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La Gare

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208 Wilson St, Santa Rosa, CA 95401-6259 (Between 3rd & 4th Streets in Historic Railroad Square)
+1 707-528-4355
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Phoenix, Arizona
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a pleasure to find this long running, family owned, french resturant in Santa Rosa. A cozy decor, large classic menu, perfect preparation and excellent service from top to bottom. Although we had traditional specialties, the resturant also offers lighter fare for those who are health conscious. But in a resturant where everything is made in-house, you'd be cazy not... More 

Thank nadine c
Oakland, California
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159 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I enjoyed an excellent dinner here last week. The food, wine, and service were terrific. It's been quite a while since we ate at a restaurant where soup and salad were included with each entree. I enjoyed the sole with almonds, while my wife had the veal cordon bleu. We had an excellent bottle of vouvray with... More 

Thank MauriceTheTourGuide
Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for a birthday. Our waiter was very friendly and clearly enjoyed swapping quips with my grown sons. Orders were taken and delivered correctly. We had an early reservation. Our potato leek soup, salad and main courses appeared timely. Our group ordered beef wellington, rack of lamb, frog legs and duck a l'orange. The beef and lamb were... More 

Thank Phyllis H
Ashland OR
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91 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2017 via mobile

Everything, from the initial reception by the owner, to the ambience and attentive service, was just comfortable and welcoming. The trout almandine was tastefully done, and the accompanying potato leek soup and butter lettuce salad were delicious. Service was quick but not rushed. It appeared that parties at other tables were also having a good time. The restaurant is a... More 

Thank Westport76
Willits, California
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2017

My husband and I and then children, and relatives and now grandchildren . . . . have been going to La Gare since the 1970's! It has always been a special place to stop in for an occasion or just to enjoy the great food and welcoming atmosphere. I almost always get the Rack of Lamb because it is difficult... More 

Thank JanBaechtel
Millis, Massachusetts
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54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

Went to this lovely French restaurant in the heart of the historic train district and was very very pleased. I had the poulet Marco Polo which came with soup, salad and fresh vegetables for only $24.95. The service was terrific and we received special attention from the server. The atmosphere is quiet and intimate and if I return to Santa... More 

Thank gail d
Santa Rosa, California
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016

Great way to say thank you to 3 family member who had worked very hard to help me move from Forestville to Santa Rosa.

Thank gmballinger
Palo Alto, California
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391 reviews
280 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2016 via mobile

Terrific spot for a classy French dinner on Christmas Eve. Reservations were absolutely necessary. I wasn't hungry and so had a bowl of onion soup (not particularly memorable) and a shrimp cocktail. My husband had a crab cake that he said was delicious followed by coqau vin that was also delicious. He had a side of French fries that were... More 

Thank Marcia K
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016

I have been going to La Gare since 1990.. Wonder why I have not written a review sooner.. The atmosphere is great, the owners wonderful and the food is absolutely excellent.., The chef -Roger- makes a wonderful salmon !! Try it and you will return.

Thank AnniedePetaluma
Montgomery, Alabama
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91 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

This restaurant just seems a little tired, from the decor to the menu. However, the food was very tasty if not terribly exciting, a sort of German/French border cuisine . The beef wellington was quite good. However the dining experience harkens back to the 80s: iceberg lettuce salad, bread basket, soup, and an entree with a veggie and a starch.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $30
French, European
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 Wilson St, Santa Rosa, CA 95401-6259
    (Between 3rd & 4th Streets in Historic Railroad Square)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Santa Rosa
  • Phone Number: +1 707-528-4355

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?