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Karl's Cuisine Winery & Brewery

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447 W Portage Ave, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783-1989
+1 906-253-1900
11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Tue 11:00 - 16:00
Wed - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My boyfriend and I went to Karl's the other day for the first time in YEARS. The atmosphere was wonderful, but Chef Bryan actually came out and introduced himself to us. He offered to make lunch or dinner. He extensively explained the menu and gave us remmocendations based on what we told him we liked. The appetizer he recommended was... More 

Thank tayloraikens
Grand Blanc, Michigan
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61 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We were thrilled to have had such a wonderful experience dining in the Soo. Karl's is excellent. Upon arrival we were greeted promptly and seated right where we wanted to be. We were up front, right by the windows. We even got to watch a ship pass through the locks! Our server, Morgan, was very good. She was very attentive... More 

Thank MitchandKaren
Rockford, Michigan
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We first stopped at this restaurant because it is close to the locks, across the street. It has an unobstructed view of ships approaching and leaving the MacArthur and Poe Locks. Then we tasted the food. It was outstanding both for lunch and dinner. They feature Michigan wines, unique and comparable to any in the world. Karl' is one of... More 

Thank Fred_49341
Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for New Year's Eve. My friend had been to this restaurant before and said it was great. The wine - white not available? But the red that my friend selected was quite nice. The salad - in a word "YUM". The main course was not so. I ordered leg of lamb that was supposed to be butterflied and... More 

Thank Leslie J
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The meal was amazing from start to finish. The staff was friendly, the food was delicious, and our server Kara made our experience a wonderful one with her upbeat attitude, friendly service, and attentiveness. You can count on Karl's for a great experience and exceptional, fresh food. We will definitely be back!

Thank Brittany B
Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we want a special luxery treat, we go to Karl's. Everything is spiced just right and cooked to perfection. You can taste the experience of the chef's hand. The waitress knows the food and how to pair wine with your meal. A++

Thank Mary P
Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been fans of Karl's for years. However, it's just not what it used to be. Lunch last week included barely warm pumpkin soup.... sent back to the kitchen. Second trip out it was barely warm. If you like your soup hot, maybe this is not the place for you. Fish tacos arrived similarly... not hot. Wait staff is courteous... More 

Thank Thomas M
Independence, Missouri
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66 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped for lunch on a business trip. The restaurant is easy to find and has a warm ambience. Monica, my server, (she ask me to mention her name) was fast, friendly, and attentive. I had the open-face Philly cheesesteak and the cauliflower & cheddar soup, both of which were delicious. I'll be back the next time I'm up north.

Thank jeppert3
Whispering Pines, NC, United States
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Five of us had dinner at Karl's in October. I had the U.P. chicken pasty. It was delicious. Brianna, our server, was very attentive and helpful. As we were leaving, a freighter was making its way onto the locks. We could see it through the windows in the restaurant. We liked Karl's so much that two of us had lunch... More 

Thank Marguerite R
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

We heard about this restaurant on a new segment and decided to try it. We went between 3-4 pm and had there lunch menu. The food was good and the server Morgan was a good and very friendly.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
American, Wine Bar, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?