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“Quality homemade food + non-tourist prices + awesome staff = happy dining!”
Review of Garden Grill

Garden Grill
Ranked #2 of 45 Restaurants in Guerneville
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $14
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast
Description: Good Food Made Fresh. Hearty breakfast and Lunches. Slow smoked BBQ.
Reviewed June 30, 2018

We came down to our old stomping grounds, Sonoma County, to visit our daughters; one of whom works at nearby Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve. We asked her to find a place close by so that we could meet for lunch. She steered us to the Garden Grill.

An unpretentious setting nestled alongside State Highway 116 just outside of "downtown" Guerneville, if you don't look sharp (or have a GPS), you could easily miss it. There is limited parking in front but additional parking is located behind the restaurant. The inside dining area is small, but there is a large outdoor dining area also. The day being fairly hot, we chose to eat inside.

You will find yourself warmly greeted as you step inside and that warmth just keeps on coming throughout your visit. My wife has enough dietary issues to make navigating the average restaurant menu seem more like making a path through a minefield, but her every question was answered with a smile.

On top of that, the food is nothing less than outstanding. The Garden Grill serves breakfast and lunch; diners around us were enjoying both. I opted for the Tri Tip Grinder with a side of baked beans. The tri tip was perfectly done and

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Thank GHJ2013
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Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

If you are driving through Guerneville, THIS is the place to stop for great homemade food. Non-pretentious with a beautiful outdoor space and very friendly staff. Portions are generous. Everything was delicious!

Thank Rebecca C
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Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

We happened upon this place as it was a short stroll from our accommodation, glad we did.

Great outdoor space to dine, we had our pooch with us. Great variety on the menu, glad to see they do an all day breakfast.

We met and chatted with some lovely people as well as the owner, all very Interesting and welcoming. A cute dog has this effect.

Food was great, service was efficient and very reasonably priced.

We will return.

Thank Zreyn
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Reviewed March 31, 2018

We stopped for lunch after a hike in Armstrong Redwoods State Preserve and we were HUNGRY. There was a very short wait for a table on the patio. We each had the burger: husband had pepper jack and bacon on his and chose parmesan garlic fries; I had cheddar and grilled onions on mine with baked beans on the side. Perfectly cooked, good quality meat, fresh toppings, and we loved the house sauce. Everything came just as we asked, no mistakes, and they understand that a medium-rare burger should have juice dripping onto your hand when you bite in. Yum! The service was great - the waitstaff worked together seamlessly and was friendly and courteous to everyone. If we were staying longer I would love to try their BBQ meats. Next time!

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Thank Landa R
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Reviewed March 22, 2018

good food! we were there for breakfast. inside sitting is limited, but outside is heated...even in March it wasn't bad.

Thank glendasbaker
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