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Mamma Tanino's Ristorante

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$$ - $$$
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500 W Napa St, Sonoma, CA 95476-6541 (Fifth Street West)
+1 707-933-8826
Mon - Fri 17:00 - 21:00
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San Francisco
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52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our favorite Italian restaurant in Sonoma county. The food is consistently delicious...spectacular pastas, fish, and desserts. All the dishes are made in-house by Chef Gaetano Patrinostro from Sicily. The restaurant is cheerful (located in a nice little mall about five blocks from the Sonoma square--don't let the mall setting dissuade you from eating here) and usually packed with locals. The... More 

Thank Marie G
NYC, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing dinner! We went for my mom's 75th birthday with her grandkids too. Ten of us. Such a special server and chef! Made my mom very happy. Food was amazing! Crab pasta, eggplant etc all loved!

Thank rcrc555
Palos Heights, Illinois
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I came to this restaurant after a long day of wine tasting. What a fabulous dinner we had!!! Authentic italian food. Small quaint place with delicious food. I had the baked eggplant and my husband had the special Oso Bucco-both were outstanding. I would definitely return to this restaurant.

Thank MBRH615
Jacksonville, Florida
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't let the location of the restaurant fool you. The food here is great. Located in a shopping strip, one might be hesitant to go in. But, don't miss it. The interior is small, and you definitely need reservations. I witnessed several couples being turned away. So, plan ahead! The food was delicious. We ordered the calamari for an appetizer.... More 

Thank luvgoodfoodcentralNY
detroit, mich
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128 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We have been to Italy many times and savor the excellent food and wine so prevent throughout the country. While wine tasting in Sonoma we stumbled across this great family owned trattoria in a shopping center. Did not expect food of this quality in such a nondescript setting. Outstanding in all respects……If their restaurant were in Napa you would need... More 

Thank cobrawillys
Alexandria, Virginia
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76 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

What an incredible find in a Sonoma strip shopping center. Beautiful and charming inside, inspired service. Probably the best veal parmigiana I've ever had, Caesar salad was fantastic, and my wife's sea bass was amazing. Nice little wine list as well. We'll definitely be going back during our annual trip to Sonoma.

Thank LuckyJEDI
Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

My wife and I recently spent a week in Sonoma and this was by far the best restaurant we visited. The food was amazing! I had the gnocchi, which had the most delicious pasta sauce I have ever had in the tomato demi. And I say that having eaten at many of the best, and most authentic, Italian restaurants in... More 

Thank Traveler7782
Hickory, NC
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

I visited with my wife having studied local restaurants. We loved it. It is casual but the food was amazing which is nice after a hard day of wine tasting ;). I had the Branzino and my wife had the sole. We agreed mine was better but the sole was still very good. Good server (sorry I forgot your name).... More 

Thank WhiteyKT
Sonoma, California
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

The food is incredible- lovely polenta with a mushroom ragu, steak and zabalogne. The wait staff is personable and friendly and the restaurant is casual and welcoming.

Thank pharo2011
Sonoma, California
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

I hosted a birthday celebration here in March 2016 and it was fabulous from beginning to end. My guests had many choices of entrees in addition to starters and a dessert. Don't miss the mushroom and truffle polenta appetizer. It's a signature dish that will keep you coming back time and again.

Thank David K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 W Napa St, Sonoma, CA 95476-6541
    (Fifth Street West)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Sonoma
  • Phone Number: +1 707-933-8826

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