We walk in to the waiting area and the place is full. The hostess said there was a wait but we could sit in the bar in the mean time. We ordered Patron Margaritas and waited, waited, waited. Finally they came... They need to up grade on the Sweet and sour tasted a little flat. $12 a pop, we had three! Yikes.
The bread basket came and we were not impressed. White bread. Pretty basic. They surprised us with a Fava bean, garlic spread on toast. It was actually yumtastic!
Kathy ordered a salad with her meal. She got her usual dressing of Continental. Do you know what that is? Blue Cheese and Italian. Most waiters never know what it is... they should learn - bonus points! She asked if they could add beets and they said they would, for a $3 charge. LOL. Are you serious? Well, Kathy added them anyway. What a joke! I had the Portuguese Bean Soup. It looks like slop from the photo but it was pretty tasty. I would order it again.
Guess what I got?! Crab cakes baby! They said they were Dungeness but there was no way. I have had the best of the best and these were not it. Did they taste bad? No way. Would I order them again? Sure. I mostly enjoyed the slaw that was served along side them. Cilantro! Yum. Kathy ordered the Rib Eye medium. It was served with balsamic grilled onions and blue cheese crumbles. Very nice. She was content.
Last but not least the Strawberry Rhubarb Cobbler. That was good. Not great but seriously good. The waitress did let us know that it was made with fresh, local strawberries. I like that they keep it local!
Silva’s Sheldon Inn is located in the Elk Grove countryside. They offer probably one of the best dining experiences you can have when stuck in the Wilton area. The dishes they prepare have French, Italian, Portuguese, and American influences. It is kind of pricey so don't be surprised if you have a drink or two and have a fabulous meal it will run you about a $100. Considering the limited restaurant options this is a pretty decent place! 1.33 thumbs up!