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Stafford's Weathervane Restaurant

106 Pine River Ln, Charlevoix, MI 49720-1809
+1 231-547-4311
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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106 Pine River Ln, Charlevoix, MI 49720-1809
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Driving through on our way to the bridge. Enjoyed a lovely lunch: burger good, veggie wrap and sweet potato fries, caprese salad. All yummy! Great service. We sat outside right away and enjoyed watching the bridge go up for a few boats. Good price and...More

1  Thank Laura A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I ate supper here on our vacation. The food was high quality. Local beers on tap. Seating on patio overlooking the channel to Lake Michigan offered many opportunities to watch the drawbridge open to allow sailboats and yachts through.

1  Thank steveV1365LZ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Only had Sunday afternoon to enjoy this quaint lake-front community. Stafford's is at the bridge, we had outdoor seating and watched the afternoon boat traffic while sipping Long Lake Chardonnay. Lazy, and enjoyable.

1  Thank AirstreamR
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Weathervane has both indoor and outdoor seating. The outdoor seating is on a deck that overlooks the channel between Lake Michigan and Lake Charlevoix. There is a drawbridge right next to the restaurant that goes up every half hour for taller boats to travel...More

1  Thank Angela R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited on Sunday afternoon, amazingly seated immediately on the outdoor deck. It was very busy, georgous weather & prime time. Carl was our server and did a great job. He promptly took our order & drink order. We both chose a cup of soup...More

Thank Jim G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a classic and 5 of us totally enjoyed it. Delish food and very nice, efficient staff. We ate inside because the weather wasn't perfect but the view of the channel was nice.

1  Thank KathyADutm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Why 2 starts if the food and service were so good? Read on! First time visit. It will be our last. The food was very good and the service was quite nice. However between the front desk staff and the bar staff they should be...More

Thank lucycan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was wonderful, we were there in busy summer so be prepared to wait, since this was just a stop through Charlevoix I wish we would of done something quicker. Food was good. My husband enjoyed the fish tacos. longer wait if you wanted to sit...More

1  Thank Diane557
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice location, overlooks the water. Unfortunately it was raining when we were there and could not sit outside. Fish was very fresh and tastefully prepared.

1  Thank cyclst8
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Perch sandwich was awesome! Great day time view while enjoying good food. Caprice salad and perch were both excellent.

1  Thank tvansimaeys
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24 April 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
US$17 - US$48
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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