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Stafford's Weathervane Restaurant

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106 Pine River Ln, Charlevoix, MI 49720-1809
+1 231-547-4311
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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East Jordan, Michigan
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I love visiting the Weathervane Restaurant for special occasions. The price is not in the range for me to visit regularly, however, the food is always very good and the staff is friendly and attentive. The views are outstanding as well!

Thank oconnors13
Charlevoix, Michigan
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We are regulars at the Weathervane and will continue to be. Food is always good, staff is the best around, and the chef and staff are top notch. Never a disappointment.

Thank schnerkey
Charlevoix, Michigan
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to Stafford Weathervane for lunch had a wonderful hamburger and oh my it was wonderful. They have a great menu with some great choices. Their prices are a little high but the food is so very much worth the price.

Thank C2045KMmarief
Charlevoix, Michigan
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food while getting a view of the channel and boats going by between Lakes Michigan and Charlevoix

Thank fpachulski
Pinckney, Michigan
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Wow. Everything was amazing. My daughter has a peanut and tree nut allergy so the chef came out and made a special BBQ chicken on pretzel bun sandwich. I had an amazing white fish sandwich with French frys. We will be coming back. Amazing view of river and Lake Michigan. The staff was super nice!!!

Thank Michael W
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Came here with 11 people without a reservation. They were very accommodating. Everyone was very pleased with their appetizers and meals. The wine was perfect and the service was wonderful. I personally loved the chowder, escargot and oysters. We will definitely be back.

Thank travelswithgnome
Detroit, Michigan
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103 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

A few years ago we came for lunch and were underwhelmed so weren't in a hurry to return. The last couple of lunches we had here made us change our minds. There is a nice varied menu at lunch, everyone was pleased with their choices. The whitefish sandwich was ok but the planked whitefish and the grilled cheese sandwich and... More 

Thank ElizabethZ131
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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86 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Up scale dining experience. Restaurant is on the Pine River and is designed in the 'mushroom house" motif. Food is excellent and plentiful. We had whitefish on a plank and shrimp scampi and there was enough to have for dinner the next night. Service was excellent. Introduced to Belvedere Brown draft beer.

Thank philyfanstukinmi
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

I came into this Restaurant to see if they needed to have some windows cleaned. Another Gentleman sitting at the bar bought me dinner. A complete stranger. I met the manager named Theresa. What a truly nice lady. The Bartender Suzanne and her husband Dan were super nice people. Served me a great Burger as if I was a long... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Went on a color tour of the Charlevoix /Petosky area last weekend and had Friday night dinner at the Weathervane Restaurant. A delicious fish fry and a tasty dessert. Whitefish and a unique potato/chip/fry. The service was quick and the food was great. Will certainly eat their again if we're in the area.

Thank geneb517

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$17 - US$48
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?