Farmhouse Inn & Restaurant
Farmhouse Inn & Restaurant

Farmhouse Inn & Restaurant

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.farmhouseinn.com/restaurant-0/
  • Phone: (707) 887-3300
  • Hours of Operation:
    Hours of Operation Dinner: Thursday - Monday: open 5:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Californian
  • Executive Chef: Steve Litke
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Beer, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Wohler Rd.
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: We have on site parking (no valet).
A word from Farmhouse Inn & Restaurant
Nestled in the heart of the Russian River Valley wine region, the "country-chic" Farmhouse is a Michelin One Star (*) restaurant, a top Zagat reviewed restaurant for the entire San Francisco Bay Area and has been a San Francisco Chronicle's Top 100 Restaurant four years running. Chef Steve Litke offers "sublime" seasonal California-French cuisine showcasing local, artisan ingredients. Maitre d', Christopher Fohner ensures Farmhouse's signature "pampering", "knowledgeable" service, as well as overseeing the ever-changing array of local and international artisan cheeses, served tableside. Wine Director, Geoff Kruth has assembled a "top-notch" wine list, of world-class wines, emphasizing the finest gems of Sonoma County. The Farmhouse also offers luxury accommodations for those who feel inclined to extend the experience.
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Farmhouse Inn & Restaurant reviews from OpenTable diners
95 reviews since July 25, 2014
Overall Rating4.8
  • Food4.8
    Service4.7
  • Ambiance4.6
    Noise LevelQuiet
96% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (84)special occasion (79)romantic (75)notable wine list (58)neighborhood gem (16)scenic view (3)good for groups (2)great for outdoor dining (2)hot spot (1)late-night find (1)Show More
  • Fantastic Everything
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 11/20/2014
    The Farmhouse experience was fabulous. The food is wonderful as well as the wine and service. I highly recommend the wine pairing. We were able to taste wines that we wouldn't ordinarily have tried. Each course was excellent. We are still dreaming of the Chocolate x 3 dessert.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • moveablefeastVIP
    Dined on 11/10/2014
    A very special Birthday dinner. Rabbit, rabbit, rabbit is always outstanding, but the buffalo carpaccio and Dungeness crab hash are shining new additions to the menu.
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Stellar on all levels!
    ChristmasStewart
    Dined on 11/9/2014
    Perfect experience for out first time dining here. The food and service made for the perfect Bday! We'll definitely be back!
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    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Overall Experience
    Mishi64
    Dined on 11/9/2014
    Farmhouse Inn is an extraordinary experience, we go at least twice a year for special occasions. They have completed re-modeling the property and it is truly magical. We sat out at the fire pits, prior to dinner, and shared a lovely bottle of wine and you felt as if you we removed from the hustle and bustle of life. AL of us (4) had a phenomenal evening!
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    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always Great
    1runr2
    Dined on 11/9/2014
    Been coming for 5 years and will always go when in wine country
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    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic
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  • dinner at The Farmhouse
    LuvGoodFood
    Dined on 11/9/2014
    It was perfect in every sense! I would recommend it anyone who loves good food
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Hidden on Russian River Road
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 11/2/2014
    This new American Cal cuisine is among the best in California, let alone Sonoma and Napa Valleys.have eaten here several times, always better than the last.
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    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The Right Recipe
    xrayted
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    Farmhouse is a delightful destination which excels at fine dining in an unpretentious atmosphere. The food was exquisite, the presentation superb and the service very good. There were a few minor missteps but these in no way took away from our excellent experience. We will definitely return.
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    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Oustanding!!!!*****
    CochiseVIP
    Dined on 10/23/2014
    Simply Splendid! Great wine pairings with the 3 course meal. Service was impecable and delightful. Setting is nice and comfortable. Food is out of this world. I have been to many Michelin restaurants throughout my travels around the planet, and this is a rare and super brilliant diamond among the diamonds. Worth every penny and I found it to be reasonable considering it is a one star Michelin rating. This is a must "go to place" if you are in Santa Rosa, Windsor, Healdsburg, Sabastopol, and Forestville, where it is located. Don't miss an opportunity to dine here.
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    fit for foodies
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Another wonderful dinner!
    Frombigisland
    Dined on 10/23/2014
    We last ate at the Farmhouse 4 years ago and have been thinking of it ever since. It fully lived up to our expectations. The Dungeness Crab Hash was wonderful and the Autumn Salad for dessert was a perfect ending.
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    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A very special dinner!
