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Karl's Cuisine, Winery & Brewery

447 W Portage Ave, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783-1989
+1 906-253-1900
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
447 W Portage Ave, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783-1989
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Reviewed yesterday

We were on a 10 day road trip, and tried to choose local establishments as much as possible. We parked in Sault St Marie to complete part of our road trip goal of touching all 5 Great Lakes, and walked until we saw this restaurant....More

2  Thank Susan K
Reviewed 2 days ago

Fabulous service great menu and not the typical tourist restaurant. Looks cal cuisine along with everyday favorites. Serves wine and beer from local brewery. Service is very good and never much of a wait

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 2 days ago

The restaurant was busy, but we were seated fast. The Assistant Manager, Bry, waited on us during our visit. All I have to say is I hope the owner or owners realize what they have because Bry is fabulous! Very bubbly, knows her restaurant and...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had lunch and it was a great spot to watch the freighters go by. I had the UP Pasty and it was yummy. My only complaint is that the service was slow. It took very long just to get water and our waitress to our...More

1  Thank CW4442015
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Food was excellent along with the craft beer brewed on premises. Bry (our waitress) was exceptional.Obviously enjoyed what she was doing.

Thank Greg C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Excellent fine dining, not your typical restaurant. Menu offers fresh unique plates. The micro brews and wines are perfect match to the dinning experience. Save room for a variety of desserts that are worth the visit on their own merit. And yes the ship views...More

1  Thank lbofrudyard
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Food was very tasty. A great change from the normal burger places. Our server was outstanding. BRY. The menu had a great variety of items that were outstanding. BRY.

Thank Edgar S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food, great beer, nice friendly staff. Best part is the top deck where you can eat and watch ships go through the lock right across the street. Deck has a good wind shield of clear glass so that the view remains unobstructed

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I were on our way to Canada, July 14th, 2017. The manager at our motel told us about Karl's Cuisine when we asked about a good place to eat. We likednot being rushed!! Petula, our wait person, was right there. Excellent waitress....More

Thank br3notwb
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was a great surprise! The food is homemade and absolutely delicious! It is a family owned business. They make their own beer and wine (the blueberry beer is delicious). The chicken piccata was wonderful. I definitely recommend having dinner here before leaving the...More

Thank Casi L
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Questions & Answers
Alexis J
2 April 2017|
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Response from Chef Karl and P... N | Property representative |
Karl's Cuisine has their own winery, brewery and amazing food but no mixed drinks.
Meta G
7 November 2015|
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Response from Chris S | Reviewed this property |
we loved it.........great food and great people. Have a Stromboli and a Pasty in the freezer yet.
Jeanine W
3 April 2015|
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Response from Chris S | Reviewed this property |
Yes. The ramp starts in the back and runs up the side of the building to the main entrance
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 447 W Portage Ave, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783-1989
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Sault Ste. Marie
  • Phone Number: +1 906-253-1900
  • E-mail
Karl's Cuisine is a full-service restaurant, winery, brewery and catering company, in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan with a spectacular view of the Sault Locks. Whether seated inside or outside on the upper deck at Karl's Cuisine Café, enjoy delicious, fresh, and wholesome luncheon and dinner meals in a casual, comfortable atmosphere. Sample our house-made Superior Coast wines and craft brews. Unique and delectable collections are offered at Karl's Cuisine, choose a favorite to accent your lunch or dinner. Need a special meal, corporate lunch or business meeting? Karl's Cuisine Catering offers signature dishes from simple to spectacular.
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