THE HISTORIC TAVERN IN A COUNTRY SETTING

Welcome to Deer Lake Charlie's!

BEER | FOOD | FUN


a little about deer lake charlie's tavern in effie, minnesota

WHO | WHAT | WHERE | WHEN

Linger longer at Deer Lake Charlie's in Effie, Minnesota.

Head on out to Deer Lake Charlie's historic tavern and experience a place like no other. 

WHO WE ARE

WHO

Deer Lake Charlie's is more than a quaint, country tavern located off the beaten path. We are a "state of mind" where rustic meets relaxed.

WHAT WE OFFER

WHAT

We serve beer, set-ups (BYOB), pizza, snacks, and warm welcomes. Explore and shop for fun treasures and trinkets at our flea market.

WHERE WE ARE LOCATED

WHERE

Perched along State highway 1 between Effie and Togo, Deer Lake Charlie's is located in one of northern Minnesota's most beautiful areas.

WHEN WE ARE OPEN

WHEN

Deer Lake Charlie's is a seasonal destination and open early-May through mid-October; Thursday-Sunday from Noon-10 P.M..

Deer Lake Charlie's

Our 2022 Season is Upon Us!!

We are excited to bring back your favorite things about Deer Lake Charlie's!

The good ol' days are back at Deer Lake Charlie's in Effie, Minnesota!

Remember Deer Lake Charlie's treasure trove of thrift store and rummage sale items upstairs?

Remember the homemade jellies,  cookies and occasional pies?

Well, it's back! Check out our Events and News page for the latest and greatest happenings at Deer Lake Charlie's! Follow us on Facebook for details.

And coming soon... our famous t-shirts! Stop by and get your 2022 Deer Lake Charlie's t-shirts and our Annual Koozie'sbefore they are gone!

Use your finger, mouse, or touchpad to enlarge (click on the three dots) and flip through the Deer Lake Charlie's Magazine below to learn more about us...

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Getting Here

We are located along State Highway 1 between Effie (14 miles to the west) and Togo (12 miles to the east). Our historic, barn-shaped tavern has been enjoyed by locals and travelers from afar for more than four generations and going on 80 years! 80 years!!
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