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“Breakfast by the bridge” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Drawbridge Bistro - CLOSED

The Drawbridge Bistro
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly, Kids
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Casual and relaxed dining on Round Lake next to the drawbridge in Downtown Charlevoix.
Central Vermont
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72 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Breakfast by the bridge”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2014

Right across the street from the Weathervane Terrace Inn is the Drawbridge Bistro, a great place for breakfast. Large menu with good service and a view of the famous (infamous?) Charleviox drawbridge which seems to open every half hour to permit vessel traffic to travel to and from Lake Michigan and Lake Charlevoix. There seem to be a lot of restaurants in town to get a mediocre breakfast, the Drawbridge will serve you a good one.

Visited August 2014
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2 Thank JohnRCentralVermont
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Reston VA
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198 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
“Terrific breakfast!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2014

This (new??) restaurant has a great view of the drawbridge. Its staff is excellent and for breakfast at least, it is fairly reasonable with a great menu. We had French toast with fresh fruit and maple syrup and it was great (maybe $8 or $9)!!

  • Visited July 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank VAtraveller_11
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Lakeville, Michigan
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140 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
“Outstanding Food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2014

The Drawbridge Bistro is the renovated restaurant inside the Edgewater Inn.
The views of the Pine River are beautiful. The wait staff is very friendly and the food is wonderful!

My daughter and I had breakfast here before the Boyne Thunder started. I had the gluten-free pancakes. It is so nice to have gluten-free offered. My pancakes tasted exquisite-which doesn't seem to happen all that often when it comes to gluten-free dishes. My daughter had the French toast, which looked and according to her, tasted great! Given the fact that she did not come up for air during breakfast-I must assume she loved them. I would highly recommend having breakfast here. We returned for lunch but there was a 20 minute wait- I'm thinking the word is out that this is a great new venue in downtown Charlevoix. I will return for breakfast and lunch!!

  • Visited July 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank gravesky
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