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Christopher's Ristorante

160 S Washington Street, Sonora, CA 95370
(209) 533-2600
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Ranked #11 of 72 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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  • Dutch first
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  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
Leawood, Kansas
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82 reviews 82 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 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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156 reviews 156 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 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
9 helpful votes 9 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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Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

My wife had the lasagna, I had the spaghetti bolognese. It was all very, very good. The bread was oven fresh and the service was excellent. The prices, while in line with other fine dining in the area, were a little higher than you would find in larger metro areas, but not by much. Overall we enjoyed the experience and... More

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Arizona
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This restaurant is inexplicably rated 17th in Sonora -- behind hot dog joints, delis, sandwich places, breakfast cafes and goodness knows what kind of other trivial eateries. Christopher's is a restaurant where you can actually find an adult meal The dishes we had were excellent.

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Sonora, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Our family has been to Christopher's many times. Every time we're thinking of Italian food although they serve more than that now. Christopher is a genius with food, creating something new and tasty all the time for his specials. Like their nice quality presentations too. Breakfast too has some very special and unique dishes. Christopher's father, George, is often one... More

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Classic Italian fare that did not disappoint. My son and I had a large meal here including salads, pizza and a pasta entree. The wine was good and my son tells me he has been back a few more times to enjoy the same great food. Right next door to the Sonora Inn, you can't beat the location.

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Sonora, California
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67 reviews 67 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

A friend had a very enjoyable dinner there on an evening after attending a play.We had a salad prepared table side and they were wonderful and told us everything they put into the salad so if we didn't like something they could leave it out. The service was very good and our dinners were both wonderful the prices are not... More

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Los Angeles, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

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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