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The Bayfield Inn Restaurant

20 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814-5018
+1 715-779-3363
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (48 reviews)
“fish and chips” (14 reviews)
“cobb salad” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
20 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814-5018
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were looking for a nice dinner not super expensive. the Bayfield Inn Restaurant is one of the better places in town we where told. The views are very nice, the food is Okay. price is not too bad, I had walleye and my wife...More

Thank Dan H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Since this place was rated highly, we thought we'd try it out. It was a Saturday after 9 and it was busy but not packed. The dining room was smaller than I expected but you could see the harbor from every table. Of course, the...More

Thank scooterpieMinnesota
Reviewed 5 days ago

Stopped in here over the summer while we were waiting for our charter tour. It's nice and clean, they have chilled cucumber water in the lobby of the hotel for the guests which is a nice touch. We were there for lunch and just had...More

Thank FoofusPKitty
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have had lovely meals at the Bayfield Inn Restaurant for two years in a row. We had delicious fish and were seated at the window. The food is great and the view is very nice. The staff at the restaurant and at the front...More

Thank nana20012004
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped on a warm afternoon for a few drinks and after having appetizers we stayed for dinner. Great views of the lake and so much fun watching the car ferrys come in and out. It's a great meeting place.

Thank viking226
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Waited days for the place to open (closed for a large group). Ordered two scallop based dishes, to discover they were out (not quite 6pm). We opted to have a pesto seafood dish and a steak and shrimp dish. All the food was quite tasty,...More

Thank 100YearPlan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food in great quantities. Great selection of (draft) beers. Friendly service and nice music on the background. The view of the bay/marina is very nice.

Thank LaurensRotterdam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate lunch here while staying at lovely condo next door to the Inn. Restaurant is attached to Bayfield Inn. Inn guests are offered a 15% discount for breakfast but not for lunch. I thought the food and service were good but a bit pricy...More

Thank K B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate dinner inside the dining room next to a window with an awesome view of the lake. I ordered the Spicy Blackened Whitefish Cobb salad which was beautiful to look at and was so fresh and delicious. Service was excellent. I highly recommend The...More

Thank sos78
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here after taking the Apostle Islands cruise. We had the blackened spicy whitefish and the potato crusted trout. Both were delicious and my husband said his was indeed spicy. I had the chowder which I loved. I don't care for really thick and...More

Thank Sue R
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Questions & Answers
Christine S
1 May 2017|
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Response from BigLakeTyler | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. The Lakeside Dining Room accepts reservations for parties of 6 or more only with the exception of holiday buffets. We do not accept reservations for The Deck roof top bar/restaurant. If you... More
15 October 2016|
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Response from setters7 | Reviewed this property |
That I am not sure of, since we were there in the summer. I am sure you can get on line, find a phone number and ask....they would be glad to help you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814-5018
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Bayfield
  • Phone Number: +1 715-779-3363
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at The Bayfield Inn
"Full Service" is back year-round in The Bayfield Inn Lakeside Dining Room. Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner are served daily with the best view in Bayfield! Our Breakfast menu features classic favorites, and several original regional-inspired dishes. Enjoy a casual-service Lunch on The Deck roof top bar/restaurant with an unmatched view of Lake Superior from mid-May through early October! Or dine inside the Lakeside Dining Room overlooking Memorial Park with an unmatched view of Lake Superior. Our Lunch menu offers Burgers, Sandwiches, Salads, & more! Our Dinner menu is made up of Choice, Hand-cut Steaks, Seafood, local fresh Fish, Salads, & Pasta. The Bayfield Inn offers Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner year-round with spectacular views of the Bayfield harbor and marina. Be sure to ask about our private, executive meeting facilities at The Dock Shop Meeting Space. It can accommodate corporate retreats, executive meetings, and intimate private gatherings. The Dock Shop Meeting Space is located on the shores of Lake Superior just one block from The Bayfield Inn. The Bayfield Inn also offers custom catering. From complete event planning to summer weddings to winter workshops, The Bayfield Inn is at your service year-round.
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