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Basque Boulangerie Cafe

460 1st St E, Sonoma, CA 95476-6702
+1 707-935-7687
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pastry” (19 reviews)
“sandwiches” (43 reviews)
“morning buns” (5 reviews)
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06:00 - 18:00All hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
460 1st St E, Sonoma, CA 95476-6702
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great bakery and enjoyed a sidewalk breakfast. We had a bear claw and an almond croissant. Both were great, as was the coffee. We will go back. Obviously a popular spot for the locals in Sonoma and the location downtown is great.

1  Thank NebraskaFan71
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here as our first stop on our Foodies on Foot tour with Sherri and were treated to a delish Bee Hive slice and it was fluffy, full of custard and delish! I wanted to go back there to try their sandwiches, but we...More

1  Thank KWong55
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I came on a very busy day yet enjoyed a very good lunch experience. The stafff was friendly, the food came quickly and it was delicious. I left with some great bread too!

1  Thank arttrip01
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Busy bakery with awesome panini sandwiches. Bakery can be hectic and loud. Order was incorrect when served so check your to go orders. Grab your food and then walk across the street to the park to eat.

1  Thank VanillaAce
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Right at the Olde Town Square, it's a sweet little place that serves yummy pastries at very reasonable prices, and the coffee is wonderful and fresh. I had a deep-fried croissant layered with custard and it was truly fantastic. The service is friendly and warm,...More

Thank Daniel L
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Stopped in here for a snack while walking through town. They had alot of types of breads and bakery items. Its right in the middle of town and you should stop in for some cookies or bread if you are in town.

1  Thank Lynn F
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Their latte was excellent, and the food is very good as well. Serves basic breakfast pastries along with some meat and cheese options.

1  Thank travelerfromwdc
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Don't come here if you have dietary restrictions!! This place will not accommodate something as basic as taking ham out of a crepe. Asked for it without, they said they can do it, later on the crepe had ham in it. When we asked for...More

Thank OneLegWanderlust
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Yes there can be a wait but the food is exceptionally well priced and delicious. ruben sandwich Panini style was 8.99 I think. They also have some sidewalk tables or just go across the street into the lovely square and have a picnic.

2  Thank Neal B
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Busy place. Went by 8 a.m. Three order takers kept the lines moving. Pastries delicious. Ham and cheese quiche was great. Absolutely worth visiting. Some chairs and tables outside.

1  Thank GoDucks99
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 460 1st St E, Sonoma, CA 95476-6702
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Sonoma
  • Phone Number: +1 707-935-7687
The Basque Boulangerie Cafe opened on the historic square of Sonoma in 1994 and offers two generations of baking excellence. "The Basque", as it is affectionately known by locals and return customers, specializes in lightcrumb, crisp sourdough breads and assorted sweet French or Parisian style breads, Danish pastries, morning rolls, cookies and cakes in its lively cafe, as well as delivering these fresh products daily to its wholesale customers. The Basque Cafe offers an extended cafe style menu available all day.
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