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Sante at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn

100 Boyes Blvd, Sonoma, CA 95476-3678
+1 707-939-2407
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“tasting menu” (25 reviews)
“caviar” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
100 Boyes Blvd, Sonoma, CA 95476-3678
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Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Tasting menu and wine pairing was excellent. Not the best meal I've ever had overall, but probably in the top 10. This being said, possibly the best lobster and steak I have had, along with an excellent chocolate desert. Did not enjoy the amuse Bouche...More

Thank happysun16
Fairmont S, Guest Relations Manager at Sante at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn, responded to this reviewResponded January 4, 2016

Dear happysun16, Thank you for choosing Santé for your dining experience and for posting your review. I am glad you so enjoyed the tasting menu with wine pairings. Thank you for your commendations of Marc. I am so sorry about your experiences with the hostess...More

Reviewed December 15, 2015

Very good, if not excellent food. The setting, dining al fresco in the lovely night air, was marvelous. I do think the tables were a bit too close to each other and my wife and I had to endure a slightly older couple's conversation for...More

Thank L218UYjohna
Fairmont S, Guest Relations Manager at Sante at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn, responded to this reviewResponded December 16, 2015

Dear John, Thank you for your “beautiful” review and valuable feedback about your santé experience. We hope to welcome you back again soon.

Reviewed December 3, 2015

I feel really in quandary about how to write this review. There were some Excellent parts to the experience, and some that were just average. Some of the the things I really liked about Sante were the overall atmosphere and ambiance. The space is beautiful,...More

Thank Nancy V
Fairmont S, Guest Relations Manager at Sante at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn, responded to this reviewResponded December 4, 2015

Dear Nancy V, Thank you for your detailed post. We appreciate your feedback and use it to improve upon our guest’s experience even more. Thank you for your willingness to return with a bigger appetite and we look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards,...More

Reviewed November 1, 2015

My BF and I thought we would try Sante since we were staying in the hotel. We were seated outside which was lovely. We opted for the Tasting Menu. The items prepared were definitely delicious and I enjoyed new tastes (cauliflower custard with caviar in...More

Thank jabulani26
Fairmont S, Guest Relations Manager at Sante at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn, responded to this reviewResponded November 16, 2015

Dear jabulani26, Thank you for your post. We are glad to read how you enjoyed our outdoor dining and the tasting menu. We do try to create a leisurely, relaxing dining experience, but I am so sorry that you experienced the pacing to be too...More

Reviewed October 27, 2015 via mobile

This was our second visit to Sante. The first experience a few years ago was wonderful . We were so excited to return! Very slow service, nothing on the table for 20 minutes. Our waiter I think his name was Bruce,was condescending and inexperienced. His...More

Thank Lucy2go
Fairmont S, Guest Relations Manager at Sante at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn, responded to this reviewResponded November 16, 2015

Dear Lucy2go, Thank you for your post. We are so sorry for the disappointments you experienced. Please rest assured that we do read all reviews and use the feedback for appropriate follow up to ensure we are providing the exceptional service we strive for at...More

Reviewed September 15, 2015

Husband took me there for a surprise birthday dinner. It has a beautiful inside dining room and outside tables. It was not a very busy night in the dining room. Staff was friendly, personable and professional. There were four of us and we chose to...More

1  Thank MistaBear
Fairmont S, Guest Relations Manager at Sante at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2015

Dear MistaBear, We are delighted to read your “perfect” review and thank you for taking the time to post it. We are thrilled to be part of your surprise birthday dinner and hope to welcome you and your friends back again for another special celebration...More

Reviewed September 15, 2015

We went to Sante in early September and loved it. We shared the risotto appetizer and for entrees I had the salmon and my boyfriend had the steak tasting trio. It was AMAZING. They were very accommodating of my preferences, the wine was beautiful, the...More

1  Thank Erin M
Fairmont S, Guest Relations Manager at Sante at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2015

Thank you for your “amazing” review. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back again soon!

Reviewed September 9, 2015

We recently went there with some friends for dinner - we sat outside. The service was exceptional as was the food.

1  Thank Mike B
Fairmont S, Guest Relations Manager at Sante at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2015

Dear Mike B, Thank you for your patronage and your post; we hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards, Guest Service Manager

Reviewed September 2, 2015

Overall it was okay but in the end we wished we had just chosen off the menu. My envy for the food nearby tables had probably says it all.More

Thank Gr8_FamilyAdventures
Fairmont S, Guest Relations Manager at Sante at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2015

Thank you very much for your feedback. I was so disappointed to read that you did not better enjoy the tasting menu. We traditionally get wonderful feedback about this luxurious culinary experience and I am so sorry that you did not have that wonderful experience....More

Reviewed August 27, 2015

Hotel restaurants don't always get the fairest ratings but this one does deserve it.....service impeccable; food excellent and imaginative (try the chocolate soufle for two for desert...awesome). atmosphere nice when one can sit on the terrace in good weather.

1  Thank Andre G
Fairmont S, Guest Relations Manager at Sante at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2015

Dear Andrewg1, Thank you for your "great" review. We are glad you so enjoyed your Santé dining experience and hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards, Guest Service Manager

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$40 - $60
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Boyes Blvd, Sonoma, CA 95476-3678
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Sonoma
  • Phone Number: +1 707-939-2407
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Description
Sante Restaurant is the Inn's premier dining room and has earned a national reputation for its outstanding food. Michelin rated as well as the AAA Four Diamond Award, Sante is the only restaurant in the Sonoma Valley to receive these accolades. Conde Nast Traveler said 'it's worth a special trip just to eat here' and Gourmet Magazine calls the food 'the best of the new Wine Country style.' Only the freshest local produce, meats, poultry and seafood are used to create elegantly simple dishes that let the natural flavors of the food speak for themselves. A wine list, honored with Wine Spectator's two glass 'Best of Award of Excellence' features over 500 Sonoma and Napa wines. *Sante' will offer Grand Buffet's only for Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter and Mother's Day. Please call restaurant for further details.
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