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208 Wilson St, Santa Rosa, CA 95401
(707) 528-4355
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Ranked #33 of 448 Restaurants in Santa Rosa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Between 3rd & 4th Streets in Historic Railroad Square
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English first
Sonoma, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Wanting to try a new restaurant and in the mood for French, we tried La Gare for an early Sunday dinner. It has a very nice Bistro atmosphere and the staff was friendly but a tad chatty and familiar (I don't like that trait in waiters). My wife and I had Coq au Vin and Beef Wellington. I have to... More 

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Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I love this place and it is great for special occasions. The food is worth every penny and go with the house wine which is affordable and fantastic! Family owned and operated for decades and the pride they take in the service and food is obvious. Enjoy!

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Vancouver, Washington
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193 reviews 193 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

While there are many other more well known and pricer French Restaurants in the Vally La Gare is a gem. Small, French "country" with care to detail by the owners. Menu is small, and thats a good thing, the sole is fantastic! Limited wine list, but that's ok. I had just returned from Paris and thought I was still there!... More 

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Sunnyvale, United States
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Every time we stay in Santa Rosa we dine here. It is classic French bistro fare, from the roast duck to the coq au vin. Patricia Wells would dedicate a chapter to this place. Most entrees include soup and salad. The soap is usually a classic vegetable puree soup, and the salad is a light butter lettuce salad with a... More 

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Toronto, Canada
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

We were travelling in the area, and wandered in without a reservation on a busy Saturday night, on a whim. We were immediately greeted and treated by every member on staff, from hostess to busboy, with humour, attention, and excellent service throughout. The food was superb - we had three courses and wine, and I would say overall it is... More 

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Houston, Texas
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014 via mobile

We lucked into a winemakers dinner here and enjoyed wonderful local wine (Balletto) paired with a fantastic menu. Since we did not order from a menu I won't go into too much detail but we loved the crab cakes made with yams. We were seated with locals who come here often which I think indicates a high quality restaurant. A... More 

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Lake Elsinore, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This represents the second time I enjoyed a wonderful dinner with friends at La Gare. My friends enjoyed chicken and beef entres and I chose the fish. Wonderful. Absolutely wonderful. The service was amazing again.

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Windsor, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Since we moved up to Northern California, I've been wanting to try La Gare because it was a French restaurant. Finally, we made it and I was not disappointed. The atmosphere was French romantic (my definition) and the service was fabulous. I love the attention they gave to all their customers. My husband had the rib eye steak and he... More 

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Highland Park, Illinois, United States
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45 reviews 45 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I love French cuisine. While Le Gare is cute, has nice atmosphere and good food, it didn't leave a lasting impression for me either. The frog legs were very good as was the escargot. The French onion soup is very forgettable. But....as is known in many French restaurants, the service is slow and slower. It's as if they want you... More 

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Ramona, California, United States
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68 reviews 68 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We enjoyed our meal, but quite honestly, as I started this review I couldn't recall what we and I had to look at my notes in my travel diary.....so I would not say the meal was so good that it was memorable. Looking at my notes: Salad was underdressed, mushroom soup had a perfume-y flavor, the rice and fish were... More 

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Additional Information about La Gare

Address: 208 Wilson St, Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Phone Number: (707) 528-4355
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Santa Rosa
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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 - 9:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30

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