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620 5th St, Santa Rosa, CA 95404-4411
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Ranked #6 of 448 Restaurants in Santa Rosa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 am
Cuisines: French
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Riley Street
Transit: Downtown transit mall is three blocks away, taxis and pedi-cabs available.
Description: Bistro 29 located in downtown Santa Rosa, Sonoma County. Bistro 29 is a traditional bistro specializing in “Breton” regional cuisine. The number 29 comes from the department of Finistère (end of the earth) located in the upper tip of north-west France. Known for the Galette de blé noir (traditional buckwheat crêpe) and sweet crêpes, Bretagne also uses a variety of local seafood and produce that can easily be found in and around northern California.
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Santa Rosa, CA
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Bistro 29 offers a lovely weekly dinner which is a nice selection but also offers a la carte. I like the options of wines and even hard apple cidre which is appropriate with a savory crepe. Very nice meal.

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El Dorado Hills, CA
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102 reviews 102 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Very small, homey restaurant specializing in French cuisine. The food is outstanding. Our server was Sierra - a real gem - pleasant, friendly and knowledgeable. The wine list is reasonably priced offering both California and French wines. Worth to stop if you are in Santa Rosa. It is our "go to" place when in the area.

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Santa Ana, California
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164 reviews 164 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

This was one of the best meals I've ever had. The entire experience was wonderful. The service was great and our server gave us a really nice wine recommendation. Every single course we ordered was amazing. I started with the seared goat cheese crottin, which was a really tasty endive salad. For the main course I had the seared scallops... More 

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29 reviews 29 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

This French restaurant is a hidden gem! The sweet breads with capers in lemon sauce was delicious! Also the bone marrow and escargot was to die for! Good wine list, local and French, deserts and coffee. Be adventurous or plain, they have good food for everyone. Great place for a romantic date!!

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Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

this is a small intimate place that offers great food ( try the scallops) and specials such as their $29.00 three course meals ( check for days offered) and happy hour. They have local sourced food and great wines. It is well worth taking a look and I promise you will enjoy every bite!

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Chantilly, Virginia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 via mobile

The Vintners Inn recommended Bistro 29 for dinner and we're very glad they did! Bistro 29 is small, quaint and perfect! We love Bistros like this. From the moment we entered, we were treated as though we were special. Zack, our waiter was excellent, as well as the entire staff. All were friendly, professional and attentive. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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78 reviews 78 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We have been to Bistro 29 about 6-7 times this summer, and we go on a Tuesday thru Thursday, when their special three course dinners are just $29 !! This week we had a special chicken dish, plus salad and dessert. Last week the feature was Filet. This is a cute little restaurant (seats maybe 40, plus a few at... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I love the food here, duck confit is amazing, actually everything I've tried here is delicious! I would highly recommend this eatery for the francophiles out there.

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Moultrie, GA
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130 reviews 130 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Had a nice meal here. We had one steak entree, a chicken entree, and two crepes. They were all good. I would go back if in the area.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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134 reviews 134 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Bistro 29 was our choice before a concert at Sonoma State. Though the service was helpful, the food was merely okay. The gazpacho special as an appetizer was very good, but the petrale sole was not. My sweetbreads - which I often order at a French restaurant - were okay, but not outstanding. Coffee - in presse - was mediocre,... More 

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Additional Information about Bistro 29

Address: 620 5th St, Santa Rosa, CA 95404-4411
Phone Number: 707-546-2929
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Santa Rosa
Open Hours:
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:30 am
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: French

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