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Stafford's Weathervane Restaurant

106 Pine River Ln, Charlevoix, MI 49720-1809
+1 231-547-4311
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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106 Pine River Ln, Charlevoix, MI 49720-1809
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fabulous broccoli cheddar soup, prime swiss sandwich, baby lamb chops. Excellent service, will return!

Thank JodyEwbank
Reviewed 28 January 2018

WOW! We have eaten at Stafford's in Petoskey and have heard great things about this restaurant, but it was an amazing experience of great service and incredible food! The prices were moderate, the appetizer & entrée choices were diverse, the serving staff was professional and,...More

Thank KevinWinningham
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Loved my first visit to the weathervane! It did not disappoint. The staffords Pier restaurant in Harbor Springs is a favorite, so I was excited to give another Staffords a try! Definitely ALL of the Staffords locations are superb. The WEATHERVANE had great views of...More

Thank Bethany F
Reviewed 12 November 2017

i enjoyed everything about this place. lot of history here. right on the waterway. indoor and outdoor dining. food was tremendous at medium prices. good for a tourest town. my favorite place to eat on our trip.

Thank ronk699
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Eat on the water and watch the boats. Have a drink and an appetizer or order dinner. All the food is excellent.

Thank luanj299
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Nice view of channel between Lakes Michigan & Charlevoix while sitting on the patio. Food was average, service was below average. Wait staff was busy watching Sunday football game.

1  Thank Bill C
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Both my wife and myself had the Whitefish sandwich for our lunch and it was very good. Bountiful portions, great service, nice channel view and a fantastic exhibit of Earl Young and his history and mushroom homes he designed in Charleviox.

Thank dejahr
Reviewed 14 October 2017

The Weathervane is located right on the river where the sailboats enter from Lake Michigan. We enjoyed watching the "Little Mighty" bridge opening to let the tall masts through to Lake Charlevoix. Our waiter was very personable, and served us with flair. We had the...More

Thank Cindy J A
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We spent a couple days in Charlevoix, Michigan and went to dinner ate Weathervane Restaurant. We were able to sit outside and enjoy the beautiful weather as well as the view of the river. The food was excellent and the service was very good. Nothing...More

Thank Linda K
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Great location with better then average food with good service tonight. We have eaten here before and enjoyed it but we feel it is over priced for the food.

1  Thank 334deans
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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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 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
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