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Located in a 150-year-old building, The Backyard has a nice outdoor area and fun casual ambience. The menu is limited, fried chicken and chicken pot pie among the dinner highlights. We shared a grilled peach/burrata salad that was tasty but pricey at $14. My cod...More
Now I know why people order fried chicken...
I never order Fried Chicken but they were out of the gnocchi. It was delicious! Great coating. Crispy. Yum. The biscuit was incredible. We ordered 2 to go.
Also order the stuffed peppers. Tasty but noteworthy.
Ended up here following good advice of local people, actually we were pretty disappointed...
Nothing is wrong with service (waiters very nice and fast service) but the food was pretty...tasteless.
We had fried green tomatoes as starter and it was more the fried part than...More
Whilst spending sometime around the Russian River we had a lovely meal at the Backyard in Forestville. A nice drive through vineyards and Redwoods to get there and the large outside patio is perfect on a warm evening and is pet friendly. The food was...More
Backyard was established in 2012. The restaurant has seating indoor and out & we chose outdoor on a beautiful Monday evening. Complimentary music on Monday by a group called Puffinhorn who were terrific. The restaurant has a full bar and a parking lot. No corkage...More
Fairly typical for this area - small, farm to table, a bit hippy'ish. Outstanding food. Live music a few times a week (chill music, not loud at all). Mondays (I think) is BYOB night (no corking fee). Very enjoyable experience.
We had a family dinner of ten and it was wonderful. They are known for their fried chicken, but tonight I had an unusual preparation of gnocchi that was simply divine. The atmosphere was casual, the service was excellent and the prices were reasonable. And...More
Staying in a B & B nearby, and they recommended the Backyard. Friendly staff, live music, good freshly prepared food made this one of the better meals we have had on our holiday, would definitely recommend.