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Bistro 29

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620 5th St, Santa Rosa, CA 95404-4411 (Riley Street)
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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2516 Rancho Cabeza Dr.
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Bistro 29 offers an eclectic and approachable menu with options to suit just about everyone. I am a vegetarian but most of my friends are not. This is a place we can all enjoy and I really appreciate that. The service is always spot on and the food is so delicious - I would eat here every day if that... More 

Thank Erica L
Calgary, Canada
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great authentic Brittany Cuisine. We loved the earthy goodness of the Buckwheat Crepes and the fresh food and wonderful combination of flavors. The setting is intimate and romantic. Having eaten at some of the best authentic creperies in France, this compares very highly.

Thank crsmithy
Highland, CA
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55 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This intimate setting is everything you would expect an artisan gourmet experience to be. The wait staff are professional, knowledgeable and very helpful. The menu changes frequently, but be advised, every option will exceed your wildest expectations. There were ten in our group and every single person was blown away by the presentation and quality of each course. I opted... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was by far one of the best restaurant meals we've ever had. The place is small and charming, but the food was amazing!

Thank Barb B
Santa Rosa, CA
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154 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So many restaurants have occupied this site with many notables having dined throughout the forty plus years. Even Julia Child dined at Matisse. Now it's Bistro 29 and what a find! Well, Michelin obviously found it and the place has done very well. Of particular interest to us is their prix fixe menu offered Tuesday's through Thursday's. The menu changes... More 

Thank M-man11
Santa Rosa, California
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58 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of my very favorite restaurants. I recently went on a weeknight with three of my girlfriends to celebrate my birthday. We all had the prix fixe, and what a treat! A smooth and elegant shot of mushroom leek soup was offered as the amuse bouche; I could have eaten a bowl full! This was followed by a... More 

Thank Patricia W
Falls Church, Virginia
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Had a family dinner here. My first time but a place my parents go often. I really enjoyed it. Cozy, classy neighborhood restaurant feel. Small. Comfortable seating. Great, friendly service. Nice wines. Pris fixe menu and al a carte. Fresh bread and butter provided to the table. I started with a shrimp appetizer that was something of a twist on... More 

Thank FeetWet55
Santa Rosa
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268 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

We went here to celebrate a special occasion and were not disappointed! This is a tiny little place, but well worth finding. They celebrate Northern French cuisine, and it is spectacular. We started with the Foie Gras, which is hard to find on a menu in Northern California. It was very good. I especially liked the spice bread that came... More 

Thank Wildwoodatheart
Mountain View, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 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 

Thank HasagawaGS
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51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?