Extraordinary Food, Wine & Ambiance
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 and vegetables.
At the Benbow Historic Inn we welcome our guests from our beautiful North Coast and from the other side of the world, with a wine list emphasizing food-friendly selections to enhance our seasonal cuisine. We feature local Humboldt County wines, while maintaining a foundation of Old World terroir-driven classics. With over 450 selections, we encourage you to open your palate to exciting new and diverse wines.
Service in the dining room reflects the hospitality and warmth of a by-gone era where our staff strives to make each meal a relaxing and pleasurable experience. Summer dining on the terrace overlooking the bridge and the river adds spectacular views to your dining experience. Recommended dinner dress is casual elegance. Dress shorts and sandals are acceptable on the terrace.
BRUNCH DAILY 8AM – 3PM
DINNER SUN–THURS 5–9:30PM
DINNER FRI & SAT 5–10PM
HAPPY HOUR MON–FRI 3–5PM