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The Bayfield Inn Restaurant

20 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814-5018
+1 715-779-3363
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (55 reviews)
“fish and chips” (14 reviews)
“apple butter” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
20 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814-5018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We both had the steak and prawns. The steak was good once we had it cooked the way we had ordered it which was medium. It came out rare and the shrimp was just OK. Good service.

Thank njorge3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to The Deck, which is atop the Bayfield Inn, with two teens for lunch on a Friday in June. The vibe was friendly, and the view over the bay was great. I had whitefish and chips. The fish was great, but the fries...More

1  Thank Hoosier1959
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate lunch at The Deck and were pleasantly surprised by both food and service. We expected to wait a bit for our food since it was busy and things are slower in Bayfield, but we got our sandwiches about 10 minutes after ordering. I...More

Thank volkswagendriver
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great view, yummy food, so relaxing. We enjoyed watching the ferry go in and out with our kids while eating.

Thank Kristina N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great steak and fish here with views of Lake Superior. Breakfast is also terrific and one order will feed two people!

Thank Jane F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had to dine early due to making the Big Top show - so we went right at opening - 5:00 pm. They do not take reservations, and the dining room was full by the time we left at 6:30. Wonderful waitstaff directed us to...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 2 June 2018

We had lunch here while in Bayfield. It has a spectacular view of the water. The food was very good. We had a taco salad, the bbq/bacon/cheeseburger and the kid's pb&j. You grab a menu, fill out the paperwork and bring it to the bar....More

Thank Michelle V
Reviewed 1 June 2018

We had three different breakfasts here during our stay. We were there early - food was great and service was as well.

Thank Deb551
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Stopped in to get some coffee and decided to grab a bowl of chili to push the cold back. The service was quick and helpful! Friendly to all extent. We sat and chatted about the economy being affected by the cold and their dreams and...More

Thank ALnG_Photo
Reviewed 22 January 2018

This is a great spot to have breakfast and sit with that cup of great coffee and enjoy the ever changing view of Lake Superior! From, boats to snowmobiles to windsleds and cars - all is visible crossing the lake from this beautuful, cheerful spot!

Thank Chris T
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Questions & Answers
Christine S
2 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, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, 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
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Groups, 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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