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Cafe Citti

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9049 Sonoma Hwy, Kenwood, CA 95452-9028
+1 707-833-2690
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17:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 15:30
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 20:30
Sun - Sat 11:00 - 15:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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indy
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

this is a no frills kind of place. food was good but nothing special. Any restaurant that serves an iceberg lettuce kind of salad sets the tone for the meal. It is what it is, but nothing too special

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Thank travelgurl1234
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful selection, and great food! We enjoyed lunch and was very face from the time we walked in the door. This is a great place for a nice little stop in the middle of the valley.

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Thank Doug E
Santa Rosa, California
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99 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I don't know what everyone is raving about. The lasagne was downright gross. The pasta was like baby food and the sauce tasted like it came out of a can. The meat in the sauce was the size of bebes. Caesar salad is about the dressing and there was very little of it, so I basically got a plate of... More 

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Thank rachaele30
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38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice and consistent homemade Italian food. Everyone can mix and match to their own heart's desire. The sauces are flavorful and different for different dishes (Yay!). We've eaten here many times, both inside and out on the patio. We haven't had a bad experience yet, and our friends seem to love it as well.

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Thank Ali Z
Palo Alto, California
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125 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You order at the counter, then sit down and they bring your food to you. Everything was very fresh and tasty. They make their own focaccia on site. The kids enjoyed some fusilli pasta with butter/parm. Sandwiches and pizza were also great. Would definitely go back.

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Thank Ted L
Windsor, California
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112 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love he authentic Italian cooking of the bread & lasagna. I had the pizza special and it was perfect. Love the dego wine glasses! A fun lunch for couples or friends.

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Thank Colleen D
Chicago, Illinois
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This little Italian joint is a wonderful hole in the wall. A great place to get dress food that will soak up all the vino and booze while wine tasting. The bolognese is good home comfort food. The caesar salad is garlicky and refreshing. Place is great for lunch between the vineyards.

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Thank skankymonk
Wenatchee, Washington
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48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Café Citti is a small funky place in Kenwood that has all the right ingredients to be that secret little gem of an eatery. Sloping floor in an old building, order at the counter, fireplace, day-gone-by ambiance. My wife and I had a pretty good meal at Café Citti last time we stopped by and decided to eat there again.... More 

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Thank rlp1949
Santa Rosa, California
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63 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped by here for lunch after visiting Jack London State Park and had a fantastic Italian lunch. The place is rather small so it can fill up quickly from folks wandering the wineries. A real nice, not pretentious, restaurant with an informal flair. Not to mention, the food was great.

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Thank whereisrick
Irvine, California
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107 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Four of us were wine tasting in Sonoma and happened upon this place. Casual inside, order at the counter and the food is brought to you. Usually not our kind of place. However, this was a great surprise. The atmosphere was warm and friendly and the food delicious. It was like eating in your Italian grandmother's kitchen. Hard to believe... More 

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Thank JoaninFrance

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16
Cuisine
Italian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 20:30
Monday
11:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 20:30
Thursday
11:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 20:30
Friday
11:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9049 Sonoma Hwy, Kenwood, CA 95452-9028
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Kenwood
  • Phone Number: +1 707-833-2690
Description
Italian trattoria in the heart of the wine country. Owned and operated by Luca and Linda Citti. Fresh pastas, focaccia, soups, salads and dessert made on the premises fresh daily. Specializing in northern Italian cuisine from the region of Tuscany where Luca was born and raised. Family atmosphere, casual dining. Patio seating available as well as take out for a picnic lunch at a nearby winery. Recently featured on Food Network's Diners, Drive-ins and Dives with Guy Fieri.

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