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Address: Spain Street between Second and Fourth Sts., Sonoma, CA
Phone Number: 707-996-1090
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Description: Bordered by several gourmet shops, this pretty town square is a perfect...
Bordered by several gourmet shops, this pretty town square is a perfect place for a picnic.
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Perfect way to spend a spring afternoon

Been to the Sonoma plaza (Square) on many prior occasions and always enjoyed ourselves. This most recent time was equally enjoyable as we had the opportunity to have lunch and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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fairfield, california
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110 reviews 110 reviews
21 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Been to the Sonoma plaza (Square) on many prior occasions and always enjoyed ourselves. This most recent time was equally enjoyable as we had the opportunity to have lunch and morning coffee at a couple of great restaurants on the plaza (Murphy's for an authentic Irish lunch, and coffee at Girl & a Fig). Perfect location to watch people and... More 

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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

This vacation town is a relaxing get away from the hustle and bustle of the city. You can pretty much walk every where so there's no reason to not indulge in the wine! The plaza square is pleasant with eateries, wine tastings, and a park that is perfect for a blanket picnic. It's outside Napa Valley so it's less overrun... More 

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Harford Md
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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 NEW

Parking around the square for 3 hours with no charge. Bathrooms in center of square, lots of shops, places to eat. Very nice.

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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

How can anyone not like Sonoma's Plaza? Apparently laid out by General Vallejo himself, who was a former surveyor before becoming the governor around 1840, I think. Sonoma's Plaza is the biggest in California, kept pristine by the public which obviously cherishes it. Always a good spot for a picnic or a stroll, and don't miss the Farmer's Market every... More 

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Burney,Ca
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

There is something for everyone at the Sonoma Plaza. There are many shops for the wife and a few bars and restaurants for the hubby. Also, the plaza is filled with families enjoying the playground and grass areas. Instead of homeless drifters, like many of the parks in most cities.

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Bay Area, California
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78 reviews 78 reviews
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Stroll slowly through the mission and soak in the surrounding beauty of the Plaza.You will think you have travelled to Mexico or Spain in the shade of the Plaza's trees, a perfect place to picnic. Time seems to have stood still here. And then there are all the restaurants and shops. The Cheese Factory is a favorite with all the... More 

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Kailua, Hawaii
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114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The Sonoma Plaza is the historic square in downtown Sonoma. It is surrounded by historic structures, including the mission San Francisco Solano, as well as contemporary restaurants, wine tasting rooms and shopping. It is a perfect destination to spend all or a part of your day.

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Sherman, Texas
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38 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This is a great square to walk around. There are the historic missions on one side and all of the shopping and eating you could imagine. There are also plenty of places to try and buy wine! We loved walking around and sitting in the square!

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Fort Worth, TX
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64 reviews 64 reviews
17 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

My wife and I didn't get to spend enough time in Sonoma Plaza since we didn't get there until about 6PM. Many places were closed but we did get to hit a couple wine bars and Burgers & Vine. Sonoma Plaza is very pretty and has great shops, wine bars, etc. We will return when we have more time.

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

This is very typical of the old west in terms of how the town square is laid out with shops, restaurants, antique stores and hotels around it. It is worth a visit if you are nearby or on the way to the wine country. If you don't want to eat in a restaurant, you can buy wine, cheese and French... More 

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