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“This place is awesome!”
Review of The Backyard

The Backyard
Ranked #6 of 16 Restaurants in Forestville
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed May 28, 2013

We had an amazing brunch here. They make everything from scratch here and source local ingredients. They even made their own bloody mary mix! We had a rueben sandwich with smoked tempeh (omg) and a delicious salad. They have a cute outdoor courtyard that was a nice place to sit. This is a tiny little town and this restaurant is a gem!!!!

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Reviewed May 28, 2013

This feels like dining in someone's backyard under shady trees with the very best of locally grown produce, meat & seafood, artfully prepared.

Thank InternationalGal
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Reviewed May 11, 2013

Disappointed to discover they only have a brunch menu on the weekend. Good they use local foods. Prices high for the small portions. Bloody Mary awful - after 2 sips we asked for our money back. Overall the food was edible but won't go back for more. Sorry as the location is lovely.

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Thank ciao-sf
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Reviewed May 7, 2013

I live in Forestville and have seen many pretenders come and go. I am happy to say we have a n extremely good restaurant in town. A wonderfully varied and inventive menu that features fresh local produce, cheese, meat and fish. If you come for no other reason come for the onion rings, onion rings you say.... YESSS. The pickle plate appetizer with kimchi, onions , and assorted vegetables served on a redwood burl, great as is the cheese platter with ever changing cheese selection. Service has been very good on all three visits, and the staffs recommendation have been spot on. Flat steak with mushrooms, browned potatoes and wild greens, chicken pot pie deliciously different, flat breads of many flavors. Top off a great meal with espresso ice cream, exactly as advertised.

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Thank Bill T
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Reviewed April 5, 2013

First, the good: Local, fresh farm ingredients. Some unusual dishes. Good (but small) flatbreads with a variety of toppings, decent waiter service.

The bad (far more of this, I'm afraid): Not a child-friendly menu (goodness, can't even order a soda here), small portions, no side-dishes (unless you order them separately, which becomes very costly), long, long wait for your meal, no bread or anything while you wait (again, that can be a mighty long wait), limited menu with some odd choices, like duck egg ravioli, and no specials. At least the roof didn't leak:)

Expand your menu, add some soda pop and some specials to the menu, and speed up you service (or put some bread on the table so the wait doesn't seem so interminable) - could be a really good place to eat then!

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Thank iconlady
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