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Russian River Vineyards Restaurant Farm & Tasting Lounge

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$$ - $$$
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5700 Hwy 116 N, Forestville, CA 95436-9296 (Ross Station)
+1 707-887-3344
12:00 - 20:00
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New York City, New York
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125 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

I visited this place solo during Christmas break, and had great lunch. I don't drink wine (or any alcohol), don't eat refined sugar and am gluten-free for serious health reasons, and yet had a great lunch. The ambience is exquisite, and the service is flawless. I had the Farm Egg entree, it is to kill for. Their ordinary teas and... More 

Thank R S
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We were recommended to go here by friends in London and we were not disappointed. We were greeted with a warm welcome and seated at a nice and quiet table in the conservatory. There were live jazz music and it was buzzing with people. Our waiter was outstanding; friendly, fast and with great recommendations. We shared the charcuterie board (served... More 

Thank BiancaWessel
Leland, North Carolina
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60 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

The tasting was awkward at first as we were told that they were "at capacity" for tastings. We were told that we could do a standing tasting. We opted for that and for our first two pours we drank wine while we ambled around the property. A table then became free for our next three pours. We ordered an appetizer... More 

Thank michael_s_nc
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63 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

I booked this for Sunday Lunch and we were not disappointed, a beautiful garden setting, live music, excellent service, fabulous food. A most enjoyable experience. A must visit if you are in the Russian River Valley.

Thank Lamourna
Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Let me start off by saying this is a must visit for "dinner" if you are anywhere in the Santa Rosa or Forestville area. After a week of wine tasting and fine dining all over the Sonoma and Napa area, this place got the award for the best dinner that was not expected. I've found following TripAdvisor you usually can't... More 

Thank John K
Sonoma, California
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313 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

This is a go to place when you want to enjoy lunch in a wine property setting. You don't see vineyards from your table but your in a wooded setting with lots of wine close at hand. Nice selection of dishes and wine list menu is good. As a family we shared every item selected, from meats, cheese, scallops and... More 

Thank BoulderNut
Elgin, Illinois
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157 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

My husband and I celebrated our anniversary dining at this lovely rustic restaurant in he Russian River wine country. It was warm enough to eat outside initially, then they brought out a few heat lamps. We were seated on the lovely patio and treated to some very good entertainment during dinner. Dinner menu is very limited and expensive. Wine menu... More 

Thank lynn s
San Diego, California
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56 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

My wife and I ate her during our trip to Sonoma for her birthday. RRV has a fantastic little tasting room with a small restaurant. We stared with a simple bread and cheese appetizer where we discovered the most amazing olive oil! The wines were very good and loved the environment. We transitioned from the tasting to dinner and it... More 

Thank K-C-Bergie
Forestville, California
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This winery/eatery has been through many incarnations. I think the most interesting detail is at dusk when the bats leave their nests to feed. The food is forgettable. Eating outside is always casual and that's the experience.

Thank 1112Marci
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61 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

This is a great spot for a nice meal outdoors in the Russian River wine country. The winery is scenic and historic. The gardens are beautiful. Lunch and dinner are served on a large patio, weather permitting. The inside dining room is also inviting. Food is good but pricey. We enjoyed a number of different dishes tonight. As usual, prices... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 19 - USD 35
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5700 Hwy 116 N, Forestville, CA 95436-9296
    (Ross Station)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Forestville
  • Phone Number: +1 707-887-3344
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.

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