your complete guide to the Best glen ellen ca restaurants

Here is a list of our personal favorites

It’s no secret that the food and wine scene in Sonoma Valley is spectacular. Whether you are craving a sweet almond croissant or a savory cheese and charcuterie platter, Sonoma Valley has it all. With so many dining options, it can be hard to choose where to eat. Luckily, we’ve pinpointed some of the best Glen Ellen, CA, restaurants!

Glen Ellen CA restaurants

  • Glen Ellen Star, Glen Ellen

    Glen Ellen Star is Sonoma Valley’s newest rising culinary establishment, and their wood-fire cooking technique sets them apart from the competition. Wood-fire cooking is a truly unique sensory experience, not only for the chefs but for everyone in the room! Glen Ellen Star prides itself on their seasonally inspired dishes and locally sourced ingredients. Pizza and wood roasted vegetables are both popular dining options.
    Price: $$$
    Glen Ellen Star menus.
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  • The Fig Cafe & Winebar, Glen Ellen

    Locals know that The Fig Cafe & Winebar is one of Glen Ellen’s greatest hidden treasures. From its expansive wine menu to savory truffle fries to salted caramel ice cream, The Fig is the epitome of casual, classic, French comfort food. Although dinner at The Fig is a good idea any time during the week, Wine Down Wednesdays are absolutely spectacular!
    Price: $$
    The Fig Cafe menus.
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  • Yeti, Glen Ellen

    Creative menu that is a Nepalese-Indian fusion of both cultures. The kitchen draws the best from Sonoma County by bringing fresh seasonal produce, meats, & seafood. They offer traditional appetizers, curries, tandori, and a number of vegetarian dishes. Also, they have international and local beers in addition an extensive wine list.
    Price: $$
    Yeti menus.
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  • Salt and Stone, Kenwood

    Whether you are searching for ahi-poke or blackened fish tacos, look no further than Salt and Stone. This one-of-a-kind restaurant offers guests a carefully crafted menu filled with classic dishes. You will find an incredible full oyster selection, colorfully assembled cheese and charcuterie boards, and some of Sonoma’s best happy hour deals. Because of their extensive menu, Salt and Stone guarantees to please even the pickiest of eaters.
    Price: $$$
    Salt and Stone dinner menu.
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  • Les Pascals Patisserie et Boulangerie, Glen Ellen

    Once you taste the espresso beverages, French-style macarons, assorted croissants, and French baguettes, you will quickly see that pastry making is more than just a culinary delight at Les Pascals, it is a brilliant work of art. It all began in 1980 when Chef Pascal and wife, Pascale, met in France. With over 7 decades of combined experience in the patisserie and hospitality industry, you will receive nothing less of perfection when you visit this charming French bakery.
    Price: $
    Les Pascals menu.
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  • TIPS Roadside, Kenwood

    Innovative southern comfort food. Started out making tri-tip sandwiches and now is a full restaurant in Kenwood.  Full bar and outdoor seating.
    Price: $$
    TIPS Roadside menu.
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other great restaurants in the glen ellen – Sonoma area

  • El Dorado Kitchen, Sonoma
    Nice setting and a fun bar atmosphere. Unique and changing California menu. Outdoor patio and fireplace for winter months. One of our favorites!
    Price: $$$
    See menu.

  • Harvest Moon, Sonoma
    Hidden treasure in the plaza! Wine list is varied, featuring wines not only from Sonoma. Patio seating is nice. During summer months, they feature “movie night”.
    Price: $$
    See menu.

  • The Girl and the Fig, Sonoma
    Sondra Bernstein’s “Girl and the Fig” is a Sonoma favorite on the square. Featured in the “Bachelor”, it has a noteworthy cheese menu, full bar, and seasonal menu. Patio seating as well.
    Price: $$$
    See menu.

  • El Molino Central, Sonoma
    Highly-rated Mexican food with a twist. Wonderful homemade tamales. Majority of seating is outdoors.
    Price: $$
    See menu.

  • Oso, Sonoma
    Inventive, rustic, and modern small plates. Located in Sonoma’s landmark central square.
    Price: $$
    See menu.


Where to stay

After a long day of exploring Glen Ellen’s amazing restaurant scene, continue your night in the heart of Sonoma Valley at Olea Hotel. Cool down and take a swim in our luxurious pool, unwind with a complimentary glass of wine, and relax on your private patio as you watch the sun set over Glen Ellen. In the morning, you can look forward to continuing your fine-dining excursions with an exceptional and complimentary gourmet breakfast at Olea Hotel.

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