    LuvFood
    Dined on 10/20/2014
    The food and service were both impeccable. I would highly recommend this restaurant. The food had outstanding presentation and taste and the menu was unique. It is great to go for a special occasion or any time you want to treat yourself.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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  • FABULOUS experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Everyone and everything about this experience was perfect and I'm hard to please when it comes to food and ambiance. A wonderful gem in the heart of Sonoma County.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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  • Memorable dinner
    Hulagirl
    Dined on 10/16/2014
    Great ambiance. Food is prepared to perfection keeping the natural flavor of each ingredients. Staff are friendly and attentitive.
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Farmhouse Inn
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    This is a special occasion, culinary state-of-the-art restaurant. You won't get the casual, elegant perfection of a Chez Panisse, but you wil get perfection of sort. Each small dish is carefully prepared and impecably presented. Since the dishes are small, the four-course menu will not be too much food for most diners. A little gem of a restaurant tucked away among the vineyards in Forestville, CA - terrific!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 10/6/2014
    Very difficult to find in the dark, we were a little late. However well worth the trip. Everything was excellant and unusual!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • One of the best meals ever
    Doclinda
    Dined on 10/6/2014
    Everything was excellent. The portions were not large but by the end of the 3 courses we were pleasantly full of great food. The mango soufflé was my most favorite dessert in living memory.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    The food at this place is exceptional, and the meal was well paced. It is easy to get reservations, and it is not pretentious. I took my boyfriend here for his birthday, and it was nice that they printed "happy birthday" at the top of the menu and allowed us to bring it home. Aside from that, I was a little disappointed that the dessert included with our four-course prix fixe did not at least come with a candle nor did any of the staff verbally wish him happy birthday. Also, this is the first Michelin star restaurant I've been to where there weren't any petit fours at the end of the meal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Kbe47
    Dined on 10/2/2014
    Farmhouse restaurant food is by far the best in Sonoma County. Prices are on the high end but this a case of getting what you pay for.
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    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Knows good food
    1935SFred
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Our 4th and (sob sob) final dining experience for this year. Sadly, we return to the culinary wasteland of Tucson, Arizona shortly!! What can I say that I have not previously stated? Nothing! Dining at The Farmhouse Inn is wonderful, expensive, yes, but worth every penny.
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    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Exceeded expectations
    VAexpat
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    Informal, intimate, pristine setting with no attitude and excellent service. Tasting menu with paired wines is well worth it and relatively well-priced. Creative selections, too. Best soufflé ever. Loved.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    The food was amazing and the sommelier very knowledgeable, I would recommend doing the wine pairings.
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    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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  • birthday dinner
    swissmiss
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    I went to the farmhouse with friends for my birthday dinner. From the moment we entered the restaurant everything was perfect. They poured us a complimentary glass of sparkling wine before the meal. The Chef sent out an amazing trio of amuse bouche. We all chose a variety of selections from the menu and shared tastes. It was all fabulous especially my choice of the guinea hen with mission figs and chantrelle mushrooms. Finished with a chocolate soufflé ... perfection!
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  • THE BEST
    paulVIP
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    A SUPERB PLACE BEAUTIFUL FOOD GREAT WINE LIST VERY FRIENDLY PROFESSIONAL SERVICE A CHARMING ROOM DEFINITELY BEST IN SONOMA AND ONE OF THE BEST IN AMERICA
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  • Lovely evening as always
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Ideal restaurant for special evening out. The food is delicious and plated so beautifully. We are always impressed with presentation and flavor! Absolutely wonderful. Service is impeccable. Every detail is taken care of.
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    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great as always
    Traveler
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Great food and wonderful wine pairing with the courses. It is expensive though.
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    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fit for Foodies
    808foodie
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    Food--****Very Good (Gazpacho, Grilled Octopus, Beef Tenderloins, Pork Tenderloins and Rabbit) Service--*Poor more than 1.5 hours to receive our mid courses was way too long of a wait. 2 baskets of bread were devoured before finally receiving our entrees. Even though the food was Very Good, we would NOT return to this restaurant due to the VERY POOR service. We were the last to leave because we received our entrees nearly 2 hours after having placed our orders.
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    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Extraordinary dining
    Honeymooners
    Dined on 9/1/2014
    My wife and I visited he Farmhouse Inn and Restaurant during our honeymoon in the Napa/Sonoma region. This was the big meal of the trip and we were not disappointed. We selected the three-course option with wine pairing. Every course was spectacular. The sommelier picked some very interesting and delicious wines that paired perfectly with the food. Yet, the atmosphere was unpretentious and our server was friendly and funny. We loved it. This was the most expensive meal for two I have ever purchased. But, how often does one honeymoon in the bay area?
