Fodor's Expert Review Applewood Inn Restaurant

$$$$ Guerneville Modern American

Editor's Note: This location is no longer in operation.

Fruit orchards and redwoods surround this California-Mediterranean restaurant built in the style of a French country barn. The agrarian sensibility runs deeper than mere design, however: much of the produce in the stylishly presented dishes comes from 6 acres of on-site organic gardens. The menu changes seasonally, but beef tenderloin, king salmon, and rack of California lamb rubbed with cocoa are among the signature offerings. Summer might bring a cooling gazpacho of Galia melon, winter a bone-warming crispy pork belly topped with a quail egg and served with turnips. The five-course tasting menu, $75 per person for the whole table only, is an excellent option; on Sunday the chefs prepare a three-course prix-fixe dinner for $35 ($60 with wine pairing).

Modern American American Romantic Service Intimate Dinner $$$$

Quick Facts

13555 Hwy. 116
Guerneville, California  95446, USA

707-869–9093

www.applewoodinn.com

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