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Smoke On The Water

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103 Park Ave, Charlevoix, MI 49720-1303
+1 231-237-9604
06:00 - 15:00
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was actually able to stay on my diet eating here, and left full and satisfied. The beef brisket was so good! Had 1 slice with coleslaw and fruit as my sides. I'll definitely go back the next time I'm in town.

Thank Phyllis B
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65 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed the all American breakfast and the Pulled pork Omelet. Everything was prepared well and service was efficient and friendly. Great way to start the day!

Thank scarletlettera
Charlevoix, Michigan
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The main thing I have here is the brisket hash with an egg on top. Plentiful breakfast that doesn't break the bank. They are open for breakfast and lunch only. I like their breakfast the most. Very small inside but a friendly place with good service.

Thank pklooster37
2 reviews
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Loved this little restaurant just off the main drag in downtown Charlevoix. I got an omelet that featured pulled pork and it was amazing, we enjoyed it so much that we came back the next day for breakfast before returning home from our trip.

Thank Matt K
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I came here two days in a row on the weekend for breakfast. The service was wonderful. First I tried the Eggs Benedict with the smoked brisket ...maybe not for me but the 2nd day I had the regular Eggs Benedict.. it was delicious. My husband loved the Smoked Brisket Hash both days! Can't wait to go back and try... More 

Thank travelswithgnome
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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99 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Had a tasty lunch last week of pulled pork and brisket sliders. The brisket was sublime - smoky and moist with great flavor. The buns were nicely grilled and crisp. The chips were kettle style and the pickle was homemade. Very good coffee and homemade cranberry oatmeal and chocolate chip cookies that hit the stop. The breakfast menu looks very... More 

Thank A2travler
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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85 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

What a wonderful family owned business. Breakfast and Lunch served daily. We ate there on a Wednesday and Thursday for breakfast. We had the drunken french toast (served in 1 or 2 LARGE slice portions, 1 slice is plenty with bacon and somewhat spicy sausage patties. American Breakfast (2 eggs, hash browns, bacon and toast) and Sour Cream and Lemon... More 

Thank philyfanstukinmi
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

SOTW is a quaint little restaurant. The service was friendly and the challah bread is to die for! I bought three loaves of bread for family so they could enjoy it too. I will definitely go back the next time we are in town.

1 Thank Tammy R
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We came here for lunch based on the reviews and the food was delicious! I wish we had came for breakfast, however, because the breakfast menu looked way better! A great, quaint place to eat close to the water!

1 Thank beahleah
Western Michigan
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67 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We stopped in for breakfast during the Apple Festival this month and enjoyed everything about Smoke on the Water. They were very busy yet our service was fast, attentive, and excellent. Smoked brisket hash and biscuit and gravy were wonderful, and we loved the casual, small town atmosphere. We left with a loaf of their homemade banana bread. So moist... More 

1 Thank oak13mich

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$16
American, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 Park Ave, Charlevoix, MI 49720-1303
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Charlevoix County  >  Charlevoix
  • Phone Number: +1 231-237-9604
Smoke on the Water a BBQ joint. We slow-smoke our meats with various fruit woods and maple wood in our smoker that sits right outside the restaurant. We pride ourselves in serving made-from-scratch food, including our own Challah bread used in our Drunken French Toast. We deliver to all downtown businesses and the marina. We are located next to Hoffman Park which overlooks the channel and bridge.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?