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Address: Spain Street Between First Street East and First Street West, Sonoma, CA
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+1 707-996-1090

Bordered by several gourmet shops, this pretty town square is a perfect...

Bordered by several gourmet shops, this pretty town square is a perfect place for a picnic.

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An Awesome Basecamp.

I really like this place, it's got a small park in the middle, funky little pubs, historic sites, a rare nightspot, wine shops with tastings and a bunch of boutique shops for wine... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Steve R
Roseville, California
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Roseville, California
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I really like this place, it's got a small park in the middle, funky little pubs, historic sites, a rare nightspot, wine shops with tastings and a bunch of boutique shops for wine stuff, clothes, etc. I bought my favorite necktie ever here. Oh yeah..... a lot of outstanding restaurants. Stay at one of the many walking distance B&B's. Borrow... More 

Thank Steve R
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Locals flock here for a wide variety of reasons: family fun, walking, eating, drinks and shopping. Ditto wine country travelers if they make the move to test our town between so many other great wine areas. Lots of places to sit and picnic, trees, ducks, play areas and all surrounding the historic City Hall. If you have pets you can't... More 

Thank Sabrina F
San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was little windy and chilly, so could not enjoy the charming town as much as we hoped. Sonoma Plaza has something for all ages. Historic places, playgrounds, grass, restaurants, and wine tasting cellars. We stopped by the cheese factory and surprisingly my sons enjoyed cheese so much we ended up purchasing several, along with a local brewed beer. The... More 

1 Thank Yujin O
New Port Richey, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sonoma Plaza is historical as you will see with some of the buildings. There are shops, restaurants, and hidden "treats" to help you spend some quality time here.

Thank Jeanne R
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102 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So many attractions! My 'musts' are Red Grape patio for onion rings and say "dig deep" clam chowder bowl. Then cooking supply store ,The Sonoma Bear, with lots of Inexpensive little gadgets like red silicone slip on handle for cast iron pans,,, and the lightest little metal pancake flipper,,, and and and ,,, the ladies all are very helpful and... More 

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Ashington, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely and very picturesque shopping area. Full of individual shops ,restaurants and wine bars where you can do wine tasting.

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Buffalo, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sonoma Plaza is a very picturesque part of Sonoma with cute shops, restaurants and wineries offering tastings. A very pleasant way to spend the afternoon and try a few different wines without having to go very far. Great to go if you're unsure what you want for lunch or dinner as there are many options, again all in one place.

1 Thank ckmc07
Sonoma, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Since we live in Sonoma it's sometimes hard to look at our town from the perspective of a tourist. That being said there are a lot of great little shops and wine bars around the square and Sonoma Plaza. I was working downtown on the historic Sebastiani Theater restoring the front of the building. We were blown away at all... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A pleasant square with a very good bakery and a few speciality shops, at least 2 very good restaurants. If you are in the area anyway, grab lunch and take a stroll around the square. The park is very good, but the shops and galleries are not worth a special visit. The past luster and a fine dining restaurant are... More 

Thank unclebabe2001
Lester Prairie, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

There is something for everyone here in and around the Plaza. It has a great park equipment for little ones to play on and lot so benches for the adults to watch from. The businesses surrounding the Plaza range from wine tasting to food service to serious shopping opportunities. One could easily spend a few days there.

Thank Bob R

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