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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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Ann Arbor, MI
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51 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were greeted heartily by the staff and we seated in a booth surrounded by many fun collector cookie jars. The breakfast menu was extensive, and everyone in our group was very pleased with their food. Prices were reasonable and the food good, so it was a very good experience.

Thank Michiganders4
Comstock Park, Michigan
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped by Java Joe's during a business trip. Was greeted right away and invited to take a seat. Very fast, friendly service. Great comfort breakfast. Good conversation with the owner. Decor was quirky, with tons of snapshots of customers on the walls and tables.

Thank wshill
Eagan, Minnesota, USA
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I stopped here for a cup of coffee before taking a ferry to the island. It was packed with people waiting for a table to eat breakfast. Very small and busy place.

Thank LMEO
Detroit, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here for breakfast. The food is good, but the entertainment is so much better. Java Joe makes breakfast very fun. He is a real character. He is very helpful, when we asked a question for local interests.

Thank Cassdan
Saline, Michigan
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45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After hearing so much about Java Joe's we decided we had to give him a try. The restaurant is small so we had a little wait for a table which gave us a chance to look around. Joe has quite a collection of teapots! Our table had eggs and crepes which were good but after seeing the pancakes we wished... More 

1 Thank 980Sheryl1976
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great breakfast at a good price. Pancake options, hash browns, bacon. All made quickly and served by a smiling face. Hard to pick a bad menu item. Yum!

Thank Casey A
Arnold, Missouri, USA
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best banana nut pancakes I have ever had. If you are in St Ignace Michigan you have to try this place out, if you don't you are missing out.

Thank jwisecarver
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we went up the first weekend of October and had coffee here the whole time. the owner does not just drip press coffee but specialty blends as well. loved it. they also have coca and tea and great food

Thank Christina H
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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68 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is 10 tables tiny, but it's character is charming, including Joe himself. The first day I had the 3 crepes with strawberry topping, and 2nd day I had the hawaiian short stack. Both were great, my husband enjoyed Crunchy coconut pancake.

Thank Rista
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
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?