LaSalette Restaurant
LaSalette Restaurant

LaSalette Restaurant

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.lasalette-restaurant.com/
  • Phone: 7079381927
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:45am - 2:30pm, Saturday - Sunday: 11:45am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Friday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm, Saturday - Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Portuguese
  • Executive Chef: Manuel Azevedo
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Wheelchair Access

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Spain Street
  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from LaSalette Restaurant
Fresh, Inventive Mediterranean and Iberian Cuisine in the heart of the Sonoma Valley Wine Country. Seafood and Portuguese Cuisine are our specialties. We offer a unique variety of fresh local and imported seafood specials daily including whole fish. The seafood selections on our menu are complimented by a variety of meat dishes ranging from the popular Pork Tenderloin stuffed with almonds, olives and figs to the, hard to find, Tripe Porto Style. Many of these dishes come steaming hot out of the wood-burning oven and fill the dining room with the exotic aromas of true Mediterranean cuisine. The menu reflects the commitment of Chef and Owner Manuel Azevedo to creating the unique culinary delights of his native Portugal and its neighbors. LaSalette Restaurant is proudly one of Zagat Surveys top rated restaurants in Sonoma. See our web site for the complete menu and a look inside our dining room, which features an open kitchen and decor that sends you back in time to old Lisbon.
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LaSalette Restaurant reviews from OpenTable diners
196 reviews since June 3, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.4
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelModerate
90% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
great for outdoor dining (144)fit for foodies (125)neighborhood gem (95)special occasion (71)romantic (55)great for lunch (54)notable wine list (37)good for groups (16)hot spot (12)great for brunch (10)kid-friendly (9)late-night find (2)scenic view (2)vibrant bar scene (1)Show More
  • favorite restaurrant
    nitadix
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    This is a lovely restaurant. The food is delicious, the decor very congenial, the staff friendly and you cannot beat the location. I recommend it to everyone I know.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Unique exciting menu
    Selli5VIP
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    My first True Portuguese meal and it did not disappoint. Outstanding Heirloom salad starter and delicious Pork Loin for main course. Don't miss the Chocolate fetish for dessert. We will be back. Service was overall very good although it did get busy and we didn't see the waiter as much. Still a very good experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Lovely lunch
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    Nice people. Busy spot. Anyone would love the food.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    The food was outstanding, the service was excellent and attentative. Wonderful experience all around!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • good food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/24/2014
    good food but overpriced. I had a fish dish which consisted of a whole sea bass that was rather small. it had good flavor but really no real veggies included with the dish for $33.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Hiker
    hiker
    Dined on 9/23/2014
    Lovely restaurant with a great menu and the food is delicious. Some "different" offerings on the menu. Ambiance is charming and service excellent. Went there with 6 other ladies for lunch and everyone agreed it was perfect.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excelllent
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 9/22/2014
    Nice, casual place with great food and service. Outdoor seating is nice on nice weather days (most).
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A find in Sonoma
    Gaucho
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    So excited to find a restaurant serving Portuguese fare and of excellent quality. A wonderful change from all the usual French, Italian, California, etc. cuisine available everywhere. Will definitely recommend it to anyone heading to Sonoma.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • LaSalette is Outstanding
    Donatos
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    We greatly enjoyed our dinner at this excellent restaurant. Amazing soup, crisp tasty Kale salad, wonderful ambiance, great wine flights...We are very glad we went.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Disappointing
    daijonesVIP
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Table not ready despite opentable reservation so had to wait by the bar to look at wine menu which was quite poor especially considering this is the heart of CA wine country but we lucked out and found something new that was reasonable. Staff weren't particularly friendly and service was slow. Food wasn't up to much, scallops looked nice for appetizer but way over salted, nice warm bread, salad was OK and mains of sea bass and scallops again with pasta were disappointingly bland. So all in not up to much despite all the great reviews from others, we won't be going back there unless they make some big changes.
