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Willi's Wine Bar

4404 Old Redwood Hwy, Santa Rosa, CA 95403
(707) 526-3096
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Ranked #1 of 443 restaurants in Santa Rosa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Mark West Springs
Description: A 2009 San Francisco Chronicle Bay Area Top 100 Restaurant. Willi’s Wine Bar's classic roadhouse appeal captures the casual, laid-back nature of the Sonoma County Wine Country. Tourists and locals feel equally at home enjoying a quick bite or lingering over a glass of wine. The menu at Willi's features 32 international small plates, some wildly inventive and others comfortingly familiar. The knowledgeable staff is eager to help create perfect pairings with wines from the extensive wine list. Diners will find a dazzling array of wines by local producers and are likely to find the winemakers themselves at a nearby table. All wines are available in a two-ounce taste as well as by the glass or bottle. Patio dining is covered and heated.
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English first
Scottsdale, Arizona
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

This was recommended by our sons friend, so wasn't sure what to expect . But the food was so good I wanted to go back the next day. We had the Arugula salad, Crab flatbread, Filet mignon sliders and a skillet shrimp dish. Everything we ordered was to perfection. If I had to choose my favorite I would have to... More

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Mahwah, New Jersey
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170 reviews 170 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

In town for my hubby's hockey tournament (Snoopy Seniors), for our first night in Santa Rosa we brought four friends directly to Willi's Wine Bar. We had been here once a couple of years earlier and liked it, so we were happy to introduce our friends to Willi's. The six of us got a great table in its own little... More

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Tulum, Mexico
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88 reviews 88 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We stopped and were pleasantly surprised. A nice day, we sat outside. Our wine selections were very tasty and matched well with our small plates. We had a variety of small plates, all perfect for a late afternoon private fiesta. The server was on top of his game, he treated us as friends, fast service, with a smile and great... More

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Highland, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Went there this past weekend (719/2014) and had a wonderful time. There were six adults and a 7 year old girl. We enjoyed great food and wine and were well serviced but never rushed even though we had a 6PM reservation. the food was unique, freshly sourced locally and the wine selections were extensive but not over the top price... More

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Was here for a wedding rehearsal dinner a week ago, there was 34 of us and the food was incredible and the service was fantastic. I live out of state and will get back here whenever I come to town again. We had a special menu that the bride and groom picked out for us and everything was wonderful. I... More

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Rye Brook, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Last week my friends and I enjoyed a very good meal at Willi's. We sampled quite a few different dishes while tasting a number of flights of wine. All four of us enjoyed each of our food and wine choices. The wines were quite good, with enough differences to make the three samples per flight completely worthwhile. Our server was... More

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Upland, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Small al a carte dished, all great. I've been back several times, some dishes change with the season. Haven't found anything I didn't like.

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Santa Rosa, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

A good restaurant with a varied menu. But far from the best restaurant in Santa Rosa (which is where it was ranked at the time of this review). It is relatively pricey, little ambiance, and not very good service. It's definitely a unique experience, but I wouldn't come here frequently.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

It would have been a great experience if the waiter had noticed we were there. The food was very good, tapas style. They had a great wine selection. We ate outside in their very comfortable patio area with heat lamps for cooler nights. Everything we ordered was tasty.

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Sherwood, Oregon
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The owner of a small boutique winery in the area recomended Willi's Wine Bar. Great wine selection and small plates. We sat up at the bar and had Ahi Tartar, Oyster Shooters (best I have ever had), Filet Mingnon sliders, Lamb Chops, and a delectible desert with warm flourless chococlate cake with vanilla bean ice cream, sea salt peanuts and... More

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