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Chef Charles'

147 River St, Elk Rapids, MI 49629-9614
+1 231-264-8901
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (39 reviews)
“sandwiches” (4 reviews)
“salad” (4 reviews)
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147 River St, Elk Rapids, MI 49629-9614
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place, it’s a must stop if we are in town. The pizzas are great, you can’t beat the slice/drink lunch deal, very affordable! If you aren’t in the mood for pizza, their sandwiches are amazing! Friendly staff, simple no frills dining area, outdoor...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 May 2018

It's good pizza, subs and salads for good prices. Always enjoy stopping in when we are up north. We seen Michael Moore in line to get his pizza.

Thank mexicosue
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We've eaten all over the world but Chef Charles prepares and serves the absolutely best pizza we have ever had any place in that world. The hand made crust is spectacular, the multi-cheese topping is excellent and meat toppings superior. The only problem is that...More

Thank wallythehorse
Reviewed 5 August 2017

while in Elk Rapids this past June, with campers, we decided to order pizza. When the campers heard the price for 4 large pizzas, they suggested we go to a franchise pizzeria (which will go unnamed) instead! However, once we sat down to eat, they...More

Thank Ann_af0706
Reviewed 21 July 2017 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 20 July 2017

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

Thank ermark
Reviewed 14 July 2017 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 29 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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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