Take Out

Pho Vietnam

Stumble into this understated restaurant, and you'll think you've discovered one of Sonoma Valley's last great treasures. In fact, locals know all about Pho's superb Vietnamese fare – Hanoi-style beef noodle soups earn particular recognition....  Read More

Open since 1987, this Healdsburg eatery is a village treasure, courtesy of homemade sticky buns, ice-cream sandwiches, biscotti, pizza breads, fruit tarts, and blueberry scones, all prepared with local eggs, milk, and organically-grown fruit....  Read More

Cafe Citti

The secret is out about the restaurant in this quaint cottage, which serves some of the Sonoma Valley's tastiest Northern Italian fare. Although the understated decor hardly does justice to rotisserie chicken, artful risottos, and homemade osso...  Read More

Alexis Baking Company

ABC, as locals know it, is a friendly, streetside cafe and bakery in downtown Napa where chef and namesake Alexis Handelman regularly wows patrons with baked goods and hearty breakfasts. Of course, the true menu stars are sweets, and few could...  Read More


Selling hearty burgers, crisp fries, and creamy milkshakes for over half a century, Taylor's has continuously pleased patrons by clinging fiercely to the basics. Though the menu has expanded in recent years to include upscale eats like fried...  Read More

Costeaux Bakery and Cafe

Nestled in downtown Healdsburg, this open-air charmer has been a Sonoma Valley staple since the 1920s. As such, it ensures that locals and occasional tourists are well fed with a steady supply of lemon curd tarts, raspberry chocolate tortes, and...  Read More

Model Bakery

Known as much for fabulous soups and sandwiches as for delicious homemade cakes and pastries, this cozy cafe-bakery is the perfect place for mid-afternoon pampering. The daily menu features everything from brick-oven pizzas to hot sandwiches,...  Read More

Santa Rosa

This bustling sidewalk bistro is a hit with locals thanks to its family-friendly vibe and delicious food served in sensible portions. Opt for a seat outside, weather permitting, and dig into dishes like prawn cappellini, pear bruschetta with...  Read More

Villa Corona

Casual and unassuming, this small local chain has steadily gained recognition in recent years for its heaping portions and small prices. Menu choices are standard – burritos, enchiladas, and chimichangas – but all are well-made and packed...  Read More

Cucina Paradiso

Known for exquisite desserts and homemade pastas that incorporate fresh local ingredients, Cucina Paradiso bills itself as a "ristorante Italiano with the true Italian flavor," and few would dispute the claim. As evidence, its main course...  Read More