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Stafford's Weathervane Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$17 - $48
CUISINES
American, Seafood
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews salad whitefish cherry pie chowder prime rib escargot steak chicken fish and chips morels ribs sandwiches lake michigan great view watch the boats every half hour our waiter
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The weathervane has been a landmark in Charlevoix for many years. The building is a bit of history. It’s one of Earl Young’s creations. The stone work and setting in the channel are worth a visit. The food is boring. Very unimaginative and mediocre. It...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Leslee P
Reviewed 6 days ago

Excellent service, courteous staff, fine and casual dining, great happy hour specials and classic views in a vintage setting. Awesome winter wine dinner for birthday celebration!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Melissa F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a late lunch we stopped in for a late dinner and decided on a wedge salad for him, soup for me and split half order of ribs. It was the perfect amount as we were in a hotel and had no room for leftovers....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Marilyn576
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stafford's had some great outside, waterfront seating. We enjoyed a couple of drinks and some appetizers while watching boats go by to-and-from Lake Michigan. Our whitefish and artichoke dip was very good, and fit the atmosphere. Our server Phil was extremely friendly, and great with...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Matt S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Full of history, tradition and ambiance, one can sit on the deck in the summer and watch the boats come in from Lake Michigan to Round Harbor. Across from the channel are light blue condominiums. The best meals use the fresh fish caught daily. The...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank bodebear1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopping in at the Weathervane in winter is very different than summer but still very nice. The canal stays open but no boat traffic. Nonetheless, you can get a table by the window without a long wait. And, you have the same good food choices....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Ken V
Reviewed January 9, 2019

excellent location, food and service also very good. This restaurant has a ton of character and history.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank lar98pro
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

The Must-see restaurant in Charlevoix. Classic dining on the river leading boats out to Lake Michigan.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank PapaG52
Reviewed November 26, 2018

Enjoyed our dinner. The oak planked white fish was wonderful. Great service and the hostess was a wealth of historical information. Would eat there next time we are in town.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Flyer799734
Reviewed November 19, 2018 via mobile

If you want a great view of the channel this is your restaurant. They have inside and outside seating. The outside seating is our choice. I love watching the boats go through. And an extra bonus.....the food is good too.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank candy h
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Laurie131
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Response from Glad R | Reviewed this property |
No dress code is required. Because they are in a 'tourist' town, particularly in the Spring, Summer and Fall....you are welcome at Stafford's Weathervane in casual attire.
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