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Rutherford Grill

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1180 Rutherford Rd, Rutherford, CA 94558
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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San Rafael, California
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Always excellent, as you can tell by the lines to get in. Great for foodies, a date, end of a special day. Too bad they do not take reservations because sometimes I just do not feel like waiting for this great place.

Thank Timothy T
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41 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Good American fare. Nice atmosphere and friendly service. Just not quite as original as it once was and a bit faded around the edges compared to some of the newer places in the Valley.

Thank troublelove
London, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service was fantastic - our waitress ( i think Lauren ) was amazing. She suggested smoked salmon which was amazing. We also had burgers which didn't disappoint. Suggest booking in advance as the place gets very busy.

Thank SSandy777
San Jose, California
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147 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It seems Rutherford Grill is always packed...at least whenever I go by for a bite. The wait can be long, but the food is well put together, so it's worth it. They have a couple bars (one inside and one outside), so that helps pass the time. The rotisserie chicken is very well prepared and seasoned nicely, but I can't... More 

Thank flatfootfoodie
Ottawa, Canada
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175 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a very busy place and you need reservations. They are very good at getting you a table very soon after your time of arrival. Even if you have to wait a few minutes, their outside terrace is very pleasant. We choose their BBQ pork ribs. The portions were very generous and the ribs and French fries excellent. We... More 

Thank Jean R
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65 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is in the heart of Napa Valley and worth going. My friend had the bangers and I had the cheese burger. Both were outstanding. We split the tomato appetizer, also very good. We didn't have a reservation but the wait was only 15 minutes. Just enough time for a glass of wine!

Thank Beth G
Bonita Springs, Florida
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142 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very pleasant experience. Our server was friendly and professional. Had a couple glasses of Pinot Noir. My French Dip lived up to the hype, probably the best I've ever had. My husband loved his butternut squash enchilada; while he wasn't fond of the tri-tip that came with it, I thought it was very flavorful. The is a very friendly vibe... More 

Thank Hawkeyewriter
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The French dip is simply amazing. The best my husband or I have ever had. The lemon drop martini was excellent. I told the waitress I would fly back simply for the French dip.

Thank Brooke D
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for lunch on a Friday and it was mobbed! 1 hour wait for a table but there were seats open at the bar that we sat at immediately. My husband had the ribs and I had the rotisserie chicken and both meals were delicious! Would definitely come back here!

Thank Kelly V
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201 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice casual place in Rutherford and service and food were both good. Wine list by glass not impressive but many bottles. Wide variety of entrees and price was verey reasonable. Ambience was lively and prior reservations are a smart move.

Thank ritzytopaz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1180 Rutherford Rd, Rutherford, CA 94558
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  Rutherford
  • Phone Number: 17079631792

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?