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Caffe Giostra

1390 N McDowell Blvd Ste L, Petaluma, CA 94954-7104
+1 707-664-9441
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“bruschetta” (12 reviews)
“clams” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1390 N McDowell Blvd Ste L, Petaluma, CA 94954-7104
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Reviewed 1 week ago

we have been in this restaurant 3 times trying a different dish each time, once I complainrd to the owner and she brought out a very dissappoining meat sauce,on my rav,s. if a place that's say,s Italian on it , cannot make a great meat...More

Thank normb731
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying at the Quality Inn Petaluma and asked for some restaurant recommendations at the front desk. We had intended to have steak but the guy said that visitors always spoke highly of Caffe Giostra so we walked over and were lucky to find...More

Thank Denise M
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This restaurant is a splendid way to dine. We went on a early Sunday eve without reservations, but were fortunate to.be seated, The food is absolutely fantastic. We ordered the Linguine Vongole($17.95)which is Clams with Linguine, an appetizer of Bruschetta($6.95), and beer. After we ordered,...More

Thank TucsonTraveller2
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Food was fantastic, fresh and house made. Service was great! We weren't expecting this. Make a reservation! Consider sharing as portions are generous.

Thank chiffon2016
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Attractive decor, nice outside seating in warmer weather, very friendly and helpful waitstaff. Food was really excellent, and very reasonably priced for the quality. The gnocchi with pesto sauce was the best I have ever had, melt in your mouth creamy and delicious. Main course...More

Thank GoLongNow
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Caffe Giostra is hidden away in a little strip mall in Northern Petaluma. It's absolutely a little gem! The food is delicious, they feature treasured authentic Italian recipes. The service excellent. Go there for lunch or dinner! You won't be disappointed!

Thank JAM747
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Service is great, food is great, convenient location. Have been coming here for many years with kids and as a couple

Thank Heidi A
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

My family and I visited this Italian restaurant while on a trip to wine country. My brother who travels extensively told us it was a "not miss" restaurant to hit. Hi recommendation was right on and I am glad we stopped in for dinner. The...More

Thank Bhod
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Giostra's is always crowded for dinner. After years of going there, I still don't have an absolute favorite since most everything they make is good. The Osso. Buco is good, my husband like the Pescatore Capallini. Make reservations if you're going for dinner. Lunches are...More

Thank karinb729
Reviewed 15 March 2017

I had a minor medical procedure across the street from Caffe Giostra and went there afterward for lunch (recommended by the nurse) with my lovely wife who is Italian American. First of all, I liked the fact that this good restaurant is tucked into a...More

Thank Clay T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
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11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1390 N McDowell Blvd Ste L, Petaluma, CA 94954-7104
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Petaluma
  • Phone Number: +1 707-664-9441
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