Guidebook for Sebastopol

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Guidebook for Sebastopol

Food Scene

The food is terrific, featuring ingredients from French Garden's own farm. The dining room has white table cloths, the bar is more casual. We have never been disappointed Art! Music! Wine! Service!
French Garden
8050 Bodega Avenue
The food is terrific, featuring ingredients from French Garden's own farm. The dining room has white table cloths, the bar is more casual. We have never been disappointed Art! Music! Wine! Service!
Really yummy food with something for all diets or restrictions. Great tahini, salads, lemonade, daily specials. Very good cookies, cakes and the like. Usually featuring a local artist on the walls.
9 yerel halk öneriyor
East West Cafe
128 North Main Street
9 yerel halk öneriyor
Really yummy food with something for all diets or restrictions. Great tahini, salads, lemonade, daily specials. Very good cookies, cakes and the like. Usually featuring a local artist on the walls.
Casual dining, calimex foods--great burritos, tacos, beer all in a double redwood palapa. This is were my wife and I and had our first meal together, so we go way back. I like "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof"
10 yerel halk öneriyor
Papas and Pollo
915 Gravenstein Ave
10 yerel halk öneriyor
Casual dining, calimex foods--great burritos, tacos, beer all in a double redwood palapa. This is were my wife and I and had our first meal together, so we go way back. I like "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof"
Great vegan dining. Excellent variety featuring salads, alternative pizza (really good the next day reheated too). Try the air fries and yam fries. Nice fresh food-local hallmark establishment.
9 yerel halk öneriyor
Slice of Life
6970 McKinley Street
9 yerel halk öneriyor
Great vegan dining. Excellent variety featuring salads, alternative pizza (really good the next day reheated too). Try the air fries and yam fries. Nice fresh food-local hallmark establishment.
Great alternative coffee shop, they have yummy baked goods (savory scones) and the best coffee in town. If you are wanting an excellent latte this is the place. Extensive outdoor seating, local color!
12 yerel halk öneriyor
Hardcore Espresso
81 Bloomfield Road
12 yerel halk öneriyor
Great alternative coffee shop, they have yummy baked goods (savory scones) and the best coffee in town. If you are wanting an excellent latte this is the place. Extensive outdoor seating, local color!
Thin crust pizzas, a nice selection--a great place to get a quick slice/soup or salad/drink. The kale soup is a surprise! Also gelato and frozen pizza to take home. Tell them if you like it crispy!
8 yerel halk öneriyor
Mombos Pizza
560 Gravenstein Highway North
8 yerel halk öneriyor
Thin crust pizzas, a nice selection--a great place to get a quick slice/soup or salad/drink. The kale soup is a surprise! Also gelato and frozen pizza to take home. Tell them if you like it crispy!
Great breakfasts on a wood floor, light-filled converted house. Major local color, and a place to spend some time. Not for those in a rush. The village of Occidental is a sweet place to hang out too.
62 yerel halk öneriyor
Howard Station Cafe
3611 Bohemian Highway
62 yerel halk öneriyor
Great breakfasts on a wood floor, light-filled converted house. Major local color, and a place to spend some time. Not for those in a rush. The village of Occidental is a sweet place to hang out too.
Smaller plates, more intense tastes. Pizza, salads, main courses--super fresh prepared to order. Olives, wine, drinks. Outside patio, indoor dining. Great for lunch or dinner. Spend a little time...
38 yerel halk öneriyor
Lowell's Restaurant
7385 Healdsburg Avenue
38 yerel halk öneriyor
Smaller plates, more intense tastes. Pizza, salads, main courses--super fresh prepared to order. Olives, wine, drinks. Outside patio, indoor dining. Great for lunch or dinner. Spend a little time...
Excellent place for dinner in a town where food can be marginal, this place is not. The chef-owners are cooking and taking care of the customers-menu selections are excellent, wine, views, atmosphere!
24 yerel halk öneriyor
Terrapin Creek
1580 Eastshore Road
24 yerel halk öneriyor
Excellent place for dinner in a town where food can be marginal, this place is not. The chef-owners are cooking and taking care of the customers-menu selections are excellent, wine, views, atmosphere!
Wonderful place for breakfast, lunch, some dinner offerings. The food is outstanding; we like the savory bowls with greens, polenta, goat cheese, pesto. Garden patio dining over the creek, or inside.
29 yerel halk öneriyor
Fork Roadhouse
9890 Bodega Highway
29 yerel halk öneriyor
Wonderful place for breakfast, lunch, some dinner offerings. The food is outstanding; we like the savory bowls with greens, polenta, goat cheese, pesto. Garden patio dining over the creek, or inside.
Nice coffee shop, an local organic roaster and one of our favorites. Plenty of seating inside and out, yummy treats, excellent coffee, roasting tours, barista classes.
32 yerel halk öneriyor
Taylor Lane Organic Coffee
6790 McKinley Street
32 yerel halk öneriyor
Nice coffee shop, an local organic roaster and one of our favorites. Plenty of seating inside and out, yummy treats, excellent coffee, roasting tours, barista classes.
A tavern with a very impressive selection of fresh beer and good wines. Weekend music is regular, there is a sheltered patio and an extensive and yummy pub style menu; all in a historic building.
74 yerel halk öneriyor
HopMonk Tavern Sebastopol
230 Petaluma Avenue
74 yerel halk öneriyor
A tavern with a very impressive selection of fresh beer and good wines. Weekend music is regular, there is a sheltered patio and an extensive and yummy pub style menu; all in a historic building.
This is a historic cafe recently remodeled/rebranded and now offering an interesting, delicious, and varied menu. They offer some fixed priced dinner options occasionally as well.
23 yerel halk öneriyor
Gypsy Cafe
162 North Main Street
23 yerel halk öneriyor
This is a historic cafe recently remodeled/rebranded and now offering an interesting, delicious, and varied menu. They offer some fixed priced dinner options occasionally as well.

