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Great Northern Coffee Trader

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215 W. Front St., Minocqua, WI
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Hours:
Wed - Sun 6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast

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  • 7
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great way to start your day

We have been here a few times before, and it's always so very good. They have a good selection of pastries as well if you don't feel like a hot breakfast. Very busy place and patience is something required, they will take care of you. The Woody Guthrie omelet is fantastic.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
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English first
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We have been here a few times before, and it's always so very good. They have a good selection of pastries as well if you don't feel like a hot breakfast. Very busy place and patience is something required, they will take care of you. The Woody Guthrie omelet is fantastic.

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Minocqua, Wisconsin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The coffee is wonderful and the food is delicious. Those that work there are kind and courteous. As a new resident, I always found everyone there warm and welcoming.

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Mauston, Wisconsin
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Have stopped in 4 times, every time for breakfast. Although it is a small menu, the food is always excellent! I like to get to at least one breakfast there every time I'm in the area on vacation

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Cute coffee shop. Great soup and quiche with some special bread. We felt very welcome coming in just before they stopped serving for lunch. And the coffee board was great. They have something for everyone.

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Central Wisconsin
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

The sandwiches my husband and I ordered were both excellent and arrived at our table quickly. Large number of beverage choices--we chose the creme brulee hot chocolate, and it was amazing. Can't wait to return to try again. Great location just steps off the main street running through downtown.

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Shawano, Wisconsin
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

My wife and I stopped here when up in Minocqua over the holidays, and liked it so much we came back the next day for more. The food and coffee are excellent, with friendly, efficient service. We will definitely return when in the area again!

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Minocqua, Wisconsin
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Nice little coffee shop in downtown Minocqua. Limited menu choices for breakfast or lunch. Owners very nice but selling the place. (New owners apparently lined up). Be prepared to wait...service very slow.

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West Bend, Wisconsin
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94 reviews 94 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Great coffee spot, their coffee was excellent as well as their bakery.The place itself is really cute, lots of decorating odds and ends.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Go on a morning when you have nothing else planned, bring your laptop or a book (or a good friend to chat with), and don't miss the Amish Bake if they're offering it. Friendly counter staff, friendly servers, friendly customers. Hey, if the staff isn't getting stressed about the wait times, you shouldn't either. Enjoy yourself and have another cup... More 

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Milwaukee
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

The owners are hands on. They set the bar very high with their level of service. Great atmosphere and tasty food...especially the oatmeal!,there are plenty of bakery, tea and coffee options. They offer almond milk if dairy is not your thing.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 215 W. Front St., Minocqua, WI
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Minocqua

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 4:00 pm

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