Prior Lake's Waterfront Restaurant

Charlie's is a lakeside Restaurant and Marina on beautiful Prior Lake, MN. Charlie's sits nestled in a neighborhood with a lighthouse inspired entry to greet guests as they enter the restaurant. "Our Lake" themed interior features large windows for sweeping views of Prior Lake, along with décor featuring images of the lake and location's history. The upper dining room and bar seats up to 108, with an additional 40 seats on the balcony, perched 18 feet over Prior Lake. Below, Charlie's has two levels of lakeside dining, along with a retail space for Charlie's merchandise and ice cream. Charlie's is also home to a marina for visits to the restaurant, as well as seasonal slip rentals.

Let Charlie's Cater Your Next Event!

We are ready to cater your party of any size. Grad parties, grooms dinners, business meetings and more...individually packed or built for buffet style. Let us know what you need and we will work to make it happen!

Live Music, Three bars & More

Come and enjoy the best view of a lake in the South Metro. Voted "Best Patio" for the last three years! Join us for LIVE music events, casual lakeside meals and a great sunset.


Visit Us

Prior Lake

3950 Green Heights Trail SW
Prior Lake, MN 55372

(952) 226-5253


Monday - Thursday: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Brunch 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sunday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Brunch 9:00 am - 1:00 pm