Opened in 1926, the Benbow Historic Inn has long been known for fine dining and gracious hospitality. Treasured by many for its warm atmosphere, fine food and excellent wine list, the Benbow Historic Inn was voted “One of the Best Restaurants in the World for Wine Lovers” by Wine Spectator Magazine. Dinner at the Inn is truly a celebration of life and the pleasures of the table. Executive Chef Dustin Vallance offers a seasonal menu, insightfully crafted to showcase fresh local ingredients, herbs, greens, vegetables – gathered daily from our own garden – and our region’s finest seasonal delicacies.
At the Benbow Historic Inn we welcome our guests, whether from our beautiful North Coast or the other side of the world, with a wine list emphasizing food-friendly selections to enhance our seasonal cuisine. We feature local Humboldt County and West Coast wines, while maintaining a foundation of Old World terroir-driven classics and international selections. With over 450 selections, we encourage you to open your palate to exciting new and diverse wines.
Service in the dining room reflects the meticulous training of our Maitre d’. Gracious and unobtrusive, the dining room staff help make each meal a relaxing and pleasurable experience. Recommended dinner dress is casual elegance. Dress shorts and dress sandals are acceptable on the Terrace.
Breakfast 7AM – NOON
SUMMER LUNCH NOON – 3 PM
Dinner SUN – THURS 5 – 9:30 PM
Dinner FRI & SAT 5 – 10 PM
Happy Hour MON – FRI 4 – 6 PM