Ultimate Guide to Healdsburg

Ultimate guide to healdsburg
Ultimate Guide to Healdsburg

Ultimate Guide to Healdsburg

Healdsburg is one of the most “happening” places in Sonoma County, deserving if its own Guide. It is often called the Beverly Hills of Sonoma due to it’s high-end tasting rooms, Michelin star restaurants, art galleries, and world class hotels. Our Ultimate Guide to Healdsburg is here to help you plan the best getaway possible.

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Healdsburg Restaurants

Bravas – named one of the top 20 tapas restaurants in the U.S. by Travel + Leisure, offers a modern take on Spanish tapas with traditional flavors. Book a table in advance for a spot on their outdoor patio. Serving lunch and dinner, Bravas is a great spot for casual group dining.

Willi’s Seafood & Raw Bar owned by the Stark family, Willi’s offers a small plates menu for sharing as well as elegant cocktails. Must have’s are the oysters, tartar, ceviche… A perfect place for a hot summer day or a romantic dinner for two.

SingleThread is the only 3 Michelin Star restaurant in the North Bay! Offering an 11 course tasting menu with optional wine pairing. Book months in advance and make sure to take it easy the day of the visit.

Valette is a staple in Healdsburg. Owned by Dustin Valette, this restaurant has so much history. You can choose from the a la carte menu or have the ultimate feast choosing 5 to 10 courses paired with wine.

Barndiva is the most recent recipient of a Michelin star. Owned by the Stark family, Barndiva is THE spot for an elevated dining experience and special occasions.

Guiso is a latin fusion restaurant operated by a young chef and his family. Expect the best service and family recipes as well as a great wine list to pair with your dinner.

Ultimate guide to healdsburg
Banshee Wines, Ultimate Guide to Healdsburg

Healdsburg Wineries

Banshee is an eclectic and modern tasting room in downtown, open for wine tastings and by glass/bottle purchases. The interior is bright and inviting makes for a perfect hang out before dinner

Portalupi is small, urban tasting room in downtown Healdsburg focused on producing small lot Italian wines. Don’t forget to add a charcuterie board for the table!

Marine Layer Wines is the newest addition to Healdsburg wine scene. Focused on Pinot Noir, the space is modern and luxurious.

Williamson Wines have Australian root and a passion for wine making spanning generations of vintners. Check out their food and wine pairing available by advance reservations

Rockpile Vineyards is a fun tasting room with live music, a large outdoor space and variety of wines to choose from.

Healdsburg Hotels

Hotel Healdsburg located right on the plaza, is the ultimate luxe stay in Healdsburg. Country gardens, pool, and luxury spa is the perfect Healdsburg getaway stay.

h2hotel this eco-chic hotel is perfect for a millennial traveler. Keep it zen with a roof garden, hip cocktails, poolside, and complimentary bikes.

Best Western Dry Creek Inn is the perfect budget friendly hotel if you want to focus on exploring vs staying in. Inspired by Tuscany, this hotel offers villa-style accommodations and 2 pools.

Harmon Guest House offers 39 chic retreat rooms, pool, restaurant and rooftop bar. This hotel is dog friendly (must be under 50 lbs and well trained). Hotel will welcome your dog with a dog bowl and dog bed upon arrival.

Montage Hotel is the newest hotel in town and definitely one of the most impressive. Montage features two pools, wine experiences, luxury spa and salon, and multiple dining options. The residences include resort suites and private homes.

Check out the list of dog friendly Sonoma hotels here!

Need a Private Driver while exploring Healdsburg?

North Bay Wine Tour’s has you covered, hire our driver and spend the day at ease. We’ll pick you up at from your accommodation and take you on the wine tasting trip of your dreams.