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340 Front St, Ketchikan, AK 99901-6431
907-225-3287
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7:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: Seasonal business.

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  • 23
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  • 6
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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 of 5 stars
Good Coffee

The coffee was good. Which was awesome because it was the only one in the neighborhood. Takes a little longer than I am used to, but that's pretty much everything in Ketchikan. Once you get used to taking your time and not being in a hurry, it's quite nice.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
Marisa M
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English first
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

The coffee was good. Which was awesome because it was the only one in the neighborhood. Takes a little longer than I am used to, but that's pretty much everything in Ketchikan. Once you get used to taking your time and not being in a hurry, it's quite nice.

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Ketchikan, Alaska
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55 reviews 55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

The new and improved cafe has now a substantial seating area. This is a great improvement over the somewhat cramped space last year. The food and coffee is still excellent. The atmosphere could be better, this is a very happy place!

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Ketchikan, Alaska
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

I had lunch at Sweet Mermaids with my mom. We each built our own sandwich on a Kaiser roll. The sandwiches were really good.The desserts are good but pricey. The seating area is now more than double in size and filled up quickly at lunch time. The mermaid and sea decor is really cute and adds fun. Nice little spot... More 

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Ketchikan, Alaska
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Wow! Fun, fun, fun! This offers breakfast, lunch and pastries to die for! If you have a chance to try their mushroom soup, then your lef will be complete! Great food, delicious cakes, pastries, cookies w a cook espresso. They have now opened a new section adding more tables. You cannot go wrong eating, drinking a cup of joe and... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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17 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Went to Sweet Mermaids on 3 occasions. Good burrito for breakfast prepared by the Mer-Mamas in the open kitchen in the rear of the store. I believe there was wi-fi as well. Stop for sweets and coffees.

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Poulsbo, Washington
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62 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Before arriving in Ketchikan aboard a cruise ship, I contacted a buddy stationed in the US Coast Guard there and one of my cousins who lives there to try to meet up. Both proposed Sweet Mermaids. Packed but nice. Excellent breakfast sandwiches. Local hangout as well as a convenient place for visiting tourists, right near everything.

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Plant City, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The red velvet cake slice was fantastic. Very moist, fresh and tasted like home-made. Made my birthday perfect!!!

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Ketchikan
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52 reviews 52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

They have a variety of sweets to choose from. Mostly homemade. Serve coffees and milk shakes. Not much room for sitting for any length of time. Service was good.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Friendly baristas and the drinks were good. Nice assortment of other treats as well. Went there multiple times during our stay.

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Cloverdale
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This is a small little coffee shop on the main street with amazing coffee and even better pastries! We would stop in here every week on our weekly walk through Ketchikan, we do ask that you bring back the large cinnamon buns for next season please!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 340 Front St, Ketchikan, AK 99901-6431
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Ketchikan
  • Phone Number: 907-225-3287

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Description

Seasonal business.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm

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