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Plaza Bistro

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420 1st St E, Sonoma, CA 95476-6702 (Spain Street)
+1 707-996-4466
10:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri 11:30 - 21:30
Sat 10:00 - 21:30
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184 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a very nice lunch here while visiting wine country. I had the rigatoni and my husband had a sandwich. Both were very good. Service was also very good and attentive. Would definitely dine here again if we were in the area. There are alot of cute shops all around the restaurant.

Thank TravelLover985
Turlock, California
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341 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I sat out on the front patio and had dinner. The meal was great. I had the special chicken kabobs and my husband the rigatoni. We really loved our service. The waiter was great. This place I highly recommend.

Thank Tcard2013
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My Husband and I were staying in Sonoma and decided to visit the Farmers market which is held every Tuesday evening in the summer. Once we had visited the stalls we decided to head to the Plaza Bistro which we had heard was very good on trip advisor. Happy hour is served only at the bar and this was great... More 

Thank Cazzie D
Carlsbad, CA
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443 reviews
329 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love coming here because of the great food and friendly service either at the tables or the excellent bar. I had the Caprese with shaved Proscuitto and heirloom tomatoes. Perfect! My wife had the Ahi salad and said it was fresh and tasty. A good bottle of Chardonnay at a good price. Fresh warm bread too. Ask for Genero... More 

Thank John R
Fall River Mills, California
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 April 2017

The service is always good and I've never been disappointed by the food or the cocktails. It's a great bar with a view of the plaza, the customers that come in are interesting folks which makes for some lively conversations and the atmosphere is relaxed and friendly.

Thank Nordoslav
Sonoma, California
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78 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

as the song says and this is a great local "Cheers" type bar with a nice happy hour Monday thru Friday. Don't miss the owner / manager Martin and his cast of characters serving at this quaint bar and restaurant. Seasonal menus; don't miss "Skye" at the bar during the week. ..

Thank Joe H
Roy, Washington
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90 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Here is a spot that our wine country tour guide brought us to. This establishment really captured the essence of the small town of Sonoma. A bit rustic but a quaint atmosphere of a small town bistro. I had the fish, which was better than I thought any other bistro has served. It was not dry nor overly saturated with... More 

Thank Raymond J
Kirkland, Washington
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104 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

We had reservations & it was a good thing. They were busy....but the service was great. We split appetizers & they were all very good. The main courses were good...everyone seemed to enjoy. This place is not one where you order steak. Not sure we would return....too many other places in Sonoma to try.

Thank lchelsea
Anchorage, Alaska
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80 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Stopped by for a friendly chat- Martin is a great/knowledgable and friendly bartender- the daily soup of cream of mushroom paired with a CA zin was a great lunch- great place to relax and enjoy visiting with the locals- it's Aldo a frequent hang out fir locals- always a good sign of good service and food

Thank Cocokayak
Napa, California
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

The sweetbreads were very good and so was the homemade ravioli. the saucing was well done, although we had to salt and pepper the food. The caesar salad was just so-so. It needed more dressing. The bread pudding was very good and beautifully presented. The corkage fee of $20 was high for a bar. The seating by the window was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
French, American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 420 1st St E, Sonoma, CA 95476-6702
    (Spain Street)
  • Public Transportation: There is public transportation within walking distance.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Sonoma
  • Phone Number: +1 707-996-4466

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