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All 74 Sonora Restaurants

Christopher's Ristorante

160 S Washington Street, Sonora, CA 95370
(209) 533-2600
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Ranked #9 of 74 Restaurants in Sonora
Hours:
Wed - Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
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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  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
Marysville, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Nice place. We were greeted right away and told we could pick a booth of choice. Promptly got coffee and other requested beverages. Orders placed were Joes Special, eggs Benedict, Steak sandwich(not sure what it's called on the menu) No complaints from anyone. Excellent food and EXCELLENT FRIENDLY service. It's fun to read what messages folks write on their finished... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

It's a warm and inviting, family place, and the food is very special. Christopher's is definitely not an intimidating 'trendy' place. With such great food, I'm used to finding a similar place in Sacramento wrapped up with a bit of pretension. A must for Italian food.

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Sonora, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We eat at Christopher's whenever we can. I always order the catch of the day because Christopher is one guy that knows the art of cooking fish properly. I cannot even cook fish for myself like this. The salsas and toppings that usually accompany the dish are unique and blend perfectly with the variety of fish. The garlic bread is... More 

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San Francisco
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This restaurant is a part of the historic Sonora Inn and, as one might assume from the name, features Italian cuisine. We can't speak to the Italian part of the menu, but we had a terrific brunch on Sunday morning. Highly recommend the banana bread French Toast with berries and Mascarpone cream. Pure delight. Service was friendly and very efficient.... More 

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Kirkland, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Great steaks, pastas and fish dishes. Well prepared. Try the affogato for dessert! Quiet dining ambiance with friendly service. The specials are always a treat to try.

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Pembroke, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We stayed in Sonora for one night on our way to Lake Tahoe. Chose this restaurant simply because it was right next door to the hotel we were staying at and it was recommended by the staff (with a 10% discount card thrown in). The service was friendly and attentive, the waitress very helpful when we asked about items on... More 

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Leawood, Kansas
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84 reviews 84 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We stayed two nights in a Sonora B&B, so we were looking for a nice dining experience each evening. We came across Christopher's simply driving down the town's main drag. Italian sounded good, so we tried it out. Simply said - it was GREAT! I had the Pappardelle Pasta, while my spouse had the Spaghetti Carbonara. We were both very... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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160 reviews 160 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

It just looked like another family run Italian restaurant from the outside, but once we read the menu and spoke to the server we realised that this place is special. Our son recklessly order a large pizza, which defeated even his healthy appetite! Good pasta and an excellent steak. This place is about quality cooking, fresh produce AND reasonable prices.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

They were delicious I got a small pizza and it was delicious for being an Italian restaurant. I really like the decoration and I love their food

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Santa Barbara, Afghanistan
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

They are open for dinner 7 nights a week, but check on the phone first, times and seasons change. A nice unassuming small restaurant, with a wonderfully mature palette of great Italian cuisine. They have nightly specials to compliment their menu, and they have a great selection of pizzas. We had their bruessuta as an apitiser - a meal unto... More 

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Additional Information about Christopher's Ristorante

Address: 160 S Washington Street, Sonora, CA 95370
Phone Number: (209) 533-2600
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonora
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian, Contemporary

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