Stretched lazily along the Russian River in western Sonoma County, the charmingly rustic (and at times a bit quirky) town of Guerneville offers a highly diverse restaurant scene. Whether you’re seeking burgers, pizza, American classics, ethnic cuisine, or farm-to-table gourmet deliciousness, you’ll find it here. Here’s a quick overview of a few of Guerneville’s dining options.
Enjoy midwestern comfort food in the heart of the Russian River Valley, like a genuine Chicago dog, a fabulous frickle burger or the 3 Alarm Chili.
16218 Main St., Guerneville, 707-604-6102
The focus is on locally sourced organic produce, sustainable fish, local meats, and artisan cheeses, plus local craft beer, Russian River wines, and small-batch spirits.
16467 River Road, Guerneville, 707-869-0656
This casual, family-friendly eatery offers the best of Italian comfort food made with fresh California ingredients, and most of the items are made in house, like the marinara sauce and the spicy sausages.
16390 Fourth St., Guerneville, 707-869-1400
With a gourmet grocery and upscale deli complete with curated wines, this has become a cherished community hangout for local musicians and artists, too. The market focuses on breakfast and lunch, plus wines by the glass.
16228 Main St., Guerneville, 707-604-7295
Chef and owner Christa Luedtke (she also owns the Big Bottom Market next door) whips up seasonal menus using local ingredients and local wines and beer from the Russian River area. The setting is sleek and urban-chic with just two dozen seats and a mural of dogs catching Frisbees, in honor of “Boon,” Luedtke’s rescue pup.
16248 Main St., Guerneville, 707-869-0780
Savor California-French cuisine impeccably prepared by chef Patrick Wong, who trained in France and then fine-tuned his skills at some of the top restaurants in the California Wine Country.
16337 Main St., Guerneville, 707-869-9161
When you’re ready for dessert or a sweet snack, this place in the historic Guerneville Bank Club offers delicious sweet pies (made from scratch daily) and ice cream.
16290 Main St., Guerneville, 707-666-9411
A longtime local favorite, the Bistro features classics like thick crust pizza, pot roast, lasagna, and meatball hoagies alongside live Celtic music and weekend cabaret dinners.
16280 Main St., Guerneville, 707-869-0501
Kick back and enjoy this microbrewery’s classic pub menu, with items like garlic fries, burgers, brisket, and pulled pork sandwiches. The microbrewery makes small batches of different beers on a rotating basis, and has several other regional beers on tap.
15045 River Road, Guerneville, CA 95446, 707-869-0705
Pro Tip: For even more dining options, check our listings of Guerneville Restaurants. And for ideas about what to do in the area, read 5 Fun Things to Do in Guerneville, Wine Tasting in Guerneville, and Guide to the Russian River Resort Area.