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Dinucci's Italian Dinners

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14485 Valley Ford Rd., Valley Ford, CA 94972
+1 707-876-3260
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Reviewed 20 March 2015 via mobile

We went here for a family birthday party. The bread and soup was delicious, dinner was everything but. I had chicken parmesan, how anyone could mess this up I don't know. The chicken didn't have any breading and was so tasteless, the sauce was out of a jar, and it was covered in cheese. I love cheese but when it's... More 

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Reviewed 3 February 2015

The dining room behind the bar room serves enjoyable full-course meals, many based on Italian-American family recipes. The seafood platter included excellent locally harvested pan fried oysters with several enormous flavorful prawns. The chicken marsala dinner was highlighted by the succulent tender chicken breast and flavorful marsala gravy with a little too much flour in our opinion. The pasta combo... More 

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Auburn, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2015

Hubby had to talk me into going here. Looked dumpy and old. Well it is. After a disastrous dinner at Rocker Oysterfellas (or something like that) I was willing to give it a try. We've now been going for a few years and have been satisfied each time. Salad is excellent, minestrone is good-bread has a good chew on it.... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2014

As a long time Sonoma Co. resident We were very disappointed with the dinner that 15 family members were served. My wife was served a lazagna that was unreconizable, one family members chicken was overcooked, two dinners were served when others were half done. It was a big mess. The family was in agreement that we will no longer go... More 

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Gardnerville, Nevada
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Reviewed 13 October 2014 via mobile

Last year, four plus. Fresh, homemade, all delicious. What happened? Salad dressing and soup tasted like low end food service. Prime rib watery and tasteless (??previously frozen). Prawns mushy and tasteless. Service was very good.

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Lake Jackson, Texas
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2014

Had dinner there twice last week and both meals were great! First night we had Minestrone Soup that the waiter said was his grandfather's recipe! It was very good! Second evening I split lasagna with a friend and had a delicious salad. Plus the bread is yummy! Will be going back!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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Reviewed 31 July 2014

Driving up or down Route 1 (PCH) north of Point Reyes, you pass thru the small village of Valley Ford. Don't blink or you'll miss it. If it happens to be dinner time, don't miss Dinucci's - a family-style Italian restaurant that provides even the most ravenous diner with plenty to eat at a reasonable price. The decor hasn't been... More 

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Missoula
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2014

I love joints and this old road house is just plain fun. I have been going here since I was a boy and while it is not quite as good as it used to be, the pan fried fresh Tomales Bay Oysters are still wonderful. You still get antipasta, salad, pasta and soup with every meal. I find that it... More 

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Sacramento, California
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

This place has a fun *history*, but for the quality of food, for what they charge- is WAY over priced.. No WOW factor here...

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San Francisco, CA
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Reviewed 17 May 2014

Once upon a time, before Sonoma County became a slightly gentrified version of Marin County mashed up with a bit of Napa County nouveau riche, it was filled with the most amazing restaurants, all of which had great character and excellent food. Sonoma County was founded, in part, by Swiss-Italian immigrants, and Dinucci's in Valley Ford is part of that... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14485 Valley Ford Rd., Valley Ford, CA 94972
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Valley Ford
  • Phone Number: +1 707-876-3260

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