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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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Thai Cuisine Photo
610 Petaluma Blvd. N., Petaluma, CA 94952

Thai Cuisine is a family-owned business, serving delicious, authentic Thai food and amiable service since 2010. In Petaluma's historic and peaceful downtown, we work to provide a lovely home away from…

Mary's Pizza Shack Photo
423 N. McDowell Blvd., Petaluma, CA 94954

Cooking homemade Italian food is a rich part of our family history. It all began with the recipes our grandmother Mary Fazio served in the "shack." Mary Fazio was born in New York City to immigrants…

Della Fattoria Bakery Photo
139 Petaluma Boulevard North, Petaluma, CA 94952

Della Fattoria is an artisan bread bakery and european style cafe in Petaluma, California. Also, find our breads at fine markets and restaurants around the Bay Area. Open daily from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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…

What A Chicken Photo
706 E. Washington Street, Petaluma, CA 94952

Visit What A Chicken in Petaluma for the most flavorful, succulent chicken you will ever try. Open Wednesday through Sunday: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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…