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Water Street Bistro

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100 Petaluma Blvd N Ste 106, Petaluma, CA 94952
(707) 763-9563
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8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Mon 7:30 am - 3:30 pm
Wed - Fri 7:30 am - 3:30 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch

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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Home Made & Yummy

Love the various quiches and salads. My husband likes the sandwiches. Sitting outside on the patio is wonderful. Inside is a little tight but the service is good.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
RealtorKathy
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Petaluma, California
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54 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Petaluma, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Love the various quiches and salads. My husband likes the sandwiches. Sitting outside on the patio is wonderful. Inside is a little tight but the service is good.

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Inverness, California
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113 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

This ain't your normal restaurant. Breakfast and lunch only. Closed Tuesday's. Choose your table and seat yourself. Nobody is going to bring a menu. Get in line at the counter. Read the blackboards. When it's your turn, place your order. You can pay when you order but you might want to wait because the desserts are incredible. You can get... More 

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Massachusetts
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92 reviews 92 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

When I asked the attendant at the Petaluma visitor center for someplace to have lunch that was unique she wholeheartedly recommended the Water Street Bistro. The website didn't give us a lot of confidence but we decided to try it anyway and we are so glad we did. It is indeed like a trip to a small bistro in France,... More 

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Petaluma, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Yummy country French food. Always fresh and high quality. Inside seating is casual and comfortable….outside, on a lovely day, you have a view of the Petaluma River. I lovely little treat.

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CA
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51 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We, like many other locals, are regulars at Water Street Bistro. It is our favorite place to have lunch in Petaluma, especially when we can sit outside. The owner/chef is always there and it shows. She uses some local and organic products and most of the menu changes daily. Everything is delicious and it feels like you have gone to... More 

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Petaluma, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Owner and staff are warm and wonderful Take off on great French cooking, Many choices Wonderful setting.

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santa barbara
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52 reviews 52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

New to town I asked someone what was their favorite restaurant. Water Street was on the top 5 and I understand why. Great comfort food, homemade with love. I had the tomato basil soup, which came with a delicious roll, and it was one of the best I've had and I tasted lots. I also had the spinach salad which... More 

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Petaluma, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The salads and daily quiche are always my go to order. I love the fresh produce, yummy. It's my favorite on a nice day to sit outside with a view of petaluma river.

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Renton, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I couldn't decide what I wanted so the gal at the counter said, "These aren't on our board yet, but here is a savory baked french toast with goat cheese and sausage, and here is a sweet baked french toast." It was a tossup, but since I never order something sweet for breakfast I went with the "traditional" french toast.... More 

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Saddle River NJ
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240 reviews 240 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Locals love this place, and we were directed here as the place we wanted to go to was closed. Pleasantly surprised with trout on the menu for lunch, as well as many sandwich and salads. The bread was excellent, the kitchen was hoping there is outside dining as well as tables inside, the only drawback the bathrooms are outside in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 100 Petaluma Blvd N Ste 106, Petaluma, CA 94952
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Petaluma
  • Phone Number: (707) 763-9563

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 3:30 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 3:30 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 3:30 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 3:30 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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