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  • nitadix
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    The food is always delicious and the quantities perfect. It is a lovely setting and is one of the few restaurants that doen't have blasting music, so you can converse easily with your friends.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fabulous!
    cometVIP
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    First time dining upon a friend's recommendation. Was delighted with the menu, the variety and the flavors. Service was friendly and knowledgeable. We sat on the patio in order to accommodate our dog and they brought a bowl of water for him. There are small plates to share, ample first courses that was actually my entree. The flavors from the wood burning oven are terrific. The little tastes - we chose three to share (fried goat cheese, ham and baby octopus) the lamb, the Fisherman's stew, the scallops, heirloom tomato salad, everything was fabulous! We know we will be coming back - can't wait!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    Food above average and unique. Servers were grossly understaffed.
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    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent and exciting choices
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    Fabulous selection of exciting foods choices. The varied selections of foods was fun to try. I had a sampler of 5 differtent, food like Tripe, Snail, blood pudding, octopus, etc. The individual taste of each, and perfectly prepared and presented was a treat. I can n ot wait to go back and try others. My friends were less adventurous, but their measl were outstanding, like a whole cooked fish, scallops dinner, etc. Thanks
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    This was only my second time visiting LaSalette after having an absolutely wonderful lunch with a friend who lives in Sonoma and he visits every week. This time both my guest and I ordered the crab pita picket sandwich, not as I had hoped it would be - we both didn't care for. I would still go back but order someting different this time.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Superb
    Delighted
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    Excellent food! We followed recommendations by Jeff Cox but added the Grilled Monterey Sardines and each had a flight of the Portuguese wines, one white, one red. We sat outside but as the noon hour came and we enterez afternoon heat, I wish we had sat inside. The heat took its toll on the Chocolate Fetish. Overall a wonderful dining experience. We shall return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Unique
    DickVIP
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    The tongue appetizer was delicious and differently cooked than I've had before. The lamb was perfectly cooked and tasty. But the Feijoada was overcooked and dry. (Feijoada is somewhat similar to Cassoulet). Overall, all four of us like the restaurant we we'll be back.
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  • Portuguese Gem
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    Highly rated by Jeff Cox of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat. We sat outside, but there's a lovely inside dining room. Loved the Caldo Verde soup, and the Pasta with scallops. Portuguese Fisherman's Stew is also wonderful. Excellent wine list, reasonable prices.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • excellent meal
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    Enjoyed dinner! So many great restaurants in wine country but this one will be on our list for every trip
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • One of Sonoma's best!
    Jackie
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    This is one of our most favorite restaurants in Sonoma, a town full of good ones. The food is Portugese and delicious, service friendly and efficient, outside patio perfect for summer dining - in general really a great place to eat, lunch or dinner. You can choose from a full entree or many excellent tapas instead for a real taste of what LaSalette has to offer.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Great Portgugese Cuisine
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    Changed a reservation for two to eight on a few hours notice, when our wine tour group decided to join us. They accommodated the whole group outside. We had a great time sharing authentic Portguegese and Brazilian dishes and local wines. Great evening, interesting foods and good service in a nice, outdoor ambiance. Inside is small but looks very nice. Highly recommend
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Not impressed
    foodfoodfood
    Dined on 9/1/2014
    I'm admittedly spoiled by the vibrant Chicago food scene so my opinion is slightly skewed. We went to this restaurant on the recommendation of the Fairmont (where we were staying) and I was excited about dining here after reading reviews on here. Ambiance: the outside sitting area was pleasant but not a great patio like Girl and the fig which is down the street. It felt like we were dining in an outdoor mall. Food: my pork dish was especially salty and tasted like a bottle of worcestershire sauce. Not impressed at all, hence the subject title. Overall, experience was a 6 out of 10... sad face. :-\
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    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Enjoyable dinner
    jacob
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    I had a nice time eating at this restaurant and the food was very authentic food. I had a great appetizer with 5 different items on it. It was the tasting menu. I had the traditional meat stew for dinner and it was very tasty as well. It was a little crowded and the tables are a little close to the other eaters, but all in all, a fun place and the location was perfect in that you could walk around the Sonoma area afterwards.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice stop in Sonoma
    klmurray
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    We went to Sonoma and decided to give LaSalette a try. We were not disappointed.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful Dinner
    5starVIP
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    We have been going to LaSalette for many years. The quality of the food remains consistently high. I love the mussels that are served in a copper dish. My husband loves the cod cakes. Our server is from Portugal, so she suggested the perfect wines to have with our entree. Both the lamb and sea bass were delicious. I highly recommend this restaurant to experience Portuguese hospitality and food.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • A Taste of Portugal
    monmex2
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Wonderful "fisherman's stew" and fresh bread, heirloom tomatoes, service attentive but not intrusive.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Hesitant to return
    PiquantDiner
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Had recommended La Salette to my family because of food and good service on a previous visit a few weeks ago, so was surprised to be ushered outside where it was hot. My daughter-in-law cannot sit in the sun, but the hostess was quite insistent even though there was a near empty inside dining room. She finally relented but was quite adamant she needed the table by 6 pm. We had a reservation and had arrived at 4:15 pm. Very disappointed in manner we were treated. Hesitant to return.
