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For 2
Date
Tue, 2/20
Time
8:00 PM
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River Vine Cafe

4.4
18 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
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  • Great for Brunch
  • Casual
  • Cozy
Visitors to Sonoma County and guests at Vintners Inn, a luxurious Sonoma Wine Country hotel in Santa Rosa, can enjoy fresh, delicious fare for breakfast, lunch, or brunch at the new River Vine Café.

The menu by John Ash & Co. restaurant Executive Chef Tom Schmidt showcases seasonal foods and produce from local sources, including the inn’s very own gardens.

The elegantly-rustic café features a circular dining room with expansive windows that open onto beautiful vineyards and gardens; a rock fireplace and wood ceiling beams that bring natural elements to create an inviting, warm, and comfortable ambiance; and custom iron ceiling light fixtures and walls sconces that add notes of elegance and grace. The café provides an array of seating options indoors and out, including quaint, smaller dining areas for intimate duos, as well as a private room for up to 80 guests for meetings or special events.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American, Breakfast
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Hours of operation
Mon–Fri 7:00 am–1:30 pm
Brunch
Sat, Sun 7:30 am–1:30 pm
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Phone number
(707) 575-7350
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
River Road
Additional
Beer, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 18 People Are Saying
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4.4  based on recent ratings
4.3
food
4.5
service
4.4
ambience
4.0
value
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94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on February 1, 2018

We 3 ladies go out to lunch once a month and was referred to River Vine as a very nice comfortable place to go to. We only would have liked a larger choice of entrees to choose from. Will plan on returning for a breakfast meet.

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AnnieK (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on February 1, 2018

Very accommodating service but our food was slow to get served. Also, the brownie dessert had very little chocolate flavor, although it was creative with ganache in the center we couldn't last the chocolate.

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ChrisL (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

Love the remodel. Beautiful smooth floors and open beam ceilings. Thick cushions on chairs make them so comfortable. And the service.... well, absolutely marvelous as usual. Justin was our server. Very attentive but not overwhelming. Saw to our every need graciously. Food was so good... Egg Benedict were supreme!!! Perfect. Country breakfast is always good. The way the chef does the Country Potatoes is just so delicious! Very different than we had ever tasted and loved them! Manager always stops by to see that everything is ok. I've never been to another restaurant where I've seen the manager check in with all his guests! Wonderful experience. Chilly morning so fireplace was going. Nice touch. We will definitely continue to make this a go to place. Weekend brunch is wonderful!!!

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poetess (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 25, 2018

This cafe, which is part of the John Ash/ Vineyard Inn complex is a hidden gem. The wait staff is so attentive, the food is delicious, and we were practically the only ones there.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on January 16, 2018

Very disappointed. Had an amazing Sunday brunch after the remodel and thought I would have a small business meeting there. Bacon was burnt eggs were over cooked and the mocha tasteless. The cafe was empty so not sure why my meal was so over cooked.

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vipDineinla (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 14, 2018

Excellent service and delicious food

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vipBobC (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 8, 2018

This is my 3rd time to River Vine Café. The service is always very attentive. The Manager Bobby always stops by to check on you very professional and nice attention to detail. The fish Taco are a must , The Mac and Cheese with bacon is just the correct size, and it was cold and rainy so I had the grilled cheese and tomato Soup. The Carrot Cake is a must. :) I was in with some friends from out of town who then wanted to go look around all of the beautiful Vintners Inn Grounds. Good wine list and fair prices. I would add it to the must try places. And I will be back.

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good4u (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 4, 2018

A friendly, upscale but casual atmosphere. Well trained, efficient wait staff. Delicious, if limited, lunch menu. Fair prices.

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vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on December 23, 2017

We had a quiet, lovely brunch! Our thanks to the staff of The River Vine Cafe!

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MargieS (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on December 19, 2017

Pleasant, comfortable atmosphere in which to dine and have a conversation with friends. The staff was friendly and competent, and and the cobb salad was delicious. I will dine there again.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on December 17, 2017

Very flexible in honoring a coupon on the weekend, which seemed to apply only to week days.
Lunch very good, great service.

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fatherdaze (Seattle)
4.0  Dined on November 22, 2017

Light-filled space. Attentive service. Fresh ingredients combined into well-balanced offerings. For lunch this visit: simple whole-wheat avocado toast, flavorful puttanesca, creamy Mac n cheese, fresh salads. Vegetarian friendly.

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vipSiliconValleyDiner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on November 12, 2017

Great Brunch. Very fresh.

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MrsCCS (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on November 6, 2017

We had a delightful lunch today at River Vine Cafe. The service was great and our meals were quite good. The recent renovation was very well done - it is comfortable and pretty. All in all a great spot for lunch. I had breakfast at River Vine two weeks ago and it was outstanding.

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vipBobC (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on October 30, 2017

Our waiter was very nice and knew the menu. 1 st time having lunch there. Good wine list. Great setting. I'll be back.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on October 21, 2017

We sat outside on a beautiful day and had a wonderful Birthday Brunch. Quiet and unhurried and lovely. Good service and food!

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Jova (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on September 24, 2017

Enjoyed celebrating our anniversary with a delicious Sunday brunch. The food was wonderful and Bobby the manager was friendly and so kind. Highly recommended!

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vipTable4Six (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on September 16, 2017

Great new place for breakfast, brunch or lunch. Food is great along with the service and location. The Eggs Benedict are so tasty and the potatoes that they come with are fantastic.

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