Essentials

This is where the local middle of the road folks shop. They have almost everything we need, and is our most visited grocery store. Very good fish, fresh meat, a great place to get fruit, vegetables!
11 yerel halk öneriyor
Fircrest Markets Inc
998 Gravenstein Highway South
11 yerel halk öneriyor
This is where the local middle of the road folks shop. They have almost everything we need, and is our most visited grocery store. Very good fish, fresh meat, a great place to get fruit, vegetables!
Pacific (formerly Fiesta) market is an excellent upscale place to shop for groceries, deli food, hot bar, wines and flowers. The sandwiches are terrific, the butcher and fish counters complete.
14 yerel halk öneriyor
Pacific Market
550 Gravenstein Hwy N
14 yerel halk öneriyor
Pacific (formerly Fiesta) market is an excellent upscale place to shop for groceries, deli food, hot bar, wines and flowers. The sandwiches are terrific, the butcher and fish counters complete.
This is a small but powerful WFs. They have a complete selection of beauty supplies, soaps, grooming, homeopathics meds. Meat/poultry/fish/sandwiches/hot bar/salad bar, wines, sweets and flowers.
22 yerel halk öneriyor
Whole Foods Market
6910 McKinley Street
22 yerel halk öneriyor
This is a small but powerful WFs. They have a complete selection of beauty supplies, soaps, grooming, homeopathics meds. Meat/poultry/fish/sandwiches/hot bar/salad bar, wines, sweets and flowers.
Great supply of dried food, fresh produce, wine, cheese, health and beauty, frozen foods, fresh local fish in season, bread/dairy/honey all with a pretty good price point. We shop there a lot!
39 yerel halk öneriyor
Andy's Produce Market
1691 Gravenstein Highway North
39 yerel halk öneriyor
Great supply of dried food, fresh produce, wine, cheese, health and beauty, frozen foods, fresh local fish in season, bread/dairy/honey all with a pretty good price point. We shop there a lot!
Bill's is 1.8 miles away from the Small House and offers a good selection of fresh produce, staple goods, fresh dairy and some organic locally sourced food. Ice cream, hummus, pretzels, chips, salsa..
Bill's Farm Basket
10315 Bodega Highway
Bill's is 1.8 miles away from the Small House and offers a good selection of fresh produce, staple goods, fresh dairy and some organic locally sourced food. Ice cream, hummus, pretzels, chips, salsa..

