Thanksgiving Dinner at Rittenhouse Inn’s Landmark Restaurant

Thanksgiving Dinner at Old Rittenhouse Inn, Bayfield, WIWe’re excited to serve our 35th Thanksgiving Dinner to the public on Thursday, November 24. The 5-course meal is just $55/person and includes soup, salad, sorbet, entree, and dessert. Thanksgiving Dinner is served from 12 noon to 6:30pm at Rittenhouse Inn’s Landmark Restaurant. Reservations are still available, particularly during the 12 noon to 3pm slot. (Are the Green Bay Packers playing or something?)

Here is a sneak peak at the menu:


Harvest Bisque: Purée of local marigold, buttercup, butternut, carnival, and delicata squash sweetened with WI maple syrup and served with balsamic syrup and pepitas.


Lake Superior Chowder: Fresh local whitefish and trout simmered with clams, fresh herbs, carrots, celery, onions, potatoes, sweet cream and butter.


Fresh Baby Greens: Mixed organic greens tossed with dried cranberries, goat cheese, toasted pumpkin seeds, and balsamic vinaigrette.


Spinach with Honey Pecan Dressing: Baby spinach tossed with apples, Buttermilk Blue cheese, red onions, toasted pecans, and honey pecan vinaigrette.


Apple Cider-Champagne

Entrée (Served with vegetables du jour and cranberry sauce)

Classic Roast Turkey: Oven roasted turkey with gravy, house made sausage-sage stuffing, mashed potatoes, and green beans.


6th Street Market Ham: Double smoked 6th Street Market Ham with au gratin potatoes and artisan macaroni and cheese.


Alaskan Salmon: Wild line-caught Alaskan sockeye salmon grilled and served with savory wild rice and puttanesca sauce: a flavorful mélange of tomatoes, onions, capers, olives, anchovies, oregano, and garlic.


Classic Pumpkin Pie with Whipped Cream


Chocolate Lava Cake: With molten truffle center, raspberry sauce, and vanilla ice cream.


Rum Baba: Yellow yeast cake dunked in spiced rum and served warm with sautéed Bayfield apples, housemade caramel sauce, and almond Florentine cookie.


Classic Rittenhouse Ice Cream Sundaes: Choose from hot fudge, buttered rum and turtle sundaes.

Don’t forget to join us for our 35th Annual Wassail Holiday Dinner Concerts in December and experience a magical evening celebrating the spirit of the season, complete with choir of carolers and a festive holiday meal. Dates available online at