Whether you’re in the mood for a five-course meal or a light afternoon snack, Healdsburg, California has something for everyone. Book your stay at Honor Mansion, the most romantic Healdsburg hotel, for the perfect home-away-from-home in between meals. Honor Mansion’s intimate and relaxing rooms are ideal for unwinding after an intense food coma. We hope you’re hungry! Below is our guide to some of the best Healdsburg dining.
This eatery offers organic food, exceptional service, and wine from Sonoma County wineries. Valette features not only an inviting atmosphere but also wonderful service. Dustin Valette and his brother Aaron Garzini boast over 47 years of combined experience in the industry. Chef Dustin continues to cultivate lasting relationships with local farmers who provide Sonoma County’s freshest ingredients. While Aaron Garzini greets you with warm, friendly service that makes you feel welcomed. With these two brothers together, they are the perfect duo for making an authentic atmosphere and delicious meal every day.
Baci Cafe & Wine Bar
In the mood for Italian and don’t know where to go? Look no further than Baci Cafe. Baci strives to create delicious and authentic Italian dishes using locally grown and organic ingredients, and at the same time support small, local farmers. Baci has everything from classic dishes, like Margherita pizza from a wood-burning oven and veal parmigiana, to interesting antipasti, like Gamberetti Marinati (grilled Gulf shrimp chilled with lime) and thinly sliced raw bay scallop with jalapeno. No matter the meal, Baci will make you forget that you’re in Healdsburg and will transport you all the way to Italy!
Dry Creek Kitchen
Situated in Healdsburg’s historic tree-lined plaza, this charming and elegant restaurant is the epitome of true wine country hospitality. Dry Creek Kitchen offers more than just dinner; they offer a unique and memorable dining experience at any time of year. In the summer, Chef Andrew Wilson creates a daily five-course tasting menu inspired by Sonoma County farmers, complete with wine pairings. Or, guests can try a variety of dishes including Spanish octopus, White Sturgeon caviar, and pea and foie gras tortellini. Stop into Dry Creek Kitchen, your tastebuds will thank you!
Willi’s Seafood & Raw Bar
This exciting and inviting restaurant in downtown Healdsburg is the perfect place to explore the town through food. Willi’s features a variety of cuisines, including ceviches and tartares, skewers and small plates, and of course, a raw bar. Most notable on the menu is the New England-style crab sandwich “roll,” the minted lamb skewers, and an impressive list of oyster varieties. Wash it all down with a fresh, delicious seasonal cocktail and you’ll be eager to book your next reservation.
Bravas Bar de Tapas
Tapas has quickly become a popular and sought-after dining experience, and there’s a reason why. Restaurants like Bravas Bar de Tapas are serving up traditional Spanish dishes tapas-style (small plates, like snacks or finger food), and making larger plates for sharing. At Bravas, guests can choose from a selection of Spanish wines, sangrias, and cocktails to pair with their meals. They can try everything from duck meatball bocadillos (little sandwiches) to crispy pig ears in an anchovy vinaigrette. If you feel like going on a culinary adventure, Bravas is the perfect place for you!
Guisos Latin Fusion
An intimate, family owned bistro style restaurant serving authentic Latin American and Caribbean dishes. The owners refuse to compromise on quality and source all their fresh ingredients from local farmers’ markets. Guiso’s has recently made it to the top 100 OpenTable restaurants in America, so visit soon and see why! Their small but delicious menu features small bites, savory entrees, and delicious dessert.
Even Honor Mansion Offers Excellent Healdsburg Dining
In addition to the wonderful restaurants in the area, you can have a fantastic meal right at the Honor Mansion! Our homemade recipes are prepared with the freshest ingredients and are served daily. Try the delicious gourmet hot buffet breakfast from 8 to 10 AM, or enjoy local wine and appetizers in the evening. Now that you’ve had a taste of Healdsburg dining, it’s time to book your trip and taste it for real! Healdsburg’s unique restaurants and the lovely Honor Mansion can’t wait to feed the appetites of you and your loved one!
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