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Glen Ellen Star

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13648 Arnold Dr, Glen Ellen, CA 95442-9318
17:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 17:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 21:30
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Charleston, South Carolina
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Make sure you make a reservation at the chef counter. The rest of the restaurant is pretty tight, plus the counter offers a nice view into the kitchen which is always entertaining to watch. Food was amazing! We ordered a pizza and a pasta dish and shared... So so so fresh and flavorful! The bread of the day (i think... More 

Thank amanda_jacks1
Glen Ellen, California
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Glen Ellen Star has the best pizza around! The Star has a lovely, quaint atmosphere and friendly staff. This is our go to spot for a local meal.

Thank MagicalMassage
New Braunfels, Texas
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I had dinner at the Star on a Friday night during our Sonoma Valley vacation. I had made reservations for the counter overlooking the chefs and we were not disappointed. We enjoyed watching the magic happening as the chef's created lovely dishes. We had the Brussels sprouts with yummy bacon and a mouth watering ribeye. Truly enjoyed... More 

Thank Castee
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49 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After spending a day at the Sonoma Mission Inn we headed over to Glen Ellen, we came across this bustling restaurant Our seats were at a bar which overlooked Ari ( the chef and owner) and the sous chef. It was a wonderful magical experience. The food was exquisitely prepared. The menu is limited but everything that we ate was... More 

Thank 4SoaringEagle
Quincy, Massachusetts
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went for my girlfriends birthday dinner and we split a couple of meals. Pizza was great (brick oven) and rib eye was cooked perfect. Sit at the bar so you can watch them cook the food but beware you will wanna try everything.

Thank Breaking1
SF Bay Area
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82 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Tried this establishment on a recommendation from a local winery. The menu, though limited in entrees, was interesting and innovative. Their house salad was excellent, my wife's Margarita Pizza was great and my rib eye steak was as tender and delicious as can be. Wife had one of their home-made icecream; I opted for their chocolate cake which was actually... More 

Thank John S
corpus christi
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Memorable evening with outstanding food and hospitality! When planning your agenda, don't forget to add this one.

Thank texaslady50
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We just finished dinner at the Glen Ellen Star restaurant. We sat at the chefs bar and very much enjoyed the food, drink and show. Watching the chef's team cook the appetizers, entrees and pizza was amazing. It was like a well directed orchestra in the chef's kitchen. A must visit if you are in the Sonoma Valley of the... More 

Thank Douglas C
Ancaster, Canada
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47 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This was so cool...small but outstanding ! It was written up for its excellence in the California food review!!!! Tastes were so unique -brick chicken was awesome. Appetizers are all yummy veggies cooked in the brick oven -unique and flavourful....Brussels sprouts were so good, carrots too I would go back ! We also go to sit st the chefs table... More 

Thank annabanannap
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Loved sitting at the bar and watching the chefs prepare some amazing dishes! Must try the wood fired vegetables!

Thank Lindsay B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13648 Arnold Dr, Glen Ellen, CA 95442-9318
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Glen Ellen
  • Phone Number: 707-343-1384
Amazing fresh foods cooked in a wood-fired oven.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?