Fodor's Expert Review Backyard

$$$ Forestville Modern American

The folks behind this casually rustic modern American restaurant regard Sonoma County's farms and gardens as their "backyard" and proudly list their purveyors on the menu. Dinner entrées, which change seasonally, might include herb tagliatelle with goat sausage or chicken potpie. A yellow-walled alcove and a sliver of counter seating with a view of the kitchen provide cozy seating indoors, but in fine weather the front patio, shaded in its entirety by a gigantic poplar, sees all the action.

Modern American American Lively Lunch Dinner Brunch $$$

Quick Facts

6566 Front St./Hwy. 116
Forestville, California  95436, USA

707-820–8445

backyardforestville.com

Known For:
  • Buttermilk fried chicken with buttermilk biscuits
  • Poplar-shaded outdoor front patio in good weather
  • Buttermilk fried chicken with buttermilk biscuits to stay or go
  • Monday locals\'-night specials, plus live music
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Closed Tues., Closed Tues.–Thurs.

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