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Bywater Cafe at Michigan Beach


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Reviewed 1 week ago

I love the menu and the down on the beach location. Food is great. Beignets are fab! Service is great!

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Mary A
Reviewed August 8, 2019 via mobile

Bypass all the restaurants on the main street and head here. Excellent food and best of Lake Michigan in all of Charlevoix. Our favorites are the chicken salad sandwiches and the chili cheese fries.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank ptwmiami
Reviewed July 13, 2019

ByWater Cafe is an amazing place to come get some lunch on the beach. Has a wide menu and an amazing variety of food. Vegetarian options are available. Friday night Low Country Shrimp Boils are the absoulet best! Very good service and gets very busy...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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AnnieR463, Owner at Bywater Cafe at Michigan Beach, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2019

Thank you so much! We value and love all of our customers and are honored that you choose to eat with us

Reviewed July 13, 2019

Busy weekend in Charlevoix with the boat show. Walked up to the window to order, the woman who came to the window looked Angry almost as if me being there was an inconvenience. Their green flag that's right next to the window whipped me right...More

Date of visit: July 2019
2  Thank Knappfamilyshitshow
AnnieR463, Owner at Bywater Cafe at Michigan Beach, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2019

While I am truly sorry that Ms Knapp has felt like she had such a terrible experience in our town- she also left a very unfair and mean spirited review of another local restaurant - we value all of our customers no matter what they...More

Reviewed April 1, 2019

We have been coming to Charlevoix for years, and the beach house used to be just a place to get a hot dog while at the beach with the kids. Then it changed! And WOW what a change. No longer is it hot dogs and...More

Date of visit: July 2018
3  Thank sbk613
Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

They were very busy and we waited a while after placing our order but it was worth the wait. Food was top notch. Higher quality and taste than you would expect at a Concession stand type of eatery. Staff was Fabulous, appropriately priced food, left...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Colleen H
AnnieR463, Owner at Bywater Cafe at Michigan Beach, responded to this reviewResponded December 21, 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review!

Reviewed October 10, 2017

We visited the Lake Michigan area in August. One day we were out and about and really didn't know where to eat. Finally we decided to drop in at The Beach House. This was after a long day of lighthouse climbing so we weren't exactly...More

Date of visit: August 2017
1  Thank Deedoni
AnnieR463, Owner at Bywater Cafe at Michigan Beach, responded to this reviewResponded December 8, 2018

This review is not for our restaurant- we do not have indoor seating.

Reviewed July 19, 2017

It's nice to have a place to eat right across from Lake Michigan. A friendly staff will take your order. Good comfort food.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank adrianna24sings
Reviewed June 26, 2016

Don't be fooled by the concession stand appearance of this historic stone building at the beach in Charlevoix. You can definitely get sno-cones and hotdogs, but the menu is way more extensive and includes many vegetarian options. We three had burgers, fries, and pickle chips....More

Date of visit: June 2016
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