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Cafe Esperance

12853 US Highway 31 N, Charlevoix, MI 49720-1178
+1 231-237-9300
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good10%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
13 Aug 2016
“Great wine and delicacy store”
25 Sep 2015
“Cafe Esperance no longer a restaurant ”
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12853 US Highway 31 N, Charlevoix, MI 49720-1178
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Reviews (28)
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Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Wanted a nice rose for myself and a really nice Montrachet for a gift. Pram, the owner suggested which I should get and his choices were terrific. Wonderful place for kitchen accessories too.

Thank Sonya F
Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

Yesterday was our first visit to Charlevoix & we really wanted to eat here after reading the reviews. However, it is no longer a restaurant. They now sell gourmet food items & wine. They offered to prepare a basket for us to go, but that...More

4  Thank PamelaH3
Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

If you love wine, this may be one of the best places in the world to enjoy and buy it. We've known Pram, the owner, for thirty years plus. Having travelled the world enjoying excellent wines, we can tell you that Pram is the most...More

Thank williamn262
Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

We had a great dinner experience but the wine service was even better. All of our food was excellent - veal chop was perfect (a good guide for comparison as I've had many lousy ones). Menu is always changing and fresh. Wine prices are fair...More

Thank Jschrier
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Very friendly & have a great selection of Wine & Cheese and more. You feel at home when you walk in he door.. They will send a gift basket out for you. Food is all ways good. ☺☺☺

1  Thank Molto
Reviewed 6 January 2015

The perfect place for gourmet food with perfect wine pairings in a special setting both dine in and carry out. An Up North must stop. Owners Pram and Suzanne ad the personality of expertise to an exceptional emporium experience.

1  Thank Edgewate
Reviewed 14 October 2014

To Celebrate my mother's Birthday we drove 4 hours north to Charlevoix for an Outstanding Dining Experience! Pram greeted us with a personal Menu from Mom with her name at the top! Pram and Suzanne are extraordinary people with deep knowledge of Wine and Food....More

Thank Kerry S
Reviewed 5 September 2014

This has to be one of the best dining places in the area ... period! We went, based on other TripAdvisor reviews, and were really impressed. From the personal greetings upon arrival, to the wine list choices, to the quality and preparation of the food,...More

1  Thank Roger S
Reviewed 28 August 2014

We've eaten here several times and had some of the best meals we've ever had. The changing menu is inventive, interesting and fantastic. The service couldn't be better and the ambiance is relaxing and fun. We have a second home in Charlevoix and this is...More

1  Thank Baboo500
Reviewed 19 August 2014

In addition to the many enjoyable meals we have experienced at Esperance, in this case, Pram and Suzanne provide an elegant location for a private dinner - a wedding rehearsal dinner. Starting outside in the beautiful garden, the evening progressed through a wonderful menu that...More

Thank Darrell Z
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12853 US Highway 31 N, Charlevoix, MI 49720-1178
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Charlevoix County  >  Charlevoix
  • Phone Number: +1 231-237-9300
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