Everything Else

A great local bakery (get the seeded sourdough!) they have sandwiches, coffee, yummy pastries (mmm bear claws)(not too sweet), cakes, breads, cookies and a nice community meeting atmosphere.
8 yerel halk öneriyor
Village Bakery
6760 McKinley Street
8 yerel halk öneriyor
A great local bakery (get the seeded sourdough!) they have sandwiches, coffee, yummy pastries (mmm bear claws)(not too sweet), cakes, breads, cookies and a nice community meeting atmosphere.
Wonderful nursery, they have all the plants, trees, pots, gardener's supplies, irrigation, pipes, vegetable starts. They sell plants that will actually grow here, unlike big box stores. Nice browse...
Harmony Farm Supply & Nursery
3244 Gravenstein Highway North
Wonderful nursery, they have all the plants, trees, pots, gardener's supplies, irrigation, pipes, vegetable starts. They sell plants that will actually grow here, unlike big box stores. Nice browse...
Art gallery with amazing selection of prints, original art and sculpture. There is an emphasis on Japanese art I would say. A great place to acquire a gift. Check out the "fireplace" window garden.
Ren Brown Collection
1781 California 1
Art gallery with amazing selection of prints, original art and sculpture. There is an emphasis on Japanese art I would say. A great place to acquire a gift. Check out the "fireplace" window garden.
The sticky buns are epic, good for 4 people. Try the "fugasse". Outstanding bread baked in a brick wood-fired oven. Super groovy perma-grin people at the counter, generous samples, coffee, garden.
113 yerel halk öneriyor
Wild Flour Bread
140 Bohemian Highway
113 yerel halk öneriyor
The sticky buns are epic, good for 4 people. Try the "fugasse". Outstanding bread baked in a brick wood-fired oven. Super groovy perma-grin people at the counter, generous samples, coffee, garden.
This is a spa that offers service and self service options--they have a yoga studio, a store and an apothecary. You can get a health consultation, massage, attend a class and buy a gift. Smells great!
The dhyana Center
186 North Main Street
This is a spa that offers service and self service options--they have a yoga studio, a store and an apothecary. You can get a health consultation, massage, attend a class and buy a gift. Smells great!
In the tiny town of Freestone this is a full service spa--massage, cedar bath, facials, and exceptional asian garden. Plan to spend some time, this is not a place for a rushed experience. Close by.
58 yerel halk öneriyor
Osmosis Day Spa Sanctuary
209 Bohemian Highway
58 yerel halk öneriyor
In the tiny town of Freestone this is a full service spa--massage, cedar bath, facials, and exceptional asian garden. Plan to spend some time, this is not a place for a rushed experience. Close by.
Tasting room in "The Barlow" a new district in downtown Sebastopol. This exceptional winery pours generous tastes in their room on Morris Street. Be sure to take a bottle home with you! Recommended.
La Follette Wines
4900 West Dry Creek Road
Tasting room in "The Barlow" a new district in downtown Sebastopol. This exceptional winery pours generous tastes in their room on Morris Street. Be sure to take a bottle home with you! Recommended.
This is a new district in downtown Sebastopol featuring breweries, wineries, book shops, coffee shops, grocery store and restaurants. A fine walking neighborhood, the speed limit is 15 mph. Choices!
100 yerel halk öneriyor
The Barlow
6770 McKinley Street
100 yerel halk öneriyor
This is a new district in downtown Sebastopol featuring breweries, wineries, book shops, coffee shops, grocery store and restaurants. A fine walking neighborhood, the speed limit is 15 mph. Choices!
Boutique vineyard across the street from the Small House, open by appointment. We have received many positive reviews. The proprietor will have many additional recommendations for local wineries.
Halleck Vineyard
3785 Burnside Road
Boutique vineyard across the street from the Small House, open by appointment. We have received many positive reviews. The proprietor will have many additional recommendations for local wineries.
This is a relatively new spa in downtown Sebastopol offering full service massage and various treatments. You can get a nice package deal. Good service, make an appointment, ask about specials.
Jaiyen Spa
7106 Bodega Avenue
This is a relatively new spa in downtown Sebastopol offering full service massage and various treatments. You can get a nice package deal. Good service, make an appointment, ask about specials.

