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Blue Water Cafe

20 W Wisconsin St, Grand Marais, MN 55604-5017
+1 218-387-1597
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Ranked #17 of 30 Restaurants in Grand Marais
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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English first
Minnesota
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54 reviews 54 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We stopped in for breakfast as we hadn't gone to the grocery store yet and were hungry. The food arrived very quickly and was very good!! The crepes with lingonberries were outstanding, as were the omelets. We had never been anywhere where you get *one* piece of bacon, but that wasn't enough to detract from the overall meal.

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Duluth, Minnesota
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

The one thing about Grand Marais is that I am never in town long enough to try more than one place. Choosing one place is difficult because there are some unique looking restaurants. My family tried Blue Water and it was decent. I read another review that described it as a solid breakfast place. This would be true. There are... More 

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Stopped in for breakfast, having swiss and mushroom omelette. Very tasty, excellent service and great price for all I got under $10. Coffee seemed a bit pricey but refills plenty

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Austin, Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We were in town three nights and chose the Blue Water each night for our supper. Down home. Good food. Good food selection. Try one of the wraps.

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Walnut, Illinois
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Stopped by the cafe, enjoyed a beautiful breakfast and wonderful conversation with the servers, Really recommended for good food and good, friendly service!

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Maple Grove, Minnesota
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129 reviews 129 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

So far we have always gone here for our breakfasts in Grand Marais. The service is always friendly, helpful, and fantastic in general. The breakfast menu offers more than enough options and all are low to mid price level and just the right serving size. The food itself ranges from very good to great, but not exceptional. The atmosphere is... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

I recommend the omelets, and be sure to ask for blueberry pancakes! When we stay in Grand Marais in the winter, we always feast on omelets with hashbrowns and pancakes in the morning at the Blue Water, and that gives us enough energy for snowshoeing all day. It's a "cafe" so, the food is all appropriate for that genre of... More 

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Lakeville, Minnesota
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We have eaten at the Blue Water several times and always enjoy the food. Sometimes we get a server who is very attentive and helpful, this time we had one who seemed indifferent. Another server helped us during this process, and she was great. The indifferent one brought us our check without giving us an opportunity to order dessert. When... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Food was excellent. My first impression was looking at the menu and finding several options that sounded really good! I love that. We had a short wait. They were very busy on a Sunday morning, but that didn't affect the service. Very friendly, helpful service, great food, hot coffee! I would definitely go back and if we had stayed in... More 

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Midwest
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

At noon this last weekend our family of six, which included a baby and toddler, trooped into the Blue Water Cafe, famished. The waitress was there on an exchange work/study from Greece and was amazing - friendly, yet quick to meet every need. We each ordered something different. My son's meatloaf sandwich was a total bomb. My broasted chicken thighs... More 

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Additional Information about Blue Water Cafe

Address: 20 W Wisconsin St, Grand Marais, MN 55604-5017
Phone Number: +1 218-387-1597
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Grand Marais
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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