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Lakeside Charlie's

££ - £££
American, Bar
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301 S Lake Mitchell Dr, Cadillac, MI 49601-9731
+1 231-775-5332
09:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose this after driving back on 4th night to hotel. Previously we we had considered another restaurant and didn't like the menu, checked out on Google. Drove to Lakeside Charlies and remembered eating there 20 yrs ago. It was just as good and service/waitress were so friendly ..making our last evening in Cadillac memorable. Sitting by window looking out... More 

Thank 4acause
Cadillac, Michigan
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They have great food and a nice atmosphere on the lake We like the fish fry on Fridays. In the summer you can eat out on the patio

Thank delorespeterson493
Louisville, Kentucky
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58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visit this place two or three times a year and always wonder why we don't come here more often . The food is always good and the service even better. The bar is warm and cozy and so is the restaurant. You can order from the bar menu in the restaurant which gives you quite a verity This a... More 

Thank Leonard D
Cadillac, Michigan
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Very friendly, comfortable restaurant w/beautiful view of Lake Mitchell. In summer months, there is a dock so that you can arrive via boat. There are night,y specials and my favorite is the Fri fish.

Thank jengelswelsh
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped for a late lunch. No other patrons were in restaurant. Had a great table and fine service. Food is reasonably priced. Acceptable food. Nicely decorated restaurant and very clean.

Thank Martine Courant R
Houston, Texas
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205 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I would have given this place a terrible rating, but it is in a great location and the service was very good. Unfortunately the food was awful. The soup of the day tasted like they had poured a pound of salt in it. We couldn't eat it and returned it for a salad. The walleye was the worst we have... More 

Thank D T
Okemos, Michigan
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88 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Great location, good food and wonderful service. Nice view of the lake. Nice display of antique and classic boat history in Cadillac and Michigan.

Thank dennish414
Cadillac, United States
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

One of our favorites, especially to take friends from out of town. The gliders on the patio with the lake views are outstanding. Food is always good, service great. Don't pass up the chowder!!!

Thank Lawrence R
Stevensville, Michigan
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60 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Met friends at this place for lunch. Wait staff was friendly and patient with us. The food was very good and priced reasonably. We ate outdoors and had a lovely view of the lake. We will go back!!

Thank MichiganLady50
Sylvania, Ohio
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50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stopped at Lakeside Charlie's for dinner on August 19. We ate outside on their patio and enjoyed a great view of the lake. Our food and service was excellent. My husband had prime rib and I had the best Walleye ever. The dinners were delicious and came at a very reasonable price. I highly recommend Lakeside... More 

Thank Judy H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television
Good for
Kids, View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 S Lake Mitchell Dr, Cadillac, MI 49601-9731
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Cadillac
  • Phone Number: +1 231-775-5332

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