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Reviewed March 5, 2020 via mobile

So glad we stopped in. Service was friendly and efficient and the food and drink excellent. Highly recommend the artichoke and hummus sandwich and the fresh brewed ice tea. Definitely need to try the biscuits. Delicious and only $1

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed February 29, 2020 via mobile

Dropped by here for lunch, but since there main thing is making biscuits (they even have their own biscuit cookbook), getting one seemed like a necessity. They're different every day, but today's was green apple, cinnamon, & coriander. Yes, it was as good as it...sounds. It was AMAZING! I had the Chickpea salad for lunch which was GREAT, and ample. My husband had a bowl of soup, which wasn't huge, and was good. (Today's soup was vegetable beef.) Might try the place for breakfast, which might be another review.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed February 15, 2020

Quaint do drop in for coffee of your choosing. We waited 5 minutes after we ordered but it was so good. They give you a post card to fill out and mail to your favorite person, fill it out and they mail it for free.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 27, 2020

We went for the biscuits and just kinda thought..."hmmmmm". They were good but not fantastic. The market was not clean: cobwebs, dusty, just odd that such a well-reviewed place presented so poorly. Good and friendly service.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed November 25, 2019

This is a must when visiting Guerneville. The sandwiches are delicious with a great variety for non-meat eaters.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 10, 2019 via mobile

We are from the south - so it takes an amazing biscuit to impress us - and we were amazed! We enjoyed the BLT and the Sneaky - both were divine. And they serve with greens so you feel like you are eating at least...something healthy! Yum - don’t miss!More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 5, 2019

It's a good thing I don't live nearby or I would most definitely have a biscuit eating problem. Every time we have the chance to get up this way, we have to stop at Big Bottom. I always recommend it to friends who are visiting...the area. The ham + cheddar is definitely a favorite!More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed October 7, 2019 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch on a lovely day. We had a dog with us so we sat at a sidewalk table, but we noticed one couple with a fairly large dog went inside and sat at the counter table in one of the windows. You...order at the deli counter, and staff was very kind. Traffic was steady but the place was not full; it seemed to take a long time to get our sandwiches. They were worth the wait. We had Cubanos, an interesting grilled cheese with garlic aioli, and a Parson Jones (name related to nearby redwood forrest). Their menu is available online, by the way. We also had a Mediterranean salad which was FANTASTIC. Lunch for 4 with a beer and a mineral water = $70+. Would go again.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed August 9, 2019

We loved our sandwiches, the one with arugula and proscuito is delish, but we had to wait more than 20 minutes for it and we were almost the only ones in the place. I would hate to see it when its crowded.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed June 17, 2019

Such a quaint little town we ran into this little market place. The Biscuits caught me eye as I am a lover of biscuits. I had the Colonel Armstrong which was curried Chicken with raisins, cashews, apples with garlic aioli on this amazing brioche bun....Too bad they were out of biscuits. We also had the Sea Biscuit with Salmon, crème fraiche and capers on a Brioche since they were out of biscuits. And lastly, the Garlic herb roasted turkey, Harvarti, aioli on a French roll. We had some potato salad on the side and greens. The sandwiches were all so fresh and delicious. The bread was homemade there and melt in your mouth. We all sat there indulging on the delicious flavors. Loved this little market. Definetely a place to go back to and stock up on biscuits because they sell out fast.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed January 18, 2019 via mobile

Eat in or take out. Coffee shop Style with great fresh food as well as to go stuff. Bottles of wine or merchandise you name it. Great addition to Guerneville

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

Was passing through and needed something for lunch. What a great find this place was. I loved that the menu wasn’t complicated but was mostly sandwiches and salad with a daily soup. The sandwiches we had were fantastic. Great pesto and fresh fillings and a...lovely side salad. Staff were very friendly and also gave great recommendations on where to go around the town. We didn’t find the prices too expensive as others had mentioned. The tip thing mentioned was an in built machine thing and your could choose whatever amount you wanted and there was no pressure to do anything. The market is nice and casual with a small section as well selling local wines and other little food type things. Very tasty. All in all a wonderful experience and I’d go back tomorrow.More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed December 30, 2018

This place on Main Street has few choices, mostly salads and sandwiches. The food is good, no doubt, but is not exactly a deal with $12 - $14 for a sandwich. What annoyed me most about Big Bottom is that apparently they think they need...the noise level of a disco. Forget talking to your neighbor at the table, you will be drowned out by loud music. BTW, you order and pay at the counter, and then they ask for a tip (15% to 25%), What is this tip for? Selling you a sandwich and walking 10 steps to bring it to your table? I think I paid $66 for two sandwiches, one bowl of soup, and one Mezze plate, including tip. Ridiculous.More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed November 28, 2018

We stopped by for lunch and both had the curry chicken salad which was very nice. They have a nice selection and all of the food looked good. It seemed to me that they need a bit more help and at times the line was...long. The staff was neutral and not friendly. It would also be nice if they bused the tables. We liked our meal yet would probably try another place next time just for variety and comparison.More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed October 30, 2018

We had lunch here with friends. They have inside and outdoor seating. Menu is wide and service is great. Food was good and it arrived quickly even thou the place was busy. You order at a counter and food will be brought to your table.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Big Bottom Market is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4