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Bistro on The Boulevard

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521 Lake Blvd, Saint Joseph, MI 49085-1311
269-983-3882
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 34
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great food!

We came upon hearing great reviews.. and were pretty impressed. They had just recently rolled out a new menu and they had some great choices- both appetizers and entrees. The crab Rangoon dip was excellent! Salmon entree was also great. Good wine list and martinis. I tried the white sangria and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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Good for:
  • Romantic
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English first
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Had a great dinner here. No wait on a Saturday night- seated outside with a great view as the sun was setting. I had the peach braised pork and it was honestly one of the best dinners I've had in a while. Our server was a little hands off, but it was fine for a romantic evening. We will definitely... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We always come here for our last dinner when we visit St. Joseph. We have never been disappointed. Cocktails, good food and wine. We watched the sun come down, behind the trees so it wasn't directly in our eyes. Then enjoyed the beautiful sunset with dessert and coffee.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We came upon hearing great reviews.. and were pretty impressed. They had just recently rolled out a new menu and they had some great choices- both appetizers and entrees. The crab Rangoon dip was excellent! Salmon entree was also great. Good wine list and martinis. I tried the white sangria and it was very bitter.. So wouldn't recommend that. View... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The Mac and cheese egg rolls were fabulous. Our waiter was personable, knowledgeable and attentive. The sort rib tacos also delicious. So pleased.

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Shanghai
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Located just inside the Boulevard Inn hotel, this place offer the most sophisticated lunch and dinner selection of downtown St. Joseph. Really great sea food, delicious salads but also their sandwiches stand out. My advice, add some grilles shrimp skewers to the salad...they are worth it!

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Indiana
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This was our second visit and we've had great experiences both times! We were seated at a table for two with a beautiful view of the lake and lighthouse! We tried an appetizer - macaroni and cheese egg rolls - which was delicious and definitely unique! Great bread. Our steaks were cooked as ordered and were fine - nothing out-of-the-ordinary... More 

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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Have come here several times over the years and have never been disappointed. Had the fish tacos today and they were amazing. Service was attentive and the place was very clean. Great view of the lake. Highly recommended.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Loved sitting on the patio/terrace. Food was very fresh and well presented. Service was outstanding. Pricing was a bit high, but worth it. We'll be back when visiting St. Joseph later this summer.

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Saint Joseph, Michigan
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22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Nice hotel with a great view. You would think they would "up" their game with a good chef. The food is below average.....but, since its a vacation-tourist town, they know they do not have to. Over priced and below average.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Very good food (local sourcing, per menu), nice selection of updated dishes, not as pricey as some other upscale restaurants in area. Good wine list, craft beers. Nice setting with outdoor seating and views of Lake Michigan. Good service,knowledgeable wait staff. Could offer more vegetarian fare.

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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, International, European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?