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About HopMonk Tavern - Sonoma

An 1888 Farmhouse with a 2010 renovation including a rustic tavern, outdoor dining deck, and expansive beer garden. We love being a Beer Place in the Wine Country. Come to HopMonk for fresh seasonal draft beer, tasty meals, local wines, rustic tavern atmosphere, a beautiful deck and beer garden, fine live music. Beer is fun; we know you'll enjoy our relaxed and informed service. We love large groups and accommodate them on a daily basis. reservations are advised for groups. New at our Sonoma HopMonk: On special Sundays our Tavern Stage area is transformed into an intimate Listening Room with theater style seating for performances by headliners. Tickets sold online. Be sure to watch for our Beer Dinners hosted by owner Dean Biersch (Gordon Biersch co-founder)!

691 Broadway
Sonoma, CA 95476
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Californian

Hours of Operation:
Open daily for lunch and dinner: Sunday thru Wednesday 11:30am - 9pm, Friday-Saturday 11:30am - 9:30pm.

Cross Street:
Andrieux Street

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(707) 935-9100

Website:
http://www.hopmonk.com/

Entertainment:
Free music on the Tavern Stage 8:00-10:00pm Friday & Saturday; Open Mic Wednesdays 8pm; Also in the Beer Garden Fridays 5-7pm, and Saturday & Sunday 1-3pm April-October + occasionally outdoors when weather permits in the winter.

On special Sundays our dining area that features the Tavern Stage is transformed into an intimate "Listening Room" with theater style seating for performances by headliners.
Tickets sold online for Listening Room Shows at:
http://www.hopmonk.com/sonoma/music-and-events/

Parking Details:
We have on site parking as well as street parking.

Public Transit:
Bus stops one block away and also at the Plaza

Executive Chef:
Ozzie Rincon Sanchez

Private Party Facilities:
Our beer garden is a beautiful place to host your group event. It can hold up to 125 people sitting and up to 200 cocktail style. We also have several rooms inside the restaurant depending on your needs.

Private Party Contact:
Kim Summers: (707) 975-9810

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Playing soon in our new intimate "Listening Room"
RAMBLIN JACK ELLIOTT: April 26th
MEGAN SLANKARD & JEFF CAMPBELL: May 3rd
BOX SET: May 24th
THE MOTHER HIPS (Duo): May 31st
GRIFFIN HOUSE: June 21st
Tickets sold online for Listening Room Shows

Host your next party at HopMonk!
We offer private groups up to 150 guests in the Beer Garden. In the Tavern we have two options for private groups ~ Music room will accommodate up to 40 guests, seated or 60 cocktail style ~ Sun Room up to 20 guests seated or 35 cocktail style ~ There is also an option to use the room next to the sun room for a total of 60 seated guests. For more information, contact Kim Schubert at 707-975-9810 or kim@hopmonk.com.










HopMonk Tavern - Sonoma Ratings and Reviews

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94% would recommend it to a friend

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 14, 2015

Arrived early, but they were able to seat us right away. Sat out on the patio since it was such a nice day, were seated right next to one of the speaker "rocks" and it was hard for us to carry on a conversation. Great beer selection and food. Always enjoy coming here.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 8, 2015

Very nice meal prior to seeing a great show!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 1, 2015

I was looking for a cool place to enjoy a good meal, drinks and have my husband watch Super Bowl while spending the night in Sonoma, this place was perfect!
We shared the calamari appetizer and a kale salad, both were excellent. Beer menu is endless and wine choices are not bad. The staff is very friendly and though it was crowded we never felt forgotten. I'll be back!!

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Kid-friendly, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 8, 2015

The food, staff and scene at Hopmonk Sonoma is always a sure thing. Delicious, savory food cooked skillfully. Funky but comfortable salvage decor.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 1, 2015

Went here after a visit to Train Town with our son and wife. Nice location and if it was warmer it would have been fun to sit outside with the family. But we sat inside. Waitress was great and responsive. Kids menu is great. My son enjoyed is hamburger. The cheese plate is awesome. Great size and great mixture of items on the cheese plate. I had the Korean tacos and a salad. Both good as well. Here is my critique - the HopMonk beer I had tasted off. I know my beer and I suspect the keg beer lines need to be cleaned. So my critique is the management needs to have the beer lines cleaned if they are selling their namesake beer but other than that it was a good meal.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 23, 2014

Always an adventure for beer lovers. Took the "adult" family over for dinner and drinks during the holidays. Had a great server, who was personable and fun!

