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Gravenstein Grill

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Certificate of Excellence2018 - 2019 Winner
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Sponsored by: Gravenstein Grill

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Relaxing dinner
1. Relaxing dinner
"Great place to just stop in, sit inside or outside"
Mary Ann M
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2. Our Go To Restaurant
2. Our Go To Restaurant
"You will not be disappointed. The food is delicious"
Boninob
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3. Try the Duck
3. Try the Duck
"Some of the best duck in the US, in my humble opinion"
TheAmazingRando
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About
Gravenstein Grill offers locally sourced California Cuisine with a seasonal menu by Executive Chef Bob Simontacchi. The restaurant features two large outdoor seating areas, a spacious bar with a fireplace, and an elegant dining room.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Lunch
CUISINES
American, Bar
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Seven people (two families) arrived for dinner. We had a reservation, and were immediately seated. Problems started early. We had our menus and selections, but no wait staff to take our order. The water and bread arrived quickly. It must have been 20 minutes before...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank BrianS612
BrandonP1957, Owner at Gravenstein Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Brian, I'm sorry this was your experience here! There must have been a miscommunication with our service staff and for that I apologize. I'd be happy to try to make up for your experience. Feel free to email me and brandon@gravensteingrill.com. Sincerely, Brandon

Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

Random stop for dinner turned into an amazing evening. Delicious small plates, excellent, friendly and non-pretentious service, beautiful dining room was simple and comfortable—our meal was fantastic. Will definitely be going back.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Cyndi C
BrandonP1957, Owner at Gravenstein Grill, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2018

Thanks Cyndi! I'm glad you randomly stopped in!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner here with our family from Australia. The food, service, and atmosphere is great. There is ample parking in a lot next to the building.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank svowels
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Foodies and travelers and locals alike, I'd like to ask you all a question. Do you remember the phrase,...don't go back to the same place twice? Well I vividly remember coming to this same place when it was French Garden restaurant. Everything from the food...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank nade2019
Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

I’ve never had bad food there. The bar food is pretty spectacular. I dined in the main dining room for the first time and the avocado toast was great. Decent salads. The cod I had was the most unusual looking (pictured) and almost soup like,...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed March 26, 2019

We tried the place when it first opened and it was Ok, and nothing special. It felt a bit cavernous and with all the hard wood floors sounds seemed to echo in the room. Service was a bit disconnected and the food was OK: nothing...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Martin M
Reviewed March 19, 2019

It was all so good - where do I start? We sat outside on a beautiful patio. My friends and I were greeted by the most delightful server. She was friendly, funny, attentive, and knowledgeable about the menu. We all loved everything we ate and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank laurahF5849IR
Reviewed January 6, 2019

After being moved twice due to noise problems, we waited an hour before our order was taken, Then another 30 minutes before our food arrived. Then the food was marginal at best. We will not return.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Steve Z
Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

We landed from Minnesota via San Francisco for work retreat wine tasting end of the year weekend. After an afternoon in the Bodega Bay Area we headed out to Sebastopol driving by the Gravenstein Grill. We stopped without a reservation and they accommodated us for...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JamesAHeuer
Reviewed November 29, 2018 via mobile

We had a group of 12 for dinner at the Gravenstein Grill. My salad with candied walnuts and Gorgonzola was very nice. The diver scallops for my main course were delicious however there were only three! Service was friendly and efficient.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Elizabeth_and_David
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