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521 Lake Blvd, Saint Joseph, MI 49085-1311
269-983-3882
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Good for:
Romance

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  • 28
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good Food

You must try the raspberry sorbet. The dinner was delicious and had a great wine selection. our server was very nice and the prices were reasonable.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 20, 2015
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Michigan
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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79 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Michigan
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

You must try the raspberry sorbet. The dinner was delicious and had a great wine selection. our server was very nice and the prices were reasonable.

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Seattle, Washington
Top Contributor
295 reviews 295 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

I've went here twice. Once last year during the summer for drinks and it was excellent. My most recent time there was for dinner with a friend near thanksgiving. The prices were a little too high for my liking, especially considering there were not many options. The whole place was almost empty and yet, they seated us next to three... More 

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Mason, Michigan, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

This place is a little hidden from the beaten path of downtown St. Joseph. We went there because of a coupon I found online, when I knew we were traveling to the area. It's a little pricey, but WELL worth it. We have been there a total of three times and we do not live in the area. The menu... More 

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Restaurant had some really interesting dishes and drinks. Other food was average. A few things were pretty bad. On the whole I would return especially for the paw paw fruit ice cream and martini.

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Hartford, Michigan
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Beautiful place, but the food was substandard. I had a pasta dish with sauce the consistency of water. I won't be returning.

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St. Joseph, MI
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

My family and I love dining here whether it is for lunch or dinner. Recently, we checked it out for Sunday brunch and had amazing short rib tacos. Great! Soups are always a great choice and they have a lovely wine selection. You can't beat the location.

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Chicago, Illinois
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Ordered 2 bistro burgers and they were weak. The meat had good flavor but the fixings killed it! Small piece of soggy lettuce, small slice tomato that had the core in it. We asked for onion and it was again, 3 super skinny rings. Ordered it through room service and she forgot the ketchup/mustard/mayo, so by the time she came... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Food was good, service was good wine list is good. Loved the Hook's blue cheese! Ambience was quite nice and close to the beach. The bar room was nicely decorated and the staff were all friendly and helpful.

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Harbert, Michigan
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

This is a restaurant for golfers, retirees, and people who want something a little different but not that different. The menu bounces around a lot of recognizable, trendy ingredients such as goat cheese, fruit garnishes, fish, interesting beef cuts. But things are thrown together haphazardly . . . a reuben sandwich made with turkey and "jewish" rye would not be... More 

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Saint Joseph, Michigan
Top Contributor
123 reviews 123 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Finally making a review on this local place. We go there a few times a year. The menu changes, but there are a few staples, like Duck, Fish Tacos.... Sometimes the menu is small, sometimes very large. Service is usually very good. Food is always tasty and a lot of dishes have a French flair. Recently, there has been a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 521 Lake Blvd, Saint Joseph, MI 49085-1311
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Berrien County  >  Saint Joseph
  • Phone Number: 269-983-3882

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, American, European, Continental

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance

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