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 20, 2014

Four of us had dinner recently at the Hopmonk. All went well at first. The waitress provided excellent service. The beer selection was outstanding and there were some decent wines. Three of the dinners were very good. Unfortunately the well-done hamburger was left on the grill a bit too long. The two strips of bacon were shriveled and black and had a burnt taste. The hamburger patty was so well done that it could have been used to sole a shoe. If I go back, I'll stick with the beer and something other than a burger.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Kid-friendly
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 20, 2014

Amanda the hostess, or manager, was constantly monitoring the dining room and checking in on tables
The food was very tasty and served hot
Beer was cold, and the decor was very nice
Didn't eat outside this time, as it was raining
Had a business lunch and all went well

Tags: Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 16, 2014

Everything was fantastic! The service and food were both amazing.

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 (Charlotte)·Dined on October 11, 2014

Went with a group of 7 and sat outside. The atmosphere was really cool, beer list was big and food was very good.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 8, 2014

While in Sonoma, we happened to hear about this place while doing some wine tasting nearby. If you need a break from wine, this restaurant has an extensive list of craft beer to quench your thirst. Friendly atmosphere, good beer and good food. I'll recommend this place anytime.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 7, 2014

Happy Hour Dishes were delectable! I had a Beef Slider that I would order again in a second!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 29, 2014

Read our PLACES REVIEW on the HOPMONK TAVERN SONOMA at:

http://belgianbeerjournal.wordpress.com/places/places-review-hopmonk-tavern-sonoma-ca/

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Dallas)·Dined on September 20, 2014

Love the outdoor firepit! We return everytime we visit wine country!!

Tags: Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 11, 2014

I live in Sonoma and I go to Hopmonk quite a lot, especially in the summer. The patio is idyllic and the food is always great. Though it's technically a tavern, the food goes beyond bar food and even with my gluten free, dairy free nutrition plan I can always find something on the menu that is perfect. They have the best quinoa salad ever, made with oranges and green olives. Yum, I want some now.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 31, 2014

We went here specifically to find a beer on tap that some of the guys wanted to try but of course they were out of it. We dined anyway since we already had the plan. We had to be seated inside versus outside which at the time I didn't think was all big of a deal but it turned out to be stuffy and a bit uncomfortable.

Waitress seated us, took our drink and appetizer order and then disappeared. We had to flag someone down to get her to return to take our order.

All in all the food was okay but nothing to jump up and down about. Would I return? Probably not. There are too many other great dining options in the area to make this a repeat adventure.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 30, 2014

As a bonus they've got music on the weekends as well.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 29, 2014

If you want energeti/noisy where you can't have a conversation, this is it. You know, the guys on their 4th of power drinking talking loud; plenty of them. Nice place, really good food...maybe it was an off night for then

Tags: Good for Groups, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 29, 2014

We were up in Sonoma to go to a concert. Hopmonk had great food and one of the largest selections of draft and bottled beer we have seen.
We ate outside and watched the sun go down on a beautiful evening.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Kid-friendly, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 19, 2014

I would not recommend Hopmonk for a business lunch. It was far too noisy.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Late-night Find, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 15, 2014

This restaurant has a lovely, large, outdoor dining space. In addition to several dining spaces, there was a mellow folk band, fire pit areas and even space for a private wedding party. There were several patrons with dogs and the wait staff brought water for all pooches. The food was delicious and eclectic, from sausages with mashed potaoes, to jambalaya, to fresh and hearty salads and upscale bar food. I would go back to Hopmonk again and recommend it highly.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 15, 2014

Very tasty food and fun outdoor dining! I'm not a beer drinking but the selection looked really good!

Tags: Kid-friendly, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot
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 (Tulsa)·Dined on August 13, 2014

A great evening with a young friend, the meal was very good and the wait staff could not have been better. We enjoyed a long visit with a couple good beers and a lot of uninterrupted conversation. Planning to do the same next year when visiting Sonoma. Four pack of tacos is great!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot
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 (Tahoe)·Dined on August 9, 2014

The ambiance outside was wonderful, not too loud perfectly shady and gorgeous. It was our first visit to Hopmonk and will be sure to return again. We thought it was great they allowed dogs out on the patio. The food was delicious and food portions were big but not overwhelmingly big. Highly recommend the garlic fries and salmon!

Tags: Kid-friendly, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Notable Wine List
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 8, 2014

We were there for awhile ordering small plates. Our waiter disappeared for long periods of time between courses. He was very nice, but that was very frustrating.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch, Late-night Find
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on August 7, 2014

Food and service were about what is expected from a neighborhood bar. No disappointments. Good to have a beer place as an alternative to all the wine in Sonoma.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on July 29, 2014

yummy salad plus the fish and chips were fresh and tasty

Tags: Kid-friendly, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on July 26, 2014

Great place for your Beer lovers in the Sonoma area!
The outside patio is so great!
Great food, definitely go!

