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Chef Charles'

147 River St, Elk Rapids, MI 49629-9614
+1 231-264-8901
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (37 reviews)
“pine nuts” (3 reviews)
“crust” (14 reviews)
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11:00 - 21:00 Hours
147 River St, Elk Rapids, MI 49629-9614
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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We've eaten all over the world but Chef Charles prepares and serves the absolutely best pizza we have ever had any place in that world. The hand made crust is spectacular, the multi-cheese topping is excellent and meat toppings superior. The only problem is that...More

Thank wallythehorse
Reviewed 5 August 2017

while in Elk Rapids this past June, with campers, we decided to order pizza. When the campers heard the price for 4 large pizzas, they suggested we go to a franchise pizzeria (which will go unnamed) instead! However, once we sat down to eat, they...More

Thank Ann_af0706
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Please don't advertise that you are open until 9 pm and the refuse to take orders and declare you are closed at 8:25. So we went elsewhere.

Thank Rick B
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Best in town. Wide variety of speciality pizza's. Pretty expensive but not much different than other places in Elk Rapids.

Thank ermark
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

We have been long time customers of this restaurant. Tonight, the order taker messed up at least seven orders ahead of us. People were leaving in disgust and got refunds. We waited 40 minutes and my husband never received his medium pepperoni pizza. He couldn't...More

Thank Funster7
Reviewed 18 May 2017

The pizza at Chef Charles' is first rate, but their décor/restaurant is lacking. It has an incredible fast food feel that detracts from the quality of the food.

Thank Rusty J
Reviewed 28 November 2016

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,...More

1  Thank Kate-AF-Hill
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!

1  Thank Christine B
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!

Thank Suebooboyce
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...More

1  Thank Gary P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
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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