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Caffe Giostra

1390 N McDowell Blvd Ste L, Petaluma, CA 94954-7104
+1 707-664-9441
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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1390 N McDowell Blvd Ste L, Petaluma, CA 94954-7104
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Attractive decor, nice outside seating in warmer weather, very friendly and helpful waitstaff. Food was really excellent, and very reasonably priced for the quality. The gnocchi with pesto sauce was the best I have ever had, melt in your mouth creamy and delicious. Main course...More

Thank GoLongNow
Reviewed 6 days ago

Caffe Giostra is hidden away in a little strip mall in Northern Petaluma. It's absolutely a little gem! The food is delicious, they feature treasured authentic Italian recipes. The service excellent. Go there for lunch or dinner! You won't be disappointed!

Thank JAM747
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service is great, food is great, convenient location. Have been coming here for many years with kids and as a couple

Thank Heidi A
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

My family and I visited this Italian restaurant while on a trip to wine country. My brother who travels extensively told us it was a "not miss" restaurant to hit. Hi recommendation was right on and I am glad we stopped in for dinner. The...More

Thank Bhod
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Giostra's is always crowded for dinner. After years of going there, I still don't have an absolute favorite since most everything they make is good. The Osso. Buco is good, my husband like the Pescatore Capallini. Make reservations if you're going for dinner. Lunches are...More

Thank karinb729
Reviewed 15 March 2017

I had a minor medical procedure across the street from Caffe Giostra and went there afterward for lunch (recommended by the nurse) with my lovely wife who is Italian American. First of all, I liked the fact that this good restaurant is tucked into a...More

Thank Clay T
Reviewed 15 March 2017

My husband and I happened upon this restaurant today for lunch. It's la tle family-owned place in a busy shopping mall in north Petaluma right off Hwy 101. I totally recommend it. Food was fresh and cooked the way Italian food should be cooked. we...More

Thank Nanuk145
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We were very impressed with Caffe Giostra. The number of specials offered the day we were there was extensive and all looked delicious and all of us ended up having different specials. The Osso Buco was outstanding. The restaurant had a very good selection of...More

Thank Itinerant_Foodies
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

We have going here for many years. This is our go to restaurant with friends or a special night out. The food is always great. The service is over the top. If you go make reservations. It is always booked.

1  Thank dsimpson1963
Reviewed 26 February 2017

This is a well kept secret. I'd never heard of it until a friend introduced me. Friendly service, and they are willing to change the menu for you. For example, I wanted their special with a different kind of meat, and it was cheerfully prepared...More

Thank kitty k
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
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11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1390 N McDowell Blvd Ste L, Petaluma, CA 94954-7104
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Petaluma
  • Phone Number: +1 707-664-9441
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