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Kelsey's Lakeside Grille

230 Ferry Ave, Charlevoix, MI 49720-9382
+1 231-547-2960
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
American, Bar
$$ - $$$
230 Ferry Ave, Charlevoix, MI 49720-9382
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21 - 30 of 123 reviews

Reviewed 10 September 2016

We thought the food was good .. and that's a good thing. But there were other issues that made our visit not so nice. After we were seated, our server talked endlessly while taking the order of the folks seated next to us. After finally...More

Thank eekkew
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Very nice view of local boat launch to Lake Charlevoix. Awesome salads. Service was friendly. Restaurant seemed clean. Moderately priced for menu.

Thank Spartydano
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Food is basically thawed frozen crap. Drinks were slow waitress rarely came to our table had to flag her down multiple times.

Thank ob1215
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Nice view of water from the porch seating. Service could've been better. Dinner was good after a long day on the beach. Casual enough to enjoy with sandy toes.

Thank Nic K
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Michelle made our lunch perfect! The food was delicious and my cocktail was made perfect! Reasonable prices made this a must return!!

Thank Jen B
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent location, excellent food! Husband had a white fish sandwich, I had a taco salad, standard menu for kids. Everyone cleaned their plates. Service was very friendly. We ate on the porch, which had a great view and lovely breeze. We'll definitely go again!!

Thank bonmat
Reviewed 20 August 2016

We were passing thru on the way to downtown Charlevoix. Although not right on the lake, it had a fair view of the Marina from 200 yards away (across parking lots). We at on the porch which was nicely designed with large sliding doors and...More

Thank Jim_Engel
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Excellent food, experienced and helpful waitstaff, a nice view from a screened-in porch. Recommended by our hotel. You need some directions to find it, but it is worth the small drive, plus you pass some of the more upscale residential properties in town. Despite the...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Several of us went here for dinner after golf. It was Friday and a fish fry is available. I had the perch and it was delicious. Served with fries and slaw. One other had sauteed perch and she wishes she had ordered the fried fish....More

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Attentive service. Great views of Lake Charlevoix. I recommend the whitefish sandwich -- very tasty. Will visit again.

Thank traveler032016
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toni b
4 May 2015|
Response from Jeff W | Property representative |
We accept reservations for parties larger than 10 guests. There is plenty of seating available for smaller groups in the dining dining room and on the enclosed patio. This time of the year there will be no wait Tuesday... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 25
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, View, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 230 Ferry Ave, Charlevoix, MI 49720-9382
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Charlevoix County  >  Charlevoix
  • Phone Number: +1 231-547-2960
Located next to Ferry beach and the public boat launch, Kelsey's Lakeside Grille is known as a local favorite. Enjoy great food and beverages in a family oriented environment with a view of Lake Michigan.
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