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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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livermore, ca
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

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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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 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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East Cowes
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138 reviews 138 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

but did not get there in time to write on of my detailed ones So rather then wafting around a short summary that this was the best dinner of our two weeks holiday in the states - we had the tasting menu to commend Jim the somelier - good reasonable joices with good value as a wine flight the kitchen... More 

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canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Had the wild mushrooms and scallop for starters. Mushrooms were incredibly seasoned and flavorful. Wine prices *by glass* were moderate to expensive but within reach. Has the wagyu for 2. Amazing dish. 20 oz of pure magic. Came with veggies and mash that were outstanding too. A few different sauces that were good but I choose to enjoy the beef... More 

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

All good. Had the tasting menu... you won't be stuffed but all good. For a Michelin rated place the service could be better but still no complaints. Be prepared to spend.

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Corona del Mar, California, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Food is delicious and always creative. It is on the pricier side so be prepared to spend more than let's say something in the square.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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82 reviews 82 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

This restaurant tries to be too pretentious. The wine list was absurd. There was one wine that was $750 - not for a bottle but for a glass! If you want a reasonably priced glass of wine, skip the restaurant's wine list and ask for the wine list from the adjoining bar. I had the Salmon entree and it was... More 

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Saddle River NJ
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232 reviews 232 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Outside dining at 7 pm was just perfect, withtwo large heaters adjacent to our table it was cozy. I really wanted to do the tasting and wine pairing menu but was not that hungry .We opted for a two appetizers and two entrees, Food quality was excellent, service also prompt and non intrusive, its lovely having people take care and... More 

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Orlando
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78 reviews 78 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This restaurant was excellent!!! However the prices were INSANE!!! I couldn't believe that for one scallop, ordered as an appetizer, it is $12.00!! Can you believe that. There is also a glass of wine that is $750.00. You read that right, that is for a GLASS, not for a bottle!!! The following items were ordered at our table and my... More 

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Fairmont S, Guest Relations Manager at Sante at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn, responded to this review

Dear circlearoundthew, Thank you for choosing Santé for your dining experience and for taking the time to post your review. We are thrilled to read that it was one of the “BEST Restaurants” you have ever eaten at and for your details about the particulars of your meal. The glass of wine you are referring to is the specialty Screaming... More 

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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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