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Underwood Bar & Bistro

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OYSTERS
On the half-shell
Marin Gems
sweet, clean, firm - Tomales Bay
3.5
Kumamoto
buttery texture, slightly salty - Oregon
3.5
Beau Soleil
plump, firm, delicate - Canada
3.5
ASSIETTE DE FROMAGE
served with preserved fruit, croutons, candied walnuts $9, $15, or $21 per plate for one, two or three selections
Bay Blue
pasteurized cow's milk, rich & creamy - local
Laura Chenel Goat Brie
goat's milk, soft-ripened, grassy & nutty - local
Manchego
pasteurized sheep's milk, piquant, firm, aged 12 months - Spain
Truffle Tremor
goat's milk, soft-ripened, truffled - local
Brillat Savarin
soft, ripened cow's milk - France
SALADS
Baby Lola Rosa
fig-balsamic vinaigrette, goat cheese, roasted baby beets, marcona almonds
9.75
Rafter Ranch Arugula Salad
pumpkin seed, avocado, marinated olives, aged manchego cheese, citrus vinaigrette
11.75
Smoked Trout Salad
watercress, endive, walnuts, apples, fingerling potatoes, meyer lemon vinaigrette, horseradish creme fraiche
13.75
Frisée Aux Lardons
poached egg, pancetta lardons, croutons, sherry vinaigrette, parmesan
13.5
Hearts of Romaine
roasted pears, candied walnuts, point reyes farmstead blue cheese, champagne vinaigrette
11.75
Kale Caesar Salad
baby lacinato, croutons, parmesan, bacon, boquerones
11.25
ENTRÉES
Provençal Fish Stew
prawns, mussels, clams, rock cod, chorizo bilbao, fingerling potatoes, leeks, sweet peppers, saffron broth, tapenade
28.75
Ravioli
spinach-ricotta filling, roasted pepper-tomato sugo, pepato cheese
24.75
Grilled Pork T-Bone
peach-ginger chutney, rosemary reduction, roasted yukon gold potatoes, shaved fennel, haricots vert & goat cheese salad
29.75
Pan Roasted Chicken Thighs
garlic-coriander rub, green papaya salad, tamarind-red chili dressing, peanuts, turmeric-coconut jasmine rice
26.75
Liberty Farms Duck Breast & Duck Leg Confit
lentils de puy, frisée & watercress salad, pancetta, orange reduction sauce
38.75
Flat Iron Steak Frites
mushroom-shallot butter, arugula, chipotle steak sauce
26.5
Grilled Hamburger
niman ranch beef, lettuce, tomato, french fries
15.75
white cheddar, gruyère or gorgonzola 2
apple-wood smoked bacon 3
ON THE SIDE
Braised Greens
8.25
Chinese Broccoli
crispy pork belly, red chili flakes, oyster sauce
10.5
Pommes Frites
aioli & chipotle ketchup
8.25
Petit Pommes Frites 5.25
Harissa Fries
cilantro, scallions & lime
9.75
Chou-Fleur
cauliflower gratin
9.5
Macaroni & Cheese
les coudes
8.75
add pancetta 3
TAPAS & SMALL PLATES
Soup du Jour
7.75
French Onion Soup
crouton, gruyère
9.75
Roasted Beets
endive, walnuts, feta cheese
11.75
Serrano Ham
manchego cheese, caperberries
10.75
Chicken Lettuce Cups
rice noodles, cucumber, peanuts, mint, lemongrass, chile-lime dressing
13.75
Pizzetta
serrano ham, arugula, manchego cheese, egg
13.5
White Anchovy Crostini
membrillo, idiazabal, walnuts, piquillo peppers
9.75
Tuna Tartar
korean gochujang dressing, asian pear, yuzu lemon mayo, daikon radish + carrot salad, taro chips
14.75
Flatbread
caramelized onion, blue cheese, walnut, sage
11.5
Hoisin Glazed Baby Back Ribs
napa cabbage and mango slaw
16.75
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Bar
FEATURES
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been to Underwood a number of times over the years and it's never disappointed me. I went for dinner with a couple of friends recently and had a fantastic meal. One of the mainstays along the one-block "downtown" of Graton, Underwood features a sizeable...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank roadtrip_ken_2017
Reviewed November 5, 2019

Great place, but time for some changes, good bar, but restaurant menu, other than price has not changed that much

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank agentpete
Reviewed November 3, 2019

Have been to this great little restaurant our last three visits to Sonoma county. Excellent food and would recommend anything on their menu.

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Montezuma50
Reviewed November 1, 2019

We were offered a choice of seating and then shown to our place by a very pleasnt young lady (who's name I've forgotten - sorry, but you know who you are). The menu is pleasantly varied, and all appealing. I chose the smoked trout salad...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank dick h
Reviewed October 8, 2019

The best bistro in Sonoma County. Bullet proof food, high end bar and snacks, incredible deserts - frequented by wine makers, celebrities, and just regular folks

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Susan U
Reviewed September 2, 2019

Had a great dinner here. Our server Fina was a real peach. Friendly and polished in a casual white tablecloth joint. Sister restaurant to WillowWood, there is that “patio” which is also an atrium that allows dogs. But there’s a disconnect from the main room....More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank briankulaf
Reviewed August 11, 2019 via mobile

We came in for lunch between wineries. The market across the street was recommended but it was crowded and noisy. My hubby was excited because they have raw oyster. He ordered 3 because they were $3.50 each and they were tiny. He then had French...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank marciagabby
Reviewed August 11, 2019

We enjoy the food and the ambience. The Town of Graton is a great place to stop when visiting the Russian River Area.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank larryl0ebig
Reviewed August 7, 2019 via mobile

We weren’t offered a children’s menu so three kids ordered off the dinner menu. They had to be adventurous and try something new. 2 out of three happy and contented kids isn’t so bad, but a children’s menu would have helped. I had the fish...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank jennea2016
Paradise51722388284, General Manager at Underwood Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2019

We can always do plain noodles or little cheese pizzas for the children. Many kids love our macaroni and cheese.

Reviewed August 1, 2019

What a treat! We rented an Air BNB in town and my amazing fiance made reservations here for our first night. In town for the Santa Rosa 70.3 triathlon and too early to celebrate with wine & cocktails, although the list is fantastic. Fiance had...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank CoronaOldTown
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Joy R
January 17, 2019|
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Response from princeofpinot | Reviewed this property |
Best to get reservations for dinner. Only phone reservations accepted. They will ask if you want to sit "in or out". The row of booths in the bar are noisy but the booths and tables in the next room are fine. The "out... More
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