Top Choice Californian in Sonoma

Cafe La Haye

One of Sonoma’s top tables for earthy New American cooking, La Haye only uses produce sourced from within 60 miles. Its dining room gets packed cheek-by-jowl and service can border on perfunctory, but the clean simp…
Top Choice American in Sonoma

Fremont Diner

Lines snake out the door peak times at this farm-to-table roadside diner. We prefer the indoor tables, but will happily accept a picnic table in the big outdoor tent to feast on ricotta pancakes with real maple syru…
French in Sonoma

the girl & the fig

For a festive evening, book a garden table at this French-provincial bistro, with good small plates ($12 to $14), including steamed mussels with matchstick fries, and duck confit with lentils. Weekday three-course p…
Spanish in Glen Ellen & Kenwood

Vineyards Inn Bar & Grill

Though nothing fancy, this roadside tavern’s food is terrific – succulent organic burgers, line-caught seafood, paella, ceviche, and biodynamic produce from the chef’s ranch. Full bar.
French in Glen Ellen & Kenwood

fig cafe & winebar

The fig’s earthy California–Provençal comfort food includes flash-fried calamari with spicy lemon aioli, fig and arugula salad and steak frites. Good wine prices and weekend brunch give reasons to return. No reserva…
Italian in Sonoma

Red Grape

A reliable spot for an easy meal, Red Grape serves good thin-crust pizzas and big salads in a cavernous, echoey space. Good for takeout, too.
Deli in Sonoma

Sonoma Market

Sonoma’s best groceries and deli sandwiches.
Italian in Sonoma

Della Santina’s

The waiters have been here forever, and the ‘specials’ rarely change, but Della Santina’s Italian American cooking – linguini pesto, veal parmigiana, rotisserie chickens – is consistently good, and the brick courtya…
Deli in Glen Ellen & Kenwood

Glen Ellen Village Market

Fantastic market with a huge deli, ideal for picnickers.
New American in Sonoma

Harvest Moon Cafe

Inside a cozy 1836 adobe, this casual bistro uses local ingredients in its changing menu, with simple soul-satisfying dishes like duck risotto with Bellwether Farms ricotta. Book the patio in warm weather.