WaterFront Dining

Fresh Fish × cold beer

Located above and below the Leland Dam at the head of Leland's Historic Fishtown overlooking beautiful Lake Michigan and the Manitou Islands.

Photos by Chris Wanroy


Enjoy a menu of up north favorites and signature dishes with a focus on local ingredients and from scratch recipes. The Cove specializes in serving fresh Lake Michigan whitefish, hand cut prime steaks, and famous seafood chowder. In house made desserts include award winning cherry pie, chocolate cherry cheesecake, and key lime pie.  

From the bars at The Cove and Rick's Cafe choose from a selection of Michigan craft beers on draft, local Leelanau County wines, and premium spirits.  Signature cocktails include the Leland Lemonade, Moscow Mule (with house made ginger beer), and of course the Chubby Mary®.


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111 River St. Leland MI 49654



Seven days a week

Lunch 11-4 Dinner 4-




The Cove's lower level bar and casual outdoor dining on the Leland River

Memorial day - labor day 11:00 - 8:00 daily