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Black Cat Cafe

American, Coffee Shop
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211 Chapple Ave, Ashland, WI 54806-1429
715-682-3680
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Today
6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Coffee & Tea, Breakfast

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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Only place for Coffee

If you need coffee in the morning this is the only place to go. Its an Ashland staple. I can't imagine this town without it. The coffee is always great but the atmosphere screams Ashland.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
Jeffrey M
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Fargo, North Dakota
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Fargo, North Dakota
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 NEW

If you need coffee in the morning this is the only place to go. Its an Ashland staple. I can't imagine this town without it. The coffee is always great but the atmosphere screams Ashland.

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Rochester, Minnesota
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We stopped here for a while, just to relax after touring the downtown area. Good coffee (gave one free refill), relaxing atmosphere, interesting art on the walls, world music in the background and Free wi-fi. They also had a shelf of books (little library) which was kind of cool. Overall, it was a nice place to take a break..,

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Wausau, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Nice relaxed place for a casual meal or snack. Great coffee, teas, baked goods and sandwiches. Be sure to check out the art work on the walls, it's for sale!

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Waterloo, Iowa, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Great service, tasty concoctions of coffee. It is a little cool in the back, so bring a jacket. Great ambiance and a little area for a couple kids. We'll come back if we're ever I the area

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Bellevue, Washington, United States
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82 reviews 82 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We needed a place to spend some time while our son went on a tour of Northland College. We were told about the Black Cat- great place to hang out, read, charge your electronic devices, eat healthy food, drink good coffee/hot chocolate. We really enoyed our time here. The staff is super friendly.

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Minneapolis, MN
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148 reviews 148 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Bought a roll across the street in the bakery then went to the Black Cat for hot chocolate on the way to the ice caves. Very well decorated with a friendly staff. I definitely would stop here again and try the food or coffee. Or just hang out with my iPad. It feels like a great place to chill out.

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Northern Minnesota
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60 reviews 60 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great coffee and a wonderful bakery across the road. Had a conversation with a group of folks which was stimulating and thought provoking. We appreciated the service and the flavors.

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Menomonie, Wisconsin
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81 reviews 81 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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131 reviews 131 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 211 Chapple Ave, Ashland, WI 54806-1429
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Ashland
  • Phone Number: 715-682-3680

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Coffee Shop
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

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