Restaurants and Retailers

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.

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

A special 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 best help the local community. Check in with your local restaurants and retailers for any changes as you support these small businesses!

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)

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)

One House Bakery (Benicia)

Provisions by League of Chefs (Vallejo)

Sepay Groves (Benicia)

Solano Baking Company (Dixon)

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