Where to Eat: Guerneville Restaurants

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Where to Eat: Guerneville Restaurants

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.

Agricultural Public House 

Agricultural Public House at Dawn Ranch Resort in Guerneville, Sonoma County, California

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 

Betty Spaghetti 

Betty Spaghetti in Guerneville, Sonoma County, California

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 

Big Bottom Market 

Big Bottom Market in Guerneville, Sonoma County, California

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 

boon eat + drink 

Boon Eat and Drink in Guerneville, Sonoma County, California

Chef and owner Christa Luedtke 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 


Also from restauranteur Christa Luedtke, enjoy delicious German classics done with western Sonoma County style in a warm Bavarian atmosphere. The lunch and dinner menus include selections like Bavarian pretzels, potato pancakes, white asparagus salad, pork schnitzel, broasted chicken with bread dumplings, sauerbraten, and flammkuchen (Alsatian pizza).
16218 Main St., Guerneville, 707-604-6102

Chef Patrick's 

Chef Patrick's, Guerneville, Sonoma County, California

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 

Chili Pies Baking Co. 

Chile Pies Baking Co. in Guerneville, Sonoma County, California


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

Main Street Bistro & Piano Bar 

Main Street Bistro & Piano Bar, Guerneville, Sonoma County, California

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 

Stumptown Brewery 

Stumptown Brewery in Guerneville, Sonoma County, California

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 Sonoma County 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