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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%
Travellers talk about
“stromboli” (41 reviews)
“pumpkin soup” (12 reviews)
“house salad” (18 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Wine Bar, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
447 W Portage Ave, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783-1989
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Karl’s for a family dinner (three adults, one child) just before 5pm on a weekday. The place was full. The menu has something for everyone: soup, salad, sandwiches, Stromboli, and a kids menu. We placed our orders quickly and then the wait began...it...More

Thank beaniepile
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has the coolest inside setting, very hip yet relaxing. Great layout and eye catching art work. It has very upscale food and service but a "family" type feel to it. Kayla was our server and she did a phenomenal job at helping to...More

Thank Hotel S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

had a great dining experience with my family. i would have given the review higher but was not truly impressed with the crab cakes but other than that was a nice dinner. friendly staff

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice to have a classy but laid back kinda place to enjoy a superb lunch in the soo. Highly recommend!

Thank mchristiansen906
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came to celebrate our friends getting engaged and we were very pleased we did. I forgot our waitresses name but she was fantastic. She helped us order delicious wine and went above and beyond making sure we had everything we needed. The food was...More

Thank Willits13
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We were in the U.P. on a day trip and found ourselves in Sault Ste. Marie. We decided to try Karl's on a whim. The atmosphere is warm and inviting. The waiter Kyle was very attentive and did a great job despite being brand new....More

Thank Susan G
Reviewed 5 November 2017

This is right next door to the Longships Motel, where we stayed, and right across the street from the locks. Petula, our waitress was very nice. The food was excellent. If you happen to be there on a Friday, get the clam chowder. We both...More

Thank AT-Nak
Reviewed 5 November 2017

We decided to try Karl's after reading the reviews on this site. We were not disappointed. Good food and service. From the exterior the restaurant resembles a freighter. Paid parking available. If you're sitting the right way you can watch ships lock through. We arrived...More

Thank Summer5
Reviewed 5 November 2017

The food was fresh and tasted excellent. I had Rainbow Trout Almondine. Cooked perfectly, and not too dry. Veggies were a mix of fresh zucchini and squash and carrots and complimented to dish well. The house salad was very tasty with the bluberry vinagarette recommended...More

Thank Tony d
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on a trip to see the locks and were not disappointed. My husband got the Ruben and I had the BBQ burger with baked fries. Both were amazing. The servers were very knowledgeable about the items on the menu and the specials....More

Thank angie7612
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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
US$10 - US$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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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