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The Little Inn

26 Main Street North, Bayfield, Bluewater, Ontario N0M 1G0, Canada
+1 800-565-1832
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“duck” (8 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
26 Main Street North, Bayfield, Bluewater, Ontario N0M 1G0, Canada
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Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

My family was camping at the Pinery, and we made the obligatory trip to Bayfield. The Little Inn was having a back-yard Bbq. It was an all you can eat bbq buffet. Perfectly smoked ribs, brisket, pulled pork, and chicken. It was really good. Staff...More

4  Thank HamiltonGuy
Joanne O, Owner at The Little Inn, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2016

Thank you for your recent review and glad you enjoyed our summer Jim Beam BBQ, we have wrapped that up for the season but it will be back next year. But the Willow Room and Taproom restaurants remain open all year and we hope to...More

Reviewed September 2, 2016

Room elegantly appointed and decorated. Staff is pleasant but table service needs training.Excellent pickerel and veggies; lamb loin requested as rare/med-rare but arrived overdone; amuse bouche too small to be amusant; bread was a very tasty rye but a bit dry from over-baking; creme brulee...More

1  Thank Gourmand2
Joanne O, Owner at The Little Inn, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2016

Thank you for your review, and we apologize for the miss on your service expectations, we are very diligent in the training of all our staff including the large influx of summer students we have during the summer. I will ensure your comments on the...More

Reviewed August 29, 2016

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...More

Thank Brenda G
Joanne O, Owner at The Little Inn, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2016

Thank you for your review and while I could make lots of excuses I will not, clearly we disappointed you and I have personally addressed this with our Executive Chef and General Manager. As you can read from the majority of the reviews on TripAdvisor...More

Reviewed August 23, 2016

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...More

3  Thank J P
Joanne O, Owner at The Little Inn, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2016

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...More

Reviewed August 22, 2016 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

2  Thank Joseph R
Joanne O, Owner at The Little Inn, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2016

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

Reviewed August 22, 2016

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

1  Thank samuelToronto
Joanne O, Owner at The Little Inn, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2016

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

Reviewed August 19, 2016

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

1  Thank karmag492
Joanne O, Owner at The Little Inn, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2016

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...More

Reviewed August 14, 2016

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...More

Thank CanadianTravelBug101
Joanne O, Owner at The Little Inn, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2016

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.

Reviewed August 8, 2016 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 reviewResponded August 12, 2016

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

Reviewed July 30, 2016 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...More

Thank Heather C
Joanne O, Owner at The Little Inn, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2016

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....More

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squirt54
March 28, 2017|
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Response from Darren e | Property representative |
Hello, no we do not have a dress code, our establishment is fairly casual and comfortable. We want you to feel at home when you come to the inn!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$51
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, 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: +1 800-565-1832
  • E-mail
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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