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The Big 3 Diner

inside the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa, 100 Boyes Boulevard, Sonoma, CA 95476
(707) 938-9000 x2410
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Ranked #56 of 106 Restaurants in Sonoma
Price range: $0 - $21
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Italian, Eclectic
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This restaurant is not what you typically would expect with a resort but the food was good. The place needs to be refreshed as it looks a bit worn and the layout is odd. However, we ate here 4 mornings and enjoyed it. The fruit cup was extremely fresh and my favorite part of the meal. The spinach, mushroom, and... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

The food is very good but pricey. Coffee is great. However, the check-in process is awkward at best and the carpet is threadbare. A pair of chairs in the waiting area are dirty and need reupholstering. Go for breakfast only; there are places in Glen Ellen and Sonoma that are far better for lunch in terms of setting and charm.

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Sonoma, California, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Had wonderful blueberry pancakes and really good service. We go often for breakfast and today the pancakes were outstanding.

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Turlock, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

My husband and I had breakfast at the Big 3 Cafe twice during our stay. Both times it was a very delicious meal. It was a bit pricey, so be prepared.

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Staten Island, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Great breakfast! Best apple griddle. Pancakes I ever ate! Service was wonderful. The only thing that's was bad was the carpet. Definitely needs updating.

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Sacramento, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

The restaurant itself needs some serious updating!!! I can't believe its the restaurant for the Fairmount Sonoma Inn which charges several hundred for a room. Its only open for breakfast and lunch closes at 2. With that being said I had purchased a Travel Zoo voucher for lunch. For the price it included an appetizer and 2 entrees...For the appetizer... More 

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Walnut Creek, California
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51 reviews 51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

overall, very good food! This restaurant used to be a real "diner," serving hamburgers and shakes back in the day. They've obviously tried to modernize it, without completely giving up the vintage "feel," but it definitely lacks the setting to match the prices. We went for lunch and found starters and salads in the $16 range and all entrees in... More 

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San Clemente, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Although it doesn't look like much from the outside, this diner was perfect for our family of eight. The portions were great, not too big or small and very well cooked.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Big Three, Service is good. Food is really bad. They serve bread with Wesson oil, my halibut is over cooked, my wife's salmon is over burned and the prices are too expensive for what you get. Over all the experience is below average. Go to a Chinese Restaurant, the food and service is much better.

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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Overpriced menu. Food is OK but not up to the expectations that one has given the prices. My wife's calamari was tough. I did enjoy my meatloaf.

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Additional Information about The Big 3 Diner

Address: inside the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa, 100 Boyes Boulevard, Sonoma, CA 95476
Phone Number: (707) 938-9000 x2410
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Sonoma
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 21
Cuisine: American, Italian, Eclectic

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