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Flavor Bistro

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96 Old Courthouse Sq, Santa Rosa, CA 95404-4921
707-573-9600
Website
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Tue 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wed - Thu 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Large groups
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 126
    Excellent
  • 87
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Amazing pasta

This place offers some fantastic pasta and an extensive wine list. I split a gluten-free, cheeseless pasta with my mom (who has serious allergies) and I couldn't believe how delicious it was! Everything is super fresh and made in-house.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
Jen H
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Vancouver, Canada
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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243 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Vancouver, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

This place offers some fantastic pasta and an extensive wine list. I split a gluten-free, cheeseless pasta with my mom (who has serious allergies) and I couldn't believe how delicious it was! Everything is super fresh and made in-house.

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London
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

The place is large and noisy and the waiters seem to all plod about either duplicating one another or not taking charge and responsibility. Would rather have one person looking after us. The service was slow. We waited more than half an hour for our burger. It would have been a good meal but it seems it was sitting about... More 

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7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Had lunch (Singapore noodles) which were great and tasty. They are also flexible in case you want to change some items on the menu with others. The service was good and attention was quick. Great choice for a quick lunch when needed in Santa Rosa. Parking nearby also fairly easy.

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Santa Rosa, California, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Fun spot with tasty small plates. Noisy. Lots of local wines and restaurant was very clean. Dessert was good.

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Santa Rosa, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The menu is varied. The food is delicious. The prices are not exhorbitant. Good place to meet and socialize with friends. Competent waitstaff.

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Santa Rosa, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Reasonably priced and a place to meet the locals. The house specialty is mamma's chicken a bargain and delicious!

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Santa Rosa, California
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

consistently good food, but very noisy during peak times - go to eat, not for conversation unless during non-lunch/dinner times

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Santa Rosa, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Flavor is very consistent with great service, delicious food and a very good price. Love to go there for lunch - salads are generous portions and interesting combinations of local ingredients. Sometimes I order the crab cake and a side salad…plenty of food! Local wines (of course!) and great beer selection including "Moonlight" and other local brews. Save some room... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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551 reviews 551 reviews
280 restaurant reviews
347 helpful votes 347 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We were a bit early to go through the wineries so we found this wonderful restaurant just off Highway 101. It is located in a quiet charming square complete with a fountain. There is outdoor seating. The restaurant would be a great place to try some local wines. We were seated by the fireplace and on a cool morning it... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Not a big restaurant, but cozy with great atmosphere. The food is fresh and very good. Ask for the table by the fireplace........very popular so you may have to wait.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 96 Old Courthouse Sq, Santa Rosa, CA 95404-4921
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Santa Rosa
  • Phone Number: 707-573-9600

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Californian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm

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