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301 Rittenhouse Avenue
P.O. Box 584
Bayfield, WI 54814
(715) 779-5111 | (888) 611-4667
Fax: (715) 779-5887
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Duluth, MN - Superior, WI Take U.S. Hwy (2) East approximately 70 miles to Ashland, Wisconsin. Turn Left (North) on Hwy (13) and follow 21 miles to Bayfield and 301 Rittenhouse Avenue.
7:30am to 10pm

about us

A historic Bayfield bed and breakfast and gourmet restaurant offering 20 guest rooms in 3 distinctive homes. The Inn's unique rooms and suites have modern amenities including cozy fireplaces, whirlpool tubs, and stunning views of Lake Superior. Winter Rates starting from $140.

The Old Rittenhouse Inn's gourmet restaurant is open to the public for breakfast and dinner year round, with lunch available by reservation for groups of 12+. When possible, our cuisine is organically grown and locally raised. Evening dinner options include 2-course and 5-course menus from 5-9 pm. Choices include soup, salad, sorbet, entree with side dishes, and dessert.

Visit our website to check out our latest specials, packages and events including wine and beer tastings, mystery weekends, dinner concerts, and 'taste' events such as Margarita Island Weekend.

The Chateau Boutin home is the perfect setting for a Bayfield wedding, with expansive grounds and superior lake views. An onsite Events Director is available to help plan your dream wedding.

Visit our web site for virtual tours, videos, online availability, and reservations. The Rittenhouse Inn was featured in Gourmet, Midwest Living, Bon Appetit, Wisconsin Trails, and Minnesota Monthly, as well as newspapers including the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Minneapolis Star Tribune, LA Times, and WI State Journal.


  • Serving Breakfast and Dinner
  • Weddings, Retreats, Reunions, Meetings
  • Special Events include Wine, Beer, and Margarita Weekends
  • Wassail Holiday Dinner Concerts
  • Lodging in two Victorian Mansions and a Private Cottage