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The Island Cafe

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314 Onieda Street, Minocqua, WI
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Thu - Tue 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Evanston, Illinois
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93 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The breakfasts here are really good. Lunch isn't too bad either, for northern Wisconsin. You can actually get a salad that is not iceberg lettuce. Lots of choices for everyone. It's always packed, a good sign!

Thank CLH2000
Naperville, Illinois
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107 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The food and service here was so good, our group went 2 days in a row for lunch. Anything you order or take home from the bakery case is wonderful. You can't go wrong stopping here to eat.

Thank Jaci1202
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I thought I was going to a coffee shop but it ended up being a full restaurant with a very large menu. After seating myself the waitress came over with water (appreciated) and a menu. The menu was big, and I don't recall all that was offered but it was definitely many choices, from steps to fish to chicken. I... More 

Thank Melissa W
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56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I ordered the yogurt parfait and it was chock full of fresh fruit and some granola! Plenty of tables and the staff was very friendly.

Thank idlewoman
Chicago, Illinois
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On our way out of St. Germain this morning, we stopped into the Island Cafe in Minoqua for a late breakfast. This restaurant has been around for many years. My husband came as a boy! The food and coffee was delicious. The service was great! My daughter had the cinnamon roll French toast which was amazing. My son had a... More 

Thank T K
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Looks can be deceiving. This is not your normal diner. Great food and a varied menu. Haven't been disappointed with anything I've eaten there yet. Great prices too.

Thank Lin O
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just a great spot in Minocqua to get a good, quick breakfast. The service was perfect, the prices were reasonable and we will definitely be back.

Thank Splash726
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

We stop by for breakfast every time we are in time. The food is good, but the coffee is great! Definitely worth stopping in.

Thank tro53
Stevens Point, Wisconsin
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44 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

We went there for Sunday morning breakfast around 10:30 today. The place was packed and I do have to say that no one acknowledged us as we stood and watched/waited for a table to come open. The wait was maybe 5 minutes, but it looked like everyone was eating and the dishes all looked very good so we were fine... More 

Thank Lexipup12
Mesa, Arizona
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Stopped today with friends for breakfast. Ordered the Early Bird Special. $7.25. Two eggs, hash browns & choice of toast, pancakes or pita. We all chose blueberry pancakes. When we get the bill, there's an additional charge of $1.25 for the blueberries. We asked the owner/waitress what's up with that? She claimed it's an added food item. She never mentioned... 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 of 5 stars
American, Cafe, Greek
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 314 Onieda Street, Minocqua, WI
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Minocqua
  • Phone Number: 715-356-6977

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