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    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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  • MandN
    MandN
    Dined on 9/1/2014
    We try to dine here once or twice a year, usually for a special occasion. The staff has been remarkably stable over the several years we have been going there and they really know how to make your experience memorable. Somehow they remembered our birthdays, we had not mentioned them on OpenTable, and one long time waitress remembered my home town based on a conversation we had with her a year or two earlier. That attention and the always remarkable food, make the Farmhouse an enduring treat.
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    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • amazing
    sdia
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    I haven't been here for 10 years, it was outstanding in every way! I brought my sister who had not been here before and has few fine dinning experiences. It was everything I remembered and was a great example of what local, organic, innovative food should be. I was so please and will come back forever.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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  • Wonderful
    Robbles
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    This was our second visit to the Farmhouse Inn for dinner in two years (we live on the East Coast). After our first visit, we kept raving about what an incredible experience it had been. I was a little worried that our second visit wouldn't live up to out memory of our first. It absolutely did. Despite being in the middle of expansion constructions, the gardens were still lovely. The staff are attentive, without being invasive. Our waitress, Jen, was personable and funny, providing excellent recommendations (go with the grilled octopus) and made us feel comfortable all evening. We chose to do the four course wine/food pairing. The wine selections made for us were delicious, perfectly complimenting the beautifully prepared courses.
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    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Impeccable
    Steveo
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    Fantastic service, wonderful food. All the ingredients for a special evening
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    fit for foodies, romantic, notable wine list
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  • Wonderful experience
    FoodAunt
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    Either three or four course prix fix with wine pairings. Absolutely wonderful food, knowledgeable wait staff in a pleasant setting. The five of us shared and tasted a number of plates and there was not a disappointing item on the table. Bravo to the Inn and their staff. A special thanks to Charles and Allyson.
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    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem
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  • skipdesert
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    The dinner was superb, the desert was disappointing.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Exquisite!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    Another wonderful experience at the Farmhouse. We decided last minute to try for a spot at our favorite wine country restaurant. The dining room was full but Christopher graciously accommodated our foursome in the lobby area and took excellent care of our table himself. The food, as usual, was sublime but it is the warm and professional service that keeps us coming back. One is left feeling like a treasured friend rather than a guest.
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    fit for foodies, romantic, notable wine list
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Farmhouse Inn
    WeEatWell
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    We had a fabulous meal. The service & ambiance are excellent. The food is fabulous! My sister has eaten in all the finest restaurants in San Francisco, Washington DC & Europe where she lived for many years & The Farmhouse Inn is one of her favorites!
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  • Another great meal
    DonfVIP
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    Farmhouse Inn gets it all right. Food, ambience and service are excellent. However this is definitely not a place for kids. No matter how well (or not) behaved their parents think they are, it is a mistake that has consequences for the rest of the diners. Adult dining at its best, so leave the kids at home with a babysitter.
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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  • Top Choice for Dining
    fuzzcheeksVIP
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    We've eaten at a number of Michelin-starred restaurants in the area, and the Farmhouse is one of the best. It offers really delicious food in an unpretentious atmosphere, and the portions are more than ample.
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  • sonoma star
    neofoodie
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    A tempting menu of delectable selections made the ordering process difficult. the very knowledgeable wait staff helped us out and his enthusiasm for each of the dishes infected us anticipation. it was a casual setting but presentation was spot on - elegant, tasty, and true to their theme, all of the food seemed fresh out of the ground or water. we knew salmon were running in the bay and ordered it -- WOW! the chef did it justice. ditto on the pork - one of us felt it was the best pork he'd ever had. thumbs up to the chef and crew at farmouse.
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    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • knows good food
    1935SFred
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    FABULOUS in all respects!!! There were 3 of us for dinner but I will only give you my choices: The Farmhouse BLT salad, Halibut and the Apricot soufflé. Portions are small but when the food is great one does not need large portions and you feel very satisfied not stuffed. Of course with vineyards all around the area, the wine was superb. Would we go again, YOU BET!! Remember that this is not one of your low priced eateries. My dining companions loved their meals as well as I did.
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    fit for foodies, special occasion, notable wine list
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  • Top 5
    phoodie
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    It's going into my "top five meals" list; bumping off a big Vegas name. Ask for Charles to serve you. He's great.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.