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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 good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
106 Pine River Ln, Charlevoix, MI 49720-1809
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Reviewed 6 days ago

While in town for a wedding we had time to kill between the ceremony and the reception, so we went to the Weathervane - travelling en masse there were at least 25 in our party, but they were able to seat us promptly and every...More

Thank Maggie C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first visit to Weathervane. My wife, myself, and my 2 sister-in-laws really enjoyed the lunches we ordered. The food was very flavorful, well presented, and generous portions as well. Our waitress was very good. She was quite pleasant, and took care of...More

Thank Chicago018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our dinner. We lived the view inside by the window. Our services was great. He was very honest and knowledgeable. The Plank white fish was great. So tender and the Parmesan potatoes delicious. We had the spinach dip as an appetizer. Generous...More

Thank abby217
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on a Friday afternoon in August for a late lunch. The only seating available was in the bar area as the outside was full and two dining areas with much better views were closed. When I asked about sitting there I was told...More

Thank Nancy857
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The two things I’ll mention....mushroom bisque and sautéed Lake Perch. This place is on the cut from Lake Charlevoix to Lake Michigan. It has been there for a very long time. Best Lake Perch since the original Joe Muers. Nice view, good service but gets...More

Thank skirkla1
Reviewed 1 week ago

The planked whitefish was delicious! We shared the caprese salad which was enough for 4 people. Nice atmosphere.

Thank 721maryannc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not great for the price that you pay. I had the French onion soup and it was not all that great. It offers a nice atmosphere but I feel like that is what you pay for at this place, not the food. It definitely has...More

Thank Crapo B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed lunch at a window table overlooking the channel and watched the drawbridge raise several times to let tall mast sailboats through. Great entertainment for old and young alike. The food was quality, and the whitefish was the best selection. The service was attentive...More

Thank Willardo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sitting outside and watching the boats go under the bridge is an awesome sight to see. If the weather is nice I definitely recommend sitting outside. Food is somewhat expensive if you are vacationing on a budget. Service was excellent.

Thank LyfeLine
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visit Stafford's Weathervane several times each season but have found summer to be our favorite (we have a lake place on Charlevoix). Getting a table can be difficult, however, you can make reservations for indoor seating while the outdoor patio is first come first...More

Thank Ken V
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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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
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
  • E-mail
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