Valette

4.9
2210 Reviews
$50 and over
Contemporary American
Contemporary American: Portraying what Sonoma County has to offer with refined elegance and simplicity.


We will showcase what the region has to offer by focusing on the amazing network of farmers and artisan producers in the area. The relationships we have formed with our purveyors have given us the opportunity to work with what is available while providing the flexibility of changing our menu weekly.


We are determined to provide warm and personable service by dedicated professionals who love what they do. Every guest will feel as if we were inviting them into our own homes.


The wine program is inspired by the incredible history and diversity of the region that surrounds us. Here you can explore classic varieties made by the pioneers whose dedication has made Northern California one of the most exciting wine growing regions in the world.

Support Valette during COVID-19

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
What 2210 people are saying
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vipMichelleR
Hawaii
5 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We ordered the Trust the Chef tasting menu and it was AMAZING! Each small plate was exquisitely prepared. The service was top notch too! We were fortunate to meet the Chef's dad too! :)

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ProfessorPortfolio
New Orleans
6 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Service was great

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KristaH
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We loved the tasting menu! Food was on point....creative and fresh.

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vipbettyc
New England
3 reviews
Dined on April 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous dining experience—everything was fresh and beautifully presented !!!! I’m
Coming back!!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Salt Lake City
2 reviews
Dined on April 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Celebrated my 60th by myself since my wife was not feeling well(not COVID). Decided to do tasting menu. Amazing food and service. Could not have asked for a better end to my incredible day. Thanks Bob and Sandra. Cheers

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vipwjk1
San Francisco
46 reviews
Dined on April 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

very friendly atmosphere. Waiters extremely helpful and food terrific.
Bob, Owners father always there to greet you

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vipGARYH
San Francisco
20 reviews
Dined on April 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Warm, friendly, generous service and extraordinary food--all combined to make for a wonderful evening out!

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JennyH
San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined on April 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great service, highly accommodating for vegan patrons

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Mary
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on April 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Second time dining here and it did not disappointment. Amazing service (it was our anniversary and they gave us a hand written card to celebrate), fun tasting menu (the hubby and I had several different plates for each course so what was a 6 course tasting menu really felt like it was a 10 course tasting menu.) We left very full and happy!

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vipRubyElite
San Francisco
45 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Eating inside was nice. Also nice seeing others so enjoy a wonderful meal with friends and attentive service. The service included chef/owners checking in with us on how the meal was. Good wine list and varied entre selections. An enjoyable evening sharing good food , fine wine and and a sense that all enjoyed being at Valette’s that nite

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vipMikeyu
Los Angeles
123 reviews
Dined on April 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Just superb. From cocktails to dessert, a perfect dinner.
Great service, amazing dishes, and nice atmosphere. They make it look effortless.
It's definitely worth going to.

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on April 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous food. Menu doesn’t do presentation and dishes justice

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vipFood4Buck
San Francisco
22 reviews
Dined on April 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Always a special evening when dining at Valette. The scallops in croute are a must! Fantastic flavor, plump scallops and amazing sauce. We also enjoyed the Sonoma Salad and the Halibut is always cooked perfectly! Highly recommend.

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vipRojo
San Francisco
8 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always fantastic food, service and ambiance- one of our favorite restaurants in Healdsburg!

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AL99
1 review
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of my all time favorite meals. We went when in town visiting and were so impressed by both the quality of the food and the service. It is upscale without being stuffy and while not cheap by an stretch of the imagination it is fairly priced for what you get. Day boat scallops are to die for, as is the beef tartare and the green tea cookies with grapefruit buttercream. Beautiful patio with excellent heaters and well spaced to accommodate for COVID, we are very cautious and felt very comfortable. Highly recommended.

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AlexisG
1 review
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Incredible birthday dinner! Made the night special with welcome card and devine tasting menu!

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SonikaH
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was excellent. The chef's father was very gracious, proud and welcoming. Wish we had the scallop souffle.

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vipJWoolZ
San Francisco
17 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

This was our first dine-in eating experience since Covid so we were excited to return to Valette and try their menu offerings. Food was very good and good portions with the entrees. Service was above board. Wine pairing at server's recommendations were great.

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vipdavids
Tahoe
26 reviews
Dined on April 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding service. Excellent food. Wonderful outside dining arrangements due to COVID mandates.
Dustin does an amazing job. Do not miss this restaurant when in Healdsburg.
A must.

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Razzledazzle
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on April 1, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

I am surprised that Valette does not yet have a star. Terrific execution of everything we ordered - make sure to get the scallops! The cocktails were exquisite too. The service is incredibly attentive and quite fun to be around. We’re looking forward to our next visit.

