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Petaluma

The riverside town of Petaluma is now a foodie haven, with dining options that include a mix of ethnic cuisines and awarding-winning restaurants using the best locally grown and produced products. Known for its wines, Petaluma also boasts world-class beers and ales, award-winning olive oils, and artisan cheeses that are served in some of the finest restaurants nationwide. And Petaluma has a wide array of lodging choices, from brand names to charming inns. 

Petaluma's well-preserved city center is filled with an engaging mix of boutiques, antiques shops, and specialty stores, many in historic buildings.

The town boasts a thriving arts community, with more than a dozen downtown art galleries, exhibiting handcrafted jewelry, paintings, and sculpture by contemporary artists of local and international renown.

Picturesque Petaluma has captured the attention of numerous filmmakers, serving as a location for many major films — American Graffiti (1973), Cujo (1983), Peggy Sue Got Married (1986), Basic Instinct (1992), Scream (1996), Pleasantville (1998), Cheaper by the Dozen (2003), and many more. 

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Scallop Crudo Photo
29 F Petaluma Blvd. N., Petaluma, CA 94952

Street social dinners began in early 2013 in Los Angeles. Marjorie and Jevon met there while working together in the industry, he as sous chef and Marjorie as an artisanal cocktail mixer. Sipping…

El Roy's Mexican Grill Photo
210 Edith St., Petaluma, CA 94952

Authentic Mexican Food where the food ranges from burritos, tortas, tacos, platillos (specialty plates), sopes, gorditas, to mexican hot dogs.

Aqus Cafe Photo
189 H Street, Petaluma, CA 94952

Aqus Café was created to foster community by providing a space for people to meet, connect and get to know each other. Today, it is a community living room attracting a wide diversity of people…