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Karl's Cuisine

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Cafe, International, Healthy, Wine Bar
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447 W. Portage Ave, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783-1989
+1 906-253-1900
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Karl's Cuisine is a full-service restaurant, winery and catering company...
Karl's Cuisine is a full-service restaurant, winery and catering company, in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan with a spectacular view of the Sault Locks.Whether seated inside or outside on the upper deck at Karl's Cuisine Café, enjoy delicious, fresh, and wholesome luncheon and dinner meals in a casual, comfortable atmosphere.Need a special meal for a corporate lunch or business meeting? Karl's Cuisine Catering offers signature dishes delivered to your door.Sample Superior Coast wines -- a unique and delectable collection offered at Karl's Cuisine Café' – and choose a favorite to accent your dinner.
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  • 19
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best restaurant in Sault Ste Marie, Michigan

If you are going to SSM, MI..........you MUST go to Karl's Cuisine......BEST food.....fresh, innovative, delicious food, creative, seasonat, delicious food, sweet when it is supposed to be sweet, spicy when it is supposed to be spicy, delicious food, great atmosphere, terrific service, comfortable... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
Patsy S
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Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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  • Local cuisine
  • Scenic view
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Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

If you are going to SSM, MI..........you MUST go to Karl's Cuisine......BEST food.....fresh, innovative, delicious food, creative, seasonat, delicious food, sweet when it is supposed to be sweet, spicy when it is supposed to be spicy, delicious food, great atmosphere, terrific service, comfortable seating, beautiful view......did I mention delicious food.......we live in SSM, Ontario, Canada......we work at thinking of other... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

You know all will be well when the bread is obviously homemade and actually tastes. I had both lunch and dinner here. The bean and kale soup at lunch was excellent and the pasta Bolognese at dinner hit the spot--that sauce certainly did not come from a can. The establishment is associated with a winery. The smooth Pinot Noir and... More 

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Clarkston, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We stopped in for dinner based on a recommendation from a neighbor. We ordered drinks but they do not serve beer, only wine & wine drinks. We ordered the white fish but was disappointed by the strong fishy taste. We've had white fish at other places and know how it should taste. Don't know what happen but we strongly suggest... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

First time. Will come again if we have a chance. Service and servers were excellent! Was neat to watch ships going into the locks while we ate supper! Food was very tasty. Would definitely give it an A+

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Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We ate there and were shocked. Everyone raves about this place. It was truly over priced and really not good at all. It also made me feel pretty bad afterwords. Not sick but it made me feel bad for hours. The atmosphere is average. The prices are very high for what they give you. We paid $25 for two really... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

We were asking for directions to another restaurant and was advised to check out this one. I'm glad we chose this one since the staff is very pleasant and courteous as well as informed of their selections. The food is incredibly delicious and reasonably priced for its complex array of delightful flavors.

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Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We visited Karl's on a recommendation from the hotel. Walked in and were greeted with a smile and were seated immediately. The view through the front windows was very good as it over looked the Soo Locks and the "main drag". The server was very attentive, pleasant and courteous. When we perused the menu, both my wife and I had... More 

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Grand Rapids, MI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We had a nice lunch and the food and service was good. Because we like lunch we returned for dinner. Sat on the rooftop dining area. Pretty run-down and on the dirty side. Servers tried hard but are faced with running up and down a narrow stairway which makes it tough to be attentive. Had the plank walleye and was... More 

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Bay City, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

As well as great food, the desserts are excellent. Just wish I could try all of the offerings they have.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Our party of eight motorcyclists arrived at noon on Friday so, not surprisingly, we were told it'd be a bit of a wait for lunch. We put in our name and walked across the street to kill 20 minutes at the Soo Locks visitors center and Bree, the hostess at Karl's, called us when our table was ready. Perfect! We... More 

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Additional Information about Karl's Cuisine

Address: 447 W. Portage Ave, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783-1989
Phone Number: +1 906-253-1900
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Sault Ste. Marie
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 8 - 23
Cuisine: Cafe, International, Healthy, Wine Bar

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 447 W. Portage Ave, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783-1989
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Sault Ste. Marie
  • Phone Number: +1 906-253-1900

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 23
  • Cuisine: Cafe, International, Healthy, Wine Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Scenic view

Description

Karl's Cuisine is a full-service restaurant, winery and catering company, in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan with a spectacular view of the Sault Locks.Whether seated inside or outside on the upper deck at Karl's Cuisine Café, enjoy delicious, fresh, and wholesome luncheon and dinner meals in a casual, comfortable atmosphere.Need a special meal for a corporate lunch or business meeting? Karl's Cuisine Catering offers signature dishes delivered to your door.Sample Superior Coast wines -- a unique and delectable collection offered at Karl's Cuisine Café' – and choose a favorite to accent your dinner.
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm

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