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Little River Inn Dining Room

7901 North Highway 1, Little River, CA 95456
+1 707-937-5942
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (18 reviews)
“cobbler” (20 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 am - 12:00 pmAll hours
American, Bar, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7901 North Highway 1, Little River, CA 95456
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Inn has a private dining room, with one table (seating four) just off the lobby which one can reserve to have breakfast and/or dinner with your Pooch. The Pooch gets a bowl of water and biscuits - - and presumably anything else you care...More

Thank Barbara P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious fish entrees. Reasonable prices and excellent chowder! The billionaire bacon is to die for!

Thank Stacey T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the hotel and opted to eat breakfast there both days.Their famous Swedish hotcakes lived up to the hype, and we loved the huevos rancheros. But avoid the scones as they were dry. At dinner, my husband enjoyed the Steak Diane, but my...More

Thank RealCABlonde
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely salmon dish over polenta and spinach. Best cobbler I have ever had. Go... it's good and the locals all hang here which is another good sign!

Thank Kathmandu11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As locals, we eat here about once a month and always enjoy the experience. Great staff, setting, delicious food and amazing view of the ocean from the bar

Thank Lrcoop
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice menu selection, but the food was mediocre. Service was slow. But our biggest complaint is the noise in the room. The ceiling should have baffles or something to spread out the sound. Too many people, too close, and we couldn't hear each other.

Thank Irene S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Generally good food....clam chowder is a delight.....mussels were killer.....sides of polenta and asparagus were excellent......chopped salad dull and unimaginative.......the night we visited the. Service was horrible.....our server took our order, brought our food, and never returned to ask any questions.....took 20 minutes t simply get...More

Thank la12sf1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were extremely disappointed in our meals. Both the salmon and filet mignon plates were COVERED with juices and sauces delivering a soggy mess. The filet was RAW and the Salmon overcooked and dry. The room was extremely warm. Our table was very small and...More

Thank Sharon H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Make a reservation if possible, very popular place. We had the 6:30 seating and watched the restaurant and bar (ocean viewing) Fill to capacity. Attentive service. Delicious petrale sole, wild boar goulash and steak entrees. We took our own wine. Parking close to entrance.

Reviewed August 20, 2017

This is 5 star dining at its best. The food is fresh, well prepared and served in a charming atmosphere. We liked the front little dining room, they called it the 'ocean view' instead of the garden dining room. It just has a few tables...More

Thank maryhadreas
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Questions & Answers
April 30, 2017|
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Response from Ray B | Reviewed this property |
Billionaires Bacon Recipe, "Ingredients: 1 lb. bacon 1 1⁄2 cups light brown sugar" Enjoy!
April 9, 2017|
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Response from L A | Reviewed this property |
Just call them and make the reservation.
Karen W
April 2, 2016|
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Response from hollisJ_dr | Reviewed this property |
Dog have a special "waiting area" near front entrance where they can stay leashed while owners dine. Water bowls & treats provided. Very nice! We were not staying there & had our dog wait out front where we could see him... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $35
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Kids, Scenic view, Families with children, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:30 am
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:30 am
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:30 am
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:30 am
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:30 am
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:30 am
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7901 North Highway 1, Little River, CA 95456
    (Little River Airport Road)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mendocino County  >  Little River
  • Phone Number: +1 707-937-5942
  • E-mail
Family hospitality meets fine cuisine at this landmark coastal resort. Looking out upon magnificent ocean and garden views, the Little River Inn Restaurant is well known for its comfortable atmosphere and enticing fresh local fare. Executive Chef Marc Dym creates dishes that are at once familiar and modern, while the friendliest staff on the coast makes you feel like part of the family.
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