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Java Moose

218 West Highway 61, Grand Marais, MN 55604
+1 218-387-9400
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“iced mocha” (5 reviews)
“ice cream” (16 reviews)
“sandwiches” (13 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 am - 8:00 pmAll hours
Cafe, American
218 West Highway 61, Grand Marais, MN 55604
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I always get up before everyone on vacation. My job in the morning is to get donuts and then go to the java moose. I take orders the night before and are prepared for the morning. You will pay more than holiday but it is...More

Thank Jon M
Sarah H, Manager at Java Moose, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Love that you always come so prepared! Donuts & coffee is the perfect way to start the day! Thank you for your review and continued support.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stopped by on our way out of town. Yummy hot chocolate and good lattes with lots of flavor options. We also had the chocolate chip and mocha chip muffins that were moist

Thank Lisa K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went back twice during our stay just off the Gunflint Trail. Great coffee and light/potentially-healthier lunch options! It looked like they served ice cream also, although we did not order any. We highly recommend a visit. Mocha and Americana coffee orders were good.

Thank Bf B
Sarah H, Manager at Java Moose, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for stopping in! Happy you liked your mocha and americano, we do sell ice cream year around-hope you can try it next time!

Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want a good cup of coffee in Grand Marais, this is the place to go. My husband and I have enjoyed sitting outside with our coffee and sweets from Java Moose while taking breaks from walking around the town. The coffee and sweets...More

Thank Tammy A
Sarah H, Manager at Java Moose, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so happy you returned for a second trip! Thank for your visit and rewiew.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had coffee, ice cream, and pastries there on two occasions during a recent vacation. We also went there last year. The food, service, and view were all outstanding. It was great!

Thank Graham N
Sarah H, Manager at Java Moose, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your return visit! We hope your vacation was memorable!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is nicely located next to the Northwest Trading post. I had a latte and it was perfect, a touch of bitterness up front with a creamy smooth finish. The two servers were very friendly and helpful with suggestions of what and where to go.

Thank Tim B
Sarah H, Manager at Java Moose, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, our espresso is dark and rich-thankful that you enjoyed it! Hope the rest of your trip was wonderful!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wanted to sit in the park across the street and just have a bite to eat. We wandered in for a glass of ice tea and walked out with two sandwiches to order. The bread was tasty and the sandwiches fresh and plentiful. I had...More

Thank donih
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed some coffee today while the boys threw rocks from the beach. I enjoy the location next to the Trading Post because the adjacent outdoor space/beach make a great combo with a good cup of coffee.

Thank Marla M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Grand Marais and as is typical in Minnesota summer - it was cold and rainy. We stopped in for a quick pick-me-up and were pleasantly surprised. Good coffee - nice building - would definitely stop again!

Thank minnesotamomoftwo
Sarah H, Manager at Java Moose, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

So sorry the weather has been crummy, we also wish it would stop raining! Thank you so much for stopping in, and for the positive review. We hope so see you again on a warm and sunny day!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was drizzly and cold today. We stopped in for a hot chocolate and a hot apple cider. My cider was wonderful.

Thank Cindy B
Sarah H, Manager at Java Moose, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

The weather has not be ideal, that is for sure. Thank you for stopping in; happy we were able to warm you up!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 218 West Highway 61, Grand Marais, MN 55604
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Grand Marais
  • Phone Number: +1 218-387-9400
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