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The Little Inn

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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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Ontario, Canada
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3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

At $26.99, one would expect a Sunday Brunch with lots of food choices and plenty of food available. We were very disappointed that the hot food trays were either empty or had only a few pieces of bacon and couple of sausages at any given time. The server kept promising the refills were on the way but that didn't happen.... More 

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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent little restaurant. We went here for a glass of wine and an appetizer. The service was excellent and the food (we had steak tartar) was very very good. The casual side has a really nice vibe. The fine dining side is large and always looked very empty.

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

Thank you for your review and glad you enjoyed the steak tartare in the Taproom. We take great pride in the quality of local ingredients we use in our dishes. The Willow room generally very busy on evenings as our casual fine dining room. Thank again. Warm regards, Mike Oliver - Owner More 

Bayfield, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Little Inn of Bayfield is the centrepiece of this quaint heritage village . Recently renovated and refurbished the Inn provides great accommodation , excellent meals, and welcoming staff. I highly recommend it . JR

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

Thank you for your wonderful comments on the experience you had with us at the Inn from accommodation through to meals. I will also make sure the staff receives the feedback as well. Warm regards, Mike Oliver- Owner More 

toronto
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the buffet breakfast is lavish (although coffee is an extra) and teh dinner menu is very good with an affordable wine list.

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

Thank you very much for your review and very happy you enjoyed your meal with us. Warm regards, Mike Oliver - Owner More 

Mississauga, Canada
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great service with excellent food. Flexible with menu accommodations. Great beer choice on tap. Fine dining options right next door.

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Thank karmag492
Joanne O, Owner at The Little Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments and thanks for your kind comments on the service and the food. The Four and Hand Taproom is our pub style dining restaurant and for those looking for a more casual fine dining experience the Willow Room is the place for you. The state of the art draft beer system made by Perlick... More 

Toronto
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Concise menu, local fare and complemented by a great wine list, and recommendations for each selection. Enjoyed a three course tasting menu with amuse bouche featuring house smoked fish, scallop starters, roast lamb, beef tenderloin entrees, and finished with strawberry shortcake and lemon curd/meringue and shortbread - delicious.

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Thank CanadianTravelBug101
Joanne O, Owner at The Little Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review , and we are very happy you enjoyed your meals with us. We take great pride in sourcing as much locally as we can, and keeping seasonal as well. Hope you come back and dine again with us soon. More 

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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Please see review already submitted. Love this place Beautiful Relaxing Elegant Comfortable Great rooms Dog friendly

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

Thank for your review and so glad you enjoyed your experience with us. Please come back again soon. More 

Guelph, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bayfield is a lovely town on the shores of Lake Huron- nice shops, restaurants. Our meal in The Willow Room at the Inn was delicious with superb wait staff- elegantly decorated but not pompous. We stayed in the cottages across the way- a little dated but enjoyed it just the same. Had our wine on the porch off the sitting... More 

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

So glad you enjoyed your dinner in the Willow Room with us and thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. The cottage is scheduled for some upgrades in 2017, as we focused our first renovation priority on the Main Inn. Warm regards, Joanne Oliver - Owner More 

sudbury
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

We ate at the restaurant at a recent stay a few times. The steak with the Steak Frites was average at best but the fries were awesome. Breakfast came with room and the Eggs Benedict were perfect (the Hollandaise sauce is awesome). Again there seems to be too much work for the two servers to cover so seating and service... More 

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

Thank you for you recent review and apologies for slow service you received. I have provided your feedback to the Dining Room Manager to ensure we address these concerns. Glad you enjoyed the Fries and Eggs Benedict. Warm regards, Joanne Oliver -Owner More 

Toronto, Canada
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138 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

We had the Corvette event there on Friday night. They served us great Hors D'oeuvres. The service was great the bar service was really good. This very old hotel has a lot of character. The restaurant is very romantic and everyone I spoke with enjoyed their meals. Some sat outside on the porch others choose the air conditioned century old... More 

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

Thank you for your recent review and so glad you enjoyed your meals with us. Vette Fest is a great weekend, and we hope to welcome you back again soon. Warm regards, Joanne Oliver -Owner More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$50
Cuisine
Canadian, French, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic
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
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
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.

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