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Boffins Cafe

111 Research Dr # 106, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 3R2, Canada (University of Saskatchawan)
306.249.5344
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Ranked #41 of 547 restaurants in Saskatoon
Neighborhood: University of Saskatchawan
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- Jun 30, 2014
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Neighborhood: University of Saskatchawan
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English first
Saskatoon, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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
2 reviews
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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50 reviews 50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
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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274 reviews 274 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
187 helpful votes 187 helpful votes
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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72 reviews 72 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
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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Saskatoon, Canada
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43 reviews 43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2012

The atmosphere at Boffins is nice and relaxed, and they have some good, unique food options (not many), but the service is more often than not very poor. Try to sit at Chandra's tables and you'll be okay. Overall service quality took a sharp decline about three years ago (give or take a year). Hopefully, they'll get someone to shape... More

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Saskatoon, Canada
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111 reviews 111 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2012

A steady restaurant for the University crowd,members only. Nice patio

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Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2012 via mobile

I especially love the atmosphere. Reserve one of the two side rooms for a more intimate gathering. Great appetizers, soups, salads and lunch dishes!

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