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Basque Boulangerie Cafe

460 1st St E, Sonoma, CA 95476-6702
+1 707-935-7687
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“pastry” (26 reviews)
“bread” (87 reviews)
“sandwiches” (42 reviews)
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6:00 am - 6:00 pm Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
460 1st St E, Sonoma, CA 95476-6702
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This little cafe in the heart of Sonoma square is yummy. Amazing cinnamon roles. Great place to grab some lunch or breakfast while in downtown Sonoma, or grabbing a sandwich to go when heading to a winery.

Thank Kris T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Asked Susan to make us a new York style cheesecake for the next day. My son Matt said it was the best cheese cake he has ever tasted. And we expected it to cost twice as much. Many thanks!

Thank Bloom1600
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

This was a nice quaint ship on the square. We had coffee and a bee sting. The bee sting was the best ever had. The pastry cream was amazing. The coffee was good as well. The other items looked very good especially the breads. Would...More

1  Thank grovetucky
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

The pastries are gorgeous and delicious. The coffee is also great. The staff is warm and friendly. It overlooks the square in the heart of Sonoma. AND they have gluten free options too. What is not to love?

1  Thank Teresa F
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We were staying in Sonoma for the month of February and walked to the bakery almost every morning for an espresso and pastry. The espresso was always hot and their coffee was very easy on the palette, the pastries were always good.

1  Thank Webstercs
Reviewed 2 March 2018

Our routine when in town is to walk to the plaza for a coffee and a pastry. Can be crowded but often the locals will move to accommodate two more. This is the place we stock up with sourdough bread for our picnic later in...More

1  Thank AlaskaPotterview
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Had luynch here today. Price not bad $15 for a glass of wine an an auj jus sandwich. Food...just okay. The bummer was cleanliness. The bathroom was generally dirty including an un-flushed toilet. The floor of the restaurant was dirty. I t tried to share...More

Thank Bobba T
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Start you Wine Country day at the Basque Boulangerie Cafe conveniently located on 1st E on the Sonoma plaza. Mingle with locals and tourist in this high energy cafe grabbing coffee, pastries, salads and sandwiches. Have a cup of coffee, a pastry or breakfast sandwich,...More

1  Thank 14hannon
Reviewed 11 January 2018

During a day trip to Sonoma Valley, we stopped for coffee while walking around the square in Sonoma. The place was very busy, so we had to wait in line. Seems like a favorite spot for locals and tourists alike.

1  Thank AldebaranFlorida
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

We visited this bakery downtown after staying in Sonoma the night before, on our way to visit a few wineries for the day. The staff here were not at all friendly or welcoming. They didn't even offer to warm our breakfast pastries. I previously worked...More

Thank Lacey L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 460 1st St E, Sonoma, CA 95476-6702
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Sonoma
  • Phone Number: +1 707-935-7687
The Basque Boulangerie Cafe opened on the historic square of Sonoma in 1994 and offers two generations of baking excellence. "The Basque", as it is affectionately known by locals and return customers, specializes in lightcrumb, crisp sourdough breads and assorted sweet French or Parisian style breads, Danish pastries, morning rolls, cookies and cakes in its lively cafe, as well as delivering these fresh products daily to its wholesale customers. The Basque Cafe offers an extended cafe style menu available all day.
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