Michelin Star Restaurants & Award-Winning Eateries in Sonoma County

SingleThread Farm Restaurant & Inn

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

The exterior at night of SingleThread Farms Restaurant & Inn, Healdsburg
SingleThread Farm Restaurant & Inn, Healdsburg

SingleThread, Healdsburg

Three Michelin Stars

For its fifth consecutive year, SingleThread was featured in the Michelin Guide. In fact, it’s one of only five U.S. restaurants to be awarded both Three Michelin Stars and a Green Star for sustainability. Eco-friendly and wildly creative, the menu at SingleThread features locally-sourced seafood as well as produce grown on the restaurant’s 24-acre farm. Surrounded by colorful, native flora and fauna, the restaurant offers a breathtaking yet relaxing ambience that mirrors its vibrantly green menu. SingleThread is open for dinner every day.

Culinary delights at SingleThread Farms Restaurant & Inn, Healdsburg
SingleThread Farm Restaurant & Inn, Healdsburg

From the 2023 Michelin Guide: “The menu is acutely tuned to each micro-season in Sonoma County, thanks to the bounty provided by farmer and co-owner, Katina Connaughton. Spring might bring delicately smoked Ora king salmon topped with arctic char roe and myoga; while winter showcases pumpkin tartare with Dungeness crab and a miso-makrut lime foam.”

Exterior of Barndiva Restaurant in Healdsburg, California at night
Barndiva, Healdsburg

Barndiva, Healdsburg

One Michelin Star

Surrounded by a stunning garden terrace and magical, twinkling lights, Barndiva has been a a Healdsburg favorite for nearly 20 years. The restaurant sources all of its meat and produce from nearby farms and ranches, crafting modern, upscale country cuisine that’s earned it numerous accolades. Whether you’re eating under the stars on their outdoor patio or in their chic dining room, their seasonal prix-fixe dinner menu is always changing and includes a variety of options. Barndiva also offers brunch on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Colorful, elegant salad with small, blue edible flowers
Barndiva, Healdsburg

From the 2023 Michelin Guide: “Barndiva is an enchanting retreat. The cooking hones in on prime local produce and sustainability. There is a tangible deftness in such aromatic flavor combinations as seared dayboat scallops with lemongrass-ginger butter sauce; as well as hamachi with green papaya, fermented mango, and serrano oil.”

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.

Folktable, Sonoma

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.

Stockhome, Petaluma

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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