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“Excellent seafood with a friendly staff”

The Bayfield Inn Restaurant
Ranked #6 of 18 Restaurants in Bayfield
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$8 - US$25
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Bar
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast
Description: "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.
Reviewed 18 June 2018

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 their half-price wine list (they had just updated their bins). Good wine list with plenty of variety - some bottles I hadn't seen before.

For an appetizer we had the tempura shrimp - very crispy and the garlic aoli had a nice kick. I also had their house salad - candied pecans always make the choice easy.

For dinner - we both had the pecan crusted trout - very fresh and cooked perfectly. Well seasoned and served nice and hot. The side dishes were fine, but the fish steals the show.

For dessert we went with their cream brulee - it's the only house made dessert they sell. Nothing special here, but definitely a solid way to cap off the meal.

All of this for under $100 before tip. Pretty impressive in my opinion. We preferred this over the Landmark at the Old Rittenhouse (I also reviewed that restaurant). Better food and more economical. Also - surprisingly - the wine list is much more varied at the Bayfield.

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Thank David H
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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. It was very quick and very tasty.

Thank Michelle V
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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
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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 aspirations of possibly moving to other locations. I felt as if I lived there a long time, trust is a well-known factor here. They treat everyone like family!

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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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