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Chef Charles'

147 River St, Elk Rapids, MI 49629-9614
+1 231-264-8901
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (36 reviews)
“salads” (4 reviews)
“by the slice” (2 reviews)
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147 River St, Elk Rapids, MI 49629-9614
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Reviewed 5 days ago 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 6 days ago

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

Thank ermark
Reviewed 1 week ago 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 19 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
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

tasty unique pies, we loved the Chef Charles pizza with sesame crust- yumm! great staff. best dinner out during our vacation.

Thank Linda D
Reviewed 10 August 2016

While not cheap Chef Charles has great pizza ingredients in a nicely done crust. Slices available although we normally phone in our order.

Thank ElkRapidsWill
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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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