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230 Ferry Ave, Charlevoix, MI 49720
(231) 547-2960
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Ranked #17 of 43 Restaurants in Charlevoix
Price range: $5 - $25
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Description: Overlooking Lake Charlevoix and Ferry Beach. Great burgers, salads, reasonably priced. A locals favorite!!!
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English first
Ellsworth, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

Our group had a very nice Christmas party at Kelsey's. We were set up on the porch as our group of 27, so had private area. Good food, good service & awesome dessert made right before us, banana foster. Thanks!!

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Charlevoix, MI
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31 reviews 31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Great atmosphere. Always good food. Very good service! Weekends can be quite busy so you may have to wait longer for your food. We usually sit in the bar area. It's cozy. The dining room has great views of the park and Lake Charlevoix. The menu is big. We love the salads but they have specials every day as well.

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Rochester Hills, Michigan
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Poor service. Terrible attitudes. Poor meals. I was looking forward to giving Kelsey B's another try today, thinking the service couldn't be too slow for a late lunch at 2 p.m. I was wrong. Upon arriving I did ask if they could accommodate 5 adults and 7 kids. The manager/hostess assured me that it was no problem and would be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014 via mobile

Nice family restaurant. Lots of great menu choices and a beautiful view of Lake Charlevoix from the deck.

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Gladwin, Michigan
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We stopped in for lunch over Labor Day Weekend and decided to share the Nachos. So glad it was a share. It was really big. What I particularly liked was the fact that they layered real cheese throughout the plate and not just on the top. Then they baked it and placed the tomatoes and lettuce on top before serving.... More 

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Lake City, Michigan
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107 reviews 107 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

The location is nice, we had a larger party and were seated in the front room. Nice view. The room was so loud, poor acoustic, by the end of the meal we had a bit of a headache from the noise. Food was pretty good, but not memorable.

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Detroit, Michigan
18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

We decided to follow the Pure Michigan sign to Kelsey's for lunch. So glad we did! Great server-Linda-led us to semi-outdoor eating where we had delicious meals. My Cherry chicken salad was large in spite of being a half portion and my companion's tomato basil soup and John Cross whitefish sandwich were more than satisfactory. We'll be back!

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Eastport, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Its always a treat to have lunch or diner at Kelsey's. I love their white fish and my wife loves their Mexican burrito. Great menu with many selections to satisfy what ever food/mood your in. Great location to see lake Charlevoix and watch boats, patio seating. Blow you away prime rib. Service is top notch. The deep fried mushrooms are... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The food was amazing, however our waitress didn't seem like she cared to be there and didn't want to deal with anyone. She didn't have the "pep" that everyone else had.

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Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Charlevoix was having another festival so we headed out of town for dinner. The portions were large and we all left satisfied! The ranch was very good. Nice servers.

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Additional Information about Kelsey B's

Address: 230 Ferry Ave, Charlevoix, MI 49720
Phone Number: (231) 547-2960
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Charlevoix County  >  Charlevoix
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 25
Cuisine: American

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