Northern Michigan offers more natural beauty and splendor than one can ever fathom. Whether exploring the seemingly endless assortment of lakes, trails, artisan shops, beaches, and much more that comes with life on the lake, one can work up quite the appetite! If you find yourself in the Charlevoix area on an empty stomach, fear not! Below I’ve highlighted a few of the many places to grab a bite with family and friends in the Charlevoix area, all of which bring a lakeside view so you won’t miss out on the beauty of Up North for even a minute!
The Landing Restaurant was completely overhauled and reopened in 2016. The tropical vibes and casual atmosphere can be enjoyed multiple ways whether you want to boat in, walk in, or catch the Landing Craft food truck around town. You can find The Landing Restaurant on Lake Charlevoix located right next to the Ironton Ferry between Charlevoix and East Jordan.
Lake Charlevoix Brewing brought the craft beer sensation to Northern Michigan in Summer 2015, and has been a whopping success since the doors opened. Carrying eight types of beer crafted in house, LCB has plenty to offer featuring live music and great food all overlooking Round Lake in downtown Charlevoix. If that’s not enough, walk next door to the Bridge Street Tap Room, which features 32 Michigan brews on tap along with a menu that has something for everyone!
The Weathervane offers a more upscale dining experience, coupled with an unbeatable location along Charlevoix’s Pine River Channel. The building was designed by the local architect Earl Young, and has an amazing history as one of the staples of downtown Charlevoix.