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147 River St, Elk Rapids, MI 49629-9614
+1 231-264-8901
Today
11:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A down-to-earth, charming little pizza and sub shop in the heart of Elk Rapids. Don't expect anything fancy here, which is exactly why we love it. The food always hits the spot - go with an Italian sub for a day out on the boat, or pick up a few pizzas after a long day on the trails. Friendly staff,... More 

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Thank Kate-AF-Hill
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We come here every time we are in town. The pizza is fresh and great every time! Worth the wait. The kids love it too- no complaints =win!

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Thank Christine B
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

We had a great pizza! The crust and sauce tasted fresh. The toppings were generous and the cheese was a high quality. I ordered a large Greek salad for 8.00 and sorry to say it was skimpy and tasteless- stick to the pizza!

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Thank Suebooboyce
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74 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Take into account this review is based on a lunch time "by the slice" pizza order and not ordering a fresh pizza. We had been told this was a must stop for pizza so we did. Both my wife and I did not even finish our slice. Very little taste in crust and ingredients were less than average. Definitely the... More 

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Thank Gary P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

tasty unique pies, we loved the Chef Charles pizza with sesame crust- yumm! great staff. best dinner out during our vacation.

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Thank Linda D
elk rapids
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

While not cheap Chef Charles has great pizza ingredients in a nicely done crust. Slices available although we normally phone in our order.

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Thank ElkRapidsWill
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Cute tiny little place with excellent pizza. The dough is what makes it so good. The 7 cheese pizza is amazing and unique!

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Thank Kristen S
Allendale
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Good pizza, we usually order the deluxe. The crust is homemade with good flavor and texture. You will pay a little more than average for your pizza.

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Thank General D
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Don't wait until you're starving to come here for a meal! Food was very good but the wait was way too long! Also couldn't believe that there are no restrooms in the restaurant...my daughter had to drive her son home to use the restroom...and guess what?? The food still wasn't ready when they returned!!

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1 Thank Gail S
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72 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

We visited Chef Charles' on a Saturday summer night. It was crowded when we walked in but we got our order placed. And then we waited. And waited. And waited some more. I understand it was busy...the phone was ringing off the hook for carry out orders. I just wish there was some communication of how much longer until our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 147 River St, Elk Rapids, MI 49629-9614
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Antrim County  >  Elk Rapids
  • Phone Number: +1 231-264-8901

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