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100 Petaluma Blvd N Ste 106, Petaluma, CA 94952
(707) 763-9563
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7:30 am - 3:30 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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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
Water Street Bistro is cozy and everything on the menu is fabulous!

You can see everything being prepared in front of you. Wonderful house-made pastries, delicious soups, quiches, salads......yum!!! Breakfast and lunch served. great location over looking the Petaluma River.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
Cyndi682
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Petaluma, California
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English first
Petaluma, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

You can see everything being prepared in front of you. Wonderful house-made pastries, delicious soups, quiches, salads......yum!!! Breakfast and lunch served. great location over looking the Petaluma River.

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Sonoma, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

If I want to make sure my breakfast is delicious, I go to Water Street. They make everything I love to make for breakfast and lunch but way better than I can make it. I encourage you to try any quiche with a mocha. Just delicious. Seriously - run over there an try something. Park in the Great Petaluma Mill... More 

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Petaluma, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This place defines Petaluma. Charming, relaxed, friendly, fun and historical. I cannot say enough good things about Water Street Bistro. Be sure and try their waffles.

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Petaluma, California
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

I have lived in Petaluma for 23 years. Water Street Bistro is a favorite of mine. The food is always fresha and flavorful. I have never had any bad experienced there with either the for or the staff. Sitting inside or outside is a lot of fun. To-go food also works! Enjoy

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Sonoma County, California
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46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

After a few months recovering from an illness, some friends wanted to visit and recommended we met at Water Street Bistro. We met for lunch and surprise with the flavorful sandwich. I ordered Chicken Tangine and split the endive & apple salad with my friend. The place is quaint and very relaxing atmosphere. I would come back.

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Petaluma, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 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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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
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 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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Additional Information about Water Street Bistro

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

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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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