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Unique Cafes Throughout Pepin County


Cafes offer a mix of comfort and charm, which is why they make perfect pit stops while traveling. If you find yourself in Pepin County, there are plenty of small town cafes to grab a cup of coffee, a baked good, or even an easy lunch before heading along on your travels. Here are a few cafes to try in Pepin County to warm you up on a chilly day or introduce you to your new favorite sweet shop.

Stockholm Pie & General Store
Stockholm can be found right along the MIssissippi River and the Wisconsin Great River Road in Pepin County and is home to The Stockholm Pie & General Store. This little cafe and sweet shop specializes in homemade pies with over 40 different types and flavors throughout the year. Their pies are handcrafted from scratch and made from high quality fruits and nuts, making them a favorite for many visitors and locals alike. You may be satisfied with just one piece, but you can also buy whole pies to go. The Stockholm Pie and General Store also features a great lunch menu including soups, salads, wraps, and sandwiches made on fresh artisan bread.

Perkz Cafe
Perks Cafe in Durand is another welcoming Pepin County cafe for those who may want a cup of coffee or are in the mood for breakfast or lunch. Serving breakfast, sandwiches, burgers, salads, wraps, and desserts all made from scratch, plus a variety of beverages, Perkz is a great place to stop any time of the day. You can also look forward to daily specials and a delicious soup and dessert of the day.

Zeal Wellness
If you are in need of a little pick me up during your travels around Pepin County, Zeal Wellness in Durand might be a perfect stop for you. Specializing in healthy breakfasts, lunches, snacks, and energizing teas, Zeal Wellness can help you perk back up after a long day or busy morning. Many visitors enjoy the various weekly and seasonal featured teas and health shakes that come in a variety of delicious flavors and combinations. You can also ask about the snack of the week, which ranges from a variety of protein balls and bars to sweet treats.

Harbor View Cafe
Being right on the Mississippi River and Lake Pepin, the riverfront Harbor View Cafe serves up food and beverages with a beautiful, unbeatable view in Pepin, Wisconsin. Whether you’re stopping in for a drink, or for lunch or dinner, the Harbor View Cafe is a great choice for Pepin County travelers and visitors. Open Thursdays through Sundays, Harbor View offers a different menu each day with a delicious selection of entrees, desserts, soups, and drinks. You can check their Facebook page each day for a photo of their menu before visiting and enjoying the wonderful food and service.