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vipjoyceeowen
San Francisco
47 reviews
Dined on March 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have not been to Valette in the past, couldn't ever get a reservation. We made this a month in advance. We were seated on the most beautiful newly structured outside space. Tent covered with heat lamps. Tables spread a nice distance apart. Lovely waiter with a really cute sense of humor. We started with cocktails. My date had a Gin/Tonic and wasn't impressed with the "chefs choice G/T" the waiter asked about appetizers and we just wanted to sit and talk and enjoy each others company. The waiter left us alone but we felt we could order and he was right there without hovering. I had the duck Breast. It was cooked perfectly. A true chef knows how to cook duck! My date had the Halibut. There wasn't a crumb left on his plate. We did notice most people were having the "Chef Choice" and everything looked so good. We decided to try that next time. This was the best dining experience we have had with or without Covid...Nicely done Vallette

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vipMartyM
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on March 30, 2021
Overall2food4service2ambience2

Business Dinner

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vipHealdsburgLocal
San Francisco
18 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The tasting menu with the wine pairings was perfect. All the dishes were delicious. The wines paired perfectly. And the cocktails were good too.

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vipsallyb
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on March 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Just wonderful...every bite! and all of our questions answered!

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vipChuck
San Francisco
106 reviews
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

One of the best restaurants in Healdsburg. Always one of the first reservations we make when planning a trip to this beautiful town. Their scallop appetizer is out of this world. Every entree we have tried has been exceptional. Service is very personal and professional.

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vipCodyM
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on March 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Valette really does fine dining without the stuffiness you usually encounter. Do the trust the chef tasting courses and add caviar, thank me later.

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vipLauren
Seattle
16 reviews
Dined on March 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Met up with a friend and we got the menu. It was delightful. I’ve never had a menu where each person gets something different. I’d highly recommend. Also the homemade Tonic in the G&T was amazing.

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vipMealsmama
San Francisco
45 reviews
Dined on March 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious from warm rolls to homemade pasta to my husband’s duck and my halibut. Comfortable outdoor experiences overall. Chef’s father adds value with his delightful Healdsburg historical highlights, as he strolls from table to table. Wish he had kept his mask on the entire conversation.

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PeterC
London
1 review
Dined on March 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had the"Trust the Chef" 5 course tasting menu. Outstanding in every way. Could not help thinking that Single Thread, across the street, would have been 4x more expensive and I can't imagine that it could be 4x as good. (Or even as good!)

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OpenTable Diner
San Diego
1 review
Dined on March 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Chef’s choice, 5 courses with wine pairing. Everything as fabulous, we will return with friends soon :)

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vipPhantom
Orange County
27 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Superb food and service

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was outstanding.

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vipnone
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience2

Service and food were excellent. Better than before the closures!

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jamesc
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Dustin is truly an amazing chef....the kobe dish and crab sole was amazing. Dale mixed some outstanding drinks that paired really well with the meal and was a delight with his knowledge of the menu and pairings. The father of the two chefs came to the table on our way out and was a kind individual, thanking us for coming that evening. Definitely worth the time to visit this culinary treasure in Healdsburg. A+++

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StaciG
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on March 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Went for my birthday. Valette never fails to disappoint. Trust me tasting menu for three of us. One with a cocktail pairing and two with a wine pairing. Awesome job on both fronts. We were full and happy when we left❤️

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vipSonomaWineGirl
San Francisco
14 reviews
Dined on March 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding as always. Aaron is so accommodating and he and the staff never disappoint. For this visit, Dustin, the chef/owner visited our table and it made our evening even more memorable. Valette is consistently excellent.

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vipBruceL
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on March 16, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Excellent friendly staff. Met dad and sons during dinner. Outside setup very comfortable.

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RobertK
1 review
Dined on March 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The restaurant was amazing. The owner came to the table to ask how we were doing. Service was great!! Food was delicious and well served. Best meal we had in Sonoma

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MarciaB
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on March 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I really cannot tell you how AMAZING every aspect of our visit to Valette was.
Our hostess was the sweetest young lady and seated us at a freshly sanitized table near one of their many heat lamps.
The server and service staff was STELLAR! You could tell through the mask they had smiles on their faces and were happy and appreciative of their customers. They were attentive without being overbearing, made amazing suggestions and were so happy to see we enjoyed our drinks and meal.
A special thanks to the chef for coming out to say hi and Mr. Valette was even there, greeting guests and telling us about their family history and how proud he was of his son for taking over the family business.
All around WONDERFUL!!!!! I can't wait to go back :)

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LindsayJ
1 review
Dined on March 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Valette always delivers wonderful food, service and ambiance. I highly recommend this restaurant and enjoy it thoroughly, as does the whole community!

FAQs

Valette offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (707) 473-0946.

Valette is rated 4.9 stars by 2210 OpenTable diners.

Valette does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.valettehealdsburg.com.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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