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Healdsburg for our anniversary

bigwilly Oct 15, 2010 04:40 AM

My wife and I will be celebrating our 15th aniversary in Healdsburg on the 28th.

We are from the east coast(Chapel Hill, NC) and would really appreciate any recomendations for an excellent dinner in the Healdsburg area.


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    Jeff Oct 15, 2010 01:04 PM


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    1. re: Jeff
      Pei Oct 17, 2010 08:43 PM

      A very enthusiastic second on Cyrus.

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        Wigitson Oct 22, 2010 06:14 PM

        Another vote for Cyrus. Fantastic food and service.

    2. wolfe Oct 15, 2010 01:09 PM

      Madrona Manor.

      Madrona Manor
      1001 Westside Rd, Healdsburg, CA 95448

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      1. re: wolfe
        runningmimi Oct 17, 2010 08:41 PM

        I second this recommendation. Madrona Manor is wonderful. The food is great and the wine pairing is incredible, using mostly Sonoma wines. It is an intimate, cozy atmosphere.

        Madrona Manor
        1001 Westside Road, Healdsburg, CA 95448

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        rruben1 Oct 15, 2010 02:58 PM

        The Farmhouse Inn in Forestville is wonderful, and just a few minutes away.
        You can't go wrong with the Dry Creek Kitchen.
        I found Farmhouse Inn lovely, romantic, and delicious.

        Farmhouse Inn
        7871 River Rd, Forestville, CA 95436

        Dry Creek Kitchen
        317 Healdsburg Avenue, Healdsburg, CA 95448

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          celeryroot Oct 15, 2010 06:21 PM

          All great suggestions
          you might stop by Spoonbar for drinks and apps
          A fun little wine bar to go to right in town

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            rruben1 Oct 15, 2010 06:24 PM

            Spoonbar is, indeed, wonderful. Every single thing we tasted there in August was delicious. The bar is terrific. The ambience and service were perfect. A great place for a cocktail and appetizers, at the very least.

            1. re: celeryroot
              Markb Oct 17, 2010 10:08 PM

              Speakeasy is closed. The operators of Prohibition/Speakeasy are reportedly looking for a new, perhaps smaller location. Madrona Manor was a gem. Flavor, service, atmosphere and presentation were stellar. We opted to NOT enjoy the wine pairing, and felt the wine selection was broad and prices were not unreasonable.

              Madrona Manor
              1001 Westside Rd, Healdsburg, CA 95448

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              Littleman Oct 18, 2010 06:45 PM

              Healdsburg has great restaurants. Charlie Palmer is one of America's great chefs. Stay at the Healdsburg Inn and dine at his wonderful restaurant.

              Dry Creek Kitchen @ 317 Healdsburg Avenue, Healdsburg, CA 707 - 922 - 5399.
              Hotel Healdsburg @ 25 Matheson Street, Healdsburg, CA 800 - 889 - 7188.

              Dry Creek Kitchen
              317 Healdsburg Avenue, Healdsburg, CA 95448

              Hotel Healdsburg
              25 Matheson St, Healdsburg, CA

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                radman123 Oct 22, 2010 03:22 PM

                Madrona Manor - perfect for an anniversary and beautiful out on the porch

                Madrona Manor
                1001 Westside Rd, Healdsburg, CA 95448

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