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Bistro on The Boulevard

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The Bistro on the Boulevard, located at the Boulevard Inn in St. Joseph, Michigan, is a culinary delight from sunrise until nightfall. Our dishes are made from the freshest ingredients with a local twist. Wine Spectator has honored us with its coveted award of excellence for offering “one of the best restaurant wine lists in the world.” Yet even the wine list is eclipsed by our breathtaking view of Lake Michigan.
PRICE RANGE
$10 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
French, American
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
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Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

This local restaurant has wonderful small plates to select from which are big enough for a lite lunch or the start to a wonderful dinner.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank C7256JHsusanc
Reviewed November 7, 2018

Three friends and I went to dinner on Saturday evening (1 1/2 weeks ago) Our server was excellent. HOWEVER, I ordered the lamb chops, they had NO flavor, no marinating, herbs, spices. etc. Since we had appetizers, drinks, etc., I ate very little of my...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Luanne B
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Had a Baby Shower for my daughter last Saturday, in the Library room at the Bistro, it was wonderful. The food was excellent, and the chef very accommodating to anyone’s food allergies. Everyone just loved the food. The room was comfy, warm and cozy. It...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Nanney12
Reviewed September 11, 2018

First, if the staff bothers to read this, I tried to contact you directly by leaving a comment on your website with my contact information and my husband made comments as we checked out. We stayed at the Boulevard over Labor Day weekend and ate...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Vicky B
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

We had reservations on a Saturday night. We asked to sit outside and were told to have a drink at the bar first, because of “staff issues”, they didn’t have enough wait staff this evening I guess. After 20 minutes at the bar we were...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed July 28, 2018

We 3 had a great lunch: 1)french onion soup; 2)chicken salad sandwich; 3)otto's fried chicken sandwich, The servings were ample, and very tasty, with tasty ingredients. We order pomme frites aux trufe (french fries drizzled in truffle oil). Now THAT was a great add-on. The...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Thomas1939
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

Nice food and ambient at the restaurant. Also food service are good. It is recommended to have food if you are visiting silver beach county park.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 28viralc
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

I ordered a burger with a side Caesar salad and my wife, who wasn’t feeling well, ordered the grilled cheese. The service was excellent and the food was good. Why only four stars? The quality of the meal, in my opinion, didn’t justify the price....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank jstrotter
Reviewed April 14, 2018

One of the best restaurants in the area. Good choices, good service, pricewise not very good but still reasonable.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank PauloMarinho
Reviewed January 28, 2018

We have eaten here several times for dinner, and it's just not our cup o tea. The food is pricey, and for us, simply does not justify the price tag. That said, the service has always been pleasant and the view of the lake whether...More

Date of visit: January 2018
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Victoria L
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Park View West is our largest private room on the lower level, which can accommodate up to 80 people. Buses have found parking in one of the surrounding lots or on the street depending on the time of year. There would be... More
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