We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Sante at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn

100 Boyes Boulevard, Sonoma, CA 95476-1447
(707) 938-9000
Website
Menu
Update restaurant details
Ranked #7 of 108 restaurants in Sonoma
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $40 - $60
Cuisines: Californian
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
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.
Reserve with OpenTable
Update
The time you selected has already passed.
Write a Review

100 reviews from our community

80% Recommend
    61
    20
    9
    9
    1
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
San Francisco, California
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

The restaurant was only a quarter filled, and many of those delivering the dishes to the table had trouble communicating the name and/or content of the food, but our dinner was delicious. Our waiter, Richard, was knowledgeable and helpful.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Oklahoma
Top Contributor
120 reviews 120 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

We had a group of 16 for a business/couples dinner. They were able to accommodate us well with excellent food and service. We had some special dietary needs that they handled well also. We were offered Grown Up Mac & Cheese (w/Lobster!), Filet Mignon, Pork Tenderloin & Fish, along with plenty of sides. All was prepared well, and very tasty.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

We were staying at the Fairmont for my husband's birthday. The hotel was great, but found Sante to just be ok. If you want a fancy dinner - then this is the place for it in Sonoma. From an overall taste and experience perspective, there are better restaurants in Sonoma.

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

Dear Finnylynne, Thank you for choosing the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa for your husband’s special celebration and for posting your review. I am glad you enjoyed the hotel, but disappointed to read that you only found Santé to be o.k. Santé is our Michelin rated fine-dining restaurant that has traditionally been wonderfully memorable for our guests so I... More

Santa Rosa, California, United States
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

The service was truly top notch. The food was all very good, using local organic ingredients when available. They were accommodating of my gluten allergy. My only ding was that my food could have been hotter, but this was a little issue, and overall I would recommend this to anyone staying at the hotel. It was way above hotel restaurant... More

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

Dear Gala Z, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am thrilled to read what a wonderful overall experience it was, but sorry the food was not hot enough. We do read all reviews and always take guest comments into account for creating an even more wonderful experience in the future. We hope to welcome you... More

Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

My cousin chose the Fairmont for her wedding venue and WOW - everything was FABULOUS The morning after Brunch buffet at the Sante was great - I am celiac and there were many GF options - and all delicious.

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

Dear Ann, Thank you for your post. Our talented chefs have always been wonderful about special menus and dietary restrictions and I am glad you so enjoyed the gluten-free options they created. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Warm regards, Guest Service Manager More

San Francisco Bay Area
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

My wife and I arrived early and had drinks and appetizer in the lobby. Four of us had dinner including paired wines. Every course was beautifully presented, plated, and cooked to perfection. Two of us had fish and the other two pork and steak. Service, food, ambiance, everything was superb. All this came at quite a price and because of... More

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

Dear National_Park_Lover3, Thank you for taking the time to post your “wonderful” review. We are thrilled to read about your superb experiences and hope to welcome you back again for another special treat. Best regards, Guest Service Manager More

Dallas, Texas
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

A great place to go for a splurge. The staff was super friendly and very helpful. Never felt rushed. The atmosphere was very calm and not too loud.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Knoxville, Tennessee
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

The Sonoma Inn, managed by the Fairmont, is truly a step back in time. We visited during the period between Christmas and New Years enjoying one of the hotel's suites - Very Nice! On our first night, we had a drink at the bar (38 Degrees North) - Perfect. We were surprised that the more casual restaurant was closed at... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Fairmont S, Guest Relations Manager at Sante at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn, responded to this review

Dear JamesLara7007, Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences with us. We are delighted you so enjoyed your meal. We will certainly follow up with the host team to ensure we provide warm engaging service to every guest as is our standard and our culture. Thank you again for you post and we would be delighted to... More

long beach
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

The chef is a genius and should be commended for not only the thoughtfulness of the dishes but the execution. Bravo! Enjoyed the beef carpaccio and sea bass, my husband had the risotto and the duck. The is by far one of the finest meals I have ever had. Next time we'll be back for the tasting menu.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Fairmont S, Public Relations Manager at Sante at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn, responded to this review

Dear Mrsscoopy, Thank you very much for your post and commendations of our chef. We look forward to welcoming you back to enjoy the tasting menu – that is a real treat and I am sure you will greatly enjoy every bite. Warm regards, Guest Service Manager More

Belmont
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

We got an internet special fixed prix deal to try Sante. The food is amazing...artfully arranged on large white plates to show off the seasonal food. Tiny art-glass of carrot soup with ginger foam and lobster in a pastry puff to start. The best seared scallop we ever ate. Colorful marinated beet salad with other veggies. Delicious roasted "Liberty" duck... More

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

Dear RosalieBelmont, Thank you for choosing Santé and for taking the time to share your “mouth-watering” review. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Warm regards, Guest Service Manager More

Travelers who viewed Sante at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn also viewed

 
Sonoma, Sonoma County
Sonoma, Sonoma County
 

Been to Sante at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Sante at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing