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Cafe Sante

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1 Water St, Ste 100, Boyne City, MI 49712-1810
+1 231-582-8800
08:00 - 22:00
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Bay Harbor, Michigan
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63 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visited Cafe Sante with another couple on a Friday evening, and was quite pleased with the experience. Everyone was pleased with their generous entrees and the wines they selected. There was a guitar player providing live entertainment which is always a nice touch as well. Service was very good. This is casual dining, and seating is congested on peak.

Thank Tom D
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114 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Service-excellent and helpful. These servers know what's on the menu and all about everything else in between. The food is so good that it's amazing good! Eat here and eat here!

Thank Tnearl
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Such a pleasant surprise on our visit! We went for breakfast and was seated with a view of the lake. The food was absolutely delightful! From frittatas to beef hash, you cannot go wrong stopping here on your visit. The hostess and waitress are also worth boasting about! Will absolutely come back! Homemade cherry jam should be jarred and able... More 

Thank Kristina G
Boyne City, Michigan
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57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our Go To place when ever we had visitors-great music, lake views and seasonal dishes prepared with care. Servers have always been super attentive. Be sure and try any of the mussel dishes or morel taste treats (when they are in season)

Thank walloongirl
Chicago area
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of our favorite restaurants in the area. The menu offers a taste of European Bistros in the North Woods - how cool is that? Virtually every meal we've had here has been delicious, and there's something on the menu for just about anyone. The only negative (for us) is that they don't take reservations, and there can... More 

Thank ZCD
Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After visiting this restaurant multiple times over the last 4 summers, I feel this is one of the better and consistent places on Lake Charlevoix. From the wood fired pizzas, mussels and frites to the specials of whitefish I have never been disappointed. The wait staff has also been very attentive. Its not perfect though, the tables are a bit... More 

Thank jstro
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate there 3 times over the course of 2 days . Each meal was of gourmet quality. Wait staff were so polite, non-intrusive yet attentive( a fine balance not often found)..could not improve on the food nor the service...perfect in every way...sound level for conversation was perfect, lighting was soft yet you didn't need a flashlight to read the wine... More 

Thank rosemaryf756
Level Contributor
25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

I visit Cafe Sante at least twice a week when in town and always bring family and/or friends. We usually love it. We went this Thursday for their all you can eat mussels night. We got there before 7. We didn't get our entrees until 8, over an hour wait. We specifically went their early because someone in our party... More 

Thank jmamac
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64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

First off we had a great server -Koz! He is a true professional and very knowledgeable about the menu. We stopped in for dessert and coffee after eating at a different local restaurant. He talked about each dessert and we seriously wanted one of each after hearing about them. We settled on Tiramisu and Pot de Creme and both where... More 

Thank lovestulips
Boyne City, Michigan
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We can't swing into town without my youngest daughter asking for Sante's award winning Vienna Pancakes. I find it hard to argue when I see the Croque Madame as a breakfast feature. The bechamel coupled with Plaths Ham and the Brioche are so perfect- highly recommend to anyone who would like a next level breakfast sandwich. Service and atmosphere are... More 

Thank Brian K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 23
American, Belgian, European, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Water St, Ste 100, Boyne City, MI 49712-1810
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Charlevoix County  >  Boyne City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-582-8800

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?