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Sante at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn

100 Boyes Boulevard, Sonoma, CA 95476-1447
(707) 938-9000
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Ranked #8 of 107 Restaurants in Sonoma
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $40 - $60
Cuisines: Californian
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Description: Sante Restaurant is the Inn's premier dining room and has earned a national reputation for its outstanding food. Recipient of a prestigious Michelin Star as well as the AAA Four Diamond Award, Sante is the only restaurant in the Sonoma Valley to receive these accolades. Conde Nast Traveler said 'it's worth a special trip just to eat here' and Gourmet Magazine calls the food 'the best of the new Wine Country style.' Only the freshest local produce, meats, poultry and seafood are used to create elegantly simple dishes that let the natural flavors of the food speak for themselves. A wine list, honored with Wine Spectator's 'Award of Excellence' features over 500 Sonoma and Napa wines. *Sante' will offer Grand Buffet's only for Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Please call restaurant for further details.
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English first
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54 reviews 54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Amazing dining experience! The service is second to none. Mike, our head waiter was knowledgable, professional and attentive. His recommendation of the pork was spot on for my husband and our friend. I had one of the best bass filets I've ever had. The food was served at the perfect pace and the atmosphere very enjoyable. We were very excited... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We enjoyed a relaxing day in the spa, starting with a deep tissue massage; the heated outdoor pool was a treat in late December.

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Prescott, Arizona
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101 reviews 101 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

My wife and I had an excellent dinner at Sante Restaurant. We were seated in a corner table, the place was quiet, the wait staff was superb and very helpful. The food was incredible and tasty. Everything was just right for the dining experience. Highly recommend Sante.

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Napa, California, United States
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304 reviews 304 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

It's been 2 years since our last visit and we could see the improvements. We had reservations for 6 and arrived early. Since Sante was not opened yet we were told to sit in the lobby and were impressed when a waiter came out at 6 and told us that our table was ready. The staff is uniformed and well... More 

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hawaii
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

This is a review of their Thanksgiving "Grand Buffet" in 2014 only. While the service was excellent, it felt like they tried to stuff too much food variety into a room that seemed to usually be used for dining tables. They should have considered using the expansive lobby and figured out how to work crowd control. However, the fish station... More 

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San Francisco, California
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55 reviews 55 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

The service was slow, and the food was overcooked. A very, very crowded and overwhelming experience.

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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We were staying at the Sonoma Mission Inn and decided to try he special Christmas "buffet" they had. It was not a typical buffet as you never felt like you were waiting in line. They had numerous stations with a wide variety of food, salad plates, shrimp cocktail, cheeses, smoked fish and caviar, main coursesite with goose, beef wellington, artic... More 

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livermore, ca
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

This was one of the best meals I have ever had. We had 7 different people waiting on our table, each one was friendly, and knowledgeable. The portions are small, but every bit is simply amazing. The ambiance is lovely. No complaints whatsoever and I hope to eat there again! Ordered the 3 steak sampler plate, and one bite was... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We have been to this restaurant in November 2013 and December 2014 for dinner, and we had a wonderful experience on both trips. The food is delicious, and the atmosphere is romantic and cozy. On this trip my husband started with the broccoli soup and then had the Wagyu beef trio, and I had the scallop and pork belly to... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We took a good bottle of wine and had the ala carte menu. It was delicious and the service was excellent.

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Additional Information about Sante at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn

Address: 100 Boyes Boulevard, Sonoma, CA 95476-1447
Phone Number: (707) 938-9000
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Sonoma
Average Prices: USD 40 - 60
Cuisine: Californian

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