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Wild Hare Bistro and Coffeehouse

523 Minnesota Ave NW, Bemidji, MN 56601-3024
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good30%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (18 reviews)
“sandwich” (11 reviews)
American, Cafe, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
523 Minnesota Ave NW, Bemidji, MN 56601-3024
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Reviewed 26 December 2017

I love to go to this coffee house. They always have great soup/sandwich plates and everything on menu is well made and prepared. Owners are there and have established themselves to be a vital eatery. Farm to table and cultural decor add to the reason...More

Thank Leah D
Reviewed 28 September 2017

They have vegetarian options and they have the best bread. Homemade. Very informal and family friendly.

Thank bethk769
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Bemidji has no shortage of coffee shops and I've tried them all---but The Wild Hare wins hands down in the realm of lattes and breves. Extra bonus that they're served in handmade pottery! The atmosphere is clean and classic, featuring a monthly rotation of local...More

Thank bethannender
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Neat place for coffee, breakfast, and lunch. We lunched on egg salad on rye sandwich and ham sandwich on wheat. Both were loaded with lettuce, tomato, and plenty of basic ingredients.

Thank r t
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch on a quiet afternoon. The lady at the counter was very informative regarding the food and drink menu. We chose the wild rice salad sandwich and Italian sodas. The Sandwich was one of the best salad-based sandwiches I have ever...More

Thank Hugh L
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Enjoyed my visit to Wild Hare Bistro. The staff was friendly and efficient, the tea was delicious and the atmosphere was great for getting together to visit with friends.

Thank 492toddg
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Wild Hare makes more than an amazing cup of Joe; it also has delicious food. While I have eaten there only for lunch (which brought me back a number of times), I am eager to try breakfast there too. The food is delicious and well-prepared....More

Thank Snow B
Reviewed 5 January 2017

If you are looking for a great hometown cafe in Bemidji, try the Wild Hare Bistro/coffeehouse. My favorite, the vegetable panini is hard to beat, along with their chili. Pick anything on the menu and you will be happy with. The staff is great! Give...More

Thank bozemanbound71
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Great coffee and great service! The super friendly staff always make stopping in a joy :) comfortable atmosphere and great location .

Thank Chrystal P
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Coffee, sandwiches, ambience...they've got it all. A bit speedy, but a very "local" feel. Enjoyable experience.

Thank Karin S
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17 August 2015|
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Response from Retired6812 | Reviewed this property |
There was a leased dog on the patio when I was there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 523 Minnesota Ave NW, Bemidji, MN 56601-3024
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Bemidji
  • Phone Number: 218-444-JAVA
  • E-mail
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