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The Riverside Inn Restaurant

302 River St, Leland, MI 49654-5041
+1 231-256-9971
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
302 River St, Leland, MI 49654-5041
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location along the river. Fine dining with a nice large bar area. Reservations are definitely recommended if you are traveling in peak season. Service was great and food was very good. Plenty of options.

Thank xKIKx
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent, food, staff and atmosphere. Top quality ingredients and very well prepared. Very accommodating folks. We haven't been here in a while. We sure will return.

Thank Doug P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an incredible waitress, I think it was Dee. She made things so fun from the beginning. There were three of us and we all got the salmon because it sounded so good. And it surely was! We also had Japanese Cheesecake that was...More

Thank MurJD
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Reservations are a must and on a warm evening outdoor seating is delightful, especially if you sit A along the side by the gardens! There are only a few tables here, but you have a view of the gardens and the river here. We had...More

Thank Kathy S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in for an after dinner drink and were very impressed with the renovation they had done since our last visit here. They expanded the restaurant and built a gorgeous bar where the living room used to be. Just beautiful and the menu looked...More

Thank Mickie T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a gem located on a picturesque river bank on a large river. It is 114 years old, includes a B&B, is romantic, charming and a perfect place to do a wedding reception like the one that was occurring when we were dining. The...More

Thank BlakievanHemert
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We were part of a party of 6 looking for a place for a nice dinner while visiting the area. The staff was very friendly and helpful with the menu. Food was served timely and with a smile. All of us enjoyed our meal and...More

Thank vkngprints
Reviewed 8 August 2017

After some renovations, the Riverside reopened and we tried it. The food was delicious and the venue is lovely with gorgeous views of the river.

Thank thegreektraveler2015
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Came here to have a nice dinner with my wife and I was not disappointed. I was warmly greeted at the door by the hostess. Our waitress was great! She made some recommendations that were excellent! The atmosphere was inviting. Overall, the Riverside Inn provided...More

Thank Allanbar23
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Vacationing in Glen Arbor and looking for a nice restaurant and this was recommended by locals. Several of us had the filet mignon that was the best I ever had. others had fish which they said was excellent. The atmosphere was very nice; we ate...More

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Tom D
2 August 2016|
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Response from Daphne G | Reviewed this property |
Yes. This is a seasonal town and a tourist-experienced restaurant so shorts are fine. If going to dinner, maybe have a shirt instead of T-shirt, but they don't have a dress code.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 302 River St, Leland, MI 49654-5041
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Leelanau County  >  Leland
  • Phone Number: +1 231-256-9971
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