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Big Water Coffee Roasters - CLOSED

117 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814-4968
+1 715-779-9619
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“beans” (34 reviews)
“scones” (34 reviews)
“maple latte” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
117 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814-4968
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Reviewed November 26, 2017 via mobile

This is a very nice local coffee shop - you can tell it’s influenced by larger city cafes. I recommend this place. Everything was top notch.

Date of visit: July 2017
1  Thank Adam S
Reviewed October 16, 2017 via mobile

I went during apple fest to buy a cuppa, and was closed! Supposedly due to bathroom issues. Sad! Are they ever going to re-open?

Date of visit: October 2017
2  Thank charleshaycock
Reviewed October 2, 2017

So so sad to inform my fellow coffee consumers that Big Water Coffee Roasters Cafe has closed in downtown Bayfield. I understand that it happened very recently, and it made me very sad. Not only did we enjoy their coffee immensely, but it was also...More

Date of visit: October 2017
9  Thank Cindy T
Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

Best coffee on the planet. Hope they never stop making it. Go there every time I'm in Bayfield. Great mochas and baked goods.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Sarah M
Reviewed September 6, 2017

First of all, THANK YOU for having this business. I am a person who needs a coffee in the morning. And not just "any" coffee - I like a "floofy" coffee. So on vacation, Starbucks is my go to. Well, there is not one any...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank SPTrophyWife
Reviewed September 5, 2017

We have been sure to stop here for coffee and for lunch on each of our trips to Bayfield. Great Service (order at counter) and friendly efficient staff. The coffee is superb!

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank jck1985
Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were shocked to learn that some folks in Bayfield simply don't care that you are there. Big Water was one of those places. We were not acknowledged when we arrived (they were not busy) and when we ordered our items the...More

Date of visit: September 2017
3  Thank esdmadison
Reviewed September 3, 2017

No, there are no caves or kayaks at Big Water Coffee Roasters - and I love Bayfield for all that and more. But when I think of time spent on two visits to the area, I remember Big Water. It's just Bayfleld. It's not pretentious,...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank PrMichaelM
Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

Best Mocha ever. The banana pecan sweet bread was amazing. I wish I had bought all they had. Also had a blueberry and peach coffee cake that was perfect. Don't pass this place by!

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank RobinN697
Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

The coffee was so amazing we made a special trip on our way out of town to pick up more beans for home. The atmosphere was always welcoming and a nice mix of locals and tourists during our visit in august. There are even small...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Kakyak
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$5 - $10
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814-4968
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Bayfield
  • Phone Number: +1 715-779-9619
  • E-mail
Big Water Coffee Roasters is an artisan coffee roaster located on Lake Superior's south shore in Bayfield, Wisconsin, featuring homemade soup and fresh baked goods (with gluten-free and vegan options always available). Stroll down historic Rittenhouse Avenue, you will find our shop located in view of the Big Lake that gives us our name. We are open year-round, serving as a gathering place for the community that we call home. You are sure to find both locals and visitors alike enjoying their day, a step outside the of the regular pace of life, a welcome breath of fresh air.
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