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J L Beanery

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6939 Main St, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
+1 906-847-6533
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
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10 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We were drawn to this picturesque coffee shop by the water here in Mackinaw. Gulped a little at the prices for coffee and their unwillingness to even sell a cappuccino less than 16oz but in the end settled on a flat white. It appeared in a lovely cup but was only half full. Apparently for a little less than 5$... More 

Thank Anne W
Walker, Michigan
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53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

After walking along the island we stopped by the beanery for a quick snack and a drink. I ordered the iced coffee that comes black you add the cream but they as if you need room for it I also ordered a day old muffin, cranberry nut that was very good. They did not have ice tea but he server... More 

Thank Robert R
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved this place for breakfast this morning. The pastries were warm and fresh. My wife ordered the granola bowl and was pleasantly surprised with the presentation. Perfect breakfast and great coffee. Highly recommend this for anyone!

Thank Jeffrey M
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place off in the marina away from the business of the main Street. Nice quiet place to relax and enjoy the view

Thank Collin S
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The sweetest coffee shop ever. Everyone was so incredibly friendly! We came right at opening and no one was crabby. The ladies here are very welcoming!

Thank Sarah H
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139 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are not familiar with the island, it may take a little work to find this great spot but ask around because it is a a treasure worth discovering. Great coffee, wonderful pastries, friendly service, interesting decor in a prime location by the water. It is near the public marina, pretty much across the street from the large Island... More 

Thank mitravel206
East Lansing, Michigan, United States
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

When you see the line out the door at Starbuck's (which is not worth the wait) head to the marina and visit the Beanery. Great coffee. Great homemade sandwiches, pastries etc. Super fun staff. Right on the water. It is a little tucked away, but worth finding. Owners are always there and it shows. Highly recommend!

Thank Susan W
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Great coffee. The breakfast was very good and fresh. The sausage and bacon were delicious. We look forward to our next visit. The staff was friendly and kind.

Thank Mary P
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

The staff was very friendly and helpful when my family stopped by a few weeks ago. They got our orders out in a timely fashion. The environment was great inside and out for relaxing and reading or conversation.

1 Thank joshuy55
Kansas City, Missouri
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

This is the second coffee place we have visited on the island. The coffee is excellent, but the people working here are even better. I would come here over any other coffee place in the town. I am sad we found it at the end of our time here.

1 Thank jhebert529

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$3 - $12
American, Cafe
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view
Open Hours
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6939 Main St, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Mackinac County  >  Mackinac Island
  • Phone Number: +1 906-847-6533
A coffee shop and cafe located in the harbor offering freshly made muffins, breakfast sandwiches, scones, bagels. Lunch items include made to order sandwiches as well as salads and soups.
Coffee drinks, fresh fruit smoothies, and teas are available.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?