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Canneti Roadhouse Italiana
Canneti prides itself on using the freshest local ingredients available to create a unique blend of Tuscan and Californian cuisine.
- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
I very much like Canneti's. The people are friendly, their garden space is inviting and comfortable. The food is always excellent.
To improve they need their wine to be stored correctly. We had a $140 bottle of Kistler Pinot that was served warm. Had to ask for an ice bucket on a temperate day.
What a hidden gem. Great food, nice wine list, good service all in a “secret garden” environment. One of our favorites.
Lovely staff, yummy food!!
We had a wonderful lunch at this special restaurant. The chef came out to bring us wine and explain the Tuscan origin of the food. You can’t get any closer to experiencing Tuscany without traveling thousands of miles away.
Everything we had was delicious including the wine and dessert.
The outdoor seating under the shade of the trees in a garden setting made for a very pleasant afternoon.
Can’t wait to return to this restaurant.
Girls night out. Food was great, however, lots of oil used on the farro. Wine was incredible and main dish also amazing. Ambience was perfect.
Beautiful backyard setting, especially with shelter in place. Food was tasty and well-prepared.
This is our go to Italian place in West Sonoma County!
Delicious food, great service, and outdoor garden and ambiance was beautiful surrounded by willow trees and flowers.
We enjoyed our first outing since SIP at this authentic Tuscan Trattoria. We missed the lunch menu and chose from the dinner menu. Entrees were pretty hearty for a hot day, but we enjoyed all of our meals immensely. Great flavors and freshness. Had the pork shoulder and beans starter, which was excellent. Fried tomatoes and fava pesto mayonnaise were delicious, but very rich. My husband loved his pork chop. Both pastas were fresh and full of flavor. Tiramisu was delicious.
Our first meal out since quarantine, it was perfect! My husband and I really enjoyed our meal we ordered the roasted hen, creamed Brussel sprouts and rosemary sweet potatoes! Everything was delicious! It was a beautiful Sonoma county day and the patio seating was perfect. We really enjoyed our meal with a bottle of Chardonnay we bought at DeLoach Vineyards it was peaceful, the setting was conducive to enjoying each other’s company and a fantastic meal!
Amazing handmade pasta & sauces. Perfect bread & salad. Staff welcomed us warmly back after 3 mo of being in pandemic isolation. We were so glad to be dining here again.
Such great food and service. What a special place. We had a memorable evening.
My server served me food that I was allergic to even though I told her I could not eat any dairy. I told her twice! She did not describe any of the items on the antipasti plate I ordered nor caution me from any items. When I called her over to the table asking about what an item was (after I had eaten a bite) she told me the ravioli contained ricotta....and mumbled sorry... completely unacceptable. This place does not take food allergies seriously. You have been warned.
I am very disappointed for being charged an additional $7.00 ($3.50 per person) fee for booking this reservation using OpenTable. Is this now acceptable under your policies? I would have never found this place without OpenTable but I won’t be using your App in the future if you allow restaurants to charge additional fees.
The waitress was delightful, but the service from the kitchen was slow especially between the appetizer and main course.
The food itself was delicious with unique Italian dishes you won’t find at any other Italian restaurant and the Panna Cotta desert with farro at the bottom was incredible.
Dear guest Canneti Roadhouse usually does not charge any Opentable fee. However, you made a lunch reservation through Opentable for Sonoma Restaurant Week event. Opentable charges businesses with several fees. We kindly posted everywhere that Opentable lunch reservations would be charged a fee for this specific event. Price for the event lunch was 15 dollars and we are positive you understand Canneti could not pay 3.5 dollars in Opentable fees.
Our favorite restaurant and our favorite chef in Sonoma. We wish Francesco would come to Palo Alto.
A lovely birthday dinner -- Reminded us of a wonderful trattoria we ate at in Siena! Altogether a delightful experience!
Food was great and service followed suit. They were a bit hesitant about firing up the fireplace and we could a drift of cold air coming from somewhere. But in the end we had a great time and the food was really something. Don't skip the dessert ;)
You should definitely eat at Canneti if you haven't. I have had two of my favorite dishes of all time here, but I've also had dishes that I wouldn't want to eat again. So it's a little hit and miss but still worth it. Expensive wine list and expensive corkage. Three of us had dinner with 3 appetizers, 2 desserts and a bottle of wine for $200 not including tip. We go at least once a year and will return.
the food was truly amazing, every dish was beautifully prepared with delicate nuances and nicely presented. we loved it.
Best Italian in Sonoma county !! Francesco is awesome ! Try everything!
I had dined at Canetti's in 2016 shortly after it opened and loved my experience. This experience was the polar opposite. In 2016 the dishes were beautifully and simply presented. The flavors were subtle and tasteful.
