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Karl's Cuisine, Winery & Brewery

₱₱ - ₱₱₱American, , Healthy
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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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 6 days ago via mobile

I’ve been going to Karl’s for years. The food is so good I never have room for dessert so last night my daughter and I shared an appetizer and then shared three desserts! Morgan our server was great and said that lots of people say...More

Thank jgray4676
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great late lunch at Karl’s. We had the soup and half sandwich lunch special. We both had the tomato basil soup which was very good. My wife had the chicken sandwich and I had the Reuben. They were both very good. Service was...More

Thank Snowshoemqt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in Sault Ste Marie in March and had diner at Karl's Cuisine. The food was great, I had the whitefish and it was excellent. Our server Morgan was awesome. We will definitely stop here the next time we are in town.

Thank Dianeh1999
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After watching a ship go through the locks at the Visitor Center, we stopped here for lunch. We had lunch by the windows and could watch another ship proceed through the Soo Locks. Great and innovative menu options. Good soups. The Rueben was wonderful! The...More

Thank DebbsDebbs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found Karl’s mainly for a place to eat by the Soo lock. Even though the reviews weren’t as many as the other restuarants, I took a chance based on the great menu. The place doesn’t look big in the main floor and it was...More

1  Thank Caroline M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In a structure that resembles a ship, complete with portholes, there is a chef making superb dishes. He has a well-trained, energetic staff and a cafe with a fresh appealing decor. Dining here is a unique, fun, wonderful and completely satisfying experience. We had lunch...More

Thank Claude F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoy this restaurant when we are close by and as usual found it to be great. This is not what most would expect in this area so we seldom miss eating here. We had salmon and the crab cake panini. The salmon was excellent...More

Thank Leonard D
Reviewed 17 April 2018

We were there on a blustery, snowy day last week and looking for a cool restaurant I had eaten at once before. There it was, and it was open! Got a window seat and had a great view of a ship in the Locks. Our...More

Thank Rhoda B
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Live this place. The specials are amazing! The service is great, Morgan especially! Have the brie app!!

Thank kokw23
Reviewed 10 March 2018

We have eaten at Karl's often and this last visit was disappointing. The food was good but it took forever to get it. It's off season so they aren't crushed with business like summer time. I had the endless soup and salad. Soup was good....More

Thank Drumisl
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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
Families with children, Business meetings, Scenic view, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
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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