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18762 Sonoma Hwy, Sonoma, CA 95476
+1 707-935-6211
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Glen Ellen, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Comfort food, fast a delicious by husband & wife team. Parking just off Hwy 12 and never a long wait. You can take your food to go or eat inside. Always a good time.

Thank Leslie V
Sonoma, California
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42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2015

Need a good quick bite to eat? Happy Dog is the place. Great burgers and dogs done simply and well. Served with warm fries, who could resist? The fact that this restaurant is very close to McDonalds, for years, and still thrives, shows it has its fans. Go there.

1 Thank newtoCR
Rohnert Park, California
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186 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2014

I love going to Happy Dog because they have great greasy burgers that just seem to taste so good! The food itself deserves five starts, but the service and prices lower it a little. I guess part of the charm of Happy Dog is how unfriendly the couple is that runs the place because everybody in town seems to joke... More 

3 Thank kingswin
Sacramento CA
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2013

When in the area I often go 30 minutes out of my way to get a burger and fries at Happy Dog. This is a very good homemade burger with very fresh lettuce, tomato, onions on a toasted bun. The fries are hand cut from fresh potatoes and are the best fries I've ever had. So the running joke seems... More 

1 Thank SQ1845
Sacramento, California
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2013

Hi, HatMan Geno here again - this time taking my "Burger Quest" to HAPPY DOG in beautiful Sonoma, CA. Those who follow me know I look to find what's good relative to what something is supposed to be. In this case, this is supposed to be a one-of-a-kind, small, old style "road house" hot dog, burger, shakes and fries joint...but... More 

Thank HatManGeno
Sonoma, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2013

Great food - not fast food, real food. Worth the visit. The owners work the stove and do everything. The family really enjoys going together.

Thank Sabrina C
Sonoma, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2012 via mobile

Wish there was another burger joint in town. Good for the $ but service sucks. I thought they were rude, bit I think they just don't have people skills.

1 Thank Winoceros
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2012

food is great. Family owned. Good value for the money. Parking is a problem.

1 Thank dick K
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2010

This is a great local burger and fries joint. Don't go for the atmosphere, go for the flavor. Betcha can't make the lady smile, though.

1 Thank carnivore13

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18762 Sonoma Hwy, Sonoma, CA 95476
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Sonoma
  • Phone Number: +1 707-935-6211

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?