This dining experience was the other side of the coin. The venue was fine, but the door near us had to be left open, or the aroma of fried food filled the air and was quite unpleasant. The night air made the room unpleasantly chilly, but that was better than the smell of the frier. I would have thought that they would have an adequate hood in the cooking area.
Our waitress was delightful. She tried to make us feel comfortable, but was unfortunately very inexperienced and not at all knowledgable regarding the menu. This suggests a problem, more with management and lack of proper training than with the staff, as she was delightful and tried to be as helpful as possible.
Our salad course was excellent, but it was downhill from there. The pasta with pesto was unnecessarily heavy. The pasta with mushroom meatballs was a disaster. The meatballs were deep-fried and burnt, appearing more like croquettes. There was no mushroom flavor at all. It tasted like fried, flavorless mush. The waitress returned to ask how we liked our meals. I told her that I couldn't eat mine, as I thought it was terrible. I hadn't eaten more than half a fried meatball. She asked, if I would like something in exchange, but returned to tell me the chef said that that would not be possible. That I would have to pay for the dish whether or not I liked it. He came to the table and was extremely rude. Telling me, in front of other diners, that the fault was mine, as I had asked for no additional salt and wanted the pancetta on the side. See photo. I was amazed. I had never been treated so rudely in a restaurant in my life. The server had to apologize to us for his inappropriate behavior.
In summary, I will not return. I would not recommend this restaurant to anyone. I don't know what hap
Tremendous dinner. Francesco great !!
We spent a lovely afternoon on the Porch visiting with family. The food was excellent and the service was supurb. Highly recommend this wonderful and unique Forestville gem.
Fantastico! Simple, yet sophisticated, Tuscan cuisine. The Sunday brunch is the best kept secret in town.
Thank you Chef Francisco!
Francesco never disappoints. Connor was an excellent server.
We were able to make a reservation despite the restaurant being closed when we arrived.
LOVELY LITTLE SPOT! WE ENJOYED A QUIET LUNCH THERE LAST WEEKEND, AND INTEND TO GO AGAIN SOMETIME SOON.
Canneti Roadhouse was a wonderful find in the small town of Forestville. The pasta was delicious and was paired nicely with a great wine. Service was great and the outdoor, but covered, seating area was very comfortable. Thanks for a great night out!
Francesco and his staff make you feel at home. They serve up excellent food and it is always a pleasure to dine there.
AMAZING pesto pasta! The rest of the trio of pastas was not that great. Beautiful location.
Every was great however the service or the timing the food came out was super slow. Maybe it’s supposed to be like that given the culture just be ready.
A surprising menu for a little town like Forestville along with a great wine list. Food was a bit slow to be served but the staff kept us informed of progress.
On the night we visited, the menu was a bit limited and there was at least one substitution in the short list on entrees, but there were enough options that we weren't inconvenienced by the change. To start we ordered the house salumi and it was excellent. Then we followed up with the pasta trio...again excellent. Both the salmon and the petrale sole were perfectly prepared and delicious. The desserts were fabulous. I had the cannoli which was fabulous, we also had the lemon panacotta and the unique house tiramisu. Our waiter, Xavier was a delight and his friendly personality enhanced an already delicious evening. The patio seating was a perfect setting for a nice summer dinner.
Authentic cucina Toscano in Forestville: Pasta fatta in casa, salumi fatta in casa, etc. I lived in Italy for many years and my dining companion was visiting from Italy. On our first visit, we both ordered their porcetta and it was perfect. On our second visit we both ordered the Tuscan tasting menu-also perfect. The owner Francesco's offerings would be considered excellent in his native Tuscany. To find this in tiny Forestville is meraviglioso!
This is probably 3.5 stars, but I would definitely go back again. The food was solid, but they gave me the wrong side, which was quickly rectified.
A fabulous Sunday lunch, as always, in the outside garden -- we love Canneti!
We ate out in the back patio. This place was a great find on a previous trip to Sonoma, so we came back. Pastas are great and overall the food is authentic.
This was our second visit to Canetti's in the last 10 days.
Our experience the second time matched the 5 stars we gave on our first visit.
it was even better this time as the chef/owner came by and poured us some beautiful wine on the house and personally shared how he was preparing some of the dishes that we were expressing some interest in.
Canetti's is an easy 25 minute ride from Healdsburg and clearly worth the trip!
Fantastic food, amazing outdoor patio, a must do in the area!
Francesco is a wonderful chef and host. His food is authentic Tuscan country cuisine and he does almost all of his preparations and butchering in house. It’s a wonderful experience!
Canneti Roadhouse Italiana offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (707) 887-2232.
Canneti Roadhouse Italiana is rated 4.6 stars by 228 OpenTable diners.
You can book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size.