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Cafe Sante

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Italian, French, Belgian, European
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1 Water St, Ste 100, Boyne City, MI 49712-1811
231-582-8800
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great dinner spot for kids and grown ups

Had the chicken and shrimp risotto, husband had bratwurst. Both were wonderful. Kids food great too. Had Belgian beer sampler and having just returned from Belgium, I can highly recommend it! Fantastic spot. Don't miss.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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Chicago, Illinois
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

Had the chicken and shrimp risotto, husband had bratwurst. Both were wonderful. Kids food great too. Had Belgian beer sampler and having just returned from Belgium, I can highly recommend it! Fantastic spot. Don't miss.

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Cleveland Heights
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162 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

Café Sante is located on the harbor in Boyne City. Inside and outside seating. The breakfasts are outstanding. The eggs benedict is the best I have ever had, and I try eggs benedict a lot. The décor is interesting and the service is friendly and prompt.

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Grand Rapids, MI
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75 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We went here for breakfast after 2 locals recommended it. We were very disappointed. Potatoes were cold and dry and were sent back. Omelet was ok, Toast was not 'toasted' but had delicious homemade jam. Homemade Hash was dry and tasteless except for the herbs in it which overpowered it. Was not asked how the egg should be cooked so... More 

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Troy, MI
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96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

A menu with choices for everyone, including the gluten-free group, and a nice view of the lake. We have eaten here a number of times and always enjoy the experience.

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Clarkston, Michigan
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We went here for my wife's birthday. Drinks, food & wait staff were beyond our expectations. Had their strawberry special comb-dinner. Some of the best food in the area. Highly recommend.

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Lansing, Michigan
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Drove the boat down to Boyne from Charlevoix and decided to have lunch. What a great decision! We split a Sante salad and the garlic chicken and spinach stone pizza and it tasted great. Paired with the Chateau Fontaine Chardonnay it made the meal complete. Service was exceptional! We sat on the porch facing the lake and it made for... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

My husband and I enjoyed Cafe Sante twice while visiting this area of Michigan recently. After eating there the first time, we made sure to go back at least one more time before we left. We ate out on the patio which was lovely. That night it was still sunny, but cool. The fire out on the patio kept us... More 

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Rockford, United States
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We stopped in with friends to share a few small plate items and have a pre-shopping beverage. The country pate was very good. The view of the lake is fantastic. After we left my buddy and I fished at the mouth of the Boyne River, just across the lawn from the cafe, while our wives shopped. I managed to land... More 

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Henderson, Nevada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Always delicious food and amazing cocktails in a European-esque setting on the shores of gorgeous Lake Charlevoux. What more could you want? Can't wait to dine there this weekend!

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Boyne City, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

This is a place you must eat at while stopping in Boyne City! The food is extremely good. The soups are my favorite thing to get. Meals are priced slightly high, but it is all worth it!

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Additional Information about Cafe Sante

Address: 1 Water St, Ste 100, Boyne City, MI 49712-1811
Phone Number: 231-582-8800
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Charlevoix County  >  Boyne City
Average Prices: USD 8 - 23
Cuisine: Italian, French, Belgian, European

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Water St, Ste 100, Boyne City, MI 49712-1811
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Charlevoix County  >  Boyne City
  • Phone Number: 231-582-8800

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 23
  • Cuisine: Italian, French, Belgian, European

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