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BackDoor Bistro and Wine Bar

829 Merchant St, Vacaville, CA 95688-6911
+1 707-685-9222
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (8 reviews)
“halibut” (10 reviews)
“pork belly” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
829 Merchant St, Vacaville, CA 95688-6911
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

For us it was the first time and did not go well too bad , forget the location but we started with a plate of cheese and cold meat this was very nice the selection was good . After we thought we would order something...More

Thank Louis163
Reviewed 8 May 2018

We were 13. A Birthday party for our 92 year old father. We are from Napa and have enjoyed all the food options there you can imagine. This place rocked!. From the appetizers (charcuterie plates, tuna tartar, pork belly and rock shrimp tacos) to the...More

Thank napares
Reviewed 1 May 2018

I really like this place. It's in a older strip mall, but the interior is really cute. Small dining area- seats about 25-30. The food is really good. Don't come here if you're looking to stuff yourselves. This place is more for the flavor...and the...More

1  Thank mrsdish
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

My friend and I stopped here for lunch after a visit to Bounty Books. I had a ham and havarti sandwich; delicious! The salad dressing was a trifle bland. My friend loved her fried chicken sandwich and homemade chips.

Thank Laura T
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Was pleasantly surprised. The food was amazing. The staff was super friendly. Recommend to anyone who is even in the vicinity of Vacaville.

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 16 April 2018

For my Sister's bday celebration we met our cousin (she drove from Sac) for lunch. My Sis had been here before and it says a lot because she is very careful about eating organic, thus the reason she chose BackDoor Bistro. Sis ordered the Salmon...More

Thank suemichel
Reviewed 7 April 2018

The city of Vacaville has been crying for a great restaurant for years. The BackDoor Bistro is trying to fill that void with some of the best food in town. Unfortunately for me it does fall short in a few areas. First and foremost when...More

Thank Victor L
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

With all these fast food places around this place is a real delight. Loved the food. Especially the power boil was outstanding.

2  Thank Truly H
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

My hubby and I went out for day after Valentines to avoid the crowds. We actually located a place to park, which can be a challenge. The mushroom soups was fabulous. I was leery when it mentioned cherries in it, but I love the flavor...More

Thank Laura T
Reviewed 23 January 2018

I was surprised at how delicious the food here is. I loved the cheese plate, the drinks, and mussels! Definitely check out their happy hour.

Thank Bethany L
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Questions & Answers
11 February 2017|
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Response from Lindsey G | Property representative |
Hello! For a group of that size we encourage a buyout of the restaurant. For lunch the cost is $45/person. Please feel free to call the restaurant if you have any more questions. (707)685-9222
Adriana L
24 August 2016|
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Response from Lori M | Reviewed this property |
I know they only have brunch on weekend..and their menu change frequently, but definitely ask them . They are great and at least will put in the suggestion if someone asks and again they are open to new ideas
23 October 2015|
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Response from L564GUrichards | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I believe they are even though I have not been there for lunch on a Friday.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 829 Merchant St, Vacaville, CA 95688-6911
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Vacaville
  • Phone Number: +1 707-685-9222
  • E-mail
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