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Bistro 29

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620 5th St, Santa Rosa, CA 95404-4411 (Riley Street)
707-546-2929
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 am
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Mountain View, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped in on a Wed. evening during a two nite stay in Santa Rosa and had a wonderful dinner. Attentive service, family atmosphere, friendly diners (locals sitting next to us). All our starters and entrees were excellent, especially the onion cider soup, brick oven chicken and steak frites. Prices quite reasonable and portions generous. Best meal we had in Santa... More 

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Illinois
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51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our group of six (three couples) stopped here for appetizers during a progressive dinner tour in Santa Rosa. We had no reservations, but called five minutes prior to our arrival. When we entered, they were finishing setting up a table for us...great service! We then sat, unattended, for too long before being greeted by our server. When she learned that... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a Frenchy, I thought it would be fun to visit this little French gem in downtown Santa Rosa. Let me start by saying that the service was absolutely top notch. Really. And that ranks high in y books. I was poured a glass of wine that was no good. And I must have made a face because minutes later... More 

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Thank AurelieHarley
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Okay food but the dishes were uneven. For appetizers we had the heirloom tomato soup which did not live up to its billing. I had the red snapper for my main course - it was excellent. The profiteroles were good but had way too much chocolate sauce on them. The service was average; we had to ask several times for... More 

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Thank Linda M
Windsor, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friends and my wife had the prix fix meal with a pork chop main dish that was ordinary tasting. Their dessert was good. I had the foie gras with delicious breads , a tangy dressing on a bib lettuce salad ,and fried anchovies (that were more like smelt) that I would never order again because half tasted as though... More 

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Thank matsu7878
Santa Rosa, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

We go as a couple or with couple friends. T-Th they have a prix fixe menu with or without wine pairing.

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Thank sjh142016
Fallbrook, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

This is wonderful French Bistro. Everything we had both nights we ate there was delicious. There's a midweek prix fixe for $29 from amuse bouche to dessert, extra for an accompanying flight. Don't miss it.

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Thank anna m
Santa Rosa, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

We went when it was first opening on a Groupon. Not really set up for kids. Good food rather trendy and pricey.

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Thank Kellie R
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had dinner at Bistro 29 last night. In a word "wonderful". From the first bite it was obvious that the chef cares about food. The preparation and presentation was on point. The flavor profiles of each dish we enjoyed made your taste buds dance. We shared the Green Garlic Prawns as appetizer. We also shared two... More 

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Edina, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

A cozy French Bistro in downtown Santa Rosa serving classical prepared French food. It's not much to look at outside, rather nondescript actually, but they serve classically prepared French cuisine and in some ways it's like being in Paris. We arrived a few minutes early for our Friday at 7:15 reservations after having lucked out on finding a parking spot... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
Cuisine
French
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 620 5th St, Santa Rosa, CA 95404-4411
    (Riley Street)
  • Public Transportation: Downtown transit mall is three blocks away, taxis and pedi-cabs available.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Santa Rosa
  • Phone Number: 707-546-2929
Description
Bistro 29 located in downtown Santa Rosa, Sonoma County. Bistro 29 is a traditional bistro specializing in “Breton” regional cuisine. The number 29 comes from the department of Finistère (end of the earth) located in the upper tip of north-west France. Known for the Galette de blé noir (traditional buckwheat crêpe) and sweet crêpes, Bretagne also uses a variety of local seafood and produce that can easily be found in and around northern California.

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