We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book On TripAdvisor Bonus Book your hotel on TripAdvisor — then save 20% on things to do for your trip. Use code BOOKTOSAVE.

Back Wine Bar & Bistro

$$
Wine Bar, American, Spanish, Contemporary
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
25075 Blue Ravine Rd, Folsom, CA 95630-5704 (E. Natoma)
+1 916-986-9100
Website
Today
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Open now
All hours
Hours:
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

42 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 42: English reviews
El Dorado Hills, California
Level Contributor
18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The food here is very good. The owner is a sommelier and hand picks all of the wines they serve. Most you will not have heard of but he is very good at helping you decide and pick a great bottle in your price range. They often have wine specials. His New Years Eve dinners are really great but sell... More 

Helpful?
Thank doyles9999
Folsom, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

We are regular diners at the Tuesday night Prix Fixe dinners. They are phenomenal food and wine pairings. The food themes are always based on what is at it their seasonal peak. The wine pairings are perfect and introduce us to new wines and wineries- they definitely are not the same-o, same-o. If you are looking for a Bay Area-type... More 

Helpful?
Thank jlhslo6026
El Dorado Hills, California
Level Contributor
33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015 via mobile

Our new favorite place! A chef from another restaurant told us about this delicious food at this restaurant/beer/wine bar. This is not just a fun wine bar, but the food is outstanding too prepared by a talented chef. The presentation and taste is equal to a four star restaurant. Go here for a dinner date or to have some appetizers... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank RobinEdh
Alhama de Granada, Spain
Level Contributor
34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

We had dinner at Back wine bar last night with our family and another. We had reservations for 8 and had a separate little room. Service was wonderful and although this is a wine bar/restaurant they were great with special orders for the kids. I had the tuna which was deliciously seasoned and served over coconut curry rice. Yum! My... More 

Helpful?
Thank Lkezmoh
El Dorado Hills, California
Level Contributor
22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

We went on a Thursday night which featured a pre-fixe menu, but you could also order off of the regular menu. We had not been there for a few years, so were very impressed with the expansion and decor. The food was very good and the rating would be higher except for our server. I'm sure they are not all... More 

Helpful?
Thank MaggieMae919
Folsom, California
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

This is a great place. Great food, great services and a good bar/wine list. This is a small family run place so every once in a while something will miss but overall this is our go to place. We usually stick with small plates and do 2 or 3 per person. It is one of the best in the area... More 

Helpful?
Thank Duece2dollar
Level Contributor
20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

I took a client here for dinner tonight and it was fantastic. The wine selection is plentiful with over 30 wines by the glass. Many wines are boutique wines from California and all are high quality. The food is so fresh and very well prepared. I had the heirloom tomato salad and the short ribs. Both were excellent. Our server,... More 

Helpful?
Thank Arnixon
El Dorado Hills, CA
Level Contributor
357 reviews
250 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 296 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Friends asked us to the Heirloom Tomato themed prix fixe dinner at Back this past week. A different prix fixe menu is offered each Tuesday. Dinner is only $25, and an additional $10 for the wine pairings. Fantastic deal! Although longtime residents of the area, we had never been in. We were almost shocked to find this lovely, little restaurant... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Michaela
San Francisco, California
Level Contributor
8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

I had a great meal and excellent service. The salad was crisp and flavorful, tasty appetizers, lamb main course was cooked to perfection. The small dining room is great for conversation. Service attentive without being too much. Good prices for very good food.

Helpful?
Thank Ger9131
El Dorado Hills, California
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant does not open until 5:00 PM. This is the second time I have tried to go to this place. Please correct the opening time.

Helpful?
Thank Pat E
Jeff B, Owner at Back Wine Bar & Bistro, responded to this review

Pat, Can you please tell me where you found our hours? There are lots of sites out there that we are not responsible for. Please always go the business own website for correct hours. Thank you for trying to come in. More 

Been to Back Wine Bar & Bistro? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$18 - $29
Cuisine
Wine Bar, American, Spanish, Contemporary
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25075 Blue Ravine Rd, Folsom, CA 95630-5704
    (E. Natoma)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Folsom
  • Phone Number: +1 916-986-9100
Description
Welcome to one of the highest rated restaurants in Folsom! We are Folsom's Premier Wine Bar and Bistro! Serving 35 inspiring wines by the glass, microbrew beers and a seasonally-focused, wine friendly dinner menu. The casual fine dining restaurant features a beautiful horseshoe shaped custom concrete bar wrapped around a see-through wine wall. For a more casual setting, try our quaint patio with a view of the El Dorado hills. Join us weekly for the many exciting events and specials we have to offer. Voted best wine bar in Folsom/El Dorado Hills 7 years in a row! Zagat Rated

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Back Wine Bar & Bistro staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?