We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Applewood Inn Restaurant

13555 Hwy 116, Guerneville, CA 95446-9486
+1 707-869-9093
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
10 Oct 2017
“Go for the food, NOT the accommodations!”
2 weeks ago
“Currently Closed”
Open Now
13555 Hwy 116, Guerneville, CA 95446-9486
All Details
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (213)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

11 - 20 of 211 reviews

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
Stay in the know!Get the latest updates on restaurants and more in Shilbottle.
Join TripAdvisor
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 6 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 2 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 15 September 2015

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

Thank billgott
Reviewed 15 September 2015

certainly don't mind paying a high price for a wonderful dining experience - which is what we were expecting when we made a reservation here wile visiting the Russian River area over the Labor day weekend. partner & I decided to share 1 beet salad...More

Thank raflag
Reviewed 25 August 2015

Excellent tasting menu -- beautiful presentations and great value! Staff is also very nice and accommodating.

Thank W6975KGjenniferw
Nearby HotelsSee all Guerneville Hotels
Northwood Lodge & Resort
37 reviews
2.68 km away
CazSonoma Inn
12 reviews
8.49 km away
Farmhouse Inn
712 reviews
9.25 km away
Fern Falls
2 reviews
9.34 km away
Nearby Restaurants
boon eat + drink
473 reviews
.86 km away
Big Bottom Market
143 reviews
.84 km away
Guerneville Bank Club
56 reviews
.88 km away
Chef Patrick's
204 reviews
.92 km away
Nearby Attractions
Johnson's Beach
80 reviews
.76 km away
Guerneville 5 & 10
19 reviews
.82 km away
Pee Wee Golf & Arcade
24 reviews
.32 km away
Main Street Bistro
25 reviews
.85 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
26 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|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
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
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 35 - US$ 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.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing