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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” (50 reviews)
“fish and chips” (14 reviews)
“cobb salad” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
20 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814-5018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

Had a fantastic day excellent dinner bar appetizers happy hour very good staff with attention to detail

Thank Greg C
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Visited Bayfield this past September and enjoyed meals all over town. Stopped at The Bayfield Inn for breakfast the second morning. It was so good, we came back for Lunch that day. Again, great! Guess, what? Yep, had to try Dinner the next night--out of...More

Thank VikesFanFromWisco
Reviewed 16 October 2017

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 15 October 2017 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 13 October 2017

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 8 October 2017

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 7 October 2017

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 October 2017 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
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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, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
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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