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Kelsey B's

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American, Italian, Mexican
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230 Ferry Avenue, Charlevoix, MI 49720
(231) 547-2960
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Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Description: Our friendly warm staff, great food and drinks will make you want to come...
Our friendly warm staff, great food and drinks will make you want to come back over and over.
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Good for:
Large groups

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Visitor rating
  • 16
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Horrible service

Group of 4 adults and two children went in for dinner. At the end of the night the kids only ate cheese sticks, the server forgot to put our order in. She also would go 15-20 minutes without checking our table. All adults never ate and were at this restaurant for almost 2 hrs. This was my first... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
Dennis M
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Late Night
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English first
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Group of 4 adults and two children went in for dinner. At the end of the night the kids only ate cheese sticks, the server forgot to put our order in. She also would go 15-20 minutes without checking our table. All adults never ate and were at this restaurant for almost 2 hrs. This was my first time eating... More 

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Ellsworth, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

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

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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120 reviews 120 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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
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25 reviews 25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 230 Ferry Avenue, Charlevoix, MI 49720
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Charlevoix County  >  Charlevoix
  • Phone Number: (231) 547-2960

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 25
  • Cuisine: American, Italian, Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups

Description

Our friendly warm staff, great food and drinks will make you want to come back over and over.
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?