Places to Recommend on the Pinot Trail
If you want lodging in Anderson Valley: Apple Farm is a 32-acre organic farm and apple orchard with a cooking
school and three cottages run by Dan and Sally Schmitt, the original owners of the French Laundry (707-895-
2465). The Boonville Hotel is operated by the Schmitt’s son, Johnny, who doubles as the chef in the hotel’s excellent
restaurant open on weekends for dinner (707-895-2210). Holly Hill Farm B&B is a nice guesthouse
(707-895-2269). Indian Creek Inn is a modern inn next to Goldeneye Winery in Philo (currently for sale - 707-
895-3261). Anderson Valley Inn is an inexpensive 7 room inn in Philo (707-895-3325).
If you want to stay on the Mendocino Coast: Albion River Inn has deluxe accommodations that overlook the
Pacific Ocean with a first-class restaurant (800-479-7944). The Rendezvous Inn & Restaurant in Fort Bragg is
housed in a lovingly restored old home with a gourmet restaurant that offers the best dining on the Mendocino
Coast (707-964-8142). Elk Cove Inn is perched on a bluff overlooking a wind-swept ocean cove and is the
quirkiest lodging you will ever experience (800-275-2967).
If you are hungry in Anderson Valley: Moya Taco Truck in downtown Boonville. Mosswood Market Café &
Bakery has great sandwiches and wraps in Boonville. Libby’s is the local’s favorite for Mexican food. Redwood
Drive-In Café is a typical small-town café. Boonville Hotel described above. Many of the wineries have
excellent picnic spots - pick up supplies at the markets in Philo or Boonville or the Mosswood Market Café &
If you are hungry on the Mendocino Coast in addition to the above: Café Beaujolais, Ledford House, Mac-
Callum House Restaurant, Stevenswood Restaurant, The Ravens at the Stanford Inn By the Sea.