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Big Water Coffee Roasters

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117 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814-4968
6:30 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 7:00 pm
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

They have my favorite lavender lattes and specialty drinks that you can't get at other coffee shops. Visited here many times during our stay in Bayfield!

Thank travelgirl679
Madison, Wisconsin
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I enjoyed their cold brew, as well as a frozen drink called the Blended Bee, made with local honey (I think that was the name of the drink). Tried some other smoothies and they were just not to my tastes- oversweet, not much body, really just forzen fruit blended up. Quickly melted and was even more meh. Service was fast... More 

Thank Rebaroni
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Coffee = A+. Atmosphere = C It was literally the BEST latte I have ever had. Smooth, mellow, creamy, delicious. The shop was way too noisy to enjoy it though. The bathroom was filthy.

Thank 120catherines
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at a local bed and breakfast, the Antique Garden Inn, and she had some coffee from this company in the cupboard for us to drink each morning. My dad was very impressed with it and can be picky when it comes to coffee, so this was impressive. We went into town and were able to buy a pound... More 

Thank JonesFamilyDTJ
Grafton, Wisconsin
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Specialty offerings to include maple and honey sweetened coffees. this was the perfect pick me up to start my day of exploring the Apostle Island area.

Thank PaulStreiff
Springfield, Illinois
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the best coffee in the northwoods. People can't wait for us to bring some beans back! Set in the middle of beautiful downtown Bayfield gives you an opportunity to take a break during your shopping, recharge, enjoy wifi and a great beverage!

Thank Adam D
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Super friend,y staff, smells great insid, comfortable seating - great ambiance. Muffin was fresh, granola cereal was excellent, hand made and fresh..

Thank digger13dog
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341 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 230 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This a very pleasant and roomy coffee house. The free WiFi is not super fast, but gets the job done. The typical coffee drinks are good and the specialty drinks are quite innovative and good.

Thank TexasTravelerGoGo
Chicago, Illinois
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82 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Coffee is subjective, everyone's taste is different and I didn't find Big Water to be serving such great coffee. The place was busy, but no one was smiling, the pastries weren't that appealing but maybe we were too late to get the good ones. They had some coffee related items for sale, but my coffee craving was not satisfied here.... More 

Thank quietlycool
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic coffee and baked goods. I was there during some hot summer days, and had cold brew coffee, which was great. Small but well-curated selection of grab-and-go goods, different from other stuff in this town. Friendly staff, and moved fast when there were lines out the door.

Thank wardein

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
6:30 am - 7:00 pm
6:30 am - 7:00 pm
6:30 am - 7:00 pm
6:30 am - 7:00 pm
6:30 am - 7:00 pm
6:30 am - 7:00 pm
6:30 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814-4968
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Bayfield
  • Phone Number: 17157799619
Big Water Coffee Roasters is an artisan coffee roaster located on Lake Superior's south shore in Bayfield, Wisconsin. We offer scratch bakery, homemade soups and premade sandwiches. Our baristas make killer lattes and our bakers make the world's best scones! We feature local and sustainable ingredients whenever possible, including local milk, fruit, and vegetables. Open year 'round, stop in to grab a bite to eat and your favorite coffee!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?