Sonoma County for Foodies
Collected by Andi Fisher , AFAR Local Expert
There is more to Sonoma County than wine. From coastal cliffs and foggy bays to sleepy apple towns there is something for every palate. Besides the wine, there is great breweries and cider makers - again something enticing to whet the while for every one!
9113 Graton Rd, Graton, CA 95444, USA
It is easy to miss this hidden gem in the sleepy town of Graton. But it is a must to seek out if you are spending any time in Sonoma County. The menu mixes seasonal ingredients with an Asian/French/Mediterranean point-of-view. It is small plate...
972 Gravenstein Hwy S, Sebastopol, CA 95472, USA
True to its name, this Sebastopol Hole in the Wall cafe was hidden and delicious! The Dutch baby is a deep German pancake made in a skillet with tons of sugar and apples. The chef brought it out to us sizzling hot! What a breakfast.
140 Bohemian Hwy, Freestone, CA 95472, USA
This treasure of a bakery is in a town called Freestone (near Sebastopol) and off a road called the Bohemian Highway, meaning that this is already as California as it gets and an absolute must-see for anyone exploring the coast of the Golden...
21047 Geyserville Ave, Geyserville, CA 95441, USA
Catelli's Restaurant sits on the 2-block main drag of the tiny town of Geyserville in Northern California. This town is part of the wine country that runs north-south through the Alexander Valley. Even though the town and its run-down structures...
22 Matheson St, Healdsburg, CA 95448, USA
Forget Chicago or New York the best dog in the world maybe from the Motor City...but you can get it in Healdsburg. That's right, Detroit native Charles Bell moved his successful The Wurst restaurant to sunny California, wine country and has been...
230 Petaluma Ave, Sebastopol, CA 95472, USA
HopMonk Tavern is another reincarnation of a historic building connected to our rail road past. Today it houses a large collection of handcrafted brews. Anyone appreciating good beers and wines is sure to find their tastebuds match with this...
2901 4th St, Santa Rosa, CA 95409, USA
Jeffery's Hillside Cafe is tucked away from the main street behind hotels and trees. It is one of my favorite Breakfast & Brunch places in Sanoma Co. The food is delicious, hearty, and full of fresh ingredients (incuding homemade salasa). Their...
16228 Main St, Guerneville, CA 95446, USA
Fuel up for a hike at the nearby Armstrong Redwoods reserve at the Big Bottom Market in Guerneville. You'll find snacks, such as cured meats, artisanal pickles, and local cheeses, to enjoy in the picnic area. For something heartier, order the...
557 Summerfield Rd, Santa Rosa, CA 95405, USA
East West uses a wonderful collection of fresh local ingredients to create wonderful meals. There is something for the vegetarian and the meat lover. From salads and falafel dishes to burgers and sweet potato fries there seems to be something to...
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