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Magpie Coffeehouse

202 W Water St, Decorah, IA 52101-1728
+1 563-387-0593
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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202 W Water St, Decorah, IA 52101-1728
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

Very nice, excellent staff! Love the details in the decore and their attention to details! Only stopped for coffee but they do have a breakfast and lunch menu.

Thank Jw1jj2martin
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

A friendly local diner with great home cooked breakfast and strong coffee! What's not to like! Oh and the staff was very friendly as well.

Thank Mike A
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely ambience, even better service. Decorah is a great little town and downtown has 2 good coffee shops. I liked their decaf very much. Recommended!

Thank caringinthemoment
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Magpie is a great local coffee house which makes great baked goods and tasty sandwiches. They also have a great salad menu. Make sure to try their frappe!

Thank dr_reagan
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Went here on a recommendation and had high hopes. Very disappointed. They didn't open till 7:00. Who hasn't already had several cups of coffee by 7:00 AM? I ordered a large dark roast. I received a medium sized coffee that was no different than diner...More

Thank amybandersen
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

A great place to visit alone or with a group. Magpie Coffeehouse offers tourists, townies and students an authentic taste of Decorah.

Thank meredithann2017
Reviewed 17 July 2017

A great coffee shop that also offers breakfast and lunch. Friendly and attentive staff. Lots of indoor seating and also a few outside seats. Was fun to sit out and people-watch on a Saturday morning. The people walking by were friendly also and we visited...More

Thank Iagirl16
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Had coffee and breakfast. Not great. Java Johns is better. Very dark, not as clean as I would prefer. Slow service also.

Thank Illinois1
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Quick, tasty lunch! My husband and I each had salad, sandwich, and iced-tea on the patio. Local, fresh ingredients were delicious. Staff was very friendly and had great knowledge of Decorah.

Thank amarieb22
Reviewed 20 May 2017

They brew a very nice cup of coffee, and the veggie omelette was great! It looks like the environment is usually good, but there was construction above the dining area the day we were there. We saw stuff falling down from the ceiling onto people's...More

Thank Briana L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 202 W Water St, Decorah, IA 52101-1728
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Decorah
  • Phone Number: +1 563-387-0593
  • E-mail
At Magpie Coffeehouse our goal is to provide a warm comfortable atmosphere and combine it with great staff, great food, and the best coffee. We strive everyday to get to know our customers so Magpie doesn't just feel like a place to buy coffee but feels like a home away from home. We have a great selection of coffees, ranging from a drip coffee to a rare Bianco espresso. Our Baristas are skilled in the art of brewing espresso, so we are able to customize your drinks to suit your own personal preference. Our Kitchen uses fresh ingredients to prepare house made soups, fresh baked sweets, salads and sandwiches. At Magpie Coffeehouse we believe in "buy fresh, buy local," because we believe in the community that supports us.
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