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Bentley's B-m-L Cafe

62 N State St, Saint Ignace, MI 49781-1647
+1 906-643-7910
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“pie” (46 reviews)
“home fries” (5 reviews)
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Restaurant Hours
American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
62 N State St, Saint Ignace, MI 49781-1647
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Love the history and atmosphere. This has been a restaurant since the 1940s and the interior looks like a 50s diner. The food is just average. Best thing may be that is is one of the best restaurants which remains open in winter.

Thank lighthouselovertoo
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

We always stop in at Bentley's BNL Cafe when we go to Saint Ignace. The food was excellent, no matter what we've ordered over the years. The breakfast Pasty was exceptionally good today as well as the chocolate malteds. Their pies are to die for,...More

Thank juliek959
Reviewed 12 September 2018

After an enjoyable day sightseeing, we stopped at Bentley's for food to take to our room. Lacy was our server and did and outstanding job. My wife's shake was outstanding and my patty melt was the best I've ever had. We will eat at Bentley's...More

Thank Lenne K
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Great food, hard working staff, and good prices. Had the special and BLM Grilles Cheese. Both were excellent. And then the pie for dessert was even better. A must go to place for lunch in St. Ignace!

Thank 602steww
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

The staff is super friendly and great with kids. The decor is bright, bubbly and vintage. The food is a bit greasy, but it was perfect for a quick family meal. Try the whitefish sandwich; so yummy!

Thank nutmeg1228
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Friendly staff. Dated (authentic) but very clean and well maintained. Wonderful homemade pies and they serve floats! Favorite Straits destination for breakfast. Pasties (of course) that are terrific. Worth a stop. Locals eat there which is all you need to know.

Thank C2002SHmarkm
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We love the cinnamon rolls, but the wait 45 minutes for a to-go order is a bit ridiculous. We were fine missing our first ferry to the island but with service so slow causing us to miss a second ferry is unacceptable. It’ll be the...More

Thank mferne
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Cinnamon roll was huge but definitely have had better. Biscuits and gravy were fine- nothing special. Steak omelet was good - this is what we would recommend! We also tried the breakfast pasties - first time for eating them so can’t really rate them. Staff...More

Thank JoyLT
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Quaint diner with a retro decor. Had my first-ever pasty here for breakfast and milkshakes in the evening!

Thank CindieRG310
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Bentley’s is a little gem in downtown St. Ignace! We always make sure to stop in for a meal & pastie when we’re in town! My husband says they have the best pasties out of any he’s had. We’ve had breakfast & lunch here multiple...More

Thank skpunk13
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27 November 2016|
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Response from ONLY2B | Reviewed this property |
They were open on a US Summer Holiday, but you must call about 'Christmas'. Note: In the US - this year - Dec 26th is treated as the alternate Holiday because the 25th is a Sunday. When you call, I suggest you ask about the... More
27 November 2016|
Response from garyca | Reviewed this property |
You'll have to call the cafe. The cafe is named just the way it is displayed. Enjoy.
18 July 2016|
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Response from garysS5491XV | Reviewed this property |
Yes- we some of there homemade with us
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 62 N State St, Saint Ignace, MI 49781-1647
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Mackinac County  >  Saint Ignace
  • Phone Number: +1 906-643-7910
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