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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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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Classy but unpretentious

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2014
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Saskatoon, Canada
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Saskatoon, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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66 reviews 66 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 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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342 reviews 342 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
246 helpful votes 246 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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77 reviews 77 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 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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58 reviews 58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 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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117 reviews 117 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 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
25 helpful votes 25 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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Restaurant Details

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
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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