Restaurants and Retailers

A note on coronavirus (COVID-19): Many local restaurants and retailers have found ways to remain open for takeout orders, to-go items and special pickup. Some have expanded their services and offerings to include staples. Know of other local businesses that have expanded their offerings? Let us know at info@sustainablesolano.org 

Locally sourced and grown food supports local agriculture and provide guests with wholesome, healthy ingredients. “Local” generally refers to food sourced within Solano County or from neighboring counties.

Are you a restaurant owner interested in sourcing from local farms? Learn more about our farm-to-institution work here.

Why Buy Local?

Benefits of locally sourced foods:

  • Keeps money local and boosts nearby economies
  • More variety depending on what’s in-season
  • Encourages crop rotation which keeps soil in good condition for future farming
  • Contributes to a sustainable agricultural economy and work force
  • Creates shorter transport distances reducing gas emissions

Where to Buy Local

Below is a list of local Solano County restaurants, cafes, bakeries, juice houses and retailers that source locally whenever possible.

BackDoor Bistro and Wine Bar (Vacaville)

The Barn & Pantry (Dixon)

The Barn & Pantry is now offering a Solano/Yolo Farm Support local farm box with weekly produce from local farms. The store also has a weekly pantry box that includes local farm produce and other products. Free delivery is available in Benicia, Fairfield, Suisun, Vacaville and Vallejo for online orders of at least $100; $40 minimum in Dixon. Learn more here.

Dawson’s Bar & Grill (Dixon)

Fairyella Ice Pops (Concord)

Il Fiorello Olive Oil Company (Fairfield)

Ironwood American Bistro (Suisun Valley)

Juice House Co. (Benicia)

The Lazy Barn (Fairfield)

The Lazy Barn is now offering weekly boxes of produce and other staples for pickup at the store, delivery in Fairfield or select boxes delivered to the Benicia CSA Center. Learn more here.

One House Bakery (Benicia)

In addition to its takeout menu, One House Bakery is offering other staples, such as flour, sugar and coffee. Learn more here

Provisions by League of Chefs (Vallejo)

Provisions/League of Chefs is offering, in addition to its takeout menu, other household staples such as 10-pound raw protein boxes, milk, coffee and flour. Learn more here.

Sepay Groves (Benicia)

Solano Baking Company (Dixon)

Sweet Pea’s Boutique (Vacaville)

This nursery and pet boutique also carries a variety of products from local farms: honey, lavender, olive oil, eggs, soap, jams, jellies, meat and vegetables. The store sells boxes of produce for pickup at the store and hosts a Sunday market with local vendors and farmers. Learn more here.

Urban Counter (Vallejo)

If you are a restaurant or retailer interested in sourcing local food, learn more about our farm-to-table/farm-to-institution work here or contact Local Food Program Manager Stephanie Oelsligle Jordan at stephanie@sustainablesolano.org