It's fine dining, with sand in your feet. It's soft-service ice cream and a hot dog straight from the grill, just like when you were a kid. It's local ingredients, prepared by chefs with international pedigrees. It's Leelanau County, where we boast over sixty restaurants, plus farm stands, cafes, delis, and wineries that cater to every possible kind of guest. Price points range from "budget-friendly" to "special-occasion," and the style of cuisine boasts of influences from around the globe. Despite these differences, there are a few things that unite the top restaurants in Leelanau County. They tend to be casual. Things may move a little more slowly than in the city. They're likely to recognize you when you come back for a second meal; eat there three times, and you're practically a local.