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Stafford's Weathervane Restaurant

106 Pine River Ln, Charlevoix, MI 49720-1809
+1 231-547-4311
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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106 Pine River Ln, Charlevoix, MI 49720-1809
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nice view of channel between Lakes Michigan & Charlevoix while sitting on the patio. Food was average, service was below average. Wait staff was busy watching Sunday football game.

Thank Bill C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Both my wife and myself had the Whitefish sandwich for our lunch and it was very good. Bountiful portions, great service, nice channel view and a fantastic exhibit of Earl Young and his history and mushroom homes he designed in Charleviox.

Thank dejahr
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Weathervane is located right on the river where the sailboats enter from Lake Michigan. We enjoyed watching the "Little Mighty" bridge opening to let the tall masts through to Lake Charlevoix. Our waiter was very personable, and served us with flair. We had the...More

Thank Cindy J A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a couple days in Charlevoix, Michigan and went to dinner ate Weathervane Restaurant. We were able to sit outside and enjoy the beautiful weather as well as the view of the river. The food was excellent and the service was very good. Nothing...More

Thank Linda K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location with better then average food with good service tonight. We have eaten here before and enjoyed it but we feel it is over priced for the food.

Thank 334deans
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food and was lucky enough to be there when Marty was in playing the saxaphone. Most enjoyable dinner in quite a while! Definitely will return when we come back thru the beautiful town

Thank withus3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very good lunch and drinks while watching the boats pass by. The staff was knowledgeable and friendly and the cost very reasonable.

1  Thank Kazoo1516
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate dinner here while visiting Charlevoix in the summer. We were able to walk from our condo. We waited a short time for a table outside and we were glad we did. The view is great, by the water and drawbridge. We enjoyed craft...More

2  Thank loveabeachvaca
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband, son and I had lunch at the Weathervane Restaurant in Charlevoix MI. We drove down from Good Hart upon the recommendation of friends, and we were not disappointed. We had a beautiful lunch with a view of the channel and the drawbridge, and...More

1  Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent food, service & location. Sat on the outdoor deck late September! My shrimp & lobster pasta was fantastic.

1  Thank MInone4
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Nearby Attractions
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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
View, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
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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