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All 29 Guerneville Restaurants

Applewood Inn Restaurant

13555 Hwy. 116, Guerneville, CA 95446
707-869-9093
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Ranked #3 of 29 Restaurants in Guerneville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $35 - $50
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Scenic view
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Located on Hwy. 116, 1/2 mile east of River Road and the Guerneville bridge
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English first
Baltimore, Maryland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

We were staying at the Applewood and had an excellent dinner there. We used a Groupon, which really cut the cost nicely. but prices are not unreasonable for the area and the quality of the food. Looks like they lost their Michelin star last year, but the food is in that range. I had an excellent scallop appetizer, followed by... More

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Toronto, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We stayed at the Inn - great spot - and were really looking forward to the dinner, especially after a great breakfast and the hype of the Michelin stars. Well, very disappointed. The food was good, but nothing exceptional and was actually rather boring. Plus, running out of one of the appetizers by 8 p.m. was not great. I ordered... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

After reading other reviews, I chose this place for my anniversary dinner. The restaurant was fairly quiet for a Saturday night, which is a plus for a romantic dinner. We opted for the chef's tasting menu with wine pairing, which is worth every penny. Our server was friendly, knowledgeable, and never made us feel rushed during our nearly 3 hour... More

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Mexicali, Mexico
Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Charming place with a cottage feeling, waiters are super attentive. Prompt service, great food beautifully presented. My salmon was excellent. Only had a minor issue on the check at the end but it was fixed without a problem.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Farm fresh eggs and herbs from the garden. Breakfast is included if you are a hotel guest! Very Impressive.

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Ukiah, Ca.
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

My husband and I recently stayed at the Applewood Inn and had a wonderful dinner in their restaurant. The service was good, and the server was very conversant with the menu. When I requested a slight adaptation it was handled perfectly. Our waiter even insisted on giving us a couple of macaroons and candle to mark the occasion! We would... More

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Napa
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54 reviews 54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

My husband and I used to love this place. Past tense. It's gone off and we won't be back. It was not a single failure but multiple. Nobody greeted us at the front desk when we came in. We went for the tasting menu, and when we asked for the sommelier to discuss wine options, our server offered to help... More

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Carlos P, Owner at Applewood Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

when we fail so spectacularly there is very little to say than to extend my deepest, personal apologies. It is particularly hurtful that we lost the patronage of a guest that had Applewood in high regard. There is no excuse for a single failure like this but in fairness to our restaurant team that works very heart I would like... More

Sacramento, CA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The dinner and breakfast food and service were wonderful in a relaxing location. We loved the 5-course chef dinner.

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Santa Rosa, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Applewood Inn Restaurant is one of the finest dining establishments in the North Bay. Excellent Service, very nice facility, and the food was terrific! I had the salmon belly and avocado appetizer with the King Salmon entrée. Both were cooked to perfection. The sauces and seasonings were light and went very well with the fish. I can't wait to go... More

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Arlington, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Excellent food creatively prepared. Had the king salmon and cooked perfectly. The setting is among the redwoods at the Applewood Inn. Service is good if slightly haphazard at times. The restaurant itself is well appointed, however a freshening of the decor may be in order.

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