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Fork & Love

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18736 Main Street, Hotel Charlotte, Groveland, CA 95321
+1 209-962-6455
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San francisco
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2014 via mobile

I walked into the restaurant and was greeted by the bartender telling us best food in town. Boy was he right! I had the yam gnocchi and would highly recommend that if your visiting. I also had the stuffed dates for a starter which was a pleasant surprise. Then I finally finished off my night with a chocolate mousse for... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2014

We stayed in Buck Meadows in poor accommodation. The so called on site restaurant was awful. Thankfully we found our way to the Charlotte Hotel. Sadly they were full but made us welcome in their restaurant and let us use their wifi. We had two great meals there and made our trip to this area a whole lot better. Thank... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2014

I ate here all three nights of my stay. In a small remote mountain town I was shocked by the quality of ingredients and the friendly attentive energetic staff. If your in Groveland and you do not eat at the Charlotte bistro you do not like good food very much. This is the only option for a foodie crowd. I... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2014

We ate here over a 3 day period and tried to try something new each night. I found it hard to pick a favorite because everything was excellent. I especially liked the fact that owner/chef Doug is using all local produce, meat and wine! Even if we weren't staying at the hotel I would recommend eating dinner here. The staff... More 

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Amherst, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2014

Wife and I had dinner there 2 nights in a row. Since this has a small menu, and most all are tapas plates, we had most of the menu. WOW. Green pancakes, typical pancakes made with pureed spinach, what a delight. Lamb meatballs, moist, tender and full of flavor. Calamari, lightly breaded, fried, tender and tasty, much better than anything... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2014

We loved the green pancakes, garlic sourdough soup and chocolate desert, delicious and unique! The decor is so cozy and inviting and the service was excellent and very attentive, you don't want to miss it!

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2014

We were staying at the Blackberry Inn in Groveland and found this place on Tripadvisor. The restaurant is very cosy and prices are very reasonable. The concept of ordering small plates to share gave us an opportunity to try different dishes. We ordered 3 dishes amongst us and were very full by end of the meal. We had the lime... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2014

The bistro is located inside the Charlotte Hotel in downtown Groveland. The food is very modern and eclectic , such as a deconstructed beef tamale with sweet potato rather than corn meal and lentil and cauliflower salad (delish). The chicken pate was plentiful and very flavorful with homemade crispy bread slices. There were a number of small plates to chose... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2013

Deborah and Kevin at Red Tail Ranch recommended this to us and we weren't disappointed. The steak was excellent as were the s'mores for desert! Their weekly quiz night was on whilst we were there and was great fun despite our dismal performance!

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Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2013

We had such a fun night at the Charlotte Bistro! The food, cocktails and wine list were impressive! Everything we ordered tasted so good - the Charlotte exceeded all of our expectations! We happened to come on trivia night, which made for a really fun and lively crowd. We will definitely be back! Everything was prices so reasonably too (coming... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$27
Cuisine
American, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18736 Main Street, Hotel Charlotte, Groveland, CA 95321
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Groveland
  • Phone Number: +1 209-962-6455
Description
Fork & Love Restaurant is managed by Chef Aaron Haas. Chef Haas has a passion for the farm-to-table approach, using whole ingredients to offer rustic cooking with a twist. Now the love for the mountains has brought Chef Haas back to Groveland and you'll be able to find his fresh and satisfying creations at the newly named Fork & Love at Hotel Charlotte. "Bon Appetit" Chef/Owner Aaron Haas

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