Welcome to the Cabin in Cottage Grove!

Posted 12/15/21

A new Caribou Cabin location opened Monday, December 13th in Cottage Grove, MN – providing a unique and convenient (but still cozy) coffeehouse experience. Caribou Coffee opened a new Caribou …

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Welcome to the Cabin in Cottage Grove!


A new Caribou Cabin location opened Monday, December 13th in Cottage Grove, MN – providing a unique and convenient (but still cozy) coffeehouse experience.

Caribou Coffee opened a new Caribou Cabin location in Cottage Grove, Minnesota. The company announced plans for the small format locations in 2019 and opened the first location in Jordan, MN later that year. The new location in Cottage Grove, MN will be the 16th Caribou Cabin to open in Minnesota and 20th overall for the company.

Caribou Cabins are just under 600 square feet, have “Caribou-blue” exteriors and convenient drive-thru windows and walk-up windows only (no interior seating). The locations capture the brand’s iconic Northwoods feel that guests love, and are designed to deliver on guest convenience, speed, and efficiency.

The Caribou Cabin in Cottage Grove, MN opened to the public on Monday, December 13th. A Grand Opening celebration with special offers for guests will be held at a later date.

The Caribou Cabin in Cottage Grove, MN is located at 80th & Hinton. Guests are encouraged to order ahead via the Caribou Perks App for contactless payment.

Not a perks member? Download the Caribou Coffee Mobile App and get more of what you love, fast!

Key Store Information

Address: 7702 80th Street, Cottage Grove, MN 55016 Store Opening: Monday, December 13th Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting: TBD Hours of Operation:

Sunday 5:30 AM – 2:00 PM Monday 5:30 AM – 2:00 PM Tuesday 5:30 AM – 2:00 PM Wednesday 5:30 AM – 2:00 PM Thursday 5:30 AM – 2:00 PM Friday 5:30 AM – 2:00 PM Saturday 5:30 AM – 2:00 PM Join our Herd in Cottage Grove: Visit cariboucoffee. com/careers to view and apply for open positions.

For interview opportunities, tours or to learn more about the new store, please contact Katie Welch Len at 612-720-9374 or [email protected] newsworthycommunications. com.

More About Caribou


The Caribou Cabin concept is the vision of President & CEO, John Butcher who joined the company three years ago and has been focused on leveraging Caribou’s twenty-seven years of coffeehouse heritage and strong brand to make impactful company changes. Caribou has taken an inside- out approach to this concept, looking at faster ways to create their beloved core beverages, hiring new team members who embody the culture that will shine through the drive-thru windows, and all touch points in between. Cabin guests will be greeted daily with a warm “Welcome to the Cabin” by baristas. Internal training modules are being called ’Bou Bonfires as Caribou trains its team members on how to best live “life at the cabin”.

“Caribou Coffee will continue to lean into the Northern roots that made our brand what it is today. We are confident that our new Cabin concept will differentiate us even more by delivering customers the highest quality coffee, expanded beverage innovation and ownable guest interaction that only Caribou can deliver.” says, John Butcher, President & CEO of Caribou Coffee. “Come visit us at the Cabin and we’ll get you to your next adventure quickly…with your favorite Caribou beverage in hand.”

About Caribou Coffee

Founded in 1992, Caribou Coffee provides high-quality handcrafted beverages and food options to fuel life’s adventures, both big and small, with 320 company owned locations nationwide, 130 domestic license locations in 22 states, and over 270 franchise stores in 10 countries. Known for a commitment to sustainability, Caribou was the first major U.S. coffeehouse to serve 100% Rainforest Alliance Certified™ coffees and espresso. Caribou Coffee’s unwavering commitment to providing an unparalleled consumer experience has translated to an industry-leading NPS score. Additionally, in 2019, the brand debuted its Caribou Cabin restaurant prototype, which features a significantly smaller footprint and drive-thru focused model, and has rapidly expanded throughout the Midwest. Caribou Coffee products can also be found in all 50 states across grocery stores, mass retailers, club stores, foodservice providers, hotels, entertainment venues and online.

Caribou Coffee is part of a portfolio of complementary brands bound by common values – Panera Brands, comprised of Panera Bread, Caribou Coffee and Bagel Brands. Panera Brands companies are independently-operated and united in their mission to be force multipliers for good for their guests, communities, the planet and the shareholders they serve.

To learn more about Caribou Coffee, visit Caribou-Coffee.com and follow the coffeehouse on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. Sign up for Caribou Coffee’s loyalty program, Caribou Perks, at caribouperks.com.