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The Villa Restaurant & Bar

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3901 Montgomery Dr, Santa Rosa, CA 95405-5218
+1 707-528-7755
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11:30 - 22:30
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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Santa Rosa, California
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199 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First,it's true some people don't like the Villa, but in my opinion, the reason is because it's old school. Most customers seem to be over the age of 40. According to the server, most everything is house made. It has the only view in Santa Rosa, and the prices are reasonable with a cheap happy hour. It can be a... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

I love dining at the Villa. The food is always delicious and the wait staff always attentive. The discovery of Happy Hour was a delight. They have the kind of wine I like and the Happy Hour menu is great - with great prices. I will continue to patronize the Villa for as long as it is around.

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Thank valerie b
Los Angeles, United States
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73 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

25 years ago this was a fine place to dine. I used to come here all the time, but had not been back since the millennium. and I wish I had not gone back, it ruined my good memories. yee gods, the rack of lamb was forty bucks! in this tired old joint!!!! I settled instead for the lamb shank... More 

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San Francisco, CA
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238 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 259 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

I've eaten at the Villa for years, usually to show off Santa Rosa to friends out of town because the location is just stunning. However, the service and food both have declined over the years, with my most recent foray there being for light dinner and drinks with friends, which proved disastrous. The chowder that I ordered was so thick... More 

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Westport, California
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

We live nearby and wanted to walk to eat. We knew from other reviews that anything but pizza might be questionable. We risked it and ordered prime rib and breaded sole. The meat was grey and dry, the mashed potatoes smelled like they were cooked in a pan that had cooked something else first. I order fish, and this purported... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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78 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

The Villa is where you take Gram and Gramps on their anniversary/birthday because they remember it as being one of Santa Rosa's premier restaurants reserved for special occasions. It no longer is. (In fact, if you are visiting Santa Rosa and have just a few nights to enjoy dining out and you end up here, you have missed some really... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

we have been frequenting the villa for many years . . . the food is always good, reasonably prices and the service is adequate . . . it's a relaxed dining atmosphere, where you can go as a couple, take a family or celebrate an occasion with friends . . . menu has a good variety of dishes . .... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

The Villa perched on top of one of the tallest hills in the middle of Santa Rosa commands a wonderful view from its indoor and out door dining areas. Going to this place is stepping back to the 1960's. Although dated and it's years of use showing, the building and atmosphere shows what once was an elegant restaurant during its... More 

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Strongsville, Ohio
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143 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

On a recent visit to Santa Rosa with my son, when we spent several nights with an old friend, I ended up going to this place for three of the five nights I spent in town. On my first visit, I was attracted by the lovely view of the nearby mountains and the trees which border the elevated plateau where... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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79 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

My very first "fancy" date was on prom night in 1992... I thought this place was very classy.. Fast forward to now a father of three taking his teenager her for lunch... Everything looked exactly the same... I lifted the table cloth and the table looked so old and beaten up, the wood was splitting... The food was ok... Nothing... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:30
Monday
11:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:30
Thursday
11:30 - 22:30
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
Saturday
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3901 Montgomery Dr, Santa Rosa, CA 95405-5218
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Santa Rosa
  • Phone Number: +1 707-528-7755

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