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Meritage - CLOSED

165 W Napa St, Sonoma, CA 95476
(707) 938-9430
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Price range: $20 - $35
Sun 10:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat 10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: French, Italian, Seafood, Contemporary
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 2nd St West

127 reviews from our community

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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
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136 reviews 136 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 via mobile

Located just off the square in Sonoma. Knew that it had to be good as there were as many locals as tourists dining there. Everyone had seafood. Fried calamari, not usually a favorite of mine, was quite flavorful and light. Drake's Bay oysters excellent. Salmon well prepared and excellent. Brought our own wine from one of the day's tasting tours.... More

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Janesville, Wisconsin
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56 reviews 56 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

It was my fiance's Birthday and out of the choice of restaurant's in Sonoma we chose this place. We came here for the vast selection of Seafood but it was not as large as we had hoped. The food was average, it was not awesome or terrible. It didn't start off great when we tried to order a starter and... More

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Provincetown, Massachusetts
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52 reviews 52 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

We picked this restaurant due to some great reviews on Open Table. Shame on those that rated it so well. Well, we went and no wonder the place was nearly empty. Only a couple tables and then they turned people down at the door at 8:00PM. What? We later saw other restaurants just one block away nearly full. What do... More

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Dallas, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

I had heard about this place before leaving for our trip. I was impressed with what I had seen on the website, and wanted to visit this place right away. We were in Sonoma / Napa on a birthday trip along with a few other couples. Due to a packed itinerary , we were unable to get here until the... More

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

We stayed just around the corner from this restaurant so booked it knowing it was our first night in Sonoma having travelled all day from England. We walked past Meritage last year and thought it looked cosy and atmospheric. Glad we didn't walk past this time! Lovely little place. Staff were great and the menu choices excellent. Fabulous seafood choices.... More

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Los Alamos NM
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61 reviews 61 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Really enjoyed my lobster salad. Spouse ordered lobster ravioli. Mixed drink selection excellent. Plan to return!

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Hong Kong, China
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49 reviews 49 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

During our first visit, a staff told us that they had happy hours for oysters from 4-6 pm so we went back on the following 2 days to enjoy half price for the open shell oysters. Staff were all very friendly. If I am in the area again, I will definitely return to this restaurant.

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San Rafael, California
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

After hearing a few recommendations, we had dinner at Meritage. I guess we were underwhelmed, having gone in with high expectations. Our server was very good - attentive, helpful and charming. And, the house-made ice creams and sorbet were fantastic. Those were the highlights. Oysters were fair/nothing special. A prime rib special at $25 was well-priced, but flavors were only... More

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Charlottetown, Canada
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103 reviews 103 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

We booked on december 30, by walking in, for new year's eve. They were able to accomodate us on such short notice, so we were a little skeptical. We arrived at the set time, and were seated within 10 minutes... Awesome! We ordered from the set new year's eve menu - very nice options... The food served was very good,... More

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Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

And this place knows how to do it!! And Oysters and great service and great downtown walk to location. ENJOY!!!

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