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Sazon

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1129 Sebastopol Road, Santa Rosa, CA 95407 (Burbank)
City of Santa Rosa Public Bus Route 12. Stop one block from our premises.
+1 707-523-4346
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11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout
Description: Sazon is Spanish for "seasoning" and synonymous with incredible Peruvian...
Sazon is Spanish for "seasoning" and synonymous with incredible Peruvian cuisine! We combine family recipes with great service for amazing dining. Peruvian cuisine is a reflection of Peru's diverse geography, immigrant cultures, and even pre-Inca recipes! With a truly unique fusion of cultures, you'll taste dishes with hints of Spanish, African, Italian, and even Asian cuisines. At Sazon, our family serves authentic Peruvian recipes passed down by our great-grandmother, Maria Olinda, who herself boasted Peruvian, African, Spanish, and Italian ancestry! We invite you to share one of our unforgettable Ceviches with a co-worker at lunch; with 7 to choose from including a classic Ceviche Mango or the Ahi Ceviche Nikei with ahi tuna, you're sure to escape your workday stresses. Or bring loved ones for dinner to indulge in the amazing Pollo a la Brasa, free-range chicken marinated with a house blend of traditional Peruvian spices! Whether you're joining us for lunch or dinner, with friends or family, we invite you to savor the unique Peruvian flavors at Sazon!
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Casual Dining

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  • 57
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Food and Staff Overcome Small crowded Space

We went on a Saturday night. The restaurant is very small and it was too cold to eat at the outside tables. (The restaurant is in a location where eating outside in the parking lot is not that attractive.) Reservations are a MUST. The food was wonderful and the staff extremely nice and friendly... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
Randy M
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Santa Rosa, California
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Santa Rosa, California
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We went on a Saturday night. The restaurant is very small and it was too cold to eat at the outside tables. (The restaurant is in a location where eating outside in the parking lot is not that attractive.) Reservations are a MUST. The food was wonderful and the staff extremely nice and friendly. I had a traditional pork stew... More 

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Juan N, Owner at Sazon, responded to this review

We are truly flattered by your warm compliments, Randy! Thank you so much for your feedback. We're looking forward to your next visit! All the best, Juan L - Co-Owner More 

Sonoma, California, United States
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

The best way to order is 2 or 3 appetizers and split a meal. Don't forget to have a Rojo sangria or a pisco sour. Can't wait until you add more seating. Keep up the great job Juan!! See you soon!

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Juan N, Owner at Sazon, responded to this review

Thank you so much, Linda! Your compliments made my day. Looking forward to your next visit! All the best, Juan L - Co-Owner More 

Santa Rosa, CA
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Friends and I recently had dinner here. We came away very pleased with the meals that we had eaten. I had the fish stew and it was delicious. Tailipia fish in a interesting sauce with rice that was unlike anything that I have had before. There was nothing left on the plate when I finished. I really believe that this... More 

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Juan N, Owner at Sazon, responded to this review

One of the best fish dishes you've ever had? Wow -- thank you, Pamela! It sounds like you had a wonderful time, and we really appreciate you leaving us a review. Hopefully you can stop by again soon! All the best, Juan L, Co-Owner More 

Dallas, Texas, United States
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Best. Ceviche. Ever. I don't care which Ceviche you order...they are all top notch. Also had the Peruvian version of Cioppino...omg, heavenly. Service was amazing...definitely felt more like family than customers.

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Juan N, Owner at Sazon, responded to this review

Wow! Thanks so much, Douglas. It's great to hear you think our ceviche is the best ever. Next time you're in the Santa Rosa area, I hope to see you again! Best, Juan L - Co-Owner More 

Santa Rosa, California
Top Contributor
640 reviews 640 reviews
432 restaurant reviews
267 helpful votes 267 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 via mobile

We have visited this delicious restaurant many times. Always introducing friends to the blending of flavors. This is a small place so reservations a must! Food always very good and service is friendly and fine. Portions generous and interesting. Many seafood dishes along with chicken and pork. I love the pork stew... Always a place to return to again and... More 

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Juan N, Owner at Sazon, responded to this review

Morcella, I can't thank you enough for all your wonderful compliments on our restaurant! We're lucky to have loyal customers like you around. Looking forward to your next visit, Juan L - Co-Owner More 

CA
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We have gone here many times over their ten year existence and they are only getting better. Favorites include causa limena, several ceviches, and chupe de camarones. Many meat, seafood and veggie options for main courses--all tasty. And their sangria is the best version ever.

