Graduation is right around the corner and you’re probably planning a celebration lunch with your family and friends. You’re looking for a unique restaurant that will be a hit with everyone, and fit a larger group. Here are three amazing restaurants for your graduation lunch.
The Villa, Santa Rosa
The Villa is a family-owned Italian restaurant, with recipes passed down through many generations. Their sauces are made from scratch and their bread is made fresh daily. They also offer happy hour prices from 4:00-7:30 pm. If you have a larger party, you can also reserve a banquet room or a large table on the deck.
Old Chicago Pizza, Petaluma
Located in downtown Petaluma, Old Chicago Pizza is a popular spot for a casual lunch or a more upscale gathering. Housed in the Historic Lanmart Building, the ambiance is old-fashioned and charming with carpet floors and brick walls. However, they are best known for their amazing deep-dish pizza. They take reservations for parties of 7 or more. They can seat up to 30 people so it’s a great choice if you’re planning a larger gathering.
Catelli’s is a family-owned restaurant nestled in the hills between the Dry Creek and Alexander Valley regions of wine country. Their Italian food is created with locally sourced ingredients for dishes bursting with flavor. They are also a great space for a larger party. If it’s nice weather, be sure to ask to sit out on the gorgeous patio.
Bravas serves up traditional Spanish and modern tapas-style dining in downtown Healdsburg. Large plates to share, including paella and smaller tapas like gambas, tortilla, and fried chicken. Bravas also offers a selection of local and Spanish wines and sangrias. They have a beautiful patio that makes for an ideal outdoor dinning setting.
Gravenstein Grill, Sebastopol
Gravenstein Grill serves both familiar and creative dishes using local produce, meat, and seafood alongside local wines, hand-crafted cocktails, and micro-brews. With a large patio, spacious bar, and unpretentious service, Gravenstein Grill is a perfect venue for larger groups looking to celebrate a special occasion over delicious food.
Oh, and congratulations!