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Java Joe's Cafe

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959 N State St, Saint Ignace, MI 49781-1145
+1 906-643-5282
07:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 22:00
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Moscow, Russia
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I want to start with something good, so I must say that the mint tea was good. That's how they earned my one star. Everything else was terrible. Food: I came there to have some food, not just a dessert. What a mistake! They serve canned food at the price of freshly cooked. A piece of bread, a leaf of... More 

Thank OxanaAz
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

So our first visit to Java Joe's was overall pretty good but there are a few issues we had. First, get there early. It's a very small restaurant with limited seating and it's a popular venue...be aware! Next, there were flies all over the place...not necessarily the business owner's fault but more people leaving the door open at the entrance.... More 

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Ann Arbor, MI
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53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We were greeted heartily by the staff and we seated in a booth surrounded by many fun collector cookie jars. The breakfast menu was extensive, and everyone in our group was very pleased with their food. Prices were reasonable and the food good, so it was a very good experience.

Thank Michiganders4
Comstock Park, Michigan
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped by Java Joe's during a business trip. Was greeted right away and invited to take a seat. Very fast, friendly service. Great comfort breakfast. Good conversation with the owner. Decor was quirky, with tons of snapshots of customers on the walls and tables.

Thank wshill
Eagan, Minnesota, USA
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I stopped here for a cup of coffee before taking a ferry to the island. It was packed with people waiting for a table to eat breakfast. Very small and busy place.

Thank LMEO
Detroit, Michigan
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102 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We went here for breakfast. The food is good, but the entertainment is so much better. Java Joe makes breakfast very fun. He is a real character. He is very helpful, when we asked a question for local interests.

Thank Cassdan
Saline, Michigan
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45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

After hearing so much about Java Joe's we decided we had to give him a try. The restaurant is small so we had a little wait for a table which gave us a chance to look around. Joe has quite a collection of teapots! Our table had eggs and crepes which were good but after seeing the pancakes we wished... More 

1 Thank 980Sheryl1976
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Great breakfast at a good price. Pancake options, hash browns, bacon. All made quickly and served by a smiling face. Hard to pick a bad menu item. Yum!

Thank Casey A
Arnold, Missouri, USA
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Best banana nut pancakes I have ever had. If you are in St Ignace Michigan you have to try this place out, if you don't you are missing out.

Thank jwisecarver
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

we went up the first weekend of October and had coffee here the whole time. the owner does not just drip press coffee but specialty blends as well. loved it. they also have coca and tea and great food

Thank Christina H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 959 N State St, Saint Ignace, MI 49781-1145
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Mackinac County  >  Saint Ignace
  • Phone Number: +1 906-643-5282

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?