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Metropolitan Moose Beanery & Cafe

Cafe, Deli, Coffee House, or Bakery
julia miles

Located Downtown Kakabeka Falls right smack dab in the middle is a log cabin restaurant that has become a destination, the Metropolitan Moose Beanery & Cafe (The Moose), listed as "One of Canada’s Favorite Bakeshops’’ by Cottage Life Magazine 2007.

"We like to think we are just a little bit different," said Julia Miles, who with her husband Steve, owns and operates The Moose.

The Moose’s menu features items such as chicken gyros wraps, a roasted red-pepper panini, Greek salad, and soups such as unstuffed green pepper. The menu does have vegetarian and gluten-free options, too.

The aroma of fresh-baked breads greets customers the moment they step inside The Moose. Original artisan-style breads are baked in-store daily using specialty recipes created by Julia. Their sourdough bread has a particularly fascinating history – they use a 100-year old sourdough starter that originated in Grand Portage.

Outdoor Seating in our Grand Backyard - Weather Permitted

Locally or Family-Owned Business Notes

Owners Julia & Steve Miles, both grew up in European Homes where good food was not option, the kitchens in both homes were always bustling and the smell of homemade goodness was wafting down the street. We both grew up making perogies, homemade bread & barrels of homemade wine! Today we have passed on the tradition to our Niece & Nephew - Jordan & Lauren, you can find the four of us daily at the Moose creating something Yummy and out of the ordinary for your culinary delight.

We like to say "Chefs need to be trained, Cooks are born!"

Accessibility Notes

Wheel Chair accessible

Eco-Friendly Notes

We source as much local products as possible. We use local produce when in season, we use environmentally friendly products whenever possible.

We offer many Vegetarian and Vegan Options -plant-based foods cut back on environmental damage.

We cut back on food packaging, serving our food in minimal packaging.

We use as many homemade options as possible, all baking, jams, salsa, pesto and everything else we can possibly make.

We grow as much veggies & herbs as possible

Pet Friendly Notes

We always have a cold bowl of water awaiting our 4 legged friends. Pets are welcome in our outdoor seating or covered veranda.


Open 7:00 am Mon to Fri - Weekends 9:00 am Sat- Sun

Seasons Open

Year Round


Very Reasonable

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