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Easter Sunday Brunch at Old Rittenhouse Inn

Don't forget our Easter Sunday Brunch at the Landmark Restaurant is just around the corner - April 20th. Reserved seating is available from 10am to 2pm. Brunch at our Bayfield, WI restaurant includes three courses: 2 starters (choice of fruit or salad), 4 entrees, and a variety of desserts. See Menu below for details. Coffee, tea, or juice, plus fresh bakery and preserves is included for $24.50/person plus tax and gratuity. Kids 10-years and under are $16. Get your reservations soon- we are one of the few Bayfield restaurants open Easter Sunday! (715) 779-5112   Landmark Restaurant open Easter Sunday Landmark Restaurant is also open forRead More »

April 11-12: Red Wine Weekend at Old Rittenhouse Inn

Get ready for our upcoming 20th Annual Red Wine Weekend on April 11th and 12th. It's our chance to share and enjoy fine wines, delicious food, and exceptional lodging in Bayfield WI.  Wine Weekend events are held at Old Rittenhouse Inn's Le Chateau property, and at the historic Landmark Restaurant at Old Rittenhouse Inn. The highlight of the weekend is a 6-course Red Wine Dinner with Pinot Noirs specially selected to match each dish by the weekend’s guest host, Gary Binter. This Wisconsin wine tasting weekend promises to be one of the best ever, as Gary unleashes a virtual tidal wave of big, bold reds,Read More »

Valentine’s Weekend Dinner Menu: Landmark Restaurant at Old Rittenhouse Inn

THE ESSENTIAL INFO: 5 Course Valentine's Dinner ($59) includes Soup, Salad, Sorbet, Entrée, and Dessert. Appetizers ($12) available Ala Carte. 20% gratuity added to tables of 6+ Served Thursday 2/13 – Monday, 2/17 Hours: 5:00pm to 8:00pm Reservations: 715-779-5111     VALENTINE'S MENU: Starters Bacon Crusted Shrimp- with Bleu Cheese Sauce Spinach Ravioli- with Brandied Mushroom Sauce Cumin-Spiced Crab Cakes- with Mango Purée Soups Roasted Red Pepper Crab Bisque Classic French Onion Lake Superior Chowder Salads Mixed Greens- with Mission Figs, Bleu Cheese, Roasted Pecans, White Wine Peach Vinaigrette Baby Spinach- with Red Onion, Chevré, Dried Cherries, Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette Smoked Whitefish- with Aged WIRead More »

Jan. 31 – Feb 1: Red Wine Weekend at Old Rittenhouse Inn

Get ready for our Red Wine Weekend taking place Jan. 31 - Feb 1, 2014. Enjoy fine wines, delicious food, and exceptional lodging in Bayfield WI.  Events are held at Le Chateau, a sister property of Old Rittenhouse Inn, and the historic Landmark Restaurant at Old Rittenhouse Inn. The highlight of the weekend is a 6-course Italian dinner with Italian wines specially selected by the weekend's guest host, Dennis Kohl, to match each dish. Join Dennis Kohl and Julie Phillips for a festive and fun weekend! Make It A Weekend Discount weekend lodging packages include the Friday California Pinot Noir tasting and appetizer reception, aRead More »

Apostle Island Ice Caves/Frozen Sea Caves Accessible Near Bayfield, Wisconsin

January 12, 2014 We are excited to announce that the Frozen Sea Caves north of Bayfield are now accessible, for the first time since 2009. It's been 4 years since the ice around the caves was sufficiently thick to allow hikers access from the lake side. This year, an extended period of low temperatures and light wind allowed the ice to form earlier than usual, and visitors are flocking by the hundreds to Meyers Beach Road to experience the "Ice Caves" for themselves. The Apostle Island ice caves are something everyone must see. What Are the Apostle Island Frozen Sea Caves? The Sea Caves areRead More »