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Union Hotel

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3731 Main St, Occidental, CA 95465
+1 707-874-3444
11:00 - 21:00
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Occidental, California
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

friendlybartenders serve the fair food poor pizza and forgetable specials as best they can. management stays out of bar which is a plus. family style dinners have a decent minnestrone soup but that is it. service ok.

Thank jaypoppins
Healdsburg, California
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246 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is how every great family style Italian restaurant should be. It's been run by the Gonnella family for generations. Old style delicious recipes and large portions. This location has ambiance than the two newer locations in Santa Rosa don't have. This place has been in the quaint little burg of Occidental for over 100 years. They serve great comfort... More 

Thank mrt1955
Petaluma, California, USA
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68 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I just finished celebrating my birthday and the highlight was dinner at the Union Hotel. I have been coming here since I was a child and it never disappoints. We are almost an hour away and it is always worth the drive.

Thank SignorOrso
Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

I last ate here in 1984, when it was excellent. I am glad to say it still is. There is a slightly relaxed European feel. The service was great, but not too pushy. Great Italian food, with real pizzas, and decent wine. A very nice evening.

Thank wendyandmarc2016
Tri-Cities, Washington
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45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

One of my fondest memories is coming here as a child and being wowed by the food and service. My Sicilian immigrant parents thought the world of this place, and that was (sigh) a tough audience. My mom was an exceptional cook, so if she liked it, well, how can you go wrong? I've visited many times over the years,... More 

Thank hazelnutman
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395 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Twelve of us decided to eat out on this night to avoid cooking and the hassle of clean up. My salad was okay, fresh and there was plenty of it, and I had the polenta and portabello mushroom. It could have been good but was far too salty. My husband had pasta with seafood and it wasn't much to rave... More 

Thank CaliforniaNana
Santa Rosa, California
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150 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

What a great venue, historic and quaint. Excellent example of Nor Cal hospitality. Family style service was fun and the food was excellent as well. I will recommend this place to others and I will most certainly return when I'm in the area again.

Thank shakey26
Occidental, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Very good but also very pricey Old hotel and also has restaurant and separated bar that you also eat in Has a coffee and pastries shop for the early risers

Thank tabascos
Petaluma, California, USA
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68 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

The ambiance of the Union Hotel during the holidays is not to be missed. Their decorations are a work of art. Each Christmas tree is completely different. My wife's favorite thing is the gingerbread stars hanging from the ceiling in the café.

1 Thank SignorOrso
Rohnert Park, California
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Returning to our wedding spot five years later was as magical now as it was on our wedding day. We were headed to have dinner at the Union Hotel for our anniversary, as we do every year since we had our reception there. We decided to stop by The Grove where we held the wedding. To our surprise there was... More 

Thank carrieleah

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3731 Main St, Occidental, CA 95465
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Occidental
  • Phone Number: +1 707-874-3444

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?