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Big Water Coffee Roasters

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117 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814-4968
+1 715-779-9619
06:30 - 19:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

We are very picky coffee freaks here!! We drive from Superior to go here as often as we can! Dog races this weekend and we will be in this coffee shop all weekend!! The best around! The beans, the lattes, the espresso, the atmosphere, we love!

Thank brad j
Kaukauna, United States
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

We stop here everytime we are up for the sled dog races in February. Buy a bag of whole bean coffee to take home. We just scored two bags of coffee. The mushers blend is excellent and only available during the Apostle Island Sled Dog race. The dark devil decaf is amazing!!!!

Thank Janine M
Hot Springs Village, Arkansas
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Had a great cup of dark roast coffee and purchased a pound of dark roast beans. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Visited twice while in Bayfield.

Thank pmricelake
Portage, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

My daughter's birthday week was wonderful, and we made Big Water Coffee Roasters a daily stop. In addition to the enticing variety of coffees, drinks & treats, the baristas were warm and welcoming! Each time we spent time there, we tried something delicious & new, and learned more details about Bayfield. I purchased 4lbs of coffee, and we look forward... More 

Thank ExpectMiracles2017
Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

Popular place with decent selection of espresso drinks, regular coffee, and some unusual hot teas. Their scones looked homemade. Big Water has plenty of different types of seating arrangements. We found it a comfortable place to hang out. Whatever type of coffee they used, the taste was not outstanding, in our opinion, but we did enjoy it nonetheless.

Thank 35805Jane_H_11
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63 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

I don't have very much to say because it was a brief stop to get coffee, but the the mocha I ordered was one of the best I've ever had!

Thank Lindsay N
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Needed a quick pick me up, we grabbed a few coffees. The lavender mocha was awesome. I would recommend this place for the great coffee brew.

Thank Robert K
Prentice, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Beat the Applefest rush by going here at 7:30am in Saturday. The place appeared packed the entire rest of the day. The Latte I ordered had honey in it and was very good. Staff was helpful and friendly. Would visit again.

Thank Cam H
Seattle, Washington
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

We are from Seattle (think Starbucks) and are a little jaded about coffee shops but this was a nice option. Lots of locals with fresh bakery items.

Thank Judy B
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

My husband had the mid roast brewed coffee (good) as I had the Lavender Mocha Latte (excellent). A darling place with interesting brews, beans and merchandise.

Thank SallyandBill07

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:30 - 19:00
06:30 - 19:00
06:30 - 19:00
06:30 - 19:00
06:30 - 19:00
06:30 - 19:00
06:30 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814-4968
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Bayfield
  • Phone Number: +1 715-779-9619
Big Water Coffee Roasters is an artisan coffee roaster located on Lake Superior's south shore in Bayfield, Wisconsin. We offer scratch bakery, homemade soups and premade sandwiches. Our baristas make killer lattes and our bakers make the world's best scones! We feature local and sustainable ingredients whenever possible, including local milk, fruit, and vegetables. Open year 'round, stop in to grab a bite to eat and your favorite coffee!

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