My husband and I stayed down the road from Salt & Stone during a recent visit to Sonoma County. While we waited to check into our room, we stopped by the restaurant for lunch.
We didn’t have a reservation, though we arrived on the early side of lunch service, so thankfully we were seated immediately. We opted to dine outside on the patio to take in the surrounding vineyard views. Our waitress came over shortly after we were seated to take our drink orders. I ordered a glass of Russian River Valley Pinot Gris and we ordered the nuts of the day (walnuts) to start. She asked if we’d also like bread and said it would be out shortly.
The restaurant is nestled among wineries, making for a picturesque dining location. We enjoyed the views while perusing the menu. We had plans for dinner later, and wanted to keep lunch light, so we both opted for salads. I tried the shrimp Louie, which came with romaine, tomato, cucumber, broccolini, olives, soft-boiled eggs and shrimp . The dressing reminded me of a mix of a remoulade and Thousand Island dressing. The shrimp were cooked perfectly and I devoured every bite of the salad. We checked in about the bread basket several times, though it never arrived.
Overall, it was a great meal with an even better view.
Salt & Stone
9900 Sonoma Highway
Kenwood, CA 95452
tel 707 833 6326
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