Shopping

This is a great local hardware store, they have most everything hardware, but then including clothes, sporting goods, pet supplies, plants, gifts, car and boat sundries, all with outstanding service!
Sebastopol Hardware Center
660 Gravenstein Highway North
This is a great local hardware store, they have most everything hardware, but then including clothes, sporting goods, pet supplies, plants, gifts, car and boat sundries, all with outstanding service!
We are regular patrons here. For a gift, everything is a home run! An outstanding selection of leather bound journal covers, jewelry, home appointments and trinkets. Cards, candlesticks, copper...
Artisana
146 N Main St
We are regular patrons here. For a gift, everything is a home run! An outstanding selection of leather bound journal covers, jewelry, home appointments and trinkets. Cards, candlesticks, copper...
A world class antiquarian bookstore. "Open By Chance or Appointment" Ben specializes in gastronomic books from Europe. He himself is a widely recognized artist. A charming and beautiful shop.
Ben Kinmont, Bookseller
6780 Depot St
A world class antiquarian bookstore. "Open By Chance or Appointment" Ben specializes in gastronomic books from Europe. He himself is a widely recognized artist. A charming and beautiful shop.
Our local home-grown and excellent full selection bookstore. Also a large selection of magazines and kids books. Gifts. Author readings.
11 yerel halk öneriyor
Copperfield's Books
138 North Main Street
11 yerel halk öneriyor
Our local home-grown and excellent full selection bookstore. Also a large selection of magazines and kids books. Gifts. Author readings.
Pretty great selection and variety of used books in downtown. We frequently shop there. A lot of the books appear as new and the prices are quite reasonable. Good people, always something interesting.
Mockingbird Books - Sebastopol
6932 Sebastopol Ave
Pretty great selection and variety of used books in downtown. We frequently shop there. A lot of the books appear as new and the prices are quite reasonable. Good people, always something interesting.

Sightseeing

Terrific local beach, relatively safe, nice walking and running on the sand with great views; you can take your dog. See seals in the water, boats go into the harbor at Bodega, pretty calm place.
Doran Beach Road
Terrific local beach, relatively safe, nice walking and running on the sand with great views; you can take your dog. See seals in the water, boats go into the harbor at Bodega, pretty calm place.
Big redwoods--they say a redwood takes 100 years to grow a foot in diameter, and there are some big ones in this reserve. Outside of Guerneville which is rife with local color and on the river. Go!
246 yerel halk öneriyor
Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve
17000 Armstrong Woods Rd
246 yerel halk öneriyor
Big redwoods--they say a redwood takes 100 years to grow a foot in diameter, and there are some big ones in this reserve. Outside of Guerneville which is rife with local color and on the river. Go!
More wild a beach than Doran--see big waves and surfing. There is a bird preserve, no dogs. Don't turn your back on this ocean--keep an eye out! Fly kites! Views! Big sand dunes fun to run/slide down
7 yerel halk öneriyor
Salmon Creek Beach
7 yerel halk öneriyor
More wild a beach than Doran--see big waves and surfing. There is a bird preserve, no dogs. Don't turn your back on this ocean--keep an eye out! Fly kites! Views! Big sand dunes fun to run/slide down
Harbor where you can sometimes get fresh fish off the fisherman. The town of Bodega Bay offers many restaurants, and nearby "Bodega Head" offers hiking and extraordinary whale watching seasonally.
Bodega Harbor
Harbor where you can sometimes get fresh fish off the fisherman. The town of Bodega Bay offers many restaurants, and nearby "Bodega Head" offers hiking and extraordinary whale watching seasonally.
Great Hiking and seasonally there can be amazing whale watching. There are steep cliffs, birds and seals to see. No dogs are allowed. Very close to Bodega Bay and the harbor, and beaches nearby.
48 yerel halk öneriyor
Bodega Head
48 yerel halk öneriyor
Great Hiking and seasonally there can be amazing whale watching. There are steep cliffs, birds and seals to see. No dogs are allowed. Very close to Bodega Bay and the harbor, and beaches nearby.
A destination for hiking, seal watching, a place to stop while exploring the coast. Near the town of Jenner, this is where the Russian River meets the pacific ocean. Use caution around the waves!
29 yerel halk öneriyor
Goat Rock State Beach - Sonoma Coast State Park
29 yerel halk öneriyor
A destination for hiking, seal watching, a place to stop while exploring the coast. Near the town of Jenner, this is where the Russian River meets the pacific ocean. Use caution around the waves!
This is a sweet spot to walk down a fragrant canyon to an intimate beach. There is wildlife and wild flowers all around. When the tide is low one can walk north or south to connecting beaches. Fun!
Pinnacle Gulch Trail
This is a sweet spot to walk down a fragrant canyon to an intimate beach. There is wildlife and wild flowers all around. When the tide is low one can walk north or south to connecting beaches. Fun!
Great regional park, and you can take your dog. Many trails for walking, bike riding, lakes and streams. There will be other people there. Some good views and good hikes!
98 yerel halk öneriyor
Trione-Annadel State Park
6201 Channel Drive
98 yerel halk öneriyor
Great regional park, and you can take your dog. Many trails for walking, bike riding, lakes and streams. There will be other people there. Some good views and good hikes!

