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Little River Inn Dining Room

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$$ - $$$
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Little River Inn, 7901 North Highway 1, Little River, CA 95456 (Little River Airport Road)
+1 707-937-5942
08:00 - 12:00
18:00 - 20:00
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Sun 08:00 - 12:00
Sun - Thu 18:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 10:30
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 20:30
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We were 3 couples enjoying a weekend on the Mendocino Coast. Little River Inn is the iconic beautiful hotel on the hill. We were happy to get a reservation on a Saturday night, our waitress overheard we were celebrating a special birthday and surprised her with a candle on her desert. So much fun! Great Fish and Chips

Thank Kerri S
Lafayette, California
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Have eaten here several times while we have been in the area exploring. I would definitely suggest making reservations beforehand because many of thehotel guests also eat here. My husband is a steak lover and he has never been disappointed. Peppercorn new york, filet, or prime rib it is always cooked how he likes it. I'm a fish lover and... More 

Thank Novelle L
Daly City, California
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 December 2016

We found Little River to be the best food for the price The ding room is dated but very festive for Christmas The outdoor garden was a nice surprise

Thank jim h
Virginia, USA
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171 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

The food is very good, not gourmet but skillfully cooked. Wine list, including choices by the glass, was very nice. Service was fine, and the room was beautifully decorated for the season.

Thank Pat T
Los Angeles, California
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Went for breakfast and loved the setting. The dining area has great views of either the ocean or the garden and it's a sweet place. My friend and I each had an omelette and cups of their house brewed coffee and it was a very fair price! Some other spots in Mendocino and surrounding areas charge quite a lot for... More 

1 Thank S A
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

We loved the food & our view. They set aside a special table for us so we could enjoy the sunsets. Looked forward to every meal on our anniversary.

Thank Ray B
Albany, California
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41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2016

I first ate hear many years ago and had some of the best scallops I'd ever eaten. After eating here last weekend, I'm happy to report the food is still to notch. The salads and appetizers were very good, but the main course, scallops, was the highlight. The were done just right. The setting is nice and our server was... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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121 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016

While staying in the area, we decided to have breakfast one morning at the Little River Inn. The friendly staff were more than accommodating. We were seated at a table with an ocean view and service was prompt. Mendocino was celebrationg their Mushroom Festival so we ordered a Mushroom Omelette to split, with a small stack of Ole's famous pancakes.... More 

Thank Bev W
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Halibut and risotto were outstanding. The braised pork was very fatty. Staff was attentive and unobtrusive.

Thank L A
San Francisco, California
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

While our stay was at the Heritage House Resort, went here for dinner. As a person born and raised in the Boston area, their's was the best clam chowder ever -- steamed clams still in the shell. You cannot afford to miss the olallieberry pie -- phenomenal!!

Thank sffoodlover55

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 12:00
18:00 - 20:00
18:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 10:30
18:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 10:30
18:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 10:30
18:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 10:30
08:00 - 10:30
18:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 10:30
18:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Little River Inn, 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

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