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Places to Eat

A First Street Primer, G Street to H Street

Downtown Benicia’s 700 block is smack in the middle of First Street, including retail stores and restaurants and dominated by the Benicia Capitol State Historic Park.

Tantalize your Palate at Annual Taste of First Street

Bust out of your restaurant rut by sampling the many small bites offered at Benicia Main Street’s annual Taste of First Street event, which also includes wine.

Downtown Benicia Shopping & Dining, E Street to F Street

In our fourth installment of what’s where on First Street, the heart of our historic downtown, we explore the numerous spa and salon options, as well as things to do and where to eat.

Fine Dining in a Relaxed Atmosphere at Farm

Tucked away just off Highway 121 is the delectable Farm at Carneros, a delectable eatery that offers daily lunch and dinner and a not-to-be-missed, 4-course Sunday Brunch.

Making Sense of First Street, Part 3 in a Series

Food, Events & Fun Places to Stay in the Northbay

A companion guide to Eckers’ road trip from Yolo County to Mendocino along Highway 128, with events and accommodations hitting all the entertainment high notes of the area.

Good times, sumptuous food, great view at Sailor Jacks

Meet up with friends, plan a special occasion or savor the delights of the menu in a welcoming, social atmosphere

Demystifying First Street

Downtown Benicia’s ten blocks of scenic beauty and a mix of retail stores, restaurants, bars and offices is explained, one block at a time.

Two popular cafes and two wonderful wineries to try in February

Winter is the perfect time to explore Carneros’ excellent wines, food and scenic beauty.

Going Beyond Produce At The Benicia Farmers Market

60 Vendors display a variety of wares at the Benicia Farmers Market—in addition to produce, there’s grass fed beef and fresh fish, local honey, fresh flowers, baked goods, arts and crafts and more.