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Smoke On The Water

103 Park Ave, Charlevoix, MI 49720-1303
+1 231-237-9604
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“lemon curd” (20 reviews)
“hash” (20 reviews)
“smoked brisket” (18 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
103 Park Ave, Charlevoix, MI 49720-1303
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I ate here with our adult son in August. The supposed host and hostess couldn’t be bothered to stop their banter when we came in. We extended the greeting to them instead of the other way around. All three meals were terrible....More

Thank civilwardave
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was great. Should get here early to avoid a long wait. Interesting menu with smoked meat and fish options. Not many breakfast options in Charlevoix but definitely would come back.

Thank bobricketts77
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Gourmet breakfast and lunch. It is open early. Try the Drunken French Toast and the Lemon Curd Pancakes. They offer fruit in place of meat for vegetarians.

Thank Cherie W
Reviewed 25 September 2018

We came here after reading reviews and were not disappointed. Food was delicious, however, we had a few concerns. We were served coffee as we ordered. We were given silverware, but no spoon. We had to use our knife to stir our coffee. Also we...More

Thank aprilc289
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Everything is great about this place. No wait in September and great service. The drunken challah French toast is fantastic—if you order two slices plan to skip lunch.

Thank RKH2014
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Traditional food with unique flavors. All homemade with unusual and tasty touches. Beef brisket was the best I have ever tasted, the smoked meat, the sauces, and fresh mixed greens! The mushroom bisque was amazing, and the pickle was obviously homemade. My husband was equally...More

1  Thank Marty S
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Just a quick little update to my review. I've now been here 2 more times. This time trying the pulled pork omelette and the Sour Cream Pancakes. The omelette was phenomenal. The bbq sauce goes amazing with it. The pancakes were excellent and extremely filling....More

1  Thank 747ChrisH747
Reviewed 13 September 2018

We visited SOW for breakfast. The pulled pork omelette was delicious! Lots of uncommon choices that were fun to try. Everyone enjoyed their meals.

1  Thank Jenny H
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Cute little place with an interesting menu. Grilled Brie Sandwich was delicious, as was the mushroom burger.

1  Thank FlyinGrandma
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Their chunky chicken salad sandwich with walnuts and dried cherries is a wonderful surprise for this small eatery. Large portions and served on a variety of special toasted breads.

1  Thank Brinkely47
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$16
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 Park Ave, Charlevoix, MI 49720-1303
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Charlevoix County  >  Charlevoix
  • Phone Number: +1 231-237-9604
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