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“Can always expect a great time with great food!”
Review of Cafe Sante

Cafe Sante
Ranked #1 of 38 Restaurants in Boyne City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $23
Cuisines: Belgian, European, French, Italian
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed March 11, 2014

Café Sante is actually one of our local restaurants, and it is one of our very favorites! The service is always warm and professional. The bar is a great meeting place. All the food is prepared fresh and on site. If you are looking for European style bistro dining - this is the place! Their breakfasts are fabulous also.

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Thank Meri J
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Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

We went to the Cafe Sainte for lunch in 2013 when skiing at nearby Boyne Mountain and loved it. It has an old world charm and an interesting menu you wouldn't expect to find in a smaller town. We came back for both lunch and dinner this year, and everyone loved it. Most of us had their flatbread pizzas which were cooked in a wood fired oven- everyone was happy with these. They had a very good and reasonably priced wine list, as well as a fun list of sparkling cocktails. If you happen to be a mussel fan, you'll find a lot to like on this menu-they offer them cooked up in a variety of ways.

This restaurant is located on the shore of Lake Charlevoix, so it must be absolutely wonderful in the summer when the doors are open to the fresh air. For the cooler months, they have a gas fire pit on the patio that warms the atmosphere in spirit, if not in reality. A cozy bar is also available for seating.

Eating here was a tasty and charming part of our trip-we hope to return in warmer months next time!

1  Thank MackinacMegan
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Reviewed January 14, 2014

My wife and I stopped here for a lunch on our way to a ski trip. It was snowy and storming outside, but inside the restaurant, it was fantastic. I had the Italian Grinder and she had the onion soup along with an Oyster appetizer.
The food was so good I couldn't believe it. I swear if I had to pick a last meal this would be on my list of top ten choices. It was great. I stumbled on the place with a Google search for unique spot to have lunch. The service, atmosphere, meal and price were all outstanding. Loved it and will certainly be back.

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Thank Dave B
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Reviewed January 6, 2014

Party of 8 which included 2 children. The seating was crowded and had to put folded up paper under table leg. Not a place to have a meal if you want to visit as seating doesn't permit it. Food had no taste even off of the seasonal menu. Don't order anything with the pesto sauce as they forgot to put any garlic in it. Pasta was overcooked, with no seasoning in any of the sauces. 8 different entrees were ordered and not a single one was enjoyed. Have gone here several times over the years and only the first year was I happy with the food. Kept trying see if it has improved but has gone down. Won't try it again as it is too costly to experiment with.

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1  Thank ejk132
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Reviewed December 30, 2013

Excellent menu to chose from with a good selection of beers. Very nice atmosphere and family freindly as well.

Thank Bruce Jeffrey K
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