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Flavor Bistro

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96 Old Courthouse Sq, Santa Rosa, CA 95404-4921
707-573-9600
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Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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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
  • 127
    Excellent
  • 90
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 9
    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
Great Flavors!…………..

Flavors gives you a lot of choices not only in foods but also size of portions. The same is true for wine pours. The pastas are fresh and full of flavor. The sea food pasta had a large selection of sea foods with a great sauce. A pear salad was a nice added touch to the meal. The restaurant has... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
GRS-SJS
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Sebastopol, California
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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English first
Sebastopol, California
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Flavors gives you a lot of choices not only in foods but also size of portions. The same is true for wine pours. The pastas are fresh and full of flavor. The sea food pasta had a large selection of sea foods with a great sauce. A pear salad was a nice added touch to the meal. The restaurant has... More 

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Annapolis
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235 reviews 235 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We just stopped in for a glass of wine in the mid-afternoon. The restaurant was empty. The lady behind the bar was very helpful and gave us a great rose to sip on. The owners are American with French roots we understand. The menu certainly cries out EUROPE ! Can't wait to go back and have dinner

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Los Angeles, California
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115 reviews 115 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

My friend took me to this restaurant because in the past he really enjoyed the place but we both agreed that things have changed... the food was poorly prepared, did not match at all what was advertised on the menu (the ginger-garlic broth neither tasted of garlic or ginger), and had really poor seasoning. We were overwhelmed with the wait... More 

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Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 via mobile

I was traveling on business in Santa Rosa and stopped at the flavor Bistro for a quick lunch, enjoyed a flavorful salad with super flavorful grilled shrimp. The size of the dish seemed like a good appetizer, yet priced like a meal. Understand that this is wine country and tourism drives their business, yet it seemed too small for price.... More 

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Sacramento, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

This was my first time for dinner as I have experienced lunch here before. A nice wine list, homemade pastas dishes and a separate menu for some exotic tastes in burgers. Service was more than outstanding although this was a very slow night the employees were attentive and spot on good. The flavor comes out in carmelized onion, local cheese,... More 

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

The braised short ribs was falling of the bone tender but the shrimp my wife had was over done. So for because of that it was just ok.

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Vancouver, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

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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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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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?