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The Island Cafe

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314 Onieda Street, Minocqua, WI
715-356-6977
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7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Thu - Tue 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Breakfast But Slow Service

My wife and I visited Island Cafe for breakfast recently having read the good reviews on TripAdvisor. Island Cafe is located on the main drag right before the bridge in Minocqua. Small little place, but extremely clean. We were seated immediately, but our orders took awhile. I had the steak and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
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WI
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Mequon, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The Island Café has the best breakfasts in town! Try the vegetarian Eggs Benedict...it is the best! Lunch is also excellent...the sandwiches are very creative and there is a huge variety. All the soups are homemade and excellent as well.

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Food was awesome, and the service was fast and gracious! Very authentic Greek Food! Sit outside in the covered porch, and it is so relaxing! You will love it!

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WI
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

My wife and I visited Island Cafe for breakfast recently having read the good reviews on TripAdvisor. Island Cafe is located on the main drag right before the bridge in Minocqua. Small little place, but extremely clean. We were seated immediately, but our orders took awhile. I had the steak and eggs and the wife had the classic eggs with... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

Alright so normally I don't leave reviews. But this one I had to share. Usually at some point a bad service gets turned around: ie good food etc. but no. We come in, a family of 6. We aren't acknowledged for about 10 minutes: and then it wasn't even by our waitress. It was a different tables waitress who brought... More 

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Galveston
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The Island Cafe has a lovely atmosphere, and the food is delicious. My favorite is the lox and eggs Benedict combo. Coffee is excellent. Wait-staff is attentive and seem to be long-term (I've seen them multiple summers). It's pricey, though. $45 for two people for breakfast is not what we're used to spending!

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Skokie, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Went for breakfast with friends -- many classic American choices with a twist. Great coffee. We didn't have any muffins but they looked huge and fresh baked. Is easy to drive by but a must go to for breakfast when in the area!

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Larsen,WI
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We stopped for Sunday brunch and were wowed by the selections. Prime rib and eggs, Upscale omelets, Eggs Benedict with special twists, not your mama's oatmeal, Homemade muffins that make a meal were found along with the usual breakfast fare. Extremely fast and friendly service will keep us coming back.

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Woodruff, Wisconsin
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Absolutely fantastic! Order anything with confidence and enjoy. This is where "the locals" eat! Just for breakfast and lunch though.

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Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

The menu had a wide variety of offerings. They also have a tea menu. We only had chili which was somewhat pricy. The menu items I saw at other tables looked very good.

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Wisconsin, US
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We've been coming here for years as we have a year round second home. Although it is our "go to" restaurant (especially for breakfast) I'm getting rather perturbed at the prices and some of the servers. I used to think it was worth the extra $ for the great food. I think prices have gone up and for what? The... More 

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Additional Information about The Island Cafe

Address: 314 Onieda Street, Minocqua, WI
Phone Number: 715-356-6977
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Minocqua
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 314 Onieda Street, Minocqua, WI
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Minocqua
  • Phone Number: 715-356-6977

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm

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