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Bistro on The Boulevard

521 Lake Blvd, Saint Joseph, MI 49085-1311
+1 269-983-3882
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“duck confit” (5 reviews)
“brochette” (2 reviews)
“calamari” (6 reviews)
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French, American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
521 Lake Blvd, Saint Joseph, MI 49085-1311
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is just walking distance from our home ! we love the food and service down there ! The risoto and desearts are really yummy !

Thank Claudya P
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We went for lunch on a Monday. The place was empty--not a good sign. Menu was somewhat ambitious: Alaskan salmon for $26! I ordered a beet salad with a brochette of chicken and iced tea. My husband ordered a niciose salad and iced tea. The...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 5 May 2017

The Bistro has a wonderful restaurant, great location and an interesting menu. You won't go wrong here

Thank ccbells
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Nothing more romantic than a stormy night by the lake, drinking wine and enjoying great food. We shared a little variety platter of various cheeses and meats. We shared a wonderful salad and a melt in your mouth filet. Our server, I think her name...More

Thank karen d
Reviewed 16 April 2017

I have eaten Saturday evening dinner at the Bistro six times this winter. Each time the experience is consistently pleasant with very good food. Last night I had the filet which came with mashed potatoes and sautéed Brussel Sprouts. (DEAR CHEFS EVERYWHERE - I like...More

Thank wittenbergbear
Reviewed 11 April 2017

After driving by the hotel dozens of times, we were finally able to experience this gem at the invite of friends. Everything from food to service to ambience was great; and as my girlfriend says, He's not easily impressed!

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We were in town for 1 night. My husband had a gig at Czars that night. The room was awesome! The breakfast buffet was very good. I would go back on off season - just not to pay the high season price :0)

Thank Lori w
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We go 2-3 times per month and usually eat in the bar. Since Cheyenne has become the chef, the menu is changed quarterly and has lots of choices. I loved the fried oysters from the Fall menu, and cried when they took them off. The...More

Thank Jeff49085
Reviewed 16 February 2017

What a great setting overlooking the shores of Lake Michigan. The food is as wonderful as the view. I selected the Coc au Vin and was rewarded with a superb rendition of this famous French classic that makes only rare appearances on American menus.

Thank Dogwalks
Reviewed 11 February 2017

The Bistro is the place to go for fine dining. It is not the place to take children. Offers an outside patron with great views of the bluff. Nice place for quiet romantic dinners.

Thank Robert B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 30
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
07:30 - 10:00
11:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 09:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 09:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 09:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 09:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 09:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
07:30 - 10:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 521 Lake Blvd, Saint Joseph, MI 49085-1311
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Berrien County  >  Saint Joseph
  • Phone Number: +1 269-983-3882
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