Michelin Star Restaurants & Award-Winning Eateries in Sonoma County
From avant-garde cuisine to farm-to-table delights, Sonoma County's award-winning restaurants have made it a haven for food and wine connoisseurs.
Adding to the area's renowned reputation amongst foodies, several Wine Country restaurants were included in the 2023 Michelin Guide and its Bib Gourmand category.
About the Michelin Guide
The dining awards of the Michelin Guide are some of the world's most prestigious culinary accolades. Stars are awarded based on the inspections of anonymous reviewers who concentrate on the quality, personality and consistency of each restaurant. Bib Gourmand restaurants represent remarkable establishments that serve two courses and a glass of wine or dessert for $40 or less (tax and gratuity not included).
Michelin Star Restaurants in Sonoma County
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Bib Gourmand Restaurants in Sonoma County
Valley Bar + Bottle, Sonoma
Nestled in Sonoma Plaza, this cozy wine bar offers affordable, organic wines alongside its adventurous yet approachable small-bites menu, which includes their legendary soft-boiled eggs finished with a savory XO sauce and duck-breast tortillas served with house-made hoisin.
A trailblazer in Sonoma County's farm-to-table movement, Folktable utilizes neighboring Tank House Farms to source the majority of fruits, veggies and herbs on their menu. With these natural resources, Executive Chef Casey Thompson has curated an innovative menu that's both seasonally-inspired and rich in flavor.
El Molino Central, Sonoma
"Lovers of regional Mexican food will swoon for this laid-back charmer," read this year's Michelin Guide. From tortillas and tamales to fish tacos, house-made salsa and vegan-friendly bites, El Molino Central's fast-casual fare is a favorite of both locals and visitors of Sonoma County.
Glen Ellen Star, Glen Ellen
A quaint cottage in the middle of the city, when you walk through the doors of Glen Ellen Star, you're immediately greeted by knotty pine tables and the aromas of a traditional wood-burning oven. Like the venue itself, their menu will continue to warm your heart (and belly!) with hand-tossed pizzas, wood-roasted vegetables and decadent desserts.
Roberth and Andrea Sundell opened Stockhome to pay homage to the Middle Eastern community in their native city of Stockholm, Sweden. From pickled herring and tabouleh to dill-shrimp salad topped with avocado, their menu is a unique blend of coastal Californian and Mid-Eastern cuisine.
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