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Left Foot Charley Winery

806 Red Dr, Traverse City, MI 49684-4722
+1 231-995-0500
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Open Mike night - nice

The Laporte Charlie winery is a modern open wine and cider tasting venues that offers live music... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jim K
via mobile
It's wine....

The location is nice... the first winery on your way into Traverse City. Wine is good. Signs for... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jane B
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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806 Red Dr, Traverse City, MI 49684-4722
+1 231-995-0500
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Laporte Charlie winery is a modern open wine and cider tasting venues that offers live music open mic nights on Monday night. The open mic night Richard local musicians including young folks playing guitar and singing. The waitstaff was most helpful the wines and...More

Thank Jim K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location is nice... the first winery on your way into Traverse City. Wine is good. Signs for flights of wine were deceiving. Ok. That's it.

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

A friend and I went here for a drink before an event at Kirkbride Hall. We didn't realize it was happy hour pricing - wow! I had two glasses of Murmur (my new favorite wine - a blend of pinot gris, chardonnay and pinot blanc)...More

Thank Beenatna
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

We went here after a dinner at Stella's. The bartender was super friendly and the cider beer I tried were all great. My favorite was Classic Hard Cider and Cinnamon Girl. To remember our time here we bought a poster!

Thank Hitomi T
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Left Food Charley is my go-to spot for amazing hard cider! The cinnamon girl cider they make can be found throughout Traverse City and has recently started showing up in stores around metro-Detroit. If I could only pick one type of alcoholic beverage to drink...More

Thank KelseyOrczykowski
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We used to really enjoy wine and cider tasting at Left Foot Charley.The tasting menu has been greatly reduced so that you can't get a full menu of wine. You are forced to taste ciders if you order a full tasting. Many of the best...More

Thank Samantha484
LeftFootCharley, Manager at Left Foot Charley Winery, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We are sorry you left disappointed after your last visit. Our wine menu changes throughout the year, and in the winter usually offers our smallest range of options as we wait for the previous years wine to be...More

Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

While exploring Traverse City, my wife and I stumbled on Left Foot. The staff was knowledgeable and friendly while the cider was very good. Cool decor as well. A nice change of pace.

Thank Stan Z
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

We came in for a tasting and wound up staying for hours! The hard ciders here are amazing, and their speciality drinks are great. The bartenders were very helpful and funny, they kept us entertained the entire time!

Thank spacy87
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Love the cinnamon girl cider! We came this time for tasting and had appetizer cheese/fruit/cracker plates and this was very good.

Thank LissaV9
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Variety has decreased but still good. We like the addtion of the cocktails. Just wish they still had more wines to choose from like in the past. Love the Cidermosa and Cin-gria drinks, what a great mix idea. The Cinnamon Girl is always a pleasant...More

Thank Dannette B
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Do you serve dinner or just wine and cheese parings ?
24 May 2017|
Response from ZippyZZZ |
While there's food, this is more like a brew pub than a restaurant. Limited menu but a very helpful staff who will point you in the right direction for pairing ciders with what they have in their menu.
I will be traveling with three small children (1-7) is it ok to bring them in?
10 June 2016|
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Response from LeftFootCharley | Property representative |
Yes! Everyone is welcome.