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Bentley's B-m-L Cafe

62 N State St, Saint Ignace, MI 49781-1647
+1 906-643-7910
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“pie” (47 reviews)
“home fries” (5 reviews)
“ice cream” (19 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
62 N State St, Saint Ignace, MI 49781-1647
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We stopped here for lunch after a few days on Mackinac Island. The service was great and the food was very good. I took Pasties to go for my husband and he gave them a thumbs up. I would have given it 5 stars but...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Cindy R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent homemade food ... great burger, handcut fries, best pie ever. Very reasonable prices and fun staff. All in a classic diner style ... love this place !

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank BarbaraM3787
Reviewed December 5, 2018

Love the history and atmosphere. This has been a restaurant since the 1940s and the interior looks like a 50s diner. The food is just average. Best thing may be that is is one of the best restaurants which remains open in winter.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank lighthouselovertoo
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

We always stop in at Bentley's BNL Cafe when we go to Saint Ignace. The food was excellent, no matter what we've ordered over the years. The breakfast Pasty was exceptionally good today as well as the chocolate malteds. Their pies are to die for,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank juliek959
Reviewed September 12, 2018

After an enjoyable day sightseeing, we stopped at Bentley's for food to take to our room. Lacy was our server and did and outstanding job. My wife's shake was outstanding and my patty melt was the best I've ever had. We will eat at Bentley's...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Lenne K
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

Great food, hard working staff, and good prices. Had the special and BLM Grilles Cheese. Both were excellent. And then the pie for dessert was even better. A must go to place for lunch in St. Ignace!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 602steww
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

The staff is super friendly and great with kids. The decor is bright, bubbly and vintage. The food is a bit greasy, but it was perfect for a quick family meal. Try the whitefish sandwich; so yummy!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank nutmeg1228
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

Friendly staff. Dated (authentic) but very clean and well maintained. Wonderful homemade pies and they serve floats! Favorite Straits destination for breakfast. Pasties (of course) that are terrific. Worth a stop. Locals eat there which is all you need to know.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank C2002SHmarkm
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

We love the cinnamon rolls, but the wait 45 minutes for a to-go order is a bit ridiculous. We were fine missing our first ferry to the island but with service so slow causing us to miss a second ferry is unacceptable. It’ll be the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank mferne
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Cinnamon roll was huge but definitely have had better. Biscuits and gravy were fine- nothing special. Steak omelet was good - this is what we would recommend! We also tried the breakfast pasties - first time for eating them so can’t really rate them. Staff...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank JoyLT
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November 27, 2016|
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Response from ONLY2B | Reviewed this property |
They were open on a US Summer Holiday, but you must call about 'Christmas'. Note: In the US - this year - Dec 26th is treated as the alternate Holiday because the 25th is a Sunday. When you call, I suggest you ask about the... More
November 27, 2016|
Response from garyca | Reviewed this property |
You'll have to call the cafe. The cafe is named just the way it is displayed. Enjoy.
July 17, 2016|
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Response from garysS5491XV | Reviewed this property |
Yes- we some of there homemade with us
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 62 N State St, Saint Ignace, MI 49781-1647
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Mackinac County  >  Saint Ignace
  • Phone Number: +1 906-643-7910
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