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Boffins Public House

) #82 of 559 Restaurants in Saskatoon $$ - $$$ , Seafood
106-111 Research Drive, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 3R2, Canada
+1 306-978-2582
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“soup” (2 reviews)
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Canadian, Seafood
$$ - $$$
106-111 Research Drive, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 3R2, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I have been here numerous times over the years. The setting is spectacular especially if you can eat on the patio and walk abut the grounds before or after. It is the most beautiful place in the city. BUT the food and service has deteriorated...More

Thank AdventureLD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nestled in the U of S grounds Boffins is a fantastic restaurant. Our server, Julee, was amazing. She was prompt and efficient with our drinks and food, I loved the soup of the day (chickpea chicken curry) she suggested. My husband had the Kale Drogo...More

Thank IzzyWh
Reviewed 14 June 2017

We had the pleasure of having lunch at Boffins. Having never gone before, we weren't sure what to expect! Our waitress was very knowledgeable and friendly! Helped us with suggestions! We dined on chilled avocado and grapefruit soup, the chorizo eager, sabih pita, and stir...More

Thank dollylane2016
Reviewed 20 March 2017

The menu is a mix of so many different influences - Chinese, Filipino, Thai, several other - I wondered if they could pull it off. I was pleasantly surprised and impressed with the meal. Importantly, so were all of my colleagues. The setting is great:...More

Thank 5fredw
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Four friends had lunch at Boffins recently and all of us quite enjoyed our meal and the beer. Boffins is a rather non-traditional restaurant setting, with its antique tables and chairs, and old hardwood flooring. The waitress was friendly and the service prompt. The food...More

Thank 105jimk
Reviewed 7 December 2016

I was there on a business lunch and the atmosphere and ambiance of the cozy cafe is awesome. It's fancy, but not too fancy and it's cozy and quiet. Not to mention that surrounding landscape is beautiful. This is a great place to have casual...More

Thank WhitneyStob
Reviewed 30 October 2016

7 of us for lunch, I had the canneloni, 3 massive portions on one plate. I ate one for lunch there and 1 for lunch at home and then the last one for dinner. Polish sourkraut stew was a hit

Thank Nakodo
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Slow service, good but not great food. Took a while to get seated at lunch. Food was plentiful and hot, but again nothing special. Good coffee though. And not outrageously priced. Might go back.

Thank Kim S
Reviewed 23 August 2016

A group of friends gathered at Boffins to celebrate a birthday. The interior is bright and filled with oak tables, wooden floors and walls. Although beautiful, the wood needs some restoration work. The table tops and floors are worn and scratched. Use of tablecloths would...More

Thank Irene D
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I did not eat at the restaurant as it was closed on a Sunday afternoon. I have eaten in the past and the food/service/value was quite good. What I really want to talk about is the patio/pond/park, which is designed using a Frank Lloyd Wright...More

Thank Murray G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$24
Canadian, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106-111 Research Drive, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 3R2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Saskatchewan  >  Saskatoon>  > University of Saskatchawan
  • Neighbourhood: University of Saskatchawan
  • Phone Number: +1 306-978-2582
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Visit Boffins Public House at Innovation Place, one of Saskatoon's finest dining establishments.

Experience the simple elegance of decor influenced by the architectural style of Frank Lloyd Wright.

Boffins Public House offers meeting rooms and an outdoor patio surrounded by a spectacular Garden Park.
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