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Juan N, Owner at Sazon, responded to this review

Wow -- I can't thank you enough for all your amazing compliments on our menu items and sangria! We appreciate the feedback more than you know. Looking forward to your next visit, Juan L - Co-Owner More 

Sonoma County
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This place is so great! Very small, a little crowded, but absolutely made up for with the good food and the wonderful service. Owners are friendly and helpful when trying something new. Try everything....it's soooo good.

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Juan N, Owner at Sazon, responded to this review

I am truly happy to hear you enjoy coming here so much! Thank you for your wonderful recommendation. Looking forward to your next visit, Juan L - Co-Owner More 

Santa Rosa, California
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

When I first pulled into the parking lot, I was a little skeptical, but reminded myself of the Little Hidden Gem story. We were seated promptly for our 7:30PM reservation, and were seated in the rear of the restaurant. I quickly become comfortable with the surroundings and warm decor. which was reminiscent of the narrow restaurants in Brooklyn along 5th... More 

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Juan N, Owner at Sazon, responded to this review

Again, I can't thank you enough for your amazing review on our restaurant! We truly appreciate your support and hope to see you back soon. Best wishes, Juan L - Co-Owner More 

Santa Rosa
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

My third time dining with you and you were as wonderful as previous visits! We started off with the ceviche sampler. One of each and large enough portions that all four of us were satisfied: Ceviche Mango; Copitas de Peruvian Blue Tilapia; Ceviche de Pescado Clasico, Ceviche Mixto; Ahi Ceviche Nikei; Ceviche Verde. Each one unique and delicious! I had... More 

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Juan Luis N, Owner at Sazon, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments regarding your experience at Sazon, we really appreciated. Please spread the word with your friends and family about us. Looking forward to serve you soon. Regards from Sazon staff. More 

Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

It would be easy to miss it and drive right by, but this charming restaurant is worth making a u-turn and doubling back to find. Everyone was so warm and friendly. The staff shared stories about Peruvian cuisine and decor, while diners - complete strangers - all leaned into each other's tables to compare notes about how delicious everything was,... More 

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Juan Luis N, Owner at Sazon, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments regarding your experience at Sazon, we really appreciated. Please spread the word with your friends and family about us. Looking forward to serve you soon. Regards from Sazon staff. More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1129 Sebastopol Road, Santa Rosa, CA 95407
    (Burbank)
  • Public Transportation: City of Santa Rosa Public Bus Route 12. Stop one block from our premises.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Santa Rosa
  • Phone Number: +1 707-523-4346

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Cuisine: Peruvian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining

Description

Sazon is Spanish for "seasoning" and synonymous with incredible Peruvian cuisine! We combine family recipes with great service for amazing dining. Peruvian cuisine is a reflection of Peru's diverse geography, immigrant cultures, and even pre-Inca recipes! With a truly unique fusion of cultures, you'll taste dishes with hints of Spanish, African, Italian, and even Asian cuisines. At Sazon, our family serves authentic Peruvian recipes passed down by our great-grandmother, Maria Olinda, who herself boasted Peruvian, African, Spanish, and Italian ancestry! We invite you to share one of our unforgettable Ceviches with a co-worker at lunch; with 7 to choose from including a classic Ceviche Mango or the Ahi Ceviche Nikei with ahi tuna, you're sure to escape your workday stresses. Or bring loved ones for dinner to indulge in the amazing Pollo a la Brasa, free-range chicken marinated with a house blend of traditional Peruvian spices! Whether you're joining us for lunch or dinner, with friends or family, we invite you to savor the unique Peruvian flavors at Sazon!
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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