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    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • LaSalette Restaurant
    Chevy
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Great food, great service, nice setting. And a couple of extras with a pre-meal drink and a post-meal treat.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food!
    DeliciousVIP
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    I love it here. Have eaten at both this Sonoma location and the Healdsburg location and received fantastic meals each time. The food is so different from the usual fare and just delicious. Don't need to say much else. Go and enjoy.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Another great meal
    PanebVIP
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    This is a goto spot for us whenever we're in Sonoma. Excellent Portuguese dishes, fresh seafood and amazing desserts. Nice outdoor patio available (where we usually eat). The staff is always helpful and pleasant. Nice selection of local wineries as well as wines from Portugal. The day boat scallops were delicious as always, and the stuffed pork loin was really tasty. The homemade ice cream dessert is always a delight and the pudding trio was a big hit.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • RobmoralVIP
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    Enjoyed a lovely lunch meeting on the outside patio. Service was attentive and non-intrusive so we could casually conduct our business. My guest is a vegetarian and really liked the Gazpacho and the Kale salad with Potato Fingerlings. I enjoyed the traditional Portuguese Caldo Verde soup and Piri Piri Chicken Salad. I would return to this restaurant again!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic
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  • Well found
    Grateful2dine
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Friend suggested this restaurant to introduce me to Portuguese food, and I'm grateful. Many characteristics of other Mediterranean but with a its own unique, aquatic twists. Squid lovers rejoice!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing flavors and menu
    CCline
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    I am a local and have been meaning to try LS for a few years. Upon the closing of a favorite seafood restaurant in town, we decided to check out LaSalette. The food couldn't have been better. Wonderful flavors and everything was cooked to perfection. My scallops were wonderful, and friends pork was delightful. Both of us were extremely happy with our meals and wine list. The food arrived a touch slow, but to be honest, we preferred it that way, our served was extremely attentive and helpful with explaining the menu to us. So we were pleased to sit back and enjoy the dining experience. We will be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great
    szxty
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    Best dinner we had the entire time in Sonoma. You must try this it's great.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Understaffed
    R2D2VIP
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    Had a great deal of difficulty getting service. Very long waits and a hurried, disinterested attitude.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicioius
    billbob
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    Portuguese food treats in Sonoma is a great find and a wonderful treat. 3oz wine options are perfect for a taste in midday, along with the more standard pours and bottles. Food is superbly done.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Wonderful place
    FoodieVIP
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    Had lunch with friends and it was perfect food delicious
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious & creative cuisine
    Adiner
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    A relaxed and well run restaurant in which to have a unique dinner and to celebrate an occasion or just life!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Special 1st night
    DLAJ
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    For the 5th year in a row LaSalette has been our first dinner reservation after arrival in Sonoma. The food is very very good. Service and facilities above a first tine visitors expectations. Our 6th year will include dinner at LaSalette.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Wonderful
    Happychapy
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    We have eaten here for a few years. The food is so good, the Sardines, Collard Greens and the Dessert trio is to die for. The staff are so attentive, they make the experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.