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Wild Hare Bistro and Coffeehouse

523 Minnesota Ave NW, Bemidji, MN 56601-3024
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good28%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (16 reviews)
“sandwich” (8 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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523 Minnesota Ave NW, Bemidji, MN 56601-3024
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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 13 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 19 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
Reviewed 17 October 2016

My wife is very health conscious, I am somewhat of a junk food junkie. I sometimes think that healthy = no taste. But that is not the case here. We both really enjoy this restaurant. The food is good, the people are friendly, and it...More

Thank Brian469
Reviewed 17 September 2016

I have been travelling back and forth to Bemidji for the past number of months, and this place is an excellent standout for lunch. Excellent soups and sandwiches. On my last trip I had the tomato bisque, which was extremely fresh, flavorful, and just the...More

Thank t-bonetraveller
Reviewed 25 August 2016

This is an organic-foods type restaurant. Customers order at the counter and bus their dishes when through. The food was delicious. The restaurant was clean. We were there middle of the afternoon so not too busy. My husband had the meatless chili which would normally...More

Thank Josephine M
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Lunch on the road can be challenging. The restaurants don't always present themselves when I am hungry. Bemidji was a good time of the day for us and we were lucky to find the Wild Hare. It is a busy local restaurant and coffee shop...More

Thank Ralphlevy
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Perfect soups , coffees , and specials ! This started out as the Uptown Cafe and serves as a hub for excellent food , art openings , and a social hub . There are ethnic focused thematic meals that are gourmand for such a small...More

Thank kayakcate
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Are dogs allowed on the outdoor patio?
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
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 15:00
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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