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Negri's Original Italian Restaurant

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3700 Bohemian Highway, Occidental, CA 95465
+1 707-823-5301
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16:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Tue 16:00 - 23:00
Wed - Sun 11:00 - 23:00
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San Rafael, California
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168 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I ordered the baked lasagna. It was decent. My lady ordered the minestrone soup. Was bland and tasteless for her. I tried same result. Overall ok experience, just expected more based on history of the place. Will go to Union next time in town.

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Thank Gelliott415
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Negri's is an old fashioned family style resturaunt, where 3 generations of the Negri Family will greet and serve you. We love the family, and have been eating here for 40 years. There are plenty of choices from inexpensive spaghetti and ravioli entrees, to full blown family style meals with anti-pasti, home made soup, ravioli, French bread, and apple fritters... More 

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Thank lawrencer782
London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Great food, great beer, great atmosphere. Staff really friendly and helpful, can't get enough of Negris

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Thank JuNDunc
San Francisco, CA
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

It deserves its rating. The interior was charming, but the family style dinner was disappointing. The soup was uneatable, the antipasti consisted of two slices of packaged salami, the salad was wilted, the ravioli was good and the duck was under cooked. Although there were only two other tables occupied, the service was also lacking. The good old days at... More 

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Thank bobostours
Amanda N, Manager at Negri's Original Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello there, Thank you for you feedback about your experience. I'm sorry and disappointed to hear that you did not enjoy our minestrone soup. It is a staple here and we have people from all over Sonoma County that come here just for our soup. The owner, Evelyn Negri, makes it daily from scratch and even hand cuts our own... More 

San Jose, California
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37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

After a long day of wine tasting this was the perfect place to end our day. Everyone in our group enjoyed their food. It a nice place to unwind and talk about the day. I had the polenta and was able to substitute the bolognese sauce with marinara. It was very good. The wait staff could have been a little... More 

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Thank vdunn007
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

We have been here 4 times over 40 years and it's still a great deal. The family dinner is what to get. Lots of food for a great price. Anthony was our waiter, very personal with great service.

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Thank Linda L
Sydney, Australia
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141 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

What a surprise! Initially we had planned to stay in Bogeda Bay but most hotels were booked, so we changed our plans and went to Occidental instead. The receptionnist at the hotel gave some us tips for dinner options in town and we chose Italian food. It was fantastic. Best ever traditional, family food. Do yourself a favor and choose... More 

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Thank Peter_Euskadi
Los Angeles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

This was an unexpected treat! This was the best fettuccine Alfredo and minestrone soup we have ever had. An Italian lady comes in early every morning to make a fresh batch of soup- I could have been happy with just the soup and bread, truly a treat! Great atmosphere and service.

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Thank mommylimited
New York City, New York
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58 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

We dined in the cavernous sports bar side (other side with table service serves food "family style"). Not bad. My ravioli was inconsistently warmed (some raviolo were cold). Kale salad was yummy and enormous. Good wine selection, as (for this area) should be expected.

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Thank kristy77a
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

I've been going to Negri's since I was a child. Fond memories don't change the fact that this restaurant and bar give the greatest service and best family style food within miles, maybe within northern California! If you walk away from Negri's hungry, it's your fault. The restaurant gives you the full 4 course Italian meal and the bar menu... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
16:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3700 Bohemian Highway, Occidental, CA 95465
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Occidental
  • Phone Number: +1 707-823-5301

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?