California cuisine. $$$$. California wine country food inspired by European traditions. Dinner only; closed Sun-Mon. 13555 Hwy 116, Guerneville. 707.869.9093.
American. $$. Dining in casual elegance. Seafood featured; tavern specials. Lunch, Sat-Sun; dinner, Tues-Sun. 25300 Steelhead Blvd, Duncans Mills. 707.865.9135.
Diner. $. Classic diner serving a bevy of breakfast delights, as well as delights for other meals too. The breakfast burrito rules. Ribs basted with apricot sauce and a juicy pork sandwich win the honors. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily. 7260 Healdsburg Ave, Sebastopol. 707.829.8080.
California cuisine. $$. Comfortable, casual, all vegetarian-friendly. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. 128 N Main St, Sebastopol. 707.829.2822.
California-French. $$$$. A splurge-worthy, romantic inn with an extensive wine list and highly polished service. Dinner, Thurs-Sun. 7871 River Rd, Forestville. 707.887.3300.
Hot dogs. $. Juicy, plump and criminally cheap hot dogs, perhaps Sonoma County's finest. Open Tues-Sat. 150 Weeks Way, Sebastopol. 707.829.8353.
French. $$$. This comfortable restaurant serves fine food with a friendly Sebastopol flair. Consistently excellent and surprisingly innovative. Lunch, Tues-Sat; dinner, Tues-Sun. 119 S Main St, Sebastopol. 707.823.6614.
Martha's Old Mexico
Mexican. $. Freshly prepared favorites, along with regional house specialties. Lunch and dinner, Wed-Mon; dinner only, Sat-Sun. 305 N Main St, Sebastopol. 707.823.4458.
Mexican. $. Tasty burritos, West County-style. That means tofu is more prevalent than pork, and it's all organic. Fresh fish too. 915 Gravenstein Hwy S, Sebastopol. 707.829.9037.
Italian. $$. Trattoria serving pastas of every stripe. 796 Gravenstein Hwy S, Sebastopol. 707.824.8191.
Cal-Euro. $$$. Seasonal, fresh choices from local farms and fisheries. 1580 Eastshore Rd, Bodega Bay. 707.875.2700.
Vegetarian. $. Fat-free, organic, and nondairy items. Tofu-ricotta pizza is the jammy-jam stuff. Lunch and dinner; closed Mon. 6970 McKinley St, Sebastopol. 707.829.6627.
Californian. $$. Funky, relaxed restaurant that serves upscale comfort food featuring local produce. Fresh homemade desserts. Dinner daily; closed Tues. 4550 Gravenstein Hwy, Sebastopol. 707.823.6637.
Japanese. $$. Popular sushi destination offers delightful treats. Dollar sushi night on Wed and Sat really packs 'em in. Lunch and dinner daily. 6930 Burnett St, Sebastopol. 707.823.3778.
Underwood Bar & Bistro
European bistro. $$. The Underwood's classy bistro menu and impressive bar belie its rural setting. 9113 Graton Rd, Graton. 707.823.7023.
Seafood. $$. Delicious preparations of the freshest fish and shellfish. 403 Healdsburg Ave. 707.433.9191.
Mediterranean. $$. Homey, eclectic foods. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner; brunch on Sun. 9020 Graton Rd, Graton. 707.823.0233.