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Big Water Coffee Roasters - CLOSED

117 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814-4968
+1 715-779-9619
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“beans” (34 reviews)
“scones” (34 reviews)
“maple latte” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Cafe, Soups, Vegan Options
117 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814-4968
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Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

This is a very nice local coffee shop - you can tell it’s influenced by larger city cafes. I recommend this place. Everything was top notch.

1  Thank Adam S
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

I went during apple fest to buy a cuppa, and was closed! Supposedly due to bathroom issues. Sad! Are they ever going to re-open?

1  Thank charleshaycock
Reviewed 2 October 2017

So so sad to inform my fellow coffee consumers that Big Water Coffee Roasters Cafe has closed in downtown Bayfield. I understand that it happened very recently, and it made me very sad. Not only did we enjoy their coffee immensely, but it was also...More

5  Thank Cindy T
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Best coffee on the planet. Hope they never stop making it. Go there every time I'm in Bayfield. Great mochas and baked goods.

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 7 September 2017

First of all, THANK YOU for having this business. I am a person who needs a coffee in the morning. And not just "any" coffee - I like a "floofy" coffee. So on vacation, Starbucks is my go to. Well, there is not one any...More

Thank SPTrophyWife
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We have been sure to stop here for coffee and for lunch on each of our trips to Bayfield. Great Service (order at counter) and friendly efficient staff. The coffee is superb!

Thank jck1985
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were shocked to learn that some folks in Bayfield simply don't care that you are there. Big Water was one of those places. We were not acknowledged when we arrived (they were not busy) and when we ordered our items the...More

3  Thank esdmadison
Reviewed 3 September 2017

No, there are no caves or kayaks at Big Water Coffee Roasters - and I love Bayfield for all that and more. But when I think of time spent on two visits to the area, I remember Big Water. It's just Bayfleld. It's not pretentious,...More

Thank PrMichaelM
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Best Mocha ever. The banana pecan sweet bread was amazing. I wish I had bought all they had. Also had a blueberry and peach coffee cake that was perfect. Don't pass this place by!

Thank Robin N
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

The coffee was so amazing we made a special trip on our way out of town to pick up more beans for home. The atmosphere was always welcoming and a nice mix of locals and tourists during our visit in august. There are even small...More

Thank Kakyak
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814-4968
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Bayfield
  • Phone Number: +1 715-779-9619
  • E-mail
Big Water Coffee Roasters is an artisan coffee roaster located on Lake Superior's south shore in Bayfield, Wisconsin, featuring homemade soup and fresh baked goods (with gluten-free and vegan options always available). Stroll down historic Rittenhouse Avenue, you will find our shop located in view of the Big Lake that gives us our name. We are open year-round, serving as a gathering place for the community that we call home. You are sure to find both locals and visitors alike enjoying their day, a step outside the of the regular pace of life, a welcome breath of fresh air.
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