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The Little Inn

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French, Canadian
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26 Main Street North, Bayfield, Bluewater, Ontario N0M 1G0, Canada
18005651832
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: The Little Inn of Bayfield will be launching two new culinary...
The Little Inn of Bayfield will be launching two new culinary destinations, the Willow Room, and the Four In Hand Taproom. Both venues will feature bespoke menu concepts by renowned Chef Michael Potters, featuring locally sourced Huron County produce & proteins. Wine, spirits & cocktails are being realized by John Szabo, Master Sommelier.
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  • 27
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  • 14
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Very Good Dinner, Beautifull Inn

We decided at the last minute to celebrate our anniversary with a dinner out. Being from Grad Bend we tried a couple of restaurants there, all full as it was a theatre night. So we decided to go to Bayfield, the first two we tried were also full so we walked to the end of the street to The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 9, 2015
28Huronshores
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Grand Bend, Canada
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
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Toronto, Canada
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Lovely Restaurant in a beautiful town.If you are caught in Stratford on a Monday evening and looking for a place for a celebratory dinner, it is worth the drive to Bayfield[50 mins].Allow time to stroll through some of the little shops.The dinner of roasted duck was excellent with its array of purple vegetables.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We visit Bayfield several times per year, and have for many years. We have eaten in this Restarant several times and we have also stayed overnight in the hotel. We have always had great service and food....until today. We are at our cottage for two weeks...since it was raining this morning we decided to go to the Little Inn for... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

had lunch at another restaurant.. and after visiting the shops and the water, we dropped in at the Little Inn, a favourite place from past visits.. had only some drinks and a snack. but dinner menu looked delicious.. next time!!( unfortunately Darren is gone)

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Joanne O, Owner at The Little Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to stop by and visit us at the Inn! We are happy that you enjoyed your drinks and snacks, and hope to welcome you back in the future to sample some of our lunch or dinner options very soon. More 

Grand Bend, Canada
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98 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We decided at the last minute to celebrate our anniversary with a dinner out. Being from Grad Bend we tried a couple of restaurants there, all full as it was a theatre night. So we decided to go to Bayfield, the first two we tried were also full so we walked to the end of the street to The Bayfield... More 

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Joanne O, Owner at The Little Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review the recent meal you had with us at the Inn. We are happy to hear you were pleased with everything you ordered, and apologize we had no rabbit pie the day you were in - it has become a very popular menu item! We hope you will come back and... More 

Woodstock, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

great service, local ingredients, every inch homemade. We bought as package with our hotel stay which was really worthwhile

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Joanne O, Owner at The Little Inn, responded to this review

We are happy to hear you enjoyed your recent visit to the Inn, and had a wonderful dining experience with us. We have recently re-introduced our dine and stay packages, and have been getting very positive response to them. We hope to welcome you back to the Inn very soon! More 

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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The food is definitely pricey in the Willow Room, but it was worth it. I had the warm vichyssoise with lobster beignets, mushrooms, white asparagus and chunks of lobster. It was wonderful. I had the salmon for my main which I thoroughly enjoyed. Hubby had the scallops appetizer and the duck as his dinner. There wasn't a crumb left. Somehow... More 

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Joanne O, Owner at The Little Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent dinner at our Willow Room. We are happy to hear we provided you with a wonderful dining experience, and hope to welcome you back to the Inn soon! More 

Goderich
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Our visit was shortly after the Inn reopened under new ownership, so one expects some blips that need to be sorted out. However, one does expect fairly intensive staff training to have gone on prior to opening - was not the case, from front of house right through to back of house - big mistake, perhaps reflecting new owner's lack... More 

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Joanne O, Owner at The Little Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to review your visit to our dining venue at the Inn, we greatly appreciate all forms of feedback. As we have now been open for several months, we feel we have addressed all of the hiccoughs which arose during our opening, and are confident we are now providing a superb food product and dining... More 

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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

The Little Inn in Bayfield was our destination for lunch yesterday. First time for me, second or third for the lady. Quickly welcomed at the door and seated. Service was friendly and prompt. A glass of wine for each of us from their varied and well-priced offerings ($7-$10), then we dove into our mains. Charcuterie for me, and pickerel fish... More 

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Joanne O, Owner at The Little Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent dining experience at the Little Inn. We truly appreciate all manner of feedback, as we always strive to excel at what we do. We are happy to hear your food and service was excellent, with only minor disappointment with your french fries. We have followed up with the... More 

Toledo, Ohio
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

I mentioned our meals in my review of the Little Inn. We dined in the new Tap Room, and had a prepared-to-order breakfast in the Willow Room - the price of which is included in the room fee. Raspberry Point oysters from the East of Canada before dinner, tasting as if they has just come out of the ocean, as... More 

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Joanne O, Owner at The Little Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to comment on the meals you had on your recent visit to the Inn. We are happy to hear that overall you had a positive experience and enjoyed dining with us. We have re-assessed our bagels and going forward you will not find the same issue. We hope to welcome you back soon! More 

Stratford, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

The Little Inn has just reopened and if tonight's experience was how things are going to be, we will not be back. Service was awkward and inexperienced, it took 45 minutes after seating to have our food order taken and 3 hours to dine on a 2 course meal. A lot of waiting. Food was warm and the first course... More 

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Joanne O, Owner at The Little Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent dining experience at the Inn, we appreciate all manner of feedback, and apologize that we fell short of your expectations. Having just re-opened a few weeks ago, we are striving to provide the best guest experience possible, and understand there may be a few tweaks that need to be... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 26 Main Street North, Bayfield, Bluewater, Ontario N0M 1G0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Huron County  >  Bluewater  >  Bayfield
  • Phone Number: 18005651832

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 49
  • Cuisine: French, Canadian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Doing business, Local cuisine

Description

The Little Inn of Bayfield will be launching two new culinary destinations, the Willow Room, and the Four In Hand Taproom. Both venues will feature bespoke menu concepts by renowned Chef Michael Potters, featuring locally sourced Huron County produce & proteins. Wine, spirits & cocktails are being realized by John Szabo, Master Sommelier.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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