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Stafford's Weathervane Restaurant

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106 Pine River Ln, Charlevoix, MI 49720-1809
+1 231-547-4311
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“whitefish” (49 reviews)
“cherry pie” (7 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
106 Pine River Ln, Charlevoix, MI 49720-1809
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Reviewed September 18, 2017

We stopped at this restaurant because the food has been good but the ambience on the deck is what northern Michigan is all about. The channel, the drawbridge, and the boats are enjoyable and the food was absolutely delicious. My husband and I both had...More

1  Thank SenoraNovi
Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I both had the salmon then cherry pie with cherry praline ice cream. Everything was outstanding. Loved sitting on the deck and watch the boats go by.

1  Thank dhlevin
Reviewed September 11, 2017 via mobile

Stopped for lunch and glad we did. Snagged a table by the window overlooking the channel and it was beautiful. Lunch was a real treat. I had the crab shrimp Cobb salad. Lots of big pieces of crab and quite a few shrimp. The salad...More

1  Thank Joan42469
Reviewed September 9, 2017

We were in Charlevoix for a few nights and decided to eat an early dinner here at this beautiful restaurant by the water. Even though it was a little too chilly for us to eat outdoors, it was available. A nice drink list $$-$$$ so...More

1  Thank Georgia H
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Really good menu. Prices are fair. Ample wine and beer options. Professional year-round servers here, which I really appreciate. (not all summer workers, who can be fine, too). Great location. Easy to wait in or out if there's a line, which is OK, because it's...More

1  Thank 615jackf
Reviewed September 5, 2017

go for the view and stay for the food! understandably, this is one of the pricier restaurants in town, but was a great treat for our last night in town.

1  Thank nanabetsey49
Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

We sat on the deck which was a lovely way to watch boats passing by. We opted for burgers and fries which were good. Friendly wait staff.

1  Thank Aimee D
Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

Always a great meal. Just cannot beat tge whitefish on a plank and perch with sherry butter. Great views too.

2  Thank shirlene m
Reviewed September 1, 2017

We have visited several times over the years, and it is reliably, always excellent. From the steak to the perch and whitefish, it is our favorite. The service is always crisp, and the views are the best! Great wine list as well.

1  Thank vickilevi
Reviewed August 28, 2017

We ate a late lunch here and it was very good. The patio dining provides great views and we were lucky enough to watch the bridge rise to let a boat through. The food was delicious and portions are large. The staff was pleasant and...More

1  Thank grand672015
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April 24, 2015|
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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$17 - $48
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
4:30 AM - 8:30 PM
4:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 Pine River Ln, Charlevoix, MI 49720-1809
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Charlevoix County  >  Charlevoix
  • Phone Number: +1 231-547-4311
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