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Blue Water Cafe

) #11 of 21 Restaurants in Grand Marais $$ - $$$ , American, Cafe
20 W Wisconsin St, Grand Marais, MN 55604-5017
+1 218-387-1597
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
07:00 - 19:00All hours
Diner, American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
20 W Wisconsin St, Grand Marais, MN 55604-5017
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Reviewed yesterday

We love the Blue Water cafe. This time we had breakfast. I ordered the Swedish Pancake. It was large and rolled up with lots of Lingonberries on top. I have to try and make them at home. It is a very popular cafe for locals...More

Thank zahale
Reviewed 2 days ago

We've been to Grand Marais 5-6 times and I guess we missed this place. Not this last time. We found it and we enjoyed it over and over. Get there early as the crowd just keeps coming and for those who wish to know, the...More

Thank Timothy M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Restaurant is clean and friendly. Had the grilled walleye and it was perfectly cooked. Great piece of fish with vegetables and mashed potatoes. Fast and hot.

Thank Sdldeleon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best place to get a hearty breakfast before our annual BWCA trip. It's just simple and really really good. The biscuits and gravy are a must.

Thank Megan A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have eaten at this restaurant many times over the years. The food is always very good and the service is too. We were looking forward to a herring basket with fries and coleslaw. It was a busy day and unfortunately the herring was gone....More

Thank Snowbears4440
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tom was our waiter. He was excellent. We came here earlier tonight for dinner bease husband saw in our hotel infornation bOok about the all you can eat fis fry. We got here around 5p and it wasn't crowded which was very nice. I got....More

Thank Katie D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We shared two orders: a Denver omelette with hash browns and a pancake plus an order of scramble eggs with bacon. The food was okay, at best good, but the service was lackluster. Once our dishes were delivered, the waitress did not check back or...More

Thank larryj2012
Reviewed 1 week ago

The reason it was hot is that they lost our order. We waited 45mins before someone checked with us to ask if we received our order. We saw 4 tables receive their order before us that came in after us.

Thank RWILLIS670
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been visiting for many years- always the best. Omelets are excellent! Staff are friendly and quick. Coffee is hot and fresh.we'n be back.

Thank Robert A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here with a group of 12 motorcyclists. They had good service and fantastic food. Lots to eat and reasonable prices.

Thank Schelly O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$19
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 W Wisconsin St, Grand Marais, MN 55604-5017
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Grand Marais
  • Phone Number: +1 218-387-1597
Family friendly cafe where the locals go! It's "The Meeting Place In Grand Marais". We serve breakfast all day.
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