!

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We are on the way from Duluth to the Upper Peninsula through this town, because of my coffee addiction so temporarily see google map to find the shop. Why is it then? Because it is called black cat. I just returned from Chicago over, Intelligentisa coffee's black cat make our impression too deep (if you are a coffee fan, and... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin, United States
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

What a gem this was! A bit hard to find, but well worth the hunt. Food was wonderful, a bit pricey, but the pastries were well worth it! We took a breakfast treat down by Lake Superior and enjoyed the views!

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Hurley, Wisconsin
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278 reviews 278 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
162 helpful votes 162 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I took one of my employees to the Black Cat for coffee and a roll and it was awesome. The atmosphere is outstanding and the bakery is the very best. We will be back!!!

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Madison, Wisconsin
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64 reviews 64 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

As my hubby says, "Dynamite food -- terrible and SLOW service." We came for a late breakfast on a Sunday. Only breakfast item left was their quiche of the day. It was delicious. Ordered sides of fresh fruit, toast, and a cinnamon roll. YUM. There's no service to speak of. You order at the counter and pay and, eventually, someone... More 

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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209 reviews 209 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Admittedly we only had coffee - excellent - and a wonderfully fresh pastry, the breakfasts coming out looked very good. Be aware, that 7am is too early on a Sunday as we and another couple discovered!!

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Additional Information about Black Cat Cafe

Address: 211 Chapple Ave, Ashland, WI 54806-1429
Phone Number: 715-682-3680
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Ashland
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Coffee Shop

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