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The 8 Best Lunch Spots In Santa Rosa

Updated: May 14, 2021

Finding the best Santa Rosa restaurants has never been easier. To get you the ultimate list of the top restaurants, we analyzed the best review and restaurant sites incorporating millions of expert and diner reviews. Scroll down to compare ratings, reviews, prices, and hours in one place, and make your decision easier than ever.

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Zoftig Eatery

New American · $15 avg. main dish
Santa Rosa
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Riviera Ristorante

Italian · $23 avg. main dish
Santa Rosa
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Ippinn Sushi & Ramen

Santa Rosa
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Gio's Pizza

Pizza · $19 avg. main dish
Santa Rosa
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Canevari's Delicatessen & Catering

Italian · $10 avg. main dish
Santa Rosa
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Cumin Restaurant

Asian · $17 avg. main dish
Santa Rosa
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Starting From Scratch Café

American · $16 avg. main dish
Santa Rosa
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Cozy Plum Bistro

New American
Santa Rosa
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

How did we curate these results?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. We analyzed 28808 Santa Rosa restaurants on Yelp and Google, 3104661 Santa Rosa restaurant reviews, and 1901 lists and articles – looking closely at what Sonoma.com and Eater had to say – and applied our Feastfox magic. The spots that made the cut have been featured in Sonoma.com - The 10 Best Restaurants In Santa Rosa and Eater - 11 Hot New Dining Destinations in Downtown Santa Rosa. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. These ten options are sure to delight.

Drink pairing tips

  • Cilantro Chile Cooler and banh mi


    When considering how to best enjoy your banh mi, we would highlight how well a glass of Cilantro Chile Cooler complements the dish as it cuts through the fattiness of the sandwich.


  • A next-level pairing for Prosecco

    Experts recommend pairing a grilled fish steak with a glass of Prosecco, a popular sparkling wine.

  • A great drink pairing for banh mi

    Finding the ideal drink pairing for banh mi can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some white wine, particularly a glass of Kabinett. This, sweet, white wine balances the spicy banh mi.

Did you know?

  • The most lavish nigiri

    Chef Angelito Araneta Jr. made anigiri in 2010 that sold for p$1,978.

  • The go-to pairing

    Surely you’ve tried green tea with your sushi? It’s a classic pairing.

  • The longest baguette

    A little baguette never hurt anybody! The size of the longest baguette might surprise you, coming in at 400 feet! How big of a kitchen do you need to make that?

Parking tips

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