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20 W Wisconsin St, Grand Marais, MN 55604
+1 218-387-1597
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7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Family friendly cafe where the locals go! It's "The Meeting Place In Grand...
Family friendly cafe where the locals go! It's "The Meeting Place In Grand Marais". We serve breakfast all day.
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  • 86
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  • 86
    Very good
  • 39
    Average
  • 4
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  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Family tradition

Blue Water Cafe has become a tradition for my visits to Grand Marais, and I was not disappointed this year. I love a good breakfast, and I am always delighted to see corn beef hash and eggs on a menu--it was delicious. The rest of my family order different things and it all looked great.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
knyhus
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Faribault, Mn
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Faribault, Mn
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Blue Water Cafe has become a tradition for my visits to Grand Marais, and I was not disappointed this year. I love a good breakfast, and I am always delighted to see corn beef hash and eggs on a menu--it was delicious. The rest of my family order different things and it all looked great.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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62 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

We ate both breakfast and dinner there and were not disappointed. Very generous portions, breakfast was great and so was dinner.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Service is good to average. A nice, clean café. Ordered the fish tacos, but disappointed. No seasonings, very bland, just tortilla, unseasoned whitefish, unseasoned wild rice, and chopped tomatoes.

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St. Augustine
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We enjoyed the atmosphere as well as the great breakfast including wild rice pancakes. The whole experience as fun

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Minneapolis, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Breakfasts are to die for! Large portions and very reasonable costs. Omelettes and 'special' hash browns are very tasty. Our wait was 15 minutes for a table only because we were there on a weekend at a very popular time. The service was outstanding!

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southampton uk
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Had good choices on menu and good prices. Staff were attentive and dealt with us in friendly efficient manner. No hesitation in recommending this establishment

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Atlantic, Iowa
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

This is a great little cafe. My family had breakfast here & was very happy. The food was good and the service was quick & friendly.

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Northern MN
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Got into the restaurant early. Glad we did. Didn't take long to fill up. The staff were very friendly and the food was good old home cooking. Would recommend.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

This was my first time in Grand Morris. I was on my way to Canada with some family & friends for a trip. We decided to stop here for some breakfast. The food was really good and the place was very clean. I decided to order the Galley Breakfast off the menu with some coffee. It was very good. The... More 

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Oak Ridge
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Folks, there are much better places to eat in Grand Marais, and that's putting it nicely. This diner was so awful, it was the first time in my life I could not eat the meal put in front of me, in spite of all Mom's training to "always clean your plate." My fiance had a burger and fries, and the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 20 W Wisconsin St, Grand Marais, MN 55604
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Grand Marais
  • Phone Number: +1 218-387-1597

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 12
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Family friendly cafe where the locals go! It's "The Meeting Place In Grand Marais". We serve breakfast all day.
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 - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?