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Boffins Cafe

University of Saskatchawan
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111 Research Dr # 106, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 3R2, Canada
306.249.5344
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
An interesting supper with family

During a visit to Saskatoon to see my elderly father and visit other family members, one of my sisters suggested we go for dinner at Boffins. This restaurant is located on the campus of the University of Saskatchewan in the Innovation Park area. Parking is a bit tricky as the lot is located across... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

During a visit to Saskatoon to see my elderly father and visit other family members, one of my sisters suggested we go for dinner at Boffins. This restaurant is located on the campus of the University of Saskatchewan in the Innovation Park area. Parking is a bit tricky as the lot is located across the street. Directions to the restaurant... More 

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Saskatoon, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Ok, so they were trying some new things. We signed up for Valentines day first, and they were incredibly backed up, almost 90 minutes to be served. The waitress provided us a round of complimentary drinks to pacify the table. When the food arrived, one meal was burnt to the point it was inedible. To compensate, the waitress removed the... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

food is good, but when you are there for lunch need to give it lots of time as service is slow, this would be fine if time is not an issue, but when you or your guest has to get back to work, it is an issue

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Saskatoon, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Menu has locally sourced ingredients, fresh and flavourful items with a few out of the ordinary flavours.

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Saskatoon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

A great place for a business lunch. Boffins always features a unique twist of a special flavour on their menu items.

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Halifax
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

We have had brunch and lunch here a number of times on visits to our old home city, and Boffins generally comes through well. The food is well prepared, interesting, and tasty. Both the indoor, Arts and Crafts restaurant, and the outdoor, chunky-furniture patio are appealing. Prices are reasonable. It's a nice alternative to the other options on the University... More 

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Saskatoon, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

it would be better food if they did not use garlic in absolutely everything, soup, salads, meat, you name it.

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Saskatoon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

High class, quality food, sometimes unusual but excellent menu options worth trying. Great dining second to none for quality and service.

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Saskatoon, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

This a fine lunch spot, located in the University of Saskatchewan's Innovation Park (itself an impressive spot). Boffins is a noisy place, full of scientists and business people discussing discoveries and business opportunities. The food is original and very good. The service is a bit odd -- overly casual and a tad unattentive at times -- but food is delivered... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2012

lovely place, esp in summer. consistently good menu and value, good wine menu. excellent choice for business lunch at the university

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Additional Information about Boffins Cafe

Address: 111 Research Dr # 106, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 3R2, Canada
Phone Number: 306.249.5344
Location: Canada  >  Saskatchewan  >  Saskatoon>  > University of Saskatchawan
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 111 Research Dr # 106, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 3R2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Saskatchewan  >  Saskatoon>  > University of Saskatchawan
  • Neighborhood: University of Saskatchawan
  • Phone Number: 306.249.5344

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm

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