Area Recommendations

The Sonoma-Napa Wine Country is our home, and we love sharing it with you! To make your luxury vacation rental experience easy, we’ve put together a list of some of our favorite spots — for shopping, dining, necessities and conveniences. Take a look at our local recommendations for ideas of what to see and do while you’re in town. And if you want some tips for making the most of your Wine Country experience, check out our CONCIERGE SERVICES. We’re here to help!



 

Our Wine Country

BALLOON ADVENTURES

WINE COUNTRY BALLOONS 397 Aviation Blvd Santa Rosa, CA 95403, United States +1 707-538-7359

BIKE RENTAL

WINE COUNTRY BIKES 61 Front St Healdsburg, CA 95448, United States +1 707-473-0610

BOATING

LAKE SONOMA RESORT AREA 4200 Skaggs Springs Rd Geyserville, CA 95441, United States +1 707-433-2200

HEALTH CLUB

PARKPOINT HEALTH CLUB HEALDSBURG 195 Foss Creek Cir Healdsburg, CA 95448, United States +1 707-385-2500

GOLF COURSES

TAYMAN PARK GOLF COURSE 927 S Fitch Mountain Rd Healdsburg, CA 95448, United States +1 707-433-4275

WINDSOR GOLF CLUB 1340 19th Hole Dr Windsor, CA 95492, United States +1 707-838-7888

KAYAKING

River’s Edge Kayak and Canoe Trips 13840 Healdsburg Ave Healdsburg, CA 95448, United States +1 707-433-7247


Guide to Restaurants & Bars

 

BREAKFAST

COSTEAUX FRENCH BAKERY | +1 707-433-1913 Address: 417 Healdsburg Ave, Healdsburg, CA 95448, United States Head to the plaza downtown for the best breakfast in town. Try their eggs benedict if in you want a satisfying meal. They bake everything on-site, so their breads and pastries are always fresh. Service is great too.

DOWNTOWN BAKERY & CREAMERY | +1 707-431-2719 Address: 308 Center St, Healdsburg, CA 95448, United States This place may not look like much, but their baked goods are terrific. Don’t be put off by the locals on the benches out front; we’re a friendly bunch who know a good value when we see it.

DRY CREEK GENERAL STORE | +1 707-433-4171 Address: 3495 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg, CA 95448, United States Head west on Dry Creek Rd. to find great eats inside this rustic building built in the 1800s. It’s centrally located among the vineyards, making it perfect for a delicious bite while wine tasting, but it’s also a great way to start the day. I’ve never had a better scone!

FLYING GOAT COFFEE | +1 707-433-9081 Address: 324 Center St, Healdsburg, CA 95448, United States Right off the downtown plaza, this established coffee house is the place to go for a real cup of coffee. It’s a hangout for locals and visitors alike – a place you can sit for a while with your newspaper or laptop. Good for people-watching too.

SHED | +1 707-431-7433 Address: 25 North St, Healdsburg, CA 95448, United States Enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner here and then shop for everything your gourmet kitchen needs—Shed is a restaurant, coffee bar, deli, and housewares and grocery store all under one roof! The food is always fresh and the presentation is unbelievable.

 

LUNCH

BRAVAS BAR DE TAPAS | +1 707-433-7700 Address: 420 Center St, Healdsburg, CA 95448, United States For a friendly and casual atmosphere, stop in Bravas. It’s fun and festive. Kick back with a drink at the bar, maybe order some appetizers. Their paella is out of this world!

CAMPO FINA | +1 707-395-4640 Address: 330 Healdsburg Ave, Healdsburg, CA 95448, United States A casual Italian restaurant that is right for the whole family—go here to enjoy well-priced, good quality cooking. There’s outside dining in the back.

HEALDSBURG BAR & GRILL | +1 707-433-3333 Address: 245 Healdsburg Ave, Healdsburg, CA 95448, United States This easygoing spot serves knockout burgers, all sorts of fries and a big selection of beer on tap. It’s traditional American fare with a casual, comfortable ambiance that’s good for the whole family, and they have outdoor seating.

THE WURST SAUSAGE GRILL & BEER GARDEN | +1 707-395-0214 Address: 22 Matheson St, Healdsburg, CA 95448, United States A fun way to enjoy German food right here in Healdsburg. Charles, the owner, loves his sausage and so do the rest of us. He’s got a huge variety of super fresh links. You pick what you like and they cook it up for you just the way you want it.

WILLI’S SEAFOOD & RAW BAR | +1 707-433-9191 Address: 403 Healdsburg Ave, Healdsburg, CA 95448, United States This is where to go for top-notch seafood. The atmosphere is casual yet sophisticated. The portions are tapas-sized and it’s a little pricey, but it’s worth it for the taste experience.

 

DINNER

BACI CAFE & WINE BAR | +1 707-433-8111 Address: 336 Healdsburg Ave, Healdsburg, CA 95448, United States Fun atmosphere, good food and really friendly service put this place on my map. It’s enjoyable Italian food for the whole family.

BARNDIVA | +1 707-431-0100 Address: 231 Center St, Healdsburg, CA 95448, United States I haven’t had a better meal in years! Be sure to do the wine pairing, where they serve generous portions of wine perfectly matched to exquisite bites. It’s a little pricey, but the service is A+ and the food is phenomenal. You won’t be disappointed. Be sure to reserve your table a couple weeks in advance.

CHALKBOARD RESTAURANT | +1 707-473-8030 Address: 29 North St, Healdsburg, CA 95448, United States The food is very fresh and well prepared, although the portions are on the small side. Great wine list and warm atmosphere make this restaurant worth a visit.

MADRONA MANOR | +1 707-433-4231 Address: 1001 Westside Rd, Healdsburg, CA 95448, United States If you want to share a romantic dinner in an historic landmark, this is the place. They do a nice Sunday brunch too.

SCOPA | +1 707-433-5282 Address: 109A Plaza St, Healdsburg, CA 95448, United States Make a reservation a couple weeks in advance to be sure you get to experience this delicious Italian food. Truly incredible!

DESSERT

NOBLE FOLK ICE CREAM & PIE BAR | +1 707-395-4426 Address: 116 Matheson St, Healdsburg, CA 95448, United States This place is usually packed. With unique ice cream flavors and pies that are heavenly, it’s my favorite finish to a warm summer day.


 

Groceries

BIG JOHN’S MARKET | +1 707-433-7151 Address: 1345 Healdsburg Ave, Healdsburg, CA 95448, United States Super high-quality natural and gourmet products make this market stand out. I love the personal attention I get. Mary, at the cheese counter, knows everything about cheese and always has great suggestions.

SAFEWAY | +1 707-431-7102 Address: 1115 Vine St., Healdsburg, CA 95448, United States It’s what you’d expect from a chain grocery store. But it’s good to know they’re open 24/7 and have a pharmacy too.

SHELTON’S NATURAL FOODS MARKET | +1 707-431-0530 Address: 428 Center St, Healdsburg, CA 95448, United States This small natural foods store is known for its local organic produce. They also have a tasty food-to-go buffet that varies daily.


 

Other Key Points

THE UPS STORE | +1 707-433-0396 Address: 1083 Vine St, Healdsburg, CA 95448, United States If you need to send a fax, make copies or ship a package, here you go. They will ship wine also.

TIP TOP LIQUOR WAREHOUSE | +1 707-431-0841 Address: 90 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg, CA 95448, United States It took awhile for me to discover this place. It looks like a dive but what a vast selection of wine! The wines are really well organized and labeled with tasting notes and info about the wineries, plus the owners are very helpful and prices are good. Enter through the back of the building.