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John Ash & Co Restaurant

4330 Barnes Rd, Vintners Inn, Santa Rosa, CA 95403-1514
+1 707-527-7687
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good22%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
4330 Barnes Rd, Vintners Inn, Santa Rosa, CA 95403-1514
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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Been there a handful of times. Very good food, rather small portion sizes. Good wine list with reasonable prices. Very good service. A good choice for a dinner meeting with important business colleagues or for a special date night but you'll spend a lot if...More

Thank CD181
Reviewed March 3, 2018

The bar scene at John Ash during our recent visit was surprisingly vibrant, and the crowd were enjoying the great drinks and appetizers/happy hour fare in this popular spot off the beaten track in north Santa Rosa. Prices and portions are definitely larger in the...More

Thank 40Lucyruth
Reviewed February 5, 2018 via mobile

This used to be one of our favorite go to’s in the area, but the food and the service are not up to par this time. We complained to management about our food quality and they seemed uninterested in our well-being. We won’t be going...More

Thank TomTravelers
Reviewed January 29, 2018

Went with friends with a coupon and shared plates with my wife. The chili relleno was fabulous and the large (two) portion was easy to share. We each had the excellent trio of foie gras. That should have been enough for dinner on its own,...More

Thank Zin3
Reviewed January 25, 2018

We stayed at Vintner's Inn so eating at John Ash both nights was a no brainer. Plus, we had $50 vouchers for food both nights. That said, the menu was diverse and the two of us with dairy allergies had no problem ordering dinner. The...More

Thank Rebelliot
Reviewed January 23, 2018

We had a reservation for 8:30, but got there early to see if we could get a table. They were still booked up, but the hostess sat us at a nice, quaint bar table away from the bar itself. The menu has a great selection...More

Thank Chris D
Reviewed January 12, 2018

We have dinner whenever we visit Sonoma with our friends. Never disappointed with great menu and excellent service. Restaurant is co located at the Vintners Inn

Thank winetravelers2014
Reviewed January 3, 2018

We were there for NYE, no reservations available at the restaurant itself. The front desk suggested the bar, as they had a special menu for NYE provided by John Ash. We ordered the oysters and a salad to start. Well that's where it ended for...More

Thank catbatham
Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

Came here for their happy hour. Drinks were $5. On Wednesday nights from 5:30-6:30 they give you complimentary horsdeouvres if you order one appetizer. Nice idea but food was not very good. Busy bar. In the past we have eaten dinner in the bar and...More

Thank Romance2016
Reviewed December 26, 2017

This is the perennial top pick for Wine Country cuisine in Sonoma County. Co-located with the Vintners Inn, it provides a meorable base for special occasion visits. Superb, somewhat edgy menu, exceptionally well-prepared.

Thank WilliamMz
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August 19, 2016|
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Response from dmc19751 | Reviewed this property |
If you buy your wine at Ferrari Cano there is no charge as they winery owns the restaurant. FC has a fabulous selection and tasting is free if you're staying at the Inn. FC is near the end of Dry Creek road and worth the... More
Sue T
May 26, 2016|
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Response from Anna C | Reviewed this property |
I will check the times with them later today, Anna :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4330 Barnes Rd, Vintners Inn, Santa Rosa, CA 95403-1514
    (River Rd. and Hwy 101)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Santa Rosa
  • Phone Number: +1 707-527-7687
  • E-mail
Nestled next to Vintners Inn, John Ash & Co. was the first Sonoma County restaurant to introduce the concept of cooking with seasonal, local foods and produce while pairing exceptional recipes with wines from the region. Today, John Ash & Co. remains an icon for gourmet, wine country dining with Executive Chef Thomas Schmidt continuing the standards of cooking excellence enjoyed by locals and guests alike. Chef Tom’s extensive wine knowledge provides the perfect foundation for creating innovative recipes that complement the restaurant’s extensive, award-winning wine list. And because Chef Tom and his staff believe in making exceptional food and wine fun and approachable, even those who are new to choosing wines will feel right at home. Join us for dinner nightly and experience wine country dining at its best.
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