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Little River Inn Dining Room

7901 N Highway 1, Little River, CA 95456-9500
+1 707-937-5942
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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7901 N Highway 1, Little River, CA 95456-9500
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Reviewed yesterday

Super view from the bar. Great place to eat after some golf. They have both bar and dining room seating. Also an outdoor cigar smoking spot

Thank JadeManSam
Reviewed 5 days ago

I ate both breakfast and dinner here. The dinner is excellent. I ate Bouillabaisse which is right to the point and my wife ate the local catch. Her fish was good but not great. It was a touch over cooked so the fish meat did...More

Thank Rick H
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were in Mendocino about 2 weeks ago and decided to have dinner at the Little River Inn restaurant. We live in San Francisco, so we are not strangers to good restaurants and good food. It is true that the bar (especially sitting at the...More

Thank Carolyn G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked through a casual bar with great views and people enjoying themselves, to the Dining Room. The view was also good, but it had a very old feel to it , a different menu, which wasn't cheap and average food. Waitress was very nice.

Thank Christine C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We previously ate here about 5years ago. The food was good then as it was now. The recipes seemed the same then as now. Some restaurants are experimenting with the intensity of spices that often override the natural flavor of the food. Not here. You...More

Thank James L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best service and excellent food! From drinks and appetizer to dessert, everything was amazing. Highly recommended!

Thank deborahv423
Reviewed 17 March 2018

We arrived to a full sunshine coast and had dinner at the bar, which offers a full menu form the dining room, but with incredible views. Watched whales spouting as we ate. We had dinner the following evening in the dining room, which as a...More

Thank hawk4sea
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Had dinner here at our visit in the hotel. I had the cioppino which was absolutely delicious. Highly recommend this if it is on the special. A very pleasant dining experience indeed.

Thank Husting
Reviewed 13 March 2018

What a treat! When me and my 2 pups -- a Golden Retriever and a Chihuahua Something Something (Callie & Olive, respectively)-- arrived in Little River on a rainy Friday night, we were so excited to learn about Doggy Dining from our pals at the...More

Thank Lannie94121
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Do no expect bits of clams. no, you get entire clams in the chowder which is excellent with a hint of bacon and smoky creamy broth. Served with delicious hot bread loaf and excellent wine menu. We enjoyed our meal in the bar shared with...More

Thank Sue K
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1 May 2017|
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Response from Ray B | Reviewed this property |
Billionaires Bacon Recipe, "Ingredients: 1 lb. bacon 1 1⁄2 cups light brown sugar" Enjoy!
9 April 2017|
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Response from L A | Reviewed this property |
Just call them and make the reservation.
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3 April 2016|
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Response from hollisJ_dr | Reviewed this property |
Dog have a special "waiting area" near front entrance where they can stay leashed while owners dine. Water bowls & treats provided. Very nice! We were not staying there & had our dog wait out front where we could see him... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 35
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7901 N Highway 1, Little River, CA 95456-9500
    (Little River Airport Road)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mendocino County  >  Little River
  • Phone Number: +1 707-937-5942
  • E-mail
Family hospitality meets fine cuisine at this landmark coastal resort. Looking out upon magnificent ocean and garden views, the Little River Inn Restaurant is well known for its comfortable atmosphere and enticing fresh local fare. Executive Chef Marc Dym creates dishes that are at once familiar and modern, while the friendliest staff on the coast makes you feel like part of the family.
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