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Stafford's Weathervane Restaurant

106 Pine River Lane,
Charlevoix, MI 49720

Stafford's Weathervane serves incredible lunch and dinner entrées, all made from scratch with only the season’s finest ingredients. The focal point of their indoor dining room is a massive stone fireplace with a history all its’ own. Made of glacial boulders and shaped like Michigan’s lower peninsula, the fireplace actually replicates a map of the state including highways and interstates. Enjoy this one-of-a-kind arboretum atmosphere overlooking the beautiful Pine River Channel.

The Weathervane does not, at any time, enforce a dress code. It is their mission to allow guests the comfort they need to properly enjoy the Weathervane's culinary creations.

Monday: 4:00 – 8:30 PM
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 4:00 – 8:30 PM
Thursday: Closed
Friday: 4:00 – 8:30 PM
Saturday: 4:00 – 8:30 PM
Sunday: Closed
American Brew Pub / Bar Seafood Fine Dining Cuisine Breakfast / Lunch

Google Reviews


Navapat K

6 months ago
Our last meal in Charlevoix, the atmosphere and the view were so good! The service was nice, we really like our waitress and the host. They are dog friendly restaurant! I almost got salad and whitefish egg roll, but changed my mind last minute and got their feature menu: Salmon and Hazelnut instead. The first couple bites I was like, I don't know what it is but's very good! The tomato stuffs on top was very refreshing! Mashed potatoes was good as well. My husband got bacon jam burger and fries, he said everything's perfect, usually he doesn't like the egg with his burger but it was very good this time. We were happy with our choice tonight!

Su Faw

7 months ago
"Our dining experience reached new heights with the delectable white fish plate we savored. The versatility of sitting indoors or outdoors added to the charm, and everywhere we chose to be, breathtaking views of the lake accompanied our meal, making it truly unforgettable."

Garry Kepes

5 months ago
Good food and GREAT location and style of building. The boats and draw bridge are a real draw and must see. The drinks are good as well.

Daniel Witvoet

8 months ago
Also designed by Earl Young and conveniently located in the parking lot of the Weathervane Terrace where we stayed. Food was delicious, view of the canal was very cool, we got to see the ferry come through. Rylee was our server and she was excellent. Very engaging and helpful and took that extra step to ask us where we were from and what we doing for our honeymoon. A good server makes such a difference and she was great. If you’re interested in the work of Earl Young, be sure to check out the fireplace and ask to go downstairs for the little museum of his life. Definitely would come back here.

Alexander Babin

a year ago
Delicious food and great service with an awesome view of the lake channel! The super nice people that work here were able to get us a nice table for our anniversary with just a few minutes wait when there was a line out the door (they don't do reservations). Everything that we ordered was delicious! We especially liked the seafood chowder, French onion soup, and fish and chips made with whitefish. My wife was a fan of the escargot. Service was quick and friendly.


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