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The Bayfield Inn Restaurant

20 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814-5018
+1 715-779-3363
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Restaurant Hours
American, Bar
$$ - $$$
20 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814-5018
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I are frequent visitors to Bayfield and have visited most of the dining restaurants establishments in this charming town. This was our first visit to this establishment and as Bayfield is a popular tourist destination, this location can very busy and in...More

Thank David F
Reviewed 2 days ago

We enjoyed a great buffet on Mothers Day along with over 210 other people. (I asked how many people they had served when we left around 2:30 PM) All the entree's were delicious but Dewey's Prime Rib was to die for. It was the best...More

Thank sharonkrealty
Reviewed 17 March 2017

FANTASTIC dinner. Both my wife and I loved our meals. You felt like you were getting the best of fine dining in a quaint setting overlooking the water. A perfect evening out.

Thank FamilyofBoys
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Outstanding fish fry, choice of whitefish or trout. Can't make a choice, get the combo. I had the trout, perfectly cooked with just the right amount of spices. Wife got the combo, she loved both of them. Only downside bartender had a hard time making...More

Thank Ron H
Reviewed 9 February 2017

This restaurant had very good food, and we came on an unseasonably warm day in the fall. We sat on the rooftop where they had nice seating. My only complaint was that there only seemed to be one waitress for all the tables, which made...More

Thank Amanda W
Reviewed 7 February 2017

We have visited the Bayfield Inn Restaurant many times. We have the opportunity to sit by the window and get a view of Lake Superior. This time I ordered a veggie omelet and the potato medley, which had 4 different types of potatoes included. This...More

Thank Jen O
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped here after a great day dog sledding. I ordered the fillet and it melted in my mouth! The meals comes with salad/soup, vegetable, and choice of starch. My 12 year old ordered from the kids menu and had the quesadilla with ham added. The...More

Thank Tra K
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Great food. Great view. Great service. Steak for dinner. English muffin with egg and bacon. Tasty. Yummy

Thank 4WarmSunSeekers
Reviewed 10 October 2016

My husband and I had dinner here, and the food was good, but not for what you pay for it. It had a nice atmosphere and big windows overlooking Lake Superior. We both ordered the chef's seafood special. The white fish was great, but the...More

Thank Rebecca C
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Staff was friendly and the food came out quick. The portions were a little erratic. My wife order a side of potatoes one day that could have fit in her hand, so she got two sides the next day and it was the size of...More

Thank Dan G
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Christine S
Do you take reservations for dinner?
2 May 2017|
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
What hours are they open 10/17 thru 10/20? Thanks.
16 October 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
US$8 - US$25
American, Bar
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
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.