This is an outstanding area in which to dine out. Depending on your mood and interests, you can go very
downscale, such as gourmet burgers, or you can get very upscale with
Cyrus or Dry Creek Kitchen.
Of course, there are so many more than we could mention, but these are places
we return to and feel confident recommending them to you.
For more details, click on a restaurant name in the list below.
Abyssinia - Ethiopian/Eritrean - Traditional recipes including vegetarian dishes
Adele's - American - Fresh tasting foods, great breakfasts and lunches - open late
Bistro 29 - Crêpes & traditional french
Brasserie - Contemporary - Small menu, well prepared food
Buns and Burgers - Burger joint with large variety of buns and burgers - veggie burgers too!
Cafe Citti - Italian Deli - rustic italian dishes
Central Market - Contemporary - Delicious food, delightful service
Chloe's Café - Breakfast & lunch; admittedly odd location, but excellent choice for a casual meal
Depot Hotel - Italian - Extensive list of italian wines
El Coqui - Puerto Rican - small menu, delicious, nice cocktails & wine
Flavor Bistro - Bistro - imaginative and well executed dishes
Fabiani - Traditional italian and pizza
The Girl and the Fig - French - vegetarian and meat, seasonal foods
Goji Kitchen - Chinese, Vietnamese, asian fusion, local ingredients
Healdsburg Charcuterie - California - Seasonal local ingredients
In-n-Out Burger (Santa Rosa) - Burger joint - open until 1:00am
In-n-Out Burger (Rohnert Park) - Burger joint - open until 1:00am
Jhanthong Banbua - Thai - Excellent Thai dishes with a wide variety of selections
John Ash Vintners Inn - Contemporary - very upscale
Johnny Garlic's - Contemporary - lots of garlicky selections (another Guy Fieri place)
Lita's Cafe' - Diner - Large menu, classic american diner selections.
La Gare - French - Dinners include small salad, soup and french bread.
Mary's Pizza (Santa Rosa) - Italian - pizza, traditional american italian
Mary's Pizza (Sonoma) - Italian - Pizza, traditional american italian
Mary's Pizza (SR East) - Italian - Pizza, traditional american italian
Monti's - Wine Bar - Grill and pizza
Old Mexico - Mexican - some excellent seafood and un-typical offerings
Omelette Express - American - traditional variations as well as numerous vegetarian and seafood selections
Pack Jack BBQ - Texas BBQ - Only open Friday through Sunday!
Parkside Café - Breakfast & lunch only; high quality, fresh, fast
Risibisi - Contemporary -
Delicious food, delightful service
River's End - Local foods - stunning views
Rosso Pizzeria & Wine Bar - Pizza - Slow food, authentic italian style pizza
Russian River Brewing Co. - Pizza & Beer - Large selection of beer made on premise
Sazón - Peruvian - Family owned and operated
Senju - Japanese - Upscale
Singletree Cafe - American - Highly recommended by locals
Starlight Wine Bar - Wine Bar & Creole food - highly romantic ambiance
Willi's Seafood & Raw Bar - Seafood - love the Beau Soleil oysters
Willi's Wine Bar - Wine & Small Plates - changing wine tasting selections
Zin - Regional American - burgers, home-made sausages, etc.
area below to view with more details including price range, ambience and
maps with directions.
Downtown Santa Rosa -
North Santa Rosa -
East Santa Rosa -
West County & Coast -
Healdsburg & Windsor -
Sonoma, Glen Ellen & Kenwood -
Petaluma & Rohnert Park