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The Bayfield Inn Restaurant

20 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814-5018
+1 715-779-3363
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (55 reviews)
“fish and chips” (15 reviews)
“apple butter” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
20 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814-5018
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This place has an awesome dish of brown sugar and pecan crusted lake trout. They also serve breakfast.

1  Thank kellyhE6755RK
Reviewed 3 days ago

Had to stop and have the blueberry pancakes and they did not disapoint! My daughter had the raspberry pancakes and they were great too! Even the plain pancake my son ate was great. Would like to go back for dinner another time for sure.

1  Thank tonip961
Reviewed 4 days ago

This inn and restaurant is right off the waters edge. They have a nice deck that is accessible from the street or inside. Was able to warch an outside concert in the park in front--they sponsor weekly groups and singers. The staff were friendly and...More

Thank Reed S
Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife, another couple and I had a lovely lunch here; we were fortunate enough to get an inside, window seat looking out on Lake Superior. I had the fresh whitefish (fried) and others had mussels and whitefish cobb salad. The food was outstanding -...More

Thank Mizzou1965
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a nice lunch at the Bayfield Inn Restaurant. Our waitress was very pleasant. The views of the lake from the restaurant are great. The lunch menu had a nice selection. We both had the taco salad with beef. The salad was well seasoned...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Inn has a lounge outside and an indoor restaurant where we ate. The indoor restaurant was air conditioned and a pleasant respite from the heat. Both locations have great views of the harbor. We came for a fast bite before an appointment. The food...More

Thank 697arjuns
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service was excellent and the food was as well. I would highly recommend. Very clean and up to date establishment.

Thank JeEffp
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I went to Bayfield to pick blueberries and decided to try a new dining establishment for dinner. We have enjoyed drinks on the upper deck several times and love the view. To our delight the lake trout and whitefish dinners were absolutely...More

Thank PChef1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very poor service. We waited over an hour for our food. The waitress forgot to put our order in. The waitress was not very friendly. The food was not great for the price you pay. Would not go back. We wound up there for over...More

Thank Jhobbs03
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The upper deck offers a gorgeous view of the Bay. Pleasant atmosphere, clean, great food & drinks. We love to relax here whenever we visit. However, we find it very annoying that: Happy Hour specials do not include drinks on the upper deck. No wait...More

Thank Sue H
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Christine S
May 1, 2017|
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Response from BigLakeTyler | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. The Lakeside Dining Room accepts reservations for parties of 6 or more only with the exception of holiday buffets. We do not accept reservations for The Deck roof top bar/restaurant. If you... More
October 15, 2016|
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Response from setters7 | Reviewed this property |
That I am not sure of, since we were there in the summer. I am sure you can get on line, find a phone number and ask....they would be glad to help you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $25
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Scenic view, Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814-5018
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Bayfield
  • Phone Number: +1 715-779-3363
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at The Bayfield Inn
"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.
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