Tags: Kid-friendly, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Late-night Find, Scenic View, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on July 22, 2014

As residents of Bend, OR, known for many great brew-pubs, we were very pleased to find HopMonks. You provided everything we were hoping for.
A great atmosphere, casual outdoor dining area, affordable tasty food, attentive and considerate service and a good selection of beer & wine. When looking for a good dining location while traveling, we always try to find out where the locals go. HopMonks is that place.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on July 6, 2014

Good casual food, reasonably priced. We went on a Sunday afternoon. There was live music on the patio that really added a lot to the experience. Our friends said the roasted beet salad was great. The french dip was also good and the taco four-pack was good, though the fish taco was better than the other (pulled pork?) We'll definitely go again.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on July 6, 2014

A low key Tavern / Pub in Sonoma . . . The service was great and the food decent (for what it is). Pulled Pork Sliders = 2 on a plate with house made Hopmonk BBQ sauce over house roasted pork on a grilled roll ($9). The Grilled Cheese + Ham = 4 cheeses including gruyere, yellow cheddar, white cheddar and parmesan crusted sourdough bread, ham & dijonaisse, served with tomato soup or fries ($11.50). A fun place to meet friends for a drink (full bar) and a casual bite to eat.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on July 3, 2014

Last night we ate at Hopmonk, Sonoma and had a really good meal and great beer. It was a warm evening so we sat outside. That's the place to be in the summer. The service was timely and friendly and what we ended up ordering was great (pulled pork sandwich and french dip sliders). Our only complaint is that this restaurant continues to drop popular items from its menu. First they dropped the lamb lollipops from the appetizer list. Then they dropped the three different slider plate and last night we found out that they've dropped the Reuben sandwich. The reuben was the best in the Sonoma Valley. If they keep dropping the good stuff, pretty soon we are going to go elsewhere.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on July 1, 2014

A great neighborhood place to hang out...kid and dog friendly in the outside beer garden. The happy hour is a smashing deal from 3-6PM M-TH. $3.75 draught beers and small plates from $3.00. Try the pulled pork sliders and Korean Tacos...

Inside is a great bar with numerous big screen TV's..perfect for taking in a Giants game.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 30, 2014

We sat inside and there were flies everywhere. My husband had to keep swatting them on the window. My salad came brown and whomever prepared it threw the core in there as well. The shrimp and dressing were good though. Others ordered burgers and pull pork sandwich and said it was good. But the lettuce in my salad was disgusting. Our server was nice and attentive which was a positive. Walking into the restaurant from our car, we could smell the dumpsters.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 29, 2014

Had reservations at 12:45, arrived at 12:40, sat outside, received water, after 15 min of nobody taking our order, went inside to get our own drinks, handed the menus to the hostess, let her know our table #, said she would send a manager over, never spoke to anyone! not even the manager!
Three other Had reservations at 12:45, arrived at 12:40, sat outside, received water, after 15 min of nobody taking our order, went inside to get our own drinks, handed the menus to the hostess, let her know our table #, said she would send a manager over, never spoke to anyone! not even the manager! Sat there from 1-3:00 with not one person checking on us!. After this horrible experience, not sure I'll want to make that drive.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on June 28, 2014

Great patio with fun picnic benches and tables! Food is pretty tasty, and service is very good.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 23, 2014

This was our first visit to Hopmonk Tavern and we met with my cousin who suggested it. The food was just amazing. All 3 of us cleared our dishes and each just really enjoyed our selections which were The fish and chips, Jambalaya and the Salmon dish. We just did not get great service. Once we were served our meals, our server never came back to check in on us or refielf our drinks etc. Had to grab one of the many guys that were running around out there but just no one looking to see if anyone needed anything.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Special Occasion, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 15, 2014

Great outdoor dining. Amazing food and service. We were given the best table on the deck. Fun people & pooch watching!

Tags: Kid-friendly, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 14, 2014

I had booked this restaurant as a early birthday dinner for my husband because of he great online reviews. We were seated right away, but instead of asking us inside or out- we were ushered to the back room where large tables are apparently sat. (It was just the two of us). We had been hoping for more of a bar feel, but were put literally in a corner where there was absolutely no one around us. It was near where the wait staff did their side work. It was a busy weekend evening, but there were plenty of open tables in the restaurant. Our waitress was attentive, and the appetizers arrived quickly. But, there was an overall lack of flavor and we didn't even bother ordering dinner. It was, unfortunately, a let down experience.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 12, 2014

We have been going to the Sonoma Hop Monk one ever since it opened. Our last visit was two days ago and we were very disappointed. Overall we found found the food to be just "ok". We ordered an appetizer of calamari and when it arrived we found it to be approximately fifty percent deep fried lemons, limes and onions. We complained to our server who promptly replaced the calamari with another serving which turned out to be just the same. I do not think we will be going back to the Sonoma Hop monk for a long time and if we do we will not order Calamari.

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