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The Boon Fly Cafe

4048 Sonoma Hwy. (Old Sonoma Rd.) Send to Phone
The Boon Fly does roll-up-your-sleeves with panache.
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Breakfast Mon.-Thurs., Lunch & Dinner daily, Brunch Fri.-Sun.

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  • 4.5 star rating
4.5 rating over 3 reviews

The Boon Fly Cafe Restaurant Review

: Veer off the highway to the jolly red barn that embodies The Carneros Inn’s “rustic moderne” design. Traces of the farm include a silo-like pizza oven sheathed in galvanized steel and a casual, kitchen-fronting wood-post bar. It’s all balanced by refinements such as moody tea candles and track lighting, banquette seating and nostalgic black and white photos. At sun-up, powerhouse breakfasts include corned beef hash, banana griddle cakes, and biscuits with house sausage gravy and eggs. Or, peer into the kitchen as hot, made-to-order donuts tube through a mini automated oil river until they flop over a cliff into a cinnamon sugar bin (for dessert, dip a half-dozen into a ramekin of bittersweet chocolate). Midday meanders into fancier territory with delicate, inspired flatbreads topped, perhaps, by roasted persimmons, goat cheese, crisp sage leaves and candied walnuts. At suppertime, chef Camille Jackson reverts to her Southern roots---come prepared for a belly-full. Choose a meaty pork ribs slab in sticky-smoky sauce with crisp sweet potato frites, juicy fried chicken in a thin crunchy batter, or ultra creamy macaroni given depth by Swiss cheese. A trim Napa-dominant wine list flags biodynamic-organic-sustainable bottlings.

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