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Blue Water Cafe


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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Choice of pancakes, toast or hash browns ham and cheese
Mushroom and Swiss
Chicken Fajita
Wild Country
Old Country Swedish Pancakes ( Winter Menu)
Galley Breakfast
Hash Browns, Eggs, Choice of Meat, Toast or Pancakes
Biscuits and Gravy and Two Eggs
Campfire Scrambler
Three Buttermilk Pancakes
French Toast or Raisin French Toast (3 Slices)
Mexican Scrambler
Breakfast Sandwich
Hash Brown Supreme
Grilled Onions and Cheese
Hash Browns
Cinnamon Roll or Grill Cinnamon Roll
English Muffin
Oatmeal, with Brown Sugar, Raisins and Milk
Sausage Links or Patties
Fresh Ground Coffee
Glass of Milk
Hot Chocolate
Herbal Tea
Bottled Root Beer
Juice, OJ, Apple, Tomato, Grapefruit
For takes under 12 years
Kid Egg and Toast
Sausage or bacon.
Kid Pancake
Sausage or bacon.
Kid French Toast
Sausage or bacon.
Family friendly cafe where the locals go! It's "The Meeting Place In Grand Marais". We serve breakfast all day.
$3 - $19
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Diner, American, Cafe
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews hash browns hot turkey sandwich swedish pancakes pie finger food burger walleye soup herring chilli wild rice breakfast all day great place for breakfast comfort food late breakfast home cooking locals and tourists
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This family owned, down to earth cooking is a favorite of many locals and tourists alike. There are many enjoyable meals awaiting your family and friends. It's almost like eating at home, but better because you are served quickly by the friendly staff. AND you...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Cindy I
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This place is a staple and tradition for any trip up to the North Shore. They have never failed at delicious food, friendly staff and convenient location. Grand Marais is my favorite town in Minnesota and this place just adds to that sweet small town...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Partera60
Reviewed January 5, 2019

We have made it a tradition to eat at the Blue Water Café in Grand Marais, MN when we are in the area because of the quality of food served there - especially breakfasts. My favorite is the Walleye and eggs combination. The Blue Water...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jashawk_70
Reviewed December 22, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch and were blown away by the delicious burgers and fries! The cafe is super cute and was decorated for Christmas. The service was fast and friendly, and the prices were reasonable. I would highly recommend this cute little gem for...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jens0325
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Great old-school family restaurant. Especially like to go there for breakfast. Always hot coffee and friendly service.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank DocSpark
Reviewed November 27, 2018

My family eats here once a year on one of our many trips to the area. We like to share the love and eat at several local places, but this is one of our top faves! We have never had a meal disappoint and we...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank kellyschmidt15
Reviewed November 3, 2018

Just good food. Had a great BLT with soup. Specials are posted often and are good values. Consider the burger on half price special days. Late in the season, the place is closed after 2pm - otherwise I would have had dinner here too. Well...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Time-For-Me-To-Go
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

We got here as they opened & had great service. The pancakes were excellent! It was a great breakfast!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank SaraBeth55
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

I like to eat at Blue Water Cafe once a year to remind myself I never want to eat there again. Today’s cullinary treat was a stale piece of blueberry/peach pie garnished with a whipped cream that tasted of coconut oil rather than real cream....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank PamDor
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

The burgers were nothing special, the fries were cold and tasted like they were freezer burnt prior to the deep fryer! We were hoping the pie would make up for it. We were wrong!!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank SSBrad11
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November 22, 2018|
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Response from melriddle | Property representative |
We have breakfast all day so, Yes! 😊
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