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Great Northern Coffee Trader

215 W. Front St., Minocqua, WI
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Ranked #3 of 49 Restaurants in Minocqua
Wed - Sun 6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
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  • English first
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English first
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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The Woodlands, Texas
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

The coffees and atmosphere (I didn't try the food yet) in this lovely place make it among my favorite destinations anywhere, and that is saying something! Original art for sale, a folky-rock music playlist that could be my own and a spacious place to hang out and enjoy it all! I love the exposed brick and original wood floors in... More 

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Minocqua, Wisconsin
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

I love this place! It is truly a hometown cafe....all the food is hand prepared and it can sometimes take awhile,but it is well worth the wait. A coffee/ cafe shop should never be somewhere you hurry in and out of....the owners support the local artists, beautiful paintings! Why buy stock prints when you can own an original oil/ watercolor?... More 

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

What a great place to stop for some coffee and great made from scratch breakfast. Yes you will need to wait, but that just gives you more time to relax and enjoy the atmosphere!

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Additional Information about Great Northern Coffee Trader

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

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