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Sonoma County Best Dining and Drinks 2019



Real Life | Eating and Drinking | So Sonoma County | Fun Living

(winner is in bold type)

Best Artisan Cheese
Cowgirl Creamery - Petaluma

Valley Ford Cheese and Creamery
Bohemian Creamery - Sebastopol
Marin French Cheese Co - Petaluma
Bellwether Farms - Petaluma

Best Asian Restaurant
Ramen Gaijin - Sebastopol

SEA Thai Bistro - Santa Rosa
Royal China Restaurant - Santa Rosa
Goji Kitchen - Santa Rosa
SEA Noodle Bar - Santa Rosa

Best Bakery
Costeaux French Bakery - Healdsburg

Wild Flour Bread - Freestone
Village Bakery - Sebastopol
Della Fattoria Downtown Café - Petaluma

Best Bar
Duke's Spirited Cocktails - Healdsburg

Jackson's Bar and Oven - Santa Rosa
Fern Bar - Sebastopol
Front Room Bar & Lounge - Vintner's Inn - Santa Rosa
Whisper Sisters Cocktails & Provisions - Petaluma

Best Bartender
Steven Maduro - Dukes - Healdsburg

Danielle Peters at Whisper Sister's - Petaluma
Bronwyn Gauvin at Gravenstein Grill - Sebastopol
Joel Thomas - Ricardo's - Santa Rosa

Best Breakfast
Dierk's Midtown and Parkside Café - Santa Rosa

Hank's Creekside Restaurant - Santa Rosa
Howard Station Cafe - Occidental
Jeffrey's Hillside Cafe - Santa Rosa
Ginochio's Kitchen - Bodega Bay

Best Brunch
Hank's Creekside Restaurant - Santa Rosa

Gravenstein Grill - Sebastopol
Jeffrey's Hillside Cafe - Santa Rosa
Flamingo Conference Resort and Spa - Santa Rosa
Ginochio's Kitchen - Bodega Bay

Best Butcher
Oliver's Markets - Sonoma County

Sonoma County Meat Co. - Santa Rosa
Journeyman Meat Co. - Healdsburg
Thistle Meats - Petaluma

Best Burger
Superburger - Sonoma County

Alioto's Healdsburger and Pick's Drive In - Healdburg
Mike's At the Crossroads - Cotati
Stark's Steak & Seafood - Santa Rosa
Gravenstein Grill - Sebastopol

Best Coffee
Acre Coffee - Sonoma County

Flying Goat Coffee - Sonoma County
Taylor Lane Organic Coffee - Sebastopol
Plank Coffee - Sonoma County

Best Craft Beer
Russian River Brewing Company - Sonoma County

HenHouse Brewing Company - Sonoma County
Crooked Goat Brewing - Sebastopol
Bear Republic Brewing Co. - Healdsburg
Cooperage Brewing Company - Santa Rosa

Best Craft Cocktail
Perch + Plow - Santa Rosa

Duke's Spirited Cocktails - Healdsburg
Fern Bar - Sebastopol
Whisper Sisters Cocktails & Provisions - Petaluma

Best Deli
Olivers Market - Sonoma County

Lazzini's Market - Santa Rosa
Mac's Deli & Cafe - Santa Rosa
Ulia's Delicatessen - Sonoma County

Best Distillery
Spirit Works Distillery and Tasting Room - Sebastopol

Griffo Distillery & Tasting Bar - Petaluma
Young & Yonder Spirits - Healdsburg
Alley 6 Craft Distillery - Healdsburg

Best Dive Bar
John & Zeke's Bar & Grill - Healdsburg

Gary's at the Belvedere - Santa Rosa
Wagon Wheel - Santa Rosa
440 Club - Santa Rosa
Final Edition Bar & Grill - Santa Rosa

Best Eats on the Sonoma Coast
Spud Point Crab Company - Bodega Bay

The Tides Wharf & Restaurant - Bodega Bay
Fishetarian Fish Market - Bodega Bay
Lucas Wharf Restaurant & Bar - Bodega Bay

Best Food Truck
El Roy's Express Mex (previously El Roy's Mexican Grill) - Petaluma

Delicias Elenita Taco Truck - Santa Rosa
TIPS Tri Tip Trolley - Sonoma
Guerneville taco truck - Guerneville
Jam's Joy Bungalow - Santa Rosa

Best Happy Hour
Stark's Steak & Seafood - Santa Rosa

Front Room Bar & Lounge - John Ash - Santa Rosa
Gravenstein Grill - Sebastopol
Duke's Spirited Cocktails - Healdsburg
Jackson's Bar and Oven - Santa Rosa

Best Ice Cream/Fozen Yogurt
Screamin' Mimi's - Sebastopol

Wicked Slush - Healdsburg
Noble Folk Ice Cream & Pie Bar - Sonoma County
Two Dog Night Creamery - Sebastopol

Best Indian Restaurant
Bollywood Bar & Clay Oven - Santa Rosa

Himalayan Restaurant - Windsor
Yeti Restaurant - Sonoma County
Everest Indian Restaurant - Santa Rosa

