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Swiss Hotel Bar and Restaurant

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18 W Spain St, Sonoma, CA 95476-5601
17:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:30
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 20:30
Sun - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Rockaway, New Jersey
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here after a recommendation from a host at a busier restaurant in the plaza, and I'm glad we did! The hotel is very historic and has a lot of antique pieces inside as well as old wine bottles on display. Our party of 6 was seated right away. They had a nice outdoor area as well, although we opted... More 

Thank Jillian W
Mayville, New York, United States
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108 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

my sister and I were there for lunch yesterday. I had their eggplant parmesan melt for lunch. it was excellent. we were given the option of eating in the main dining room but decided to eat in the bar area. the service was excellent.

Thank Francie C
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

This is where real local people eat.It is full of history and has a spacious outside garden as well as a porch with a few tables that fronts on the Plaza. Menu combines new and interesting tastes ( a variety of salads) with old friends....e.g., calamari.

Thank jmbCalifornia
Berkeley, California
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84 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Eggplant sandwich was delicious (and Im Italian!). Partner had kale salad that he liked. Dogs (we have 2) treated so nicely...they got their own bowl!

Thank 784michael
Seattle, Washington
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74 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Had the mussels and clams w a side of brussels sprouts and my dad had the penne w sausage and local wines. Food was delish, staff was attentive and excellent and people watching was fun! Recommend!

Thank P_K_Richardson
Mountain View CA
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68 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

From the outside it doesn't look like anything special. On the inside it is a quaint place with a really nice outside seating area complete with heat lamps for cold winter days and summer nights. The bread comes nice and warm with a garlicky olive oil/balsamic vinegar dipping sauce. We both ordered the penne and salmon special. It came with... More 

Thank sookiez
Phoenix, Arizona
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127 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

After eating at nearby Tasca Tasca Tapas, our foursome went to the Swiss Hotel Bar to get a Giraffini, cold coffee concoction with Powers Whiskey and a cream mtopping in a tall "apertif" type glass(guessing that is how Giraffini got its name). Recommended to us by 3 local wine clubbers. The atmosphere in the bar is Swiss-like with steins and... More 

Thank bobbyza
Rio Vista, CA
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87 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

We have eaten at the Swiss Hotel three times. Each time, it was a culinary dining experience. The last time my friend and I shared the polenta and mushroom ragout appetizer. So tasty, with perfectly grilled polenta and delicate mushrooms in a marinara sauce. We also split a pizza (took half of it home). The one we chose this time... More 

Thank Corvettesue322
Sonoma, California
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

No better place to sit on the patio with a cocktail and watch the Sonoma Plaza. I do not eat here often, but the drinks are quality!

Thank tallguyshortgirl
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62 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Another local but busy eatery. Wife had chicken premivara with a marinara sauce. Full of flavor and the chicken was tender. I had the charbroiled burger with cheese and bacon. The cheese and bacon are extra, so be prepared for that. I asked for medium rare only because I like a lot of red in mine. Most places tend to... More 

Thank Peter E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 W Spain St, Sonoma, CA 95476-5601
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Sonoma
  • Phone Number: 707-938-2884
  • This restaurant is at Swiss Hotel

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