Long known as one of California’s top culinary destinations, Sonoma Valley has been home to some of food cultures most recognizable names. Famed food writer M.F.K. Fisher wrote lovingly about Sonoma Valley and its food, Chuck Williams founded Williams-Sonoma and opened his first shop just off the Sonoma Plaza, and the legacy of Ig Vella, world-class cheese maker, has lived on at Vella Cheese Company since 1931.
Today, you can find just about any dining experience you want in Sonoma Valley, from artisan bakeries and cafes, to fine dining at chef-owned restaurants. Some of our best food options can be found right off the road, so don’t be afraid to stop along your way. Chances are it’ll blow your mind.