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Christopher's Ristorante

160 S Washington Street, Sonora, CA 95370
(209) 533-2600
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Ranked #20 of 71 restaurants in Sonora
Cuisines: Italian, Contemporary
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Date | Rating
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  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
Los Angeles, California
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Some of the best pizza we've had since actually visiting Italy. Great service, value for money. We appreciated that the owner himself asked us how the food was. You can tell he takes great pride in his restaurant and the food. Thank you for a great meal.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

They have a very nice wine list with selections from local wineries. If you want a good meal without all of the fuss of getting dressed up (I went in straight from Yosemite), consider Christophers. Nice atmosphere; I sat by the window and watched the world go by.

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Whittier, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We ventured into this little gem of a restaurant with 4 adults and 4 very hungry children. We had been traveling from Tahoe to Sonora while vacationing with our daughter's family including 4 children. I was in the mood for Italian and everyone agreed. We were a bit dirty from being in Yosemite all day...we were tired and hungry. The... More

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Sacramento, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

My guy and I were staying at the Sonora Inn so eating at Christopher's Restorante was something we we wanted to do as soon as we saw the menu. It is a smaller, more intimate venue...just perfect for two. It's not loud, so you can talk and enjoy your company. We shared a Pinot Noir that both of us enjoyed... More

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Modesto, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Staff very attentive to our needs. Clam appetizer was yummy!! I had the chicken marsala and it was quite chewy. Like the meat was cheap or maybe old. The lazana was very flavorful. I would go back again, but maybe just for appetizers.

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Oakhurst, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We were looking for a nice restaurant to celebrate our 6th anniversary. We happened to pass by Christopher's Ristorante just as they opened for dinner. The owner greeted us at the door and seated us at a wonderful table. He explained the special of the day including an amazing orange balsamic chicken pasta dish. I had to try it and... More

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Sonora, California
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

The freshness of the ingredients is what I enjoyed most. Comfortable surroundings, nice wait staff. I was there for lunch and felt that they weren't expecting working people to be there who have to come and go rather quickly. But when we mentioned our time constraint the staff responded and our waitress made sure that everything was taken care of... More

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Pleasanton
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is a nice family restaurant with a lot of warmth. Very good ambiance and food. We tried Alfredo Pasta, Crab Ravioli, Lasagna and Marcella Chicken. All were good. Wine was decent and my son just loved their Tiramisu.

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Sonora, California, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

An italian restaurant of high caliber. The food was rich in flavor, and good portions. The desserts were wonderful.

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CA
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

One of our favorite restaurants in the area. It's a family affair, Christopher is the chef, dad is maitre d', wife is waitress. All lovely people and the food is reliably excellent. Good wine list too.

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