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Bistro on The Boulevard

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521 Lake Blvd, Saint Joseph, MI 49085-1311
+1 269-983-3882
11:30 - 14:00
07:00 - 09:30
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Sun - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Mon - Fri 07:00 - 09:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 07:30 - 10:00
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Coldwater, Michigan
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place friendly staff.make you feel like family.beautiful view of Lake Michigan closearly to downtown stores

Thank cleaners22
Harbert, Michigan
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46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

If you want fine dining in a room where you can hear what is being said, look no further. This is the best dining restaurant in Harbor Country. Don't let the Lawrence Welk - style decor fool you. The food is creative, carefully prepared and delicious. We sampled all the appetizers -- not a bad one in the lot. The... More 

Thank zippy521
Godfrey, Illinois
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85 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

My husband and I were in St. Joseph for a long weekend and decided to try the Bistro. My sister, who was with us, had been to the Bistro numerous times and loves this place. Well, we definitely agree with her! The atmosphere is warm with a great deal of nice woodwork making the restaurant very cozy and inviting. Our... More 

Thank kebodec
Saint Joseph, Michigan
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58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

we have been here many times and some dishes are hit or miss, but if you love lamb and are in southwest michigan get to the Bistro for the spiced lamb shank. It is amazing! Love the tenderness and then with the freshness of the ginger and jalapeno mixed in a bite of the lamb in a piece of the... More 

Thank tgreen1001
Saint John, Indiana
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Saved our last vacation dinner for the Bistro last Friday night 10/21 because we've had such a good experience there in the past. Our waiter was completely inattentive and painfully slow. Didn't seem like he was a new hire, just bad. Front room where we were seated was about half full. Another couple nearby left after their wine because of... More 

Thank rxryan2016
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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85 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

The bristro, located in the BOULEVARD HOTEL. We stayed there some time back, and it was very nice to have a nice meal, veiw and didn't have to go out . Very nice.......

Thank bill p
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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317 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We stopped in on a warm fall day and the outdoor terrace was still open. Lucky for us. I had a mixed green salad with a brochette of chicken. My husband had a banh with a sweet potato/vegetable mix plus a side of asparagus. All nicely prepared. It was the first day with a new menu and the server was... More 

Thank Susan S
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53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We had breakfast and a dinner there! Breakfast was buffet and was quick and easy! Dinner was very nice. Food was good, service makes you feel special, staff very good!

Thank Tracy P
Goshen, Indiana
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

I would recommend a dinner here anytime! We were here for our eleventh anniversary. As noted, the meal was excellent, service was good as well. We drink manhattans and they were perfect!

Thank mhweber53
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370 reviews
279 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Arrived in St Joseph & had a couple of hours over lunchtime before our room at our B&B was going to be ready, so saw this restaurant & went in. We got a table on their balcony &. Old see the lake through the trees, ideal. We both enjoyed our lunch very much & would recommend the restaurant fully.

Thank ToffeeCambs

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, International
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
07:30 - 10:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 09:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 09:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 09:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 09:30
11:30 - 14:00
07:00 - 09:30
17:00 - 22:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?