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Applewood Inn Restaurant

13555 Hwy 116, Guerneville, CA 95446-9486
+1 707-869-9093
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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13555 Hwy 116, Guerneville, CA 95446-9486
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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

The servers and cooks are all smiling and helpful, and the food quality is consistent with all that cheerfulness.

Thank inweinberg
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Staying at the Inn and caught the restaurant on a Sunday evening. Impeccable service, rich food and drink choices. We tried the cucumber and melon plate, Monterey squid, halibut entree and duck entree. The duck was easily the finest we've ever had. The halibut was...More

Thank Deb F
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

I had heard good things about this place and the reviews are so great, but we can't quite figure out why. We never saw the owners, the service from the other employees was professional and friendly but no one went out of their way to...More

Thank MexiCZ
Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

This little place has local art flair and hometown feel. The food was tasty and near a great little shopping area with local wineries and brewery. Will def be going back!

Thank Keely K
Reviewed 25 October 2015

Five stars for breakfast. The best part of the stay was the breakfast that comes with the room. It was a 2-course breakfast with champagne or mimosa. Dishes included fruit with yogurt + homemade granola, omelet with Gruyere, and strawberry crepe. All were prepared well...More

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 15 October 2015

On a recent visit to the wine country, we visited the Applewood Inn with another couple for dinner. This was our first visit to the restaurant and, as an initial impression, the atmosphere has the feel of a fine-dining establishment. The Applewood Inn has an...More

Thank Larry F
Reviewed 7 October 2015

The Applewood Inn was a hidden gem that not only met our expectations, but blew it out of the water. We were staying at the "Inn" so decided to give their restaurant a shot. It's close to Guernville (which is not close to much), but...More

Thank tahaus
Reviewed 6 October 2015

The food at the Applewood Inn is outstanding! Every course was an absolute delight! We ate dinner there and enjoyed every bite! The staff was super friendly and eager to please.

Thank russianriverrat
Reviewed 3 October 2015

We stayed 3 nights at the hotel and had dinner here for two of those nights. Out of 8 meals, 7 were excellent. Our friend was disappointed with his chicken. Our rooms came with breakfast which were truly outstanding. (I am not an avid breakfast...More

Thank SandraAl
Reviewed 16 September 2015

It is excessively expensive, has a limited menu and exudes an artificial stuffiness and snobbishness.

Thank billgott
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Questions & Answers
27 January 2017|
Response from OmarKhayyam | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, there was no official notice on the door and the manager of the Inn did not know either of the abrupt restaurant closing. Not sure about the details of when or if it will be reopening. Breakfast is still served in the... More
28 January 2015|
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Response from Claire S | Property representative |
Dear Sir, We are thrilled that you are interested in dining with us. The tasting menu is offered only if the whole table orders it. A table of four is fine and we could make your reservations for August when ever you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 35 - USD 50
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13555 Hwy 116, Guerneville, CA 95446-9486
    (Located on Hwy. 116, 1/2 mile east of River Road and the Guerneville bridge)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Guerneville
  • Phone Number: +1 707-869-9093
  • E-mail
Vibrant Sonoma Cuisine that is sustainable, local and organic. The Restaurant at Applewood Inn was honored with One Star by the Michelin Guide for 2011 and 2012. Its acclaimed cuisine is inspired by the lush bounty of the Russian River Valley and accented by Mediterranean influences. The Restaurant at Applewood Inn ranks among the top fine dining restaurants in Sonoma Wine Country. It offers gracious service in a rustic and romantic setting that balances warmth and elegance. Celebrate life and every romantic occasion at Applewood. A magical evening at the Applewood Restaurant will help make your special event even more memorable.
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