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Glen Ellen Star

13648 Arnold Dr, Glen Ellen, CA 95442-9318
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
13648 Arnold Dr, Glen Ellen, CA 95442-9318
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When it opened several years ago, this was a promising establishment. Imaginative menu. Well-prepared and plated dishes. An efficient (but sometimes arrogant) staff. We returned last night and have to say that the experience was disappointing. Because of its small size, it promises to feel...More

Thank Bernie K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of my favorites because I never have a poor experience. The food is fresh, fresh fresh and everything is cooked from scratch. One of my guests had their clam chowder which required cooking until the clams opened. My guest said the wait was absolutely...More

Thank Bernard L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for two dinners, one of which was our Wedding Dinner. Food & Staff are Great, Try the Chefs Table Loved it !

Thank Namibia63
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quaint little spot on the main street in Glen Ellen. We first discovered this spot when we were staying at Benziger Winery (so sad they sold). Erin Benziger and Chef Husband own this fantastic spot. It was one of the highlights of an amazing trip....More

Thank Praia1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Little quaint place with fabulous food. While looks small and maybe average on the outside it is great on the inside. So small that you can watch your meal being expertly prepared. Everything from the bread to the entrees were excellent. Had an amazing dining...More

Thank Flashstar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When I found out that the owner of this restaurant worked at the French Laundry I had to try it out. What a treat, the staff were friendly and helpful and the food perfect. Grilled octopus for appetizer and Dorado stuffed with greens for a...More

Thank gene2461
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Make sure you make a reservation at the chef counter. The rest of the restaurant is pretty tight, plus the counter offers a nice view into the kitchen which is always entertaining to watch. Food was amazing! We ordered a pizza and a pasta dish...More

Thank amanda_jacks1
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Glen Ellen Star has the best pizza around! The Star has a lovely, quaint atmosphere and friendly staff. This is our go to spot for a local meal.

Thank MagicalMassage
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had dinner at the Star on a Friday night during our Sonoma Valley vacation. I had made reservations for the counter overlooking the chefs and we were not disappointed. We enjoyed watching the magic happening as the chef's created lovely dishes....More

Thank Castee
Reviewed 6 May 2017

After spending a day at the Sonoma Mission Inn we headed over to Glen Ellen, we came across this bustling restaurant Our seats were at a bar which overlooked Ari ( the chef and owner) and the sous chef. It was a wonderful magical experience....More

Thank 4SoaringEagle
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Nearby Attractions
Benziger Family Winery
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1.28 km away
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.24 km away
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.97 km away
Sonoma Valley Regional Park
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1.06 km away
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13648 Arnold Dr, Glen Ellen, CA 95442-9318
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Glen Ellen
  • Phone Number: 707-343-1384
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Amazing fresh foods cooked in a wood-fired oven.
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