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Depot Hotel Restaurant

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241 1st St W, Sonoma, CA 95476-5628 (Spain Street)
+1 707-938-2980
11:00 - 21:00
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Wed - Sun 11:00 - 21:00
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Woodbury, New York
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68 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Great local wines along with salads and pasta dishes on a pretty patio make for a pleasant dinner. I dropped the fifth star due to a persistent wasp surrounding our table, but other than that annoyance the place was filled with elegantly dressed patrons enjoying the good food.

Thank jamesbro49
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145 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Recommended by a friend....Some very unusual plate - Venison, Squash Flowers, very yummy, good fish selections and great service.

Thank Tootsy J
Boston, Massachusetts
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

We had 2 pizzas - straight from the oven. Both vegetarian (we are vegetarians) - they were lovely! One had eggplant and celery and the other had mozarella and pesto! We met the chef - who appeared to be passionate about the food he cooks and serves. A day after that we overheard a couple on our shuttle saying that... More 

Thank MeeraJag
Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Very cute and romantic dinner spot in Sonoma-- walkable from the Sonoma Plaza area. If it's nice weather, I definitely recommend requesting to sit outside. Very cute with the fountain, lights and ivy around the outdoor seating area. We ordered a wood fire pizza and a bottle of wine and had a great time! The pizza was delicious.

1 Thank travelerkatie4
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

The Depot Hotel Restaurant provided a quiet respite after a busy day of sightseeing in Sonoma. The atmosphere was peaceful and the food and service were excellent. Well worth the stop for a quiet get-away.

Thank Howard D
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Warm greeting upon arrival, staff couldn't have been friendlier - outdoor dining recommended, great location with historical value - food and wine great definitely recommended

Thank pogrady
Novato, California
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Went to dinner on Sunday with friends and sat outside by the pool. We shared a caprese salad and the special smoked salmon appetizer. All delicious. Two of us ordered the rib eye steak and they were both cooked perfectly and delicious. One of our party had the pork osso buco that was also wonderful. Service was perfect and the... More 

Thank Sally C
San Francisco
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

I liked this place because it is off the square with all the craziness from the tourists. Very nice building and great outdoor dining around the pool area. I thought the food was very good, and we both had a glass of the house wine, and I must say I was delicious! All around a good choice!

Thank sfbayboy
Glen Ellen
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

We held a very special remembrance lunch for our dear departed Dad at The Depot hotel that could not have been more perfectly executed. Originally planned for 27 guests, two additional people showed up unexpectedly, yet the amazing staff magically added another table and place settings in the blink of an eye. After everyone was seated, another 4 unplanned guests... More 

Thank ComanchePilot
Poulsbo, Washington
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37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

It's been 16 years since we last visited and what a nice surprise upon returning. Many improvements in the outdoor seating area to increase the event venue. All beautiful additions as shown by the photos. Food is authentic, carefully crafted and appeals to many food preferences. Some menu items vary on a daily basis I believe. I highly recommend for... More 

1 Thank itsmepoulsbo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
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: 241 1st St W, Sonoma, CA 95476-5628
    (Spain Street)
  • Public Transportation: Sonoma Plaza--two blocks away.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Sonoma
  • Phone Number: +1 707-938-2980
The DEPOT HOTEL RESTAURANT is a charming neighborhood restaurant located in an historic stone building just a block off the Plaza in Sonoma. Locals and visitors to the Wine Country enjoy casual Tuscan-inspired cuisine in the Vinoteca, in the cozy dining rooms, and on the terraces surrounding the shady Italian garden and reflection pool. Food is a passion at the DEPOT HOTEL RESTAURANT for the father and son Chef team--whether it is making house-made antipasti, or handmade pasta, or fresh ricotta. In addition to products made in-house, the Sonoma wine country around us offers an abundance of new artisanal products. The search for the best local products is a treasure hunt both chefs enjoy--whether from the coast, local farms, or local cheese makers. Come join us for a trattoria-style lunch or dinner...or just drop into our Vinoteca for informal small plates of antipasti and a glass of wine. Our focus is casual Italian comfort food--served in an informal Sonoma wine country atmosphere.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?