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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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“stromboli” (40 reviews)
“pumpkin soup” (11 reviews)
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11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
447 W Portage Ave, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783-1989
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our server was William who was very friendly and informative. We were two couples in their 70s who are traveling around northern Michigan. Everyone expressed satisfaction with their food and service. We were glad we stopped in here.

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Reviewed yesterday

We recently had a wonderful meal at Karl's in Sault Ste. Marie. Petula was our server and was so full of energy, good ideas and service. Thanks Petula! Hope you get her, you'll be happy if you do. I had the U.P. Pasty with gravy....More

Thank Drumisl
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Delicious locally sourced food! Amazing salad and drinks. Our waitress, Petula, gave us excellent service and we highly recommend this restaurant for a nice lunch or dinner.

Thank speesekm
Reviewed 2 days ago

THe food was prepared to perfection. The waitress, Petula, was helpful in guiding through the menu and beer selections. Service was prompt and the was no rush to finish and get out the door. The dessert rhubarb/berry cobbler was really good. The menu consisted of...More

Thank Edward G
Reviewed 3 days ago

Delicious dinner - the Portabella Florentine is a great option for vegetarians! Busy energetic atmosphere and great views of passing freighters going through the locks. Our waitress, Petula, was super, great sense of humor too!

Thank Holly S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Eclectic menu, great service (thank you Heidi). Was recommended by my brother who lives in SSM and was not disappointed.

Thank lauralinhart
Reviewed 3 days ago

Traveling through Michigan with family can be a lot of fun or a lot of aggravation. Most of the aggravation comes from finding a place where everyone can find something they like on a menu. That was NOT the case at Karl's. A lady at...More

Thank IwantoliveinEurope
Reviewed 3 days ago

Enjoyed an excellent late lunch on the rooftop. Friendly service by Petula, great wine which surprised us and nice twists to the lunch menu! Do give it a try, view of the locks is a nice plus too

Thank bobcat1967
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Excellent food! We had the white fish with basil cream sauce, bruschetta chicken and the pecan crusted chicken. All very delicious. We topped it off with flourless chocolate cherry torte and the Italian wedding cake. Yum! Petula was an amazing waitress! She was very friendly...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 4 days ago

Went for lunch and really wanted fresh whitefish but only served at dinner. So disappointed but looked through the menu and decided to order the beef pasty. I asked the waitress what came with it and received a strange look in response. I was informed...More

Thank bobbrownson
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Questions & Answers
Alexis J
2 April 2017|
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
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, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, 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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