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Great Northern Coffee Trader

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

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    Very good
  • 6
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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
Amazing service, delicious food!

We didn't have a chain for our bikes so we got food to go and the lady who rang up our sale was so kind! 2 sandwiches ordered and a smoothie. Bread was delightful! The lady who brought our food then asked us if we needed a phone book to look up a number we were discussing. Such great service!!... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
Alison1717
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Appleton, Wisconsin
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Appleton, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We didn't have a chain for our bikes so we got food to go and the lady who rang up our sale was so kind! 2 sandwiches ordered and a smoothie. Bread was delightful! The lady who brought our food then asked us if we needed a phone book to look up a number we were discussing. Such great service!!... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Have enjoyed every meal there however they seem to have odd hours and do get busy. Menu is limited but food is fresh and takes great. Nice owners

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

We stop here every time we come up north! The Amish bake with cranberry walnut toast and the spinach portobello quiche with Asiago toast are our favorites! Everything is made fresh so there is a little wait but well worth it! We have never had a negative experience and would recommend it to anyone! Try the Red Summer Sun or... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Joy and Greg have created a wonderful welcoming atmosphere. Well worth the wait for fresh food and great coffee. The Woody Gutherie toasted on cranberry walnut is my favorite. Their Amish Bake is wonderful too. The best things come to those who wait. Sit back slow down and enjoy

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Lake in the Hills, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

What a treasure! Delicious, gourmet coffee, and pastries , and breakfasts- always a treat. So much better than any huge chain coffee shop could ever be. A true Minocqua gem

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Eagle River, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

They only serve food until 2:00. However, they had muffins and a few pastries. I got there within minutes of 2:00, but the food portion was closed. I bought a latte, but it was basically boiling. It took 2 1/2 hours to cool down. I doubt I will return.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 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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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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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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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cafe
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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