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Cindy's Backstreet Kitchen

1327 Railroad Ave. (Hunt Ave.) Send to Phone
707-963-1200 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
It may be backstreet, but it's out front for comfort food.

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Lunch & Dinner daily
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Cindy's Backstreet Kitchen, St. Helena, CA

Cindy's Backstreet Kitchen Restaurant Review

: Chef Cindy Pawlcyn (Mustards) uses Backstreet as her home-away-from-home kitchen. Regulars come to relax after work with a cocktail from an impressive drinks menu, and to chow down on wood-oven mushroom potpie, fish ‘n’ chips with dill cucumbers and tartar sauce, rabbit tostada or the Backstreet burger with the works, house-made pickles and Dutch-style french fries. Also irresistible: seared ahi with sweet pea hummus and Moroccan-spiced oil paired with bubbly at the bar, or the stuffed piquillo peppers with cumin-braised beef and charred tomato salsa enjoyed with a local draft beer. The wine menu proudly offers Napa Valley’s best. Save room for the warm upside-down pineapple cake, drizzled with rum-caramel and served with ice cream. Cindy's is a neighborhood place to let one’s hair down while enjoying fine, eclectic cuisine.



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