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Places to Eat

Specialty Foods at Family-owned Markets

Check out these family-owned markets specializing in organic produce, artisan cheeses, quality meats and fresh, wild seafood.

Food, Wine & Good Times at The Loft Wine Bar & Restaurant

An eclectic menu, prohibition cocktails, curated wine list plus a hidden gem inside: The Office Speakeasy & Piano Lounge

Port Costa Family Style Dining Brings People Together

The winding road to the tiny town of Port Costa is well worth the drive with comfort food, pre-prohibition cocktails and shared dishes at the Bull Valley Roadhouse.

Benicia Kinder’s Sells to Local Business

An unplanned opportunity arose for owners of Heritage Pantry & Spice, to move across the street and become Crossroads Smokehouse & Deli, combining the two menues into one.

Freshly Baked Bread and Really Good Coffee

Farm & Flour recently opened on First Street, providing a new gathering place for locals to enjoy a toast-based breakfast, specialty coffee, lunch and easy conversation.

The Workshop Serves Po Boys & Beignets with Style

In 2013, a love for NOLA cuisine propelled Danny Glassmaker to start his popular Benicia restaurant. The neighborhood spot offers po boys, beignets & a twist on traditional fare.

Small Bites Dining Night In Downtown Benicia

Each year Benicia Main Street puts on A Taste of First Street, where crowds can sample delectible small bites from as many as15 restaurants, along with wine, from J Street to the waterfront.

New Food Vendors for Farmers Market’s 26th Year

Benicia Farmers Market provides much more than produce—this season’s new food trucks and greater variety provide tastebud-tempting selections.

Hannalee Pervan’s New Bakery Opening Soon

Hannalee Pervan channels her exceptional baking skills into her new bakery on First Street—a gathering place for the community as well as delicious food and coffee drinks.

Benicia’s Emerging Coffeehouse Culture