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“Select the mushroom ravioli” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Russian River Vineyards Restaurant Farm & Tasting Lounge

Russian River Vineyards Restaurant Farm & Tasting Lounge
Ranked #1 of 16 Restaurants in Forestville
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $19 - $35
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Ross Station
Description: Russian River Vineyards offers an unparalleled wine country dining experience. As one of only five winery/restaurant combinations in California, we are delighted to feature elegant and creative cuisine especially tailored to stellar wines of Russian River Vineyards. The chef creates mouth watering fare from our organic farm located on our property. While sourcing his proteins from sustainable local purveyors and out of the waters of the pacific ocean.
Randolph, New Jersey
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110 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Select the mushroom ravioli”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2013

This restaurant offers vegetarian dishes, from ovolacto to vegan. The mushroom ravioli were wonderful. We choose from the menu since the tasting menu offered less adventurous choices. Even though hosted by the Russian River Vineyard, the menu included wine from other wineries. Good value for the dollar.

Visited January 2013
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cotati
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70 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Extreemly Disappointing!!”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2013

Visited this restaurant on several occasions in the past and did some wine tasting, nice property with a warm ambiance,However! We made a dinner reservations on "New Years Eve"for 5pm,
Set menu for $89 per person,very expenive but the menu looked good on-line so we decided to give it a try, We arrived at 5pm sharp the place was not busy,we got a window seat by the patio,It was freezing! The staff seemed confused, lighting at the tables was non-exsistant, they were trying to light some hardware store candles that kept blowing out and they finaly gave up,
The first course was yellow-tail served on a small spoon which only for it was mentioned that tuna was present, it was a few crumbs with a vinagrette...Salad or oyster shooters was the next choice, again! mediocre, the entree's we selected were New york steak and Scallops with raviolli and again it was sub par, steak was chewey ( at medium rare)scallops and raviolli were bland, dessert was nothing to write home about. Just to wrap it up from start to finish it was NOT a good experience from the waiter not knowing the wine list to the food being of diner quality, This was a insult to fine dining, Too many good restaurants in Sonoma county to was your time or money on this place.

  • Visited December 2012
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San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Cork's restaurant”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2012

The food was delicious, the staff attentive and the view was alright from the restaurant inside.The surrounding properties were beautiful which can be viewed if you take a stroll after dinner. The wine flight was interesting and a great idea. Two out of the three were nice. The salad was just alright. Everyone was happy with the main course so you cannot go wrong no matter what you choose.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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San Francisco, CA
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Fantastic”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2012

We loved this place! We had dinner here on a warm November night out on the patio. The ambiance is warm and romantic with the trees, lighting and heat lamps. There were couples and families and all seemed to be enjoying their evening.
I had the portobello ravioli and my boyfriend had the seared ahi. We both thoroughly enjoyed our meal. The wine list was nice too, offering a good variety and offered a few that were affordable by the glass ($7-8), which is nice since I had just spent money on wine all day!
Service was excellent too! I recommend this place to anyone looking for a nice meal in a beautiful setting without being too expensive or pretentious.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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3 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Perfect in every way”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2012

This is the perfect spot after a day of wine tasting. Sit out on the patio, pet Chester and relax with another glass of your favorite wine. Oh, it's not as tasty as you thought? Don't worry, they keep trying. And the food? Simply Terrific! If you are within 100 miles, it's worth the drive.

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