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The Fremont Diner

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$$ - $$$
American, Diner
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2698 Fremont Dr, Sonoma, CA 95476-9537
+1 707-938-7370
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Wed 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thu - Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mobile, AL
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116 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed May 18, 2016

Just driving past The Fremont Diner I would ever consider stopping. Fortunately, I wasn't driving. This place looks a dive, but the food and service are first class. We had good beer and excellent wine. My wife had a burger and I had the brisket hash breakfast dish. Both were excellent. The seating is outside under umbrellas. I don't know... More 

Thank Sbamaguy
Santa Rosa, California
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed May 17, 2016

Its a cute diner with outdoors dining. Located on the road between Sonoma and Napa. I had passed it many times but my son invited us there for a belated Mothers Day lunch. We really enjoyed the atmosphere. Great staff and friendly. They had a little wait because its popular. It was Sunset (Magazine) Celebration weekend so it may have... More 

Thank Tammy M
Atlanta, Georgia
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed May 3, 2016

The atmosphere was comfortable and the food was very good. This place gets busy so plan ahead in order to avoid the wait. Although, it may be nice to explore a nearby winery while you wait...

Thank Alexis D
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73 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed April 28, 2016

do not be fooled by the exterior and pictures of this very authentic place in Sonoma Valley breakfast today hot coffee in thermos, eggs Benedict (without sauce) on lite biscuits and ham with real potatoes. sit outside and the chickens visit real charmer

Thank Defm
Sonoma, California
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed April 25, 2016

Why do I love the Fremont diner? I love the old bluesy country music they have playing and the hot, fresh, steaming, just the right strength press pot coffee brought to your table in a stainless steal thermos, the eclectic (for around here) menu, the light, fluffy biscuits, the thick, smokey bacon, shrimp 'n grits, chicken and a crispy waffle,... More 

Thank Cynthia C
Sonoma, California
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed April 21, 2016

Don't expect the same quality that made this your favorite in the past. They have changed several of our favorite recipes (for the worse!) without explanation. When I wrote t management, to their credit, they answered me, but the answer was simply "we're sorry you were disappointed."

Thank ellenazorin
Blainville, Canada
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed April 18, 2016

I'm back in Montréal from my trip to California and I still have the taste of Fremont Diner bacon. We went for breakfast before heading to the Big Sur. Pancakes, french toast and bacon. Coffee is also very good. Vintage and antique look is perfect for that spot! You're in Napa, you have to stop there!

Thank Lefever78
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

It's a fun and cozy place with indoor and outdoor seating. It can be crowded at times, especially on the weekends. Cute country decor and atmosphere. A great menu and tasty food. A fun stop.

Thank FamilyPack3
San Francisco, California
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

This place is always crowded and average wait time (for us at least) is 1 hour. Extensive menu for breakfast and lunch. Coffee is strong. Pastrami sandwich delicious- always worth the wait and the perfect place to fill up before an afternoon wine tasting!

Thank KEinSF
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141 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed April 15, 2016

I would have never stopped here if not for a recommendation from a friend. No reservations so prepare to stand in line on the weekend. Super rustic (we sat in a gravel area under a tent on a picnic table). Fun atmosphere, funky decor. Amazing service. Not speedy when they are busy, maybe they have a small kitchen. But the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2698 Fremont Dr, Sonoma, CA 95476-9537
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Sonoma
  • Phone Number: +1 707-938-7370

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?