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Java Joe's Cafe

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959 N State St, Saint Ignace, MI 49781-1145
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My husband had the banana berry crepes and they were very good and I went with a favorite as suggested by my server, the granola and bananas stuffed pancakes Delicious! It's a pretty small place but the owner makes up for it with his big personality. Great coffee too!

Thank Patricia J
Delafield, Wisconsin
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138 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stopped by just for coffee. Being the only coffee shop in town, the shop was very busy and the coffee was just OK.

Thank TBreez
Gregory, Michigan
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55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We go to this cafe every time we pass through the U.P. It is a small place but the food is tremendous and fresh. I do want to keep it to myself so that it doesn't get busier but I want them to do well too. Enjoy. This is a must visit cafe.

Thank Leah M
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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88 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

When I'm passing through or visiting I always stop by this small, bright, eclectic, cheerful cafe with an amazingly large and outstanding menu. This morning I had a smoked whitefish eggs Benedict that was fantastic. Do yourself a favor and skip the free crappy hotel breakfast and go here.

Thank Mark H
Austin, Texas
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Eclectic design, Joe is a HOOT, food just average, service good. A welcome bright spot in a town of below average everything (from what we experienced).

Thank ChileDog15
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Awesom place, friendly staff, good food and much needed lattes! Highly recommend. If you like teapots, they have one of each.

Thank Jodi G
Covington, Louisiana
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Im from a place that serves strong coffee everywhere, so their Italian roast coffee was a disappointment. Everything else was great.

Thank sjtimmons
Lewes, Delaware
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148 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is a hoot and it's "So Much More" than just the food. And, the food is great. They have an extensive menu and the food comes out fast. The relationship between Joe and his waitress is like a Monty Python show. Phenomenal...! I strongly recommend this restaurant.

Thank 57RRoberts
Southaven, Mississippi
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had breakfast for which he is known for. Very quirky place full of do dads for sale but the food is excellent and Joe was a delight and yes Joe, I like your coffee too! Takes a while to get taken care of, when we were there only one waitress and Joe and she seemed overwhelmed while Joe just had... More 

Thank RSgross144
Marinette Wisconsin
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here the first morning for a quick bit to eat before getting on the ferry to the Island. The Owner was great And they both had great stories to tell. and keep us entertained while we waited for out meals. It was so good we made a return visit the next morning before heading back home .. Very Nice... More 


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 959 N State St, Saint Ignace, MI 49781-1145
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Mackinac County  >  Saint Ignace
  • Phone Number: 906-643-5282

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?