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Best Romantic Restaurants NAPA/SONOMA, CA

Whether you're celebrating a milestone with someone special in the Napa/Sonoma area or looking for the best date restaurants that are sure to impress, a romantic setting can set the mood for a night to remember. We've selected the best romantic restaurants in Napa/Sonoma to share a memorable meal with your sweetheart.

View our lists of the Top 10 Romantic Restaurants in Napa/Sonoma and
Napa/Sonoma Valentines Restaurants.


Albion River Inn Restaurant Seafood
Dining Room at Albion River Inn Restaurant, Albion, CA Albion River Inn
3790 N. Hwy. 1
Albion, CA 95410

A seductive north coast venue for views and seafood. More...

Applewood Inn Restaurant California
Dining Room at Applewood Inn Restaurant, Guerneville, CA Applewood Inn & Restaurant
13555 Hwy. 116
Guerneville, CA 95446
Fine cuisine among the redwoods. More...

Auberge du Soleil California
Dining Room at Auberge du Soleil, Rutherford, CA Auberge du Soleil
180 Rutherford Hill Rd.
Rutherford, CA 94573
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Sip wine and watch the sunset on Auberge du Soleil's romantic deck overlooking Napa Valley. More...

Bistro des Copains Bistro
Dining Room at Bistro des Copains, Occidental, CA 3782 Bohemian Hwy.
Occidental, CA 95465

A must-stop bistro for Occidental tourists. More...

Bistro Jeanty French
Dining Room at Bistro Jeanty, Yountville, CA 6510 Washington St.
Yountville, CA 94599
Philippe Jeanty presents country elegance in the heart of Yountville. More...

Corks at Russian River Vineyards California
Dining Room at Corks at Russian River Vineyards, Forestville, CA 5700 Gravenstein Hwy. N.
Forestville, CA 95436
A double whammy of a tasting room: a combo winery and restaurant. More...

Depot Hotel Restaurant & Garden Italian
Dining Room at Depot Hotel Restaurant & Garden, Sonoma, CA 241 First St. W.
Sonoma, CA 95476
A too-quiet secret one block from Sonoma Square’s historic mission. More...

Farmhouse Inn Restaurant American
Dining Room at Farmhouse Inn Restaurant, Forestville, CA Farmhouse Inn
7871 River Rd.
Forestville, CA 95436
A backroad haven for seasonal, sophisticated dining. More...

The French Laundry French
Dining Room at The French Laundry, Yountville, CA 6640 Washington St.
Yountville, CA 94599
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Thomas Keller continues to thrill visitors to this Yountville temple of gastronomy. More...

Glen Ellen Inn Oyster Grill & Martini Bar California
13670 Arnold Dr.
Glen Ellen, CA 95442

Enchanting cottage for cocktails and California cuisine. More...

Napa Valley Wine Train American
Dining Room at Napa Valley Wine Train, Napa, CA 1275 McKinstry St.
Napa, CA 94559
A memorable journey: Napa Valley Wine Train's elegant dining with ever-changing wine country views. More...

The Restaurant at Madrona Manor California
Dining Room at The Restaurant at Madrona Manor, Healdsburg, CA Madrona Manor
1001 Westside Rd.
Healdsburg, CA 95448
One of wine country’s most genteel dining venues. More...

Scopa Italian
109 Plaza St.
Healdsburg, CA 95448
Scope out this tiny Italian gem. More...

Terra California
Dining Room at Terra, St. Helena, CA 1345 Railroad Ave.
St. Helena, CA 94574
Extraordinary twists on the definition of California cuisine. More...

Terrapin Creek Cafe Restaurant New American
Dining Room at Terrapin Creek Cafe Restaurant, Bodega Bay, CA Blue Whale Center
1580 Eastshore Rd.
Bodega Bay, CA 94923

Intimate coastal café gem well worth the scenic drive. More...

Willi's Wine Bar American
4404 Old Redwood Hwy.
Santa Rosa, CA 95403

Enticing tapas with global accents plus novel wine tastings. More...

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