Arts & Culture

It can be a great place to hear some music or see some whacky event. It is also a giant vintage/used clothing store that you can visit during daylight hours and get a hit on the evening scheduled.
Aubergine Vintage Emporium
755 Petaluma Avenue
It can be a great place to hear some music or see some whacky event. It is also a giant vintage/used clothing store that you can visit during daylight hours and get a hit on the evening scheduled.
Multiplex movie theatre in a converted multi-story building with some art films and special events. Take a look on line for the lineup.
28 yerel halk öneriyor
Rialto Cinemas
6868 McKinley Street
28 yerel halk öneriyor
Multiplex movie theatre in a converted multi-story building with some art films and special events. Take a look on line for the lineup.
Great small museum across the street to the north from the downtown mall. Many landscapes, relevant regional pieces and usually a worthwhile show. You can go through and see everything around 90 min.
18 yerel halk öneriyor
Museum of Sonoma County
425 7th Street
18 yerel halk öneriyor
Great small museum across the street to the north from the downtown mall. Many landscapes, relevant regional pieces and usually a worthwhile show. You can go through and see everything around 90 min.
We love this place, formerly known as the LBC (Luther Burbank Center). There are frequently world class acts that play there, in addition to smaller productions. Take a look at the lineup on line.
39 yerel halk öneriyor
Luther Burbank Center for the Arts
50 Mark West Springs Rd
39 yerel halk öneriyor
We love this place, formerly known as the LBC (Luther Burbank Center). There are frequently world class acts that play there, in addition to smaller productions. Take a look at the lineup on line.
This is a spectacular building that ran many times over budget but is an amazing acoustic achievement. Look on line for the current offerings--never a disappointment! Easy parking.
33 yerel halk öneriyor
Green Music Center
1801 E Cotati Ave
33 yerel halk öneriyor
This is a spectacular building that ran many times over budget but is an amazing acoustic achievement. Look on line for the current offerings--never a disappointment! Easy parking.

Entertainment & Activities

Great small pool(s) in Ives Park, downtown Sebastopol. There is daily lap swimming, a masters program, parent's and tots, senior movement classes and full facilities. Plenty of kick boards, floats...
6 yerel halk öneriyor
Ives Pool
7400 Willow Street
6 yerel halk öneriyor
Great small pool(s) in Ives Park, downtown Sebastopol. There is daily lap swimming, a masters program, parent's and tots, senior movement classes and full facilities. Plenty of kick boards, floats...
Who doesn't love Peanuts?
70 yerel halk öneriyor
Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center
2301 Hardies Lane
70 yerel halk öneriyor
Who doesn't love Peanuts?