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Boffins Public House

$$ - $$$, Seafood
106-111 Research Dr, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 3R2, Canada
+1 306-978-2582
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  • Very good39%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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Canadian, Seafood
$$ - $$$
106-111 Research Dr, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 3R2, Canada
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

Boffin's has always been a bit of a hit-and-miss sort of place. Its location is great and the ambiance is very nice. But, the food goes on and off. My last visit - Boffin's was ON. We had an excellent lunch on a cold and...More

Thank Roger P
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We recently went to this restaurant expecting great things. It advertises itself as one of Saskatoon's finest dining establishments. It does not live up to that. There were only four main entrees on the menu and one of those was unavailable. The service was slow....More

Thank rosewoodacres
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

I have been here numerous times over the years. The setting is spectacular especially if you can eat on the patio and walk abut the grounds before or after. It is the most beautiful place in the city. BUT the food and service has deteriorated...More

Thank AdventureLD
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Nestled in the U of S grounds Boffins is a fantastic restaurant. Our server, Julee, was amazing. She was prompt and efficient with our drinks and food, I loved the soup of the day (chickpea chicken curry) she suggested. My husband had the Kale Drogo...More

Thank IzzyWh
Reviewed 14 June 2017

We had the pleasure of having lunch at Boffins. Having never gone before, we weren't sure what to expect! Our waitress was very knowledgeable and friendly! Helped us with suggestions! We dined on chilled avocado and grapefruit soup, the chorizo eager, sabih pita, and stir...More

Thank dollylane2016
Reviewed 20 March 2017

The menu is a mix of so many different influences - Chinese, Filipino, Thai, several other - I wondered if they could pull it off. I was pleasantly surprised and impressed with the meal. Importantly, so were all of my colleagues. The setting is great:...More

Thank 5fredw
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Four friends had lunch at Boffins recently and all of us quite enjoyed our meal and the beer. Boffins is a rather non-traditional restaurant setting, with its antique tables and chairs, and old hardwood flooring. The waitress was friendly and the service prompt. The food...More

Thank 105jimk
Reviewed 8 December 2016

I was there on a business lunch and the atmosphere and ambiance of the cozy cafe is awesome. It's fancy, but not too fancy and it's cozy and quiet. Not to mention that surrounding landscape is beautiful. This is a great place to have casual...More

Thank WhitneyStob
Reviewed 31 October 2016

7 of us for lunch, I had the canneloni, 3 massive portions on one plate. I ate one for lunch there and 1 for lunch at home and then the last one for dinner. Polish sourkraut stew was a hit

Thank Nakodo
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Slow service, good but not great food. Took a while to get seated at lunch. Food was plentiful and hot, but again nothing special. Good coffee though. And not outrageously priced. Might go back.

Thank Kim S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 24
Canadian, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106-111 Research Dr, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 3R2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Saskatchewan  >  Saskatoon>  > University of Saskatchawan
  • Neighbourhood: University of Saskatchawan
  • Phone Number: +1 306-978-2582
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Visit Boffins Public House at Innovation Place, one of Saskatoon's finest dining establishments. Experience the simple elegance of decor influenced by the architectural style of Frank Lloyd Wright. Boffins Public House offers meeting rooms and an outdoor patio surrounded by a spectacular Garden Park.
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