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Caffe Giostra

1390 N McDowell Blvd Ste L, Petaluma, CA 94954-7104
+1 707-664-9441
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1390 N McDowell Blvd Ste L, Petaluma, CA 94954-7104
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I visited this Italian restaurant while on a trip to wine country. My brother who travels extensively told us it was a "not miss" restaurant to hit. Hi recommendation was right on and I am glad we stopped in for dinner. The...More

Thank Bhod
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Giostra's is always crowded for dinner. After years of going there, I still don't have an absolute favorite since most everything they make is good. The Osso. Buco is good, my husband like the Pescatore Capallini. Make reservations if you're going for dinner. Lunches are...More

Thank karinb729
Reviewed 16 March 2017

I had a minor medical procedure across the street from Caffe Giostra and went there afterward for lunch (recommended by the nurse) with my lovely wife who is Italian American. First of all, I liked the fact that this good restaurant is tucked into a...More

Thank Clay T
Reviewed 16 March 2017

My husband and I happened upon this restaurant today for lunch. It's la tle family-owned place in a busy shopping mall in north Petaluma right off Hwy 101. I totally recommend it. Food was fresh and cooked the way Italian food should be cooked. we...More

Thank Nanuk145
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We were very impressed with Caffe Giostra. The number of specials offered the day we were there was extensive and all looked delicious and all of us ended up having different specials. The Osso Buco was outstanding. The restaurant had a very good selection of...More

Thank Itinerant_Foodies
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

We have going here for many years. This is our go to restaurant with friends or a special night out. The food is always great. The service is over the top. If you go make reservations. It is always booked.

Thank dsimpson1963
Reviewed 26 February 2017

This is a well kept secret. I'd never heard of it until a friend introduced me. Friendly service, and they are willing to change the menu for you. For example, I wanted their special with a different kind of meat, and it was cheerfully prepared...More

Thank kitty k
Reviewed 22 February 2017

This remains a stellar go-to Italian restaurant for our family. Food is scrumptious and the service is entertaining if you get the right server! The tables are very tight and you must navigate your way to your table with great care. But, this is easily...More

Thank marytc2017
Reviewed 3 December 2016

It's a bit noisy..Adequate service..The food is quite good, pastas especially.. They give you a bill that is an adding machine tape and it has NO identification of what the charges are related to. In our experience it is not accurate. I suggest you keep...More

Thank Julian L
Reviewed 4 November 2016

We visited this restaurant for lunch while waiting for an appointment nearby. I was very pleasantly surprised by the food here. The restaurant is in a type of strip shopping center near lots of business parks. The outside is pleasantly decorated with awnings and outside...More

Thank PamelaattheRiver
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1390 N McDowell Blvd Ste L, Petaluma, CA 94954-7104
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Petaluma
  • Phone Number: +1 707-664-9441
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