Dinner with a view

A fun, family environment

Unbeatable service

Kick back with friends


Kowaliga Restaurant, complete with a wooden Indian, was opened by Charlotte and Toppy Hodnett in April of 1953. Later, Greg Cecil and our own Stacey Jones ran Cecil’s on the Lake at this site for 10 years.

Following a fire, the restaurant reopened, and in 2000, Sinclair’s leased the location from Russell Lands for the next 12 years. When the lease came up for renewal in the fall of 2012, Russell Lands decided they’d like to add the signature property to the company’s restaurant options, which already included SpringHouse and Catherine’s Market.

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Monday & Tuesday

Friday-Sunday 11 am–2 pm
(Call for private lunches Wednesday-Thursday)

Wednesday-Saturday 5–8:30 pm

Midday limited menu
Saturday 2–5 pm


Kowaliga Restaurant Gift Cards

Gifting Done Right

Kowaliga gift cards are a delicious way to celebrate any occasion or to simply say, “Thank you.” Purchase gift cards in any amount. We'll even mail them to your friends or family. Call 256.215.7035 to order today!