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El Dorado Kitchen

405 1st St W, Sonoma, CA 95476-6608
+1 707-996-3030
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (34 reviews)
“truffle fries” (89 reviews)
“paella” (62 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
405 1st St W, Sonoma, CA 95476-6608
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Reviewed 4 days ago

What a beautiful hotel! Several areas to choose from to sit for a glass of wine or dinner. The weather was so beautiful that the outdoor patio area was already full but the vibe is great for all sorts of occasions! Our server was great,...More

Thank envy_72
Reviewed 1 week ago

I came to the El Dorado with a group of friends for lunch. The ambiance on the patio was lovely, but the food was the star! We ended up ordering several entrees , shared them and thoroughly enjoyed each one. All afternoon we commented on...More

Thank GayleM72
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I ate here our last evening in Sonoma and we were glad that we saved it until the end of our trip! We arrived a few minutes early so had some delicious cocktails at the bar. One seated we had wonderful service...More

Thank ags35
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great dinner, started with Ahi tuna and truffle fries, then the salmon and the beef. Everything was delicious, good size servings and excellent service.

Thank Kathleen K
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We dined there for our 10th wedding anniversary, and we will not forget it. They were quite attentive to the special occasion, and even had little details like "Happy 10th anniversary" on the menu. The service was felt very high end, yet made the environment...More

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a meal here while in Sonoma, a large restaurant under the hotel - we had the paella (little oily but nice fish) linguine (well presented and tasted good) and deserts of banana tart and ice cream. Would recommend if in Sonoma. Do book ahead...More

Thank Y2CLL
Reviewed 22 February 2018

Their customer service was great. When I had to change a reservation from 6 to 8 for my sister's birthday they didn't even hesitate. The menu even said Happy Birthday on it! The food was very good - many of us had the risotto which...More

Thank dd-bionic
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Food was delicious! With a nice wine selection. Service was a bit slow though... but again, we were on vacation, so is nice to relax and enjoy!

Thank J W
Reviewed 13 February 2018

I have been going to El Dorado Kitchen, locally know as EDK, for several years. While enjoyable for dinner, it has emerged as my favorite nicer lunch spot in Sonoma. Located in an old hotel on Sonoma Plaza opposite The Girl and the Fig there...More

Thank 14hannon
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

We could walk here from our place in downtown Sonoma. Good for fish, steaks, cocktails and wine. Nice upscale ambiance and open kitchen concept. The restaurant was is inside a hotel. Service seemed on point and everyone liked there apps, dishes and dessert.

Thank coreytravel
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3 November 2017|
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Response from viaggiox | Reviewed this property |
I have not seen any valet at lunch
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 405 1st St W, Sonoma, CA 95476-6608
    (West Spain Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Sonoma
  • Phone Number: +1 707-996-3030
  • E-mail
Executive chef Armando Navarro's farm driven cuisine is a collection of earthy yet sophisticated, complex yet straightforward dishes that showcase the essence of seasonal produce. Chef Navarro sources his ingredients from local purveyors and nearby Sonoma farms, a commitment and dedication that is in line with El Dorado’s overall eco-friendly green initiatives.Navarro’s deeply satisfying cuisine can be enjoyed at El Dorado Kitchen. In the center of the main dining room, parties of up to 22 can gather around a 21-foot-long table fashioned from a single wood plank reclaimed from a Vermont bridge. This table is perfectly positioned to afford each diner a view of the artistic talents hard at work in the open kitchen.An outdoor courtyard allows diners to enjoy the beauty of Sonoma. Enjoy dinner under the fig trees and the clear Sonoma sky or take your lunch pool-side in your own private cabana or on one of the inviting day beds by the pool. We also offer casual dining in our lobby, nestled next to the glowing fireplace.
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