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Is there really good dinner food in Santa Rosa?

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eppie curious Aug 13, 2013 01:47 PM

Any cuisine, but not really expensive. Even my friends who live there always seen to end up at Cattleman's. Suggestions?

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    tom246 RE: eppie curious Aug 13, 2013 02:13 PM

    Without much thought,

    The Spinster Sisters
    Sazon
    Bistro 29
    Pamposh

    Your friends need to get out more :)

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      eppie curious RE: tom246 Aug 13, 2013 02:15 PM

      That's what I keep telling them! Thanks!

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        Robert Lauriston RE: tom246 Aug 13, 2013 02:16 PM

        Second on Spinster Sisters.

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        dkenworthy RE: eppie curious Aug 13, 2013 02:21 PM

        Second on Sazon and Bistro 29. I also like Willi's Wine Bar. For super casual, Gayles Burgers is good, and kind of a blast from the past. We like El Coqui for Puerto Rican food as well.

        Lived in Sonoma County for more than 30 years, didn't even know there was a Cattlemans!

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          Civil Bear RE: dkenworthy Aug 13, 2013 05:39 PM

          LOL, the Cattleman's in Santa Rosa is tucked away in Montgomery Village, but the one in Petaluma just off of 101 is hard to miss!

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            dkenworthy RE: Civil Bear Aug 14, 2013 07:04 AM

            I guess I just don't look very hard for a Cattlemans! ;)

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          ML8000 RE: eppie curious Aug 13, 2013 02:43 PM

          I'm a fan of Willie Bird Restaurant. Cheesy 70's faux tutor decor...great turkey.

          1. Melanie Wong RE: eppie curious Aug 16, 2013 01:16 AM

            What a shame, there's so much good food in SR. Instead of Cattlemen's, tell 'em to take you to Viola in the same shopping center instead. Here's a dinner report,
            http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/8961...

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