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Our Philosophy

Cove Lakeside Bistro is a renowned lakeside restaurant, located on West Lake in Portage, MI. We strive to provide an unbeatable experience for each guest, with a beautiful and intimate setting.


We offer a wide selection of high quality dishes and drinks to choose from,

all made with fresh and seasonal ingredients. Our inviting atmosphere is the perfect spot to enjoy a meal with friends and family.

Join Us For Happy Hour!

Every Monday - Friday!

4 PM - 6 PM

25% off house wine pours

$1 off drafts

$4 well drinks

$5 house margaritas

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Large Groupers 

Enjoy a wonderful dining experience by the lake. We have large party and private dining options available. You can view our party menu below.


Give us a call to book your

next celebration!

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About Us

Meet Our Team

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Troy Lutke

General Manager

General Manager


Daniel Erwin

Assistant General Manager

Executive Chef

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Colleen Carpenter

Executive Chef

Assistant General Manager

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Derek Jackson

Executive Chef

Sous Chef


Heather Block

Assistant General Manager

Assistant General Manager

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Sean Hughes

Executive Chef

Sous Chef

At Cove Lakeside Bistro,

our team is committed to providing a welcoming

atmosphere for our guests and an exceptional dining experience.


We take pride in our attention to detail and our commitment

to ensuring your meal is both delicious and unique. 


Contact Us

9110 Portage Rd, Portage, MI 49002


Mon-Sat: 11:00 am-10:00 pm

Sun: 12:00 pm-8:00 pm

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