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Landmark Restaurant at Old Rittenhouse Inn

301 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814-5016
+1 715-779-5111
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good12%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“pork chop” (8 reviews)
“salad” (26 reviews)
“sorbet” (11 reviews)
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301 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814-5016
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I went to the Rittenhouse Restaurant for a Wassail dinner in Dec 2018. It was fantastic. The food was fabulous. Singing lovely and entertaining. Service excellent. Group dining style marvelous. A great Christmas and New Years tradition.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank olasazul
Reviewed 3 October 2018

This was a really delicious, five-course meal of Lake Superior Chowder (5 star), Smoked Trout Salad (5 star), 16 oz. pork chop (tender and moist - 5 star), raspberry-basil sorbet (5 star), and chocolate lava cake (4 star). The $59 price was well worth it....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ALP2345
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Part of our stay at the Old Rittenhouse Inn was to have breakfast and dinner at the Landmark Restaurant which is located in the Inn. The atmosphere takes one back to the Victorian era with beautifully appointed decor and tableware situated in 3 rooms on...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank bluejay6767
Reviewed 26 August 2018

The Landmark Restaurant is an upscale French and American restaurant and is located on a big hill near the center of downtown Bayfield, Wisconsin. This restaurant is located on the first floor of the locally famous Old Rittenhouse Inn. This old and historic B&B is...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank rockyjoe
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Amazing food, excellent wait staff and wonderful presentation of food. Not to mention the view, did I say that again, of Lake Superior.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Cindy G
Reviewed 22 August 2018

My wife and I stayed at the Rittenhouse in mid March. We had breakfast here both mornings. Pleanty of hot coffe and excellent food. A very pleasant surprise. I would go back here again just for the breakfast. We had other dinner plans both nights...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Boblinda403
Reviewed 20 August 2018

The meal was fantastic. The waiter was excellent and food was served in a good time. Husband with thrilled with the fish and I was very happy with the chicken. Only one problem, tho. My husband needs a cane or walker to get around and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

We had a group of 6 for my daughter’s birthday. We all did the $59 five course meal. Soup du jour, chicken almond, was completely bland. Almonds tasted rancid. Salads were uninspired. All of them. Our main course choices were better. Tenderloins were perfect, chicken...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank mstifler
Reviewed 23 July 2018

This review covers both a dinner and a breakfast. First, the dinner. The fish chowder was okay, nothing exciting. The salad with smoked trout was great. My chicken was way over-cooked. Hint to the kitchen -- if you over-cook the chicken, don't skimp on the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
2  Thank Watsson
Reviewed 24 June 2018

This is a beautiful building, lovely rooms for dining. porch has a beautiful view of the lake. The carpenter steak was possibly the best filet I've ever had. Service was wonderful, attentive without hovering. Wish there was a greater variety of wines by the glass....More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Sue T
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12 September 2016|
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Response from Ted R | Reviewed this property |
I do not recall, but they fish and other seafoods. Hope this is helpful. 😎
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$55
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
07:00 - 10:00
07:00 - 10:00
07:00 - 10:00
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07:00 - 10:00
07:00 - 10:00
17:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 10:00
17:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814-5016
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Bayfield
  • Phone Number: +1 715-779-5111
  • E-mail
Part of Old Rittenhouse Inn, Le Chateau is a Bayfield, WI bed and breakfast set in historic mansion overlooking Lake Superior. It is an ideal location for romantic getaways in Wisconsin, weddings, and special events. The property features seven guest rooms, welcoming common areas, and stunning lake views. The Landmark Restaurant at the Old Rittenhouse Inn regularly hosts special beer and wine tastings, mystery dinners, and holiday celebrations.
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