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177 South Washington Street, Sonora, CA 95370
(209)532-2272
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Stick to the pizza

We probably would have been much happier in sticking with the tried and true staple--pizza, what with a wood fired oven ( always a plus) and a good pizza track record. But Emberz had locally advertised that there were more entree items on the menu, and diners just inside the window caught our eye... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
Wdee2013
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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290 reviews 290 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
164 helpful votes 164 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

We probably would have been much happier in sticking with the tried and true staple--pizza, what with a wood fired oven ( always a plus) and a good pizza track record. But Emberz had locally advertised that there were more entree items on the menu, and diners just inside the window caught our eye with the Flinstone -like whole rib... More 

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Oakdale, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Always love the food, drinks, staff and atmosphere at emberz. Tried the Turkey Avocado Sandwich which was great. The wood stove baked pizza is awesome too. The staff adds just the needed touch to make Emberz a great place to eat and have a drink or two.

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sonora
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

I loved the atmosphere of this place, they have a wood burning oven for their pizzas, and it really adds to the great ambiance. While they have what some would call a basic menu, they go above and beyond in all their dishes, elevating diner fare into something amazing. The bar is great. not only do they have your standard... More 

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Sutter Creek, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

My burger came with a fried egg on top........... very interesting and was good. It also came with lots and lots of french fries; maybe to many. Because this resturant is located in an old building its a little drafty. Its worth a try...if you would like a different kind of burger

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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86 reviews 86 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We areived hungry in Sonora and this was the first place we came too. After food we found plenty more options which were cheaper however we were happy witg our choice. Nice atmosphere, waitress very friendly. Water was brought immediately. It took a whole for our order to be taken, only one waitress/barkeep and she seemed very busy but did... More 

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Sonora, CA
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

My husband and I finally tried Emberz and we are so glad we did! The service was fast and attentive, and the staff is very friendly. Our sandwiches were wonderful, and were accompanied by excellent salads. You will not leave hungry! We will definitely return, and will bring our out of town guests here.

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Cadiz, Kentucky
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

If your look for quick service along with top notch lunch, you won't be disappointed. I had the fish & chips. Fantastic! Do absolutely try the garlic fries served with a creamy ranch. Coffee was served with a mini-press at your table and was very smooth. What a nice touch. The atmosphere was fine, the service very friendly and efficient/... More 

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Palo Alto, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I confess that the reason we walked into Emberz was mostly to get out of the heat and also because one of my companions, who has food allergies, saw a smoked salmon salad on the menu that she thought she could eat. I was not hopeful. There was no one else in the place at lunch time, our waitress was... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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102 reviews 102 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 via mobile

...baked in a wood fired oven! Forget anything else on the menu. Get it. Perhaps share it, if you are a light eater. Skip the pizzas. Try the risotto. Good service. Kind of loud. Good bar with friendly, competent bar keeper. Had a great time.

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Taipei
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158 reviews 158 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

Food quality is very good. Try their variety of fries. You can split the order to try 2 different styles. Price is reasonable. Located in downtown. In a historical building with cool features. Food quality is good. Better than many big cities american food restaurant

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 177 South Washington Street, Sonora, CA 95370
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonora
  • Phone Number: (209)532-2272

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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