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Java Joe's Cafe

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959 N State St, Saint Ignace, MI 49781-1145
906-643-5282
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7:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Dessert, Delivery, Late Night, Takeout

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  • 173
    Excellent
  • 57
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 17
    Poor
  • 24
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Huge Menu......lots of breakfast options

Great locally owned restaurant with a huge breakfast menu. If you like pancakes this is the place. They have a rediculous number of unique cakes to choose from. Coffee is great. We've ate here three times and each time the place is packed. Joe (owner) and his wife are always there and are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 14, 2015
Alicia R
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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English first
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

JavaScript Joes has been a favorite for years!!! Their crepes are legendary! So are the waffles and everything else I've tried there. The Italian ice is bomb and my personal favorite drink there is the white knight!! So delicious!

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Great locally owned restaurant with a huge breakfast menu. If you like pancakes this is the place. They have a rediculous number of unique cakes to choose from. Coffee is great. We've ate here three times and each time the place is packed. Joe (owner) and his wife are always there and are incredibly nice. They both take the time... More 

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Trussville, Alabama
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Java Joe's coffee house is a unique eating experience with an eclectic menu which matches the Coffee Pot, Cookie Jar Decor. There is truly something for everyone on the menu, and the service is very personal. The portions for the price are a true value, and this is a family friendly dinning experience. Truly worth the stop up to other... More 

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Orange, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 via mobile

Great atmosphere, great food, great coffee and great service!!! May not ever be back.... Only because I live soooo far away!!!!! Great Job!!!! Well done!! Highly recommend!!

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Lansing, Michigan
Top Contributor
125 reviews 125 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

This is a small, cluttered Mom & Pop place with great homemade food. Try the daily specials -- I had lobster eggs Benedict, which was yummy. The menu is very creative. It can be very crowded, so there may be a wait.

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Saline, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I can't believe all of the great reviews that I read that got me to stop in here. The service was horrible and they weren't busy. Coffee was served cold. The food was mediocre with the exception of the mac and cheese with lobster. This place is ok if you have to eat breakfast, but I wouldn't wait in line... More 

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St.Ignace, Mi
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I live in the area and have been by many times but never stopped....we found the food to be good but found it to be tight quarters.

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Grand Haven, Michigan, United States
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We went here for breakfast. Just a very small restaurant, like a mom and pop place. They have more seating outside in warmer weather but we went in October. It was sure worth the wait! My husband is very fussy about his biscuits and gravy, and he said they were the best he ever had. I had a skillet breakfast,... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I love this area. But I'd return just to eat at this restaurant. I had pancakes, which were great. Everyone else in my party enjoyed their breakfast as well. I'd love to return later in the day to sample some of its other offerings. Everything looks good.

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Old Bridge, New Jersey
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Wonderful breakfast, we ate there 2 mornings while visiting around Saint Ignace and Mackinac Island. They had it all; omelets, pancakes, eggs, sausage gravy and biscuits, hash-browns, any thing you could want for breakfast. In addition the owners were full of stories and very personable.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 959 N State St, Saint Ignace, MI 49781-1145
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Mackinac County  >  Saint Ignace
  • Phone Number: 906-643-5282

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?