Best Italian Restaurant
Catelli's Restaurant - Geyserville

Lococo's Cucina Rustica - Santa Rosa
Cucina Paradiso - Petaluma
Ca'Bianca - Santa Rosa
Trattoria Cattaneo - Santa Rosa
Riviera - Santa Rosa

Best Kid-Friendly Restaurant
Mary's Pizza Shack - Sonoma County

KIN - Windsor
Sam's for Play Cafe & Catering - Santa Rosa
Alioto's Healdsburger and Pick's Drive In - Healdsburg

Best Late Night Eats
NY Pie - Santa Rosa

Jackson's Bar and Oven - Santa Rosa
Best Speakeasy - Petaluma
Fern Bar - Sebastopol
Duke's Spirited Cocktails - Healdsburg

Best Latin Restaurant
El Coqui Puerto Rican Cuisine - Santa Rosa

Sazón | Peruvian Cuisine - Santa rosa
Guiso Latin Fusion - Healdsburg
Quinua Restaurant Cocina Peruana - Petaluma

Best Local Chef
Mark Stark - Stark Reality Restaurants

Dustin Valette - Valette
Chef Tom Schmidt - John Ash & Co.
Bo Murchie - Barley and Hops Tavern

Best Local Red Wine
Balletto Vineyards - Santa Rosa

Hook & Ladder Vineyards & Winery - Santa Rosa
Ferrari-Carano Vineyards - Healdsburg
Carol Shelton Wines - Santa Rosa

Best Mexican Restaurant
Mi Pueblo - Sonoma County

El Farolito - Healdsburg
Agave | Mexican Restaurant & Tequila Bar - Healdsburg
Cascabel - Santa Rosa

Best New Restaurant (opened or reopened in 2019)
Sweet T's Restaurant + Bar - Windsor

Willi's Wine Bar - Santa Rosa
Fern Bar - Sebastopol
Bollywood Bar & Clay Oven - Santa Rosa
Whisper Sisters Cocktails & Provisions - Petaluma

Best Outdoor Dining
Bravas Bar de Tapas - Healdsburg

Monti's - Santa Rosa
Gravenstein Grill - Sebastopol
Ginochio's Kitchen - Bodega Bay

Best Pie -Sweet or Savory
Mom's Apple Pie - Sebastopol

Noble Folk Ice Cream & Pie Bar - Sonoma County
Petaluma Pie Company
The Whole Pie - Santa Rosa

Best Pizza
Diavola Pizzeria & Salumeria - Geyserville

Old Chicago Pizza Restaurant - Petaluma
Mary's Pizza Shack - Sonoma County
Mombos Pizza - Sonoma County

Best Place to Buy Wine
Bottle Barn - Santa Rosa

Oliver's Markets - Sonoma County
Wilibees Wine & Spirits - Sonoma County
Grocery Outlet - Sonoma County
Big Johns - Healdsburg

Best Restaurant
Bird & The Bottle - -Santa Rosa

La Gare - Santa Rosa
John Ash & Co. - Santa Rosa
Gravenstein Grill - Sebastopol
Ginochio's Kitchen - Bodega Bay

Best Romantic Meal
River's End Restaurant & Inn - Jenner

La Gare - Santa Rosa
John Ash & Co. - Santa Rosa
Gravenstein Grill - Sebastopol

Best Seafood Restaurant
Willi's | Seafood & Raw Bar - Healdsburg

Fishetarian Fish Market - Bodega Bay
Santa Rosa Seafood Raw Bar and Grill
Stark's Steak & Seafood - Santa Rosa

Best Sparkling Wine
J Vineyards & Winery - Healdsburg

Iron Horse Vineyards - Sebastopol
Korbel Winery - Guerneville
Breathless Wines - Healdsburg

Best Sushi
Hana - Rohnert Park

Umé | Japanese Bistro - Windsor
Osake - Santa Rosa
Paradise Sushi & Grill - Sonoma County

Best Sweet Treats
Screamin' Mimi's - Sebastopol

Sift Dessert Bar - Sonoma County
Noble Folk Ice Cream & Pie Bar - Sonoma County
Moustache Baked Goods - Healdsburg
Eye Candy Chocolatier - Sebastopol

Best Taproom
Russian River Brewing Company - Sonoma County

Lagunitas Brewing Company - Petaluma
Crooked Goat Brewing - Sebastopol
Barley & Bine Beer Cafe - Windsor

Best Tasting Room
Ferrari-Carano Vineyards and Winery - Healdsburg

St Francis Winery & Vineyards - Santa Rosa
Korbel Winery - Guerneville
MacRostie Winery & Estate House - Healdsburg

Best Vegetarian or Vegan Restaurant
Amy's Drive Thru - Rohnert Park

East West Cafe - Sonoma County
Slice of Life - Sebastopol
Gaia's Garden - Santa Rosa

Best White Wine
La Crema Tasting Room - Healdsburg

Dry Creek Vineyard - Healdsburg
Ferrari-Carano Vineyards and Winery - Healdsburg
Matanzas Creek Winery - Santa Rosa
Trecini Cellars/Winery - Santa Rosa
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