Della Santina's Trattoria - Sonoma
Best Osso BuccoJust an over all great place great food , service and surroundings also great cannanoli done the right way5/17/2013 12:00:00 AMWhat a treat! We made a lastWhat a treat! We made a last minute reservation on Mothers Day and were not disappointed. The food was fantastic and the service was great for such a busy day. We will definitely return for dinner!5/12/2013 12:00:00 AMFantastic place!Stopped in for lunch during a wine tasting day. Food was great, setting beautiful. Perfectly suited the day.5/11/2013 12:00:00 AMWe haven't been here in aWe haven't been here in a few years and were delighted that Santina's is still worth a trip from SF.5/7/2013 12:00:00 AMEcxcellentThis truly is a neighborhood gem and there is also a wine bar next door so if you're a little early, you can start with a nice glass of wine!5/3/2013 12:00:00 AMItalian all the wayWe had a great lunch in the patio on a warm Friday afternoon. Glad we had reservation for party of 6 as we got a nice table & the place filled up quickly. Waiters were very attentive & with Italian accents. Menus offered a large selection & then there was a l page of specials of the day. Water glasses were refilled quickly.
2 people ordered the paparadelle with duck ragu- delicious, the spinach linguine with seafood- mussels, clams, halibut, halibut on bed of mushroom risotto & panini - steak & grilled onions. All off special & all delicious.
Wine list has good offerings & we chose 2007 Syrah from Buena Vista - right down the road in Sonoma. It was very good .
A great place for Italian food. Will return for lunch/dinner5/3/2013 12:00:00 AMGreat way to celebrate a milestoneMy husband turned 75 and we ate there with another couple. The waiter made him and us feel very special. A desert of his choice and very attentive service. We enjoyed it immensely. Food was great, especially the halibut special. Overall, a wonderful experience thanks to a restaurant that lives up to even the highest expectations at a reasonable price.5/2/2013 12:00:00 AMGreat restaurantDella Santina's never disappoints. Always great food and great service. Simply, love it! I do have one suggestion, though. When seating guests, outside, in the evening. They should make sure to have more heating sources. One side of the patio had heaters, the other did not. We were seated on the side that didn't have any heating. Not very enjoyable,as it cooled down that evening.4/27/2013 12:00:00 AMAn excellent Italian restaurantAn excellent Italian restaurant on the Square in Sonoma. Very Tuscan in its "feel" and ambiance. The food was wonderful and the service attentive. Very enjoyable evening. The house made pappardelle was great.4/22/2013 12:00:00 AMThe food at Della Santina'sThe food at Della Santina's always impresses and the wine pairings are perfect. I highly recommend this restaurant to anyone in the area.4/14/2013 12:00:00 AMMy sister-in-law and I hadMy sister-in-law and I had lunch for a girls day out and this was our first visit. The restaurant had Incredible comfortable atmosphere on the patio. The owner personally came to our table and recomended our cuisine. We let him decide for us and it was incredible Italian food. The atmosphere was so friendly that we struck up conversations with other diners who had dined there before. We will definitely go back.4/12/2013 12:00:00 AMSonoma GemDella is a true Gem that epitomizes the best of Sonoma restaurants. The food is fabulous (especially the pastas) and the wine list is diverse and reasonably priced. The waiters, staff, and owners are friendly, informative, and lack the arrogance I see when eating in the Napa Valley or San Francisco. There are many good restaurants in Sonoma, but this is our "go-to" spot for that special occasion. It is so good that sometimes the special occasion is that we are eating at Della's.4/5/2013 12:00:00 AMSonoma gem!!This is a Sonoma gem with exceptional food and service. Adjacent to it is a wine bar so you can go early, check in and enjoy a glass or bottle of some nice wines before dinner. For you movie fans Bottle Shock was filmed here!4/4/2013 12:00:00 AMHow to Make a Husband Look Great!We recently moved to Sonoma and we had been eying this place for a while and decided to make a reservation for our anniversary.
My wife is a vegetarian (If it blinks I tend to bbq it ;-) so I stopped by earlier that day to check in on the menu to make sure that there would be something great for her on the menu. Walking in I was greeted by a nice fella - turned out to be the owner - and he assured me that besides their homemade pasta there would be other delectables on the menu.
We were not disappointed! Our waiter; Benedicto was attentive, good sense of humor, suggested menu items and for my wife he made arrangements for a customized a dish for her.
They topped it off with a couple of glasses of sparkling wine and dessert on the4/2/2013 12:00:00 AMAlways GREAT!!! One of ourAlways GREAT!!! One of our favorite Sonoma destinations.4/1/2013 12:00:00 AMThe Food was Fantastic!The food was great, and we liked our server too. The only negative was that we were kind of squooshed and didn't have much room.3/30/2013 12:00:00 AMBest in Sonoma. Been thereBest in Sonoma. Been there at last 20 times............... Will continue to go!3/27/2013 12:00:00 AMExcellentAlways excellent. One of our favorite places to go. Very authentic Italian.3/25/2013 12:00:00 AMOne of our favorite smallOne of our favorite small restaurants in the wine country. Consistently good food & service. A very "local" vibe, not a typical hyped tourist spot. It always delivers a great dining experience.3/22/2013 12:00:00 AMThe Best Hidden Gem Off the SquareAs soon as you walk thru the ornate iron gates, you begin to hear Italain music! An adorable older gentleman says, "Borgorno", and thus begins your experience. If the day is sunny or the evening is warm, please choose the outdoor seating by the fountain. They do have heaters on the patio, so I am sure that even on a cooler night, you would be plenty warm.
Appetizer ~a yummy smoked prosciutto with homemade mozzarella cheese, cherry tomatoes, olives, and red slaw with balsamic!
Main Course~ Tiger prawns in a fresh lemon cream sauce
Dessert ~ Lemon Torte with aged brandy cherries
Flight of Wines: Chardonnay (Russian River Vineyards), S. Blanc, Pinot (Russian River Vineyards), and a Marblanc
We felt very welcome, like coming home to3/22/2013 12:00:00 AMI Broke All My Rules HereDelicious, delightful and very popular, Della Santina's Trattoria features a lovely garden setting with heaters as well as cozy indoor dining. The prawns dore were lipsmacking good. And the desserts...oh my...I broke all my rules and tried all three, chocolate cake, panna cotta and a zabaglione-based sponge cake. I haven't had desserts like that since I was a little girl. Make your reservations early on Open Table. As soon as the weather is good in Sonoma it might be a challenge to get a walk-in table on a Saturday night. (And don't miss the wine bar next door.)3/16/2013 12:00:00 AMWell staffed, attentive waitWell staffed, attentive wait service. We were seated next to the fountain, made it difficult for conversation, so waiter moved us with no hassle. Gnocchi was very good.3/15/2013 12:00:00 AMWe had a wonderful meal atWe had a wonderful meal at Della Santina's Trattoria. Our server was very accommodating and gave us wonderful recommendations. The food was delicious as was the wine. The outdoor patio was beautiful and romantic, reminding us of our vacation in Tuscany.3/13/2013 12:00:00 AMThis was our first visit toThis was our first visit to Della Santina's and we definitely would return when back in Sonoma.3/11/2013 12:00:00 AMDella Santina is a great spotDella Santina is a great spot for both lunch and dinner and always a reliably good meal!1/1/0001 4:00:00 PM