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Willie Bird's Restaurant

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1150 Santa Rosa Ave, Santa Rosa, CA 95404-5421
+1 707-542-0861
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07:00 - 20:00
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Sun 07:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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23 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Service was good , food was comforting and tasted great. My second time here & the quality has stayed true. Husband had the traditional turkey dinner & said it all tasted home cooking. I had the turkey stroganoff. Flavor was good but turkey was dry, but I was warned asking for all breast meat would ruin the integrity of the... More 

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Thank Sherri H
Geyserville, California
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74 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walking in to Willie Bird's is like traveling back in time for me. My Papa, Elmo Martini would take me here when I was about 4 years old. The place looks and smells exactly the same! I think some of the employees are even the same!!! Unchanged from the day it was open in 1981, the front door handle has... More 

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Thank MikeandMeliss
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55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

We went to dinner and had the prime rib. The portion was so big I couldn't finish it. The mashed potatoes were very creamy and delicious. The chicken and rice soup was perfect with tons of chicken and vegetables in it. My son had the hamburger and said it was moist and flavorful. We didn't have room for dessert because... More 

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Thank Damini J
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Feel like a hearty thanksgiving meal come here and get the roast turkey dinner. No better place to eat turkey in Sonoma county.

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Thank Jennifer M
Oakley, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

We were in Santa Rosa for business on a Saturday morning. I had seen this place before and thought it would be a good place for breakfast. We were seated right away and got water quite quickly. That's where the good feeling ended. After figuring out what we wanted to eat, we waited. And waited. And waited. FINALLY the waitress... More 

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Thank hart2hartX3
Fremont, California
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5,167 reviews
1,541 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2,643 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016

We went for turkey at Willie Bird's in Santa Rosa. This place is famous for turkey. Its an old style diner and the restaurant was full by 5:00 o'clock. There is also a bar area. Service is very good. We both had a glass of cabernet sauvignon. We also enjoyed their turkey dinner which came with hor dourve, chicken noodle... More 

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Thank mini
South Lake Tahoe, California
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381 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Willie Birds restaurant is a TURKEY! Best darn turkey ever – roasted breast, turkey pastrami, corn-beef turkey, smoked turkey, and the Best – absolute BEST turkey salad I have ever had !! This place advertises “Turkey Always” and “Turkey All Ways” – and they raise their own turkeys on the farm. AND folks,, they have a full bar with actual... More 

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Thank Neal S
Santa Rosa, California
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61 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Been here a long time so inside is a bit tired looking. But if you love turkey than this is the place. A bit pricey but food is hot and plenty. Turkey plate was yummy not dry and tasteless but good.

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Sonoma, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

I ate early so there was a booth open. Took a while for my waitress to show up. Luckily she was the only one of the four that I saw who ever smiled. The other three had the attitude that they were serving life sentences so what difference did service make?. The atmosphere and patrons made me think of a... More 

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Thank bob n
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Reviewed 29 October 2016

I Wish I could leave zero stars that is how bad it was last night. The bad experience starts when I and the other two in my party walked in the door it take forever(five minutes atleast) someone to come over ask how many is in my party not to be seat just to ask how many is in the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 20:00
Monday
07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1150 Santa Rosa Ave, Santa Rosa, CA 95404-5421
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Santa Rosa
  • Phone Number: +1 707-542-0861

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?