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Jul 7, 2012 12:05 PM

Healdsburg/Restaurants please for July 15th ,16th &17th

I am heading to Healdsburg for two days for a concert at Rodney Strong on July 15th a Sunday night.Looking for lunch suggestion in town for Sunday afternoon and dinner and lunch Monday and breakfast and or lunch on Tuesday ...there will be 10 of us don't mind spending some dough on at least one meal but also would like some less expensive suggestions as well.We won't always be eating together as a large group of 10 .Thanks.

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  1. Cyrus for a French Laundry type meal.

    The usual suspects are:
    Barndiva (may be closed on a few of those days, but I think is open Sundays)
    Scopa (Italian)
    Spoonbar (cocktails)

    Zin gets good reviews on Yelp, but was just there the other week and while the food is acceptable, it's not particularly inspired.

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    1. re: goldangl95

      Campo Fina by the owners of Scopa has opened. No reports here yet, but I'm hearing good things from friends. It accepts reservations for groups of 8 or larger, whereas Scopa would only be suitable for the times the OP's group splits up. And its open daily for dinner. Check out the bocce.

      1. re: Melanie Wong

        Thanks Melanie and all the other hounds...we will look into Campo Fina.I called Barndiva but they are closed Monday and Tuesday.I put in a reservation for one night at Zin....Breakfast at Downtown bakery and I think we will bring in a pic nic to the Al Green concert from Oakville grocery.That leaves one more night...hmmmmm what to do.

        1. re: bonesbrunet

          Have you checked out Ravenous? Not super cheap, but not really expensive either. I have had several very good meals there, and the service is excellent and friendly.

          1. re: Kathleen M

            Second on Ravenous. Also super-casual Costeaux Bakery has a deli-type counter and indoor tables - nice for a light snack/lunch in a very comfortable, spacious room

          2. re: bonesbrunet

            Ravenous is open Wed-Sunday (corrected, per fb page). But be aware that it is tiny with only 22 seats and some would consider it cramped, so plan accordingly.

      2. Mateo’s Cocina Latina: 214 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg; (707) 433-1520 or

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        1. re: Cynsa

          Thanks Cynsa...We are going to check Mateo's out.Probably for lunch.

        2. I also like Mateo's. I enjoyed the outdoor seating too and the food was great.

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          1. re: bythebay

            Mateo's is on our check list Thanks!

          2. i love eating in Healdsburg!

            Bovolo is a great, more casual place to eat. It makes for a great meet up spot when shopping around on the town square. I love it, it can be a great lunch or a great late breakfast. (not sure what time it opens in the morning). It shares space with the bookstore on the square... can't remember the name, but it's easy to find.

            Dry Creek Kitchen is another fine dining place - maybe it has lost its luster compared to places like Cyrus, but I had an enjoyable meal there last year.

            I always enjoy grabbing a sandwich from Oakville Grocery, there is one near the square.

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            1. re: 23dex

              Bovolo has closed and regrouped as Zazu on the River, located at Davis Family Vineyards. Open on weekends only.

            2. A couple of budget-friendly suggestions are Taqueria El Sombre and Downtown Bakery and Creamery. At Taqueria El Sombrero, the chilis rellanos are excellent, although I found the tamales disappointing. Very simple taqueria ambience, just off the plaza. At Downtown Bakery, the salads and the calzones are really great. The pastry is incredible. I especially like the napaleons and the vanilla cupcakes with butterscotch frosting. I'm embarrassed to admit that I haven't tried the ice cream, tho' I've heard it's great. I never can resist the pastry so haven't left room for ice cream.

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              1. re: Kathleen M

                Thanks Kathleen!!!We are definitely going to Downtown Bakery!! Can't wait.I will let you know what we all try.