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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 444 Restaurants in Santa Rosa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Hours:
Sun - Mon 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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
Santa Rosa, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW via mobile

This unassuming little place is scarce on parking but warm inside with FAST service and orgasmic bites of food.

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Santa Rosa, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

My wife and I have eaten at Willi's 3 times in the last year. We never had reservations, but got seated right away. The service is always excellent. Willi's is clean and the tables each have privacy. The "small plate" method of dining works good there. We usually order a salad to share, french bread comes soon after you sit... More

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La Jolla, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW via mobile

There are a lot of amazing places to eat in this area, and Willi's is one of them. The tapas style offerings were fresh and tasty; the goat cheese gnocchi with wild mushrooms in particular stood out. The wine list is vast with some great selections, and our waiter was helpful and versed in making good culinary and wine pairing... More

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Santa Rosa, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Went here after a food and wine pairing at Williamson Wines tasting room (5 star too). This was a great followup. Packed and for good reason. Excellent food and mixed drinks. Very fresh seafood. My only regret was not waiting for a regular table that didn't have high chairs. I am too old and fat to be climbing up on... More

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Santa Rosa, California
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71 reviews 71 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

This local hiden gem on a two lane highway provides wonderful tapas selections at a fairly reasonable price. The atmosphere is warm and friendly. Great wine list. Well with a visit.

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Santa Rosa, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Went there with several friends. Tried over 10 tapas and each dish was fantastic. We had been there several times before and we were never disappointed. The wait staff is friendly, knowledgeable and efficient. I would go back in a heart beat.

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Lafayette Hill, PA
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49 reviews 49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

It's no wonder Willie's Wine Bar is ranked at the top of the area restaurants. Our group of 12 thoroughly enjoyed everything on the menu. Each dish was interesting and showed off the creativity of the chef. We sat on the patio which is like an enclosed garden. I highly recommend a visit to Willi's.

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Overgaard, Arizona
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 NEW

For the most part a above average mid priced find. Waiter could have helped more. Mostly just pointed to a deletion after we asked a question. We were not tapas rookies but each place is different. May try again.

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Gurnee, Illinois, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

This tapas style restaurant never disappointed. My travel partner and I ordered 5-7 dishes, and every one was fantastic. The service was great and the wine was delish. Highly recommend.

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La Vernia, Texas
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180 reviews 180 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Amazing tapas with selected wine flights gives you a true taste of many thins in one meal. Outstanding service and quality food.

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