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The 8 Best Lunch Spots In Santa Rosa

Updated: October 6, 2021

These cafes, food trucks, and restaurants make lunchtime our favorite time in Santa Rosa! To bring you only the best Lunch in Santa Rosa we analyzed top review, articles, and ranking sites. If you need quick service tacos or you have time for a sit-down buffet you will find your next lunch spot here!

Find the perfect spot

Zoftig Eatery

New American, $$, Santa RosaNew American, $$Santa Rosa
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater

    11 Hot New Dining Destinations in Downtown Santa Rosa

    Eater

Riviera Ristorante

Italian, $$, Santa RosaItalian, $$Santa Rosa
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Sonoma.com

    The 10 Best Restaurants In Santa Rosa

    Sonoma.com

Ippinn Sushi & Ramen

Santa RosaSanta Rosa
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Gio's Pizza

Pizza, $$, Santa RosaPizza, $$Santa Rosa
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Canevari's Delicatessen & Catering

Deli, $, Santa RosaDeli, $Santa Rosa
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Cumin Restaurant

Asian, $$, Santa RosaAsian, $$Santa Rosa
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Starting From Scratch Café

Tea & Coffee, $$, Santa RosaTea & Coffee, $$Santa Rosa
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Cozy Plum Bistro

New American, Santa RosaNew AmericanSanta Rosa
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

How did we curate these results?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. We analyzed 28808 Santa Rosa restaurants on Yelp and Google, 3104661 Santa Rosa restaurant reviews, and 1901 lists and articles – looking closely at what Sonoma.com and Eater had to say – and applied our boam magic. The spots that made the cut have been featured in Sonoma.com - The 10 Best Restaurants In Santa Rosa and Eater - 11 Hot New Dining Destinations in Downtown Santa Rosa. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. These ten options are sure to delight.

Drink pairing tips

  • Cilantro Chile Cooler and banh mi


    When considering how to best enjoy your banh mi, we would highlight how well a glass of Cilantro Chile Cooler complements the dish as it cuts through the fattiness of the sandwich.


  • A next-level pairing for Prosecco

    Experts recommend pairing a grilled fish steak with a glass of Prosecco, a popular sparkling wine.

  • A great drink pairing for banh mi

    Finding the ideal drink pairing for banh mi can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some white wine, particularly a glass of Kabinett. This, sweet, white wine balances the spicy banh mi.

Did you know?

  • The most lavish nigiri

    Chef Angelito Araneta Jr. made anigiri in 2010 that sold for p$1,978.

  • The go-to pairing

    Surely you’ve tried green tea with your sushi? It’s a classic pairing.

  • The longest baguette

    A little baguette never hurt anybody! The size of the longest baguette might surprise you, coming in at 400 feet! How big of a kitchen do you need to make that?

Parking tips

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