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The Island Cafe

314 Onieda Street, Minocqua, WI
715-356-6977
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Ranked #5 of 47 restaurants in Minocqua
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Most recent review
- Jul 14, 2014
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Stopped for lunch during the week with my Mom and three kids. Hummus was killer, and Mom loved her french dip. We sat on the patio outdoors and the staff was incredible attentive and friendly. Stumbled upon this one by luck, and would certainly go back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I been coming up to Minocqua for 8 years and the 3/4 years we been eating at the island cafe at least 2 times in our trip. We stop here for lunch once we reach Minocqua after our 5 our drive and I love there food. I usually gets the French dip with mozzarella cheese on it and that is... More

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The Woodlands, Texas
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Amazingly, this cafe serves some of the best pastitsio, gyros, salad and baklava I have ever had. And the American food is excellent too. Unfortunately it is only open during the day now but don't let that stop you from enjoying a fantastic lunch or breakfast on the main drag of Minocqua.

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Shawano, Wisconsin
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Stopped the first day they opened for the season, and had an excellant lunch. Came back a couple days later because my wife and I enjoyed the espresso drinks so much that we had to have them again. Highly recommend.

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Kenosha, Wisconsin
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

We have eaten 3 times at this great little diner in downtown Minocqua. There are a variety of upscale dining choices each day in addition to the standard burgers,sandwiches and salads.I have had specialty grilled chicken breast dinners as well as great home made soup and very tasty salads on the small salad bar.Surprising variety and quality for a small... More

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Plover, Wisconsin
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Have eaten here several times in the past when I am in the area. Breakfast has always been very good. Recently stopped with my wife for lunch and she had a cod fish sandwich and clam chowder while I had a meat loaf sandwich (uniquely prepared) and clam chowder. The food was excellent. The staff is very friendly and attentive.... More

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Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

I visited this place last year on the same trip. The food they offer is outstanding. I personally had the cranberry oat meal with yogurt along with the Peanut butter crusted french toast.. Holly cow, you have got to try some of there "Specialties"!.. If you are in the area or are looking for some place to eat breakfast. Please... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

The food at the Island Café (breakfast) was some of the best I've ever had, especially the eggs benedict! I didn't feel it was too overpriced for the quality and amount of food we received. Everything appeared to be home-made and was wonderful, down to the whipped cream on the hot chocolate! The staff wasn't what I would call overly-friendly,... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Time after time the Island cafe has great food and service. We have been frequenting the restaurant for well over 20 years now and my only disappointment is they have stopped serving dinner...I really miss that!

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Manitowoc, Wisconsin
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

Different menu items than the usual. Very clean and cheerful. Has a nice courtyard to be used when the weather co-operates.

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