Elk Cove Inn Food & Drink

Breakfast & Dinner Reservations (REQUIRED)


Greet the day with a bountiful gourmet champagne breakfast – served to your room each morning between 8:30 and 10:00.

Please note that we cannot accommodate celiac, nut, wheat, soy allergy, or severe shellfish allergies. Vegan and vegetarian options are available on request and should be noted at the time of reservation. Any modifications received the day of may not be accommodated.

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Our in-house Chef, Victor Passalacqua will undoubtedly give you a memorable experience of French Eclectic Cuisine.

Born in Peru, from Spanish and Italian decent, Victor found a passion in cooking and got his Hospitality Management education from L’Ecole de Lausanne in Switzerland. His search for perfection brought him to the kitchens of Grand Chefs like Paul Bocuse, Edward Merard, and Georges Blanc.

Before joining our team in Elk, Victor owned and operated various restaurants in Miami, FL.and was on the Culinary Board of Miami Dade Culinary Institute.

Together with his wife Melissa, who is a Certified Sommelier and a Wine Educator, they excel in the art of pairing food and wine, and hope to bring the best of both to your table.

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Due to covid-19 restrictions please note that our restaurant is closed to the public. We are offering a set dinner menu (soup, choice of 2 entrees and a dessert) for our in-house guest only, for a fixed price of $31.95 per person plus a 20% gratuity. All meals are brought to your room. We regret that we cannot accommodate any food allergies or dietary restrictions. Please plan accordingly. If you are vegan & vegetarian, you need to let us know on the open table reservation; if you don’t we will not be able to accommodate you.

Dinner available 7 days a week for our in-house guests only.


Peace and Beauty! I cannot imagine a more incredible and relaxing experience then Elk Cove Inn. We were immediately upgraded to a full view room (midweek), Surfsong, everything it’s name implies; falling asleep to the sounds of surf while watching the sun set over the ocean! Staff, food, environment, hiking, beds, trails to beach and tide pools are exceptional! Only 30 minutes from a fun day in Mendocino and ocean-bluff hiking trails. I normally prefer to try new places, yet this was my third time staying here and I definitely plan to return!” – Santa Rosa CA, TripAdvisor

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