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6566 Front Street, Forestville, CA
1+707 820-8445
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9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Reservations

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  • 21
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Farm to Table

Great experience, their menu shows you where EVERYTHING came from locally that day. From the oils, butter, breads, meat, veggies. Fresh foods, a little pricy, but the flavor are wonderful and the outside can be enjoyable on a warm evening.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 7, 2015
Barbara W
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Santa Rosa, California
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Santa Rosa, California
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Great experience, their menu shows you where EVERYTHING came from locally that day. From the oils, butter, breads, meat, veggies. Fresh foods, a little pricy, but the flavor are wonderful and the outside can be enjoyable on a warm evening.

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San Jose, California
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53 reviews 53 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Been here twice over 2 years. Once for lunch and then recently for Brunch. The food is awesome, local, sustainable, and apologetically focused. I had Chicken and Waffles and I can say it is the best Fried Chicken I have ever put in my mouth. I have been to Stroud's in Kansas City and other highly touted chicken purveyors, but... More 

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Willoughby, Ohio
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

This is a cute little place with some crazy but fabulous dishes. We were here for lunch. I had the BLK... a little twist on a normal BLT with Kraut instead. It was fabulous! Two others in our party had the Curried Bratwurst...they too loved their meal. We split a fantastic bottle of Pinot (Radio-Coteau / La Neblina from Sonoma... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

When you look up "farm to table" in the dictionary a picture of this restaurant comes up. The right side of the menu lists the dishes. The left side of the menu lists the farms from which each ingredient comes. Brilliant. And our server Kate was superb!

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Vancouver, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015 via mobile

The service was slow but it was a nice wait in the sunshine. The food is creative and very fresh with locally sourced ingredients. Good portions. This is a good spot for lunch while touring the wineries.

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San Francisco, California
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55 reviews 55 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

I loved the casual dining outside under the tree. Very courteous wait staff. And everything on the menu sounded wonderful .. but .. The "best in the world" onion rings were not. They were greasy, huge slices with a nice batter that fell off immediately. The dipping sauces came after we had almost eaten all. The cod sandwich was more... More 

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Forestville, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

amazing flavor and quality but the only time i have walked away from breakfast still hungry after having a sausage and eggs and very pricey

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sebastopol, ca
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313 reviews 313 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
285 helpful votes 285 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We had a delicious dinner here last week, during 'restaurant week.' I would love to see a similar kind of 'prix fixe' menu here on a regular basis-- though they do have a set chicken dinner (which is not our thing) . Steak was perfectly cooked and obviously high quality. Salads were great-- fresh and lots of different little flavors... More 

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Pittsburgh
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

This is a wonderful find in an out of the way location (Forestville), recommended to us by Jennifer at Raford Inn. We said we wanted a place that served light meals since we arrived having had a large brunch with friends earlier in the day. It was perfect for that. Christina, our waitress, was friendly and knowledgable (about wine as... More 

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Newport Beach, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Refreshing menu. Locally sourced ingredients. We enjoyed everything we ordered, but if I could only have one thing off their menu it would be Ron’s Chocolate Budino off the dessert menu!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6566 Front Street, Forestville, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Forestville
  • Phone Number: 1+707 820-8445

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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