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Oct 24, 2012 11:47 PM

Petaluma, 9:30 pm--- what's open?

I take a dance class in Petaluma that finishes around 9:15 p.m., and then the group goes to Chicago pizza. I am getting pretty tired of pizza. I'd love to have a bowl of soup or something light and good.

Does anybody know what's open at 9:30 on a Tuesday night?

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  1. Still pizza, but with the addition of many other menu items, Rosso Pizzeria is open until 10pm.

    McNear's serves until midnight, but I haven't been there in years to say how the food is these days.

    Taps doesn't have soup, but you can get a salad.

    Please do give us an update on what works for you.

    1. There's a new place in Putnam Plaza, up the street just north of OCP called Speakeasy, they are open until 2am, I've heard it's fantastic, but haven't been there myself yet.

      McNears is good, it's American pub/diner type fare, nothing fancy.

      Maguire's Pub up on Kentucky is open to 11pm I believe, they've got great food, best fish & chips ever!

      And La Dolce Vita in Theatre Square, a few blocks south from OCP is open until 10pm. They've got pizzas, salads, yummy soups, etc.

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      1. re: JennaJay

        Lots of new places in Petaluma we haven't talked about yet, glad this question came up.

        Please do share when you have a chance to try Speakeasy, looks good on the website, and I'd love to hear about Social Club mentioned below too.

        And opening in two weeks, Pub Republic.

        Link for La Dolce Vita

        P-town definitely has the craft beverages and food thing down.

        1. re: Melanie Wong

          Hmm, no prices on the La Dolce Vita online menu.

          1. re: Melanie Wong

            I did try Speakeasy over this past weekend, it was really good! We had the crab mango salad, the taco trio, the jalapeno firecrackers, the Angus burger and the pineapple upside down cake for dessert, plus drinks. It was plenty of food for the hubby and I and the bill was around $60 with tip.

            The tapas portions for the price are reasonable in my opinion, they average around $10 and two per person is plenty for an average eater. Everything was beautifully plated and delicious. The only thing I didn't like were the steak fries that came with the burger. They were heavily coated in Paprika and it was totally overwhelming, I had to scrape it off to even eat them.

            La Dolce Vita prices are a little on the pricier end of things, last time I went with a friend, we had salad, pizza and bottle of wine and it was around $80 with tip. But the wine was 1/2 of it.

            1. re: JennaJay

              Thanks for giving it a look-see and telling us about it, JennaJay. So many spots to explore in Petaluma. I'm looking forward to hearing about the others too.

        2. I would check to see how late Dempsey's serves food. It is a brew pub with a very good kitchen.

            1. Thanks for the replies, everybody. I have to worry about some people in the group who just don't want to spend much money. Maybe I can peel off a few of the more chowish types to try the more upscale places.