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Depot Hotel Restaurant

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241 1st St W, Sonoma, CA 95476-5628 (Spain Street)
+1 707-938-2980
Wed - Sun 11:00 - 21:00
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Dublin, Ohio
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193 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

First it's a good place for babies. Second it is a good place to go with some with very brittle celiac disease. Third it is good for large groups. Last they have the best gelato west of Ohio.

Thank london057
Sonoma County, California
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129 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016

When I moved to Sonoma about five years ago, I had two meals at the Depot. They were okay -- not bad at all, but not so good that I went back. Friends recently invited us to the Depot, and this time we really liked it! So much so that we went back a second time (about two weeks later)... More 

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Madera, California
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51 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

Six of us ate dinner on Saturday night. Service was great and all staff were very friendly and made you feel welcome. All of us enjoyed our meals and the waitress was able to offer one member of our party a couple of vegetarian options that were not on the menu.

Thank MaderaCA
Downieville, California
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

Group of 8, seated immediately, resturant was full. Prompt service, very attentive wait staff, friendly and accommodating. Very good food served hot and the whole group was served at the same time. Weather permitting ask to be seated outside by the water.

Thank longwire
Sonoma, CA
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102 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016

This is a fun restaurant that might surprise you. I had very plane lettuce salad with a wedge of tomato followed by unbelievable bowl of pasta and delicious dessert. My husband had foie gras and then a chicken dish. The back patio is lovely if you can get it. If not, the room just inside the door has lots of... More 

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Laramie, Wyoming
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016

Delicious fixed menu for New Year's Eve! Staff was wonderful and accommodating. Great rustic Italian food and wines.

Thank Kayleigh K
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2015

Visited for the first time, dined indoors, seated when it was quiet and watched the place fill up around us. White linens and attentive service, no pretensions, just authentic hospitality, an excellent menu and clearly a tradition of meeting the high expectations of their clientele when it comes to their food (Italian) and beverage selections (it's wine country). Enjoyed an... More 

Thank AlexArchiJuneau
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015

We had excellent service and wonderful food at this restaurant. I had veal parmesan which was preparted as well as I've ever had it. The servers were attentive my water glass was never empty the food came promptly and it was hot and tasty.

Thank Orlando D
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

Italian cuisine with the California touch. Dine in the courtyard overlooking the pool and fountain. Popular venue for weddings and receptions.

Thank jjwCalifornia
Saint Louis, Missouri
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209 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015

We ate in the comfortable outdoor garden setting by the pool. The atmosphere was perfect and our waiter was very attentive. The food was quite good - lots of fresh, local ingredients - and well-presented. The menu has a definite Italian slant. This was a wonderful place for lunch and now my wife insists we have try dinner there on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 241 1st St W, Sonoma, CA 95476-5628
    (Spain Street)
  • Public Transportation: Sonoma Plaza--two blocks away.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Sonoma
  • Phone Number: +1 707-938-2980
The DEPOT HOTEL RESTAURANT is a charming neighborhood restaurant located in an historic stone building just a block off the Plaza in Sonoma. Locals and visitors to the Wine Country enjoy casual Tuscan-inspired cuisine in the Vinoteca, in the cozy dining rooms, and on the terraces surrounding the shady Italian garden and reflection pool. Food is a passion at the DEPOT HOTEL RESTAURANT for the father and son Chef team--whether it is making house-made antipasti, or handmade pasta, or fresh ricotta. In addition to products made in-house, the Sonoma wine country around us offers an abundance of new artisanal products. The search for the best local products is a treasure hunt both chefs enjoy--whether from the coast, local farms, or local cheese makers. Come join us for a trattoria-style lunch or dinner...or just drop into our Vinoteca for informal small plates of antipasti and a glass of wine. Our focus is casual Italian comfort food--served in an informal Sonoma wine country atmosphere.

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