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The Kenwood Restaurant

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9900 Sonoma Hwy, Kenwood, CA 95452
+1 707-833-6326
Wed - Sun 12:00 - 20:30
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Hidden Valley Lake, California
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We tried Kenwood Restaurant for the first time several months ago. We had lunch and neither of us were impressed. The food was not very good and the service was marginal. Since we are so close, we thought we should try it again and went for dinner the other night. We had the fried chicken for 2. The chicken was... More 

Thank Linda M
Mill Valley, California
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347 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

I came here with a local friend for a late lunch on a sunny Sunday afternoon. The few customers were sitting outside surrounding a landscaped pond and the sounds of gently moving water. The setting was lovely, and our service was good. They were serving "Brunch" mainly, and have an extensive number of wines and beers. We both ordered the... More 

Thank 5heartfamily
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

I have visited this restaurant a few times throughout various trips to the Santa Rosa/Kenwood/Sonoma Valley region. For some reason, every time I have gone in sometime between Friday lunch and Sunday lunch the service, food, everything has been so much better than the times I visit on any given weekday. It seems that more attention to detail is given... More 

Thank Nick5525
Duluth, Georgia
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55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

We thoroughly enjoying our morning gourmet breakfast outside in the courtyard with fountain and fireplace before heading out to the wine county each day. Each time there was something specially prepared along with fresh baked pastries, cakes, muffins, and fresh fruit. The staff was always willing to accommodate any wish and served everything with a smile. We were made to... More 

Thank atlfoodie2016
Kansas City, Missouri
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

We had a very disappointing dinner here. The waiter was terrible. Didn't know the menu or the wine and didn't care. Got two of three orders wrong. And the food was equally as disappointing. I would skip this place when in the area.

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San Francisco, California
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101 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

The setting is spectacular...the drive up the Sonoma Valley is classic wine country. The restaurant is charming and low key. The patio is an idyllic spot for summer lunch, but don't overlook the bar (and fireplace!) for a cozy winter meal. A relatively new chef continues the practice of using mostly local ingredients in well-conceived dishes. Reliably delicious. Wine list... More 

Thank RBMinSF
San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

Food was a mixture of some good and some disappointing, but service was weak. On the good side, the mussels were amazing, and they had as a side dish green beans in a pesto sauce that were a big hit with out table. The fries were great too. Their desserts were quite uninspiring, with wide disappointment around our table, specifically... More 

Thank artemis1858
Mooresville, NC
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100 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

When my wife and I visited our daughter in California, we took several day tours around the Napa Valley. One night, after visiting several wineries, we were looking for a place to eat and came across the Kenwood Restaurant & Bar. The ambiance was nice and we chose to sit outside as it was a pretty evening. We ordered several... More 

Thank Ericgator
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

I'm don't "do" bad reviews, but our experience yesterday requires it. We arrived around 1:30 p.m. on Friday afternoon, and though there were only 10 or so patrons dining in the restaurant, we were made to wait to be seated until our waitperson "got caught up." OK, fair enough, a minor inconvenience at worst. But I'll just get to the... More 

Thank Jim A
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

Went in for a last minute tasting and had a great time. The pours were generous and our wine guide was patient and informative. We left with two bottle of the Jack London 2007 cab say.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 40
American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9900 Sonoma Hwy, Kenwood, CA 95452
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Kenwood
  • Phone Number: +1 707-833-6326
The best of local fishermen, farmers and ranchers on a menu reflecting the cultures that settled Sonoma County. Set between vineyards in the Valley Of The Moon, The Kenwood offers indoor, outdoor and bar dining with a pond and bocce court to relax at after or during. Chef Anthony Paone presents a menu of housemade specials that change with the season and availability to give the taste of Sonoma cooking.

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?