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“Good Dinner Spot”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Cafe Sante

Cafe Sante
Ranked #1 of 37 Restaurants in Boyne City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $23
Cuisines: American, European
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Scenic view, Kids, Romantic
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Michigan, USA
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98 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
“Good Dinner Spot”
Reviewed March 26, 2013

The atmosphere is warm and inviting. On the edge of Lake Charlevoix. High ceilings and dim lighting. The service is great. We shared the Shrimp Risotto and the Pizza with Duck, Walnuts, and Gorgonzola. The Pizza was wonderful. Pizza is cooked in a wood-fired oven. The pizza crust is not too thick and nicely crisp. The duck and gorgonzola flavors mesh nicely. The shrimp risotto had a delicate lemon flavor but would be better with about 1/3 of the sweet peas and a couple more shrimp. We have dined here several times and will return.

  • Visited March 2013
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Michigan
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“My new favorite upnorth restaurant”
Reviewed February 28, 2013

Food was great, service was great, atmoshphere and view on topnotch. Glad to see a restaurant like this in the Boyne area.

  • Visited February 2013
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Petoskey, Michigan
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103 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“A destination restaurant”
Reviewed February 26, 2013

We regularly drive about 80 miles round trip just to have brunch, lunch or dinner at this never-disappointing bistro. It's always a treat. Eggs Chasseur, butternut squash gnocchi, pizza Margherita, and fresh whitefish are among our favorites. Service is attentive (sometimes a bit too attentive) but you always leave feeling that you have dined well, in a beautiful setting with a view of Lake Charlevoix, with people who care about food. Thee beer and wine list is expansive and reasonably priced.

Visited February 2013
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Detroit, Michigan
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“A Very Nice Place To Have Dinner”
Reviewed February 7, 2013

If you are ever in the Boyne area you have to have a nice romantic dinner at Cafe Sante. The staff is great and the decor is lovely.
My husband and I throughly enjoyed our food and experience here!

Visited October 2012
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Naples, Florida
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118 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Wonderful restaurant !”
Reviewed February 4, 2013

Love this place! Try it, you will too. Done on a French Bistro style with amazing food. A gem in the middle of the Northern woods. The best!

  • Visited September 2012
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