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Little River Inn Dining Room

Little River Inn, 7901 North Highway 1, Little River, CA 95456
+1 707-937-5942
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Little River Inn, 7901 North Highway 1, Little River, CA 95456
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Reviewed 2 June 2017

Everything about the dinner was excellent. The food was outstanding with generous portions and the service was excellent, attentive without being annoying, the prices reasonable and the views from the dining room fabulous. The restaurant is in the hotel and generally I have found these...More

Thank bnhdds
Reviewed 21 May 2017

My family of four enjoyed a wonderful dinner here. I was impressed with the food and service. My son and I joined my husband and daughter for dinner and they quickly moved us to a larger table to accommodate all of us. I would eat...More

Thank ehmccalley
Reviewed 16 May 2017

The view from bar and one area of dining room offer a beautiful sunset view. Last week in area we also saw several whales. Very friendly bar.

Thank Shavings
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Great food in a very comfortable setting. Many classic American comfort dishes like meatloaf - all well prepared!

Thank Susan R
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Enjoying watching the beautiful birds playing in the thermal outside my window at the Cottages of Mendocino. The day is bright and beautiful. Working on my second cup of coffee and then I'll have to get ready to head home. Derek (my grandson) and I...More

Thank Nancy W
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Love to stop in and have a wonderful dinner sitting in the bar area and visiting with friends and visitors...and having a glass of wine, or two!

Thank Janet A
Reviewed 22 April 2017

There's a lot to like whether staying or dining at this historic Inn or stopping in for after-golf refreshments at the bar overlooking the Pacific. The menu features an array of fresh fish, beef and lamb dishes, all accompanied by perfectly cooked vegetables. Salads are...More

Thank Northcoast_Flyer
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We had their specialty of crepe/pancakes and they were outstanding. The service and servers were excellent. Will be back soon !!

Thank bellahsoto
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Stayed as a quest at the inn and had dinner at the restaurant. Magnificent view from our table of the cliffs and the sea. Excellent staff and a menu with variety. Great location for dinner with that special person.

Thank Bricari
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Over 5 days, we returned twice to the Little River Inn for their Swedish pancakes. The ambiance of the dining room is lovely and the service is very good. The 8 in our group enjoyed other items on the menu, but the pancakes were what...More

Thank Greta H
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30 April 2017|
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Response from Ray B | Reviewed this property |
Billionaires Bacon Recipe, "Ingredients: 1 lb. bacon 1 1⁄2 cups light brown sugar" Enjoy!
9 April 2017|
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Response from L A | Reviewed this property |
Just call them and make the reservation.
Karen W
2 April 2016|
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Response from hollisJ_dr | Reviewed this property |
Dog have a special "waiting area" near front entrance where they can stay leashed while owners dine. Water bowls & treats provided. Very nice! We were not staying there & had our dog wait out front where we could see him... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
08:00 - 12:00
18:00 - 20:00
18:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 10:30
18:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 10:30
18:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 10:30
18:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 10:30
08:00 - 10:30
18:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 10:30
18:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Little River Inn, 7901 North Highway 1, Little River, CA 95456
    (Little River Airport Road)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mendocino County  >  Little River
  • Phone Number: +1 707-937-5942
Family hospitality meets fine cuisine at this landmark coastal resort. Looking out upon magnificent ocean and garden views, the Little River Inn Restaurant is well known for its comfortable atmosphere and enticing fresh local fare. Executive Chef Marc Dym creates dishes that are at once familiar and modern, while the friendliest staff on the coast makes you feel like part of the family.
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