Fairfield’s 2019 Restaurant Guide
Where to ‘wine and dine’ this coming Valentine’s Day!
Backdoor Bistro and Wine Bar
The award-winning cuisine at this cozy little bistro has all the ingredients for a perfect date! Located at 829 Merchant St. in Vacaville in a small strip center, do not be fooled by its odd location and non-descript exterior! Backdoor Bistro and Wine Bar offers its guest the full fine dining experience—from its tasteful ambiance, impressive wine list and gourmet dishes, this place has it all. A few of their popular selections include fresh and local oysters on the half shell as an appetizer and, to name a few, entrée’s including their Seared Spanish Octopus and Vegetarian Farro Risotto. The dining area is quite intimate and tables will fill up fast so be sure to book your Valentine’s Day dinner before it is too late. For reservations, visit www.BackDoorBistro.com.
Winner of the Certificate of Excellence in 2017 and #1 out of 45 Must-Try Restaurants in Suisun City, this authentic Italian restaurant will have you both feeling the love this Valentine’s Day. Located at 314 Spring Street, Suisun City, Chianti Osteria is the place to go for the ultimate fine dining experience. Owned and operated by two brothers from Naples, Italy (Chef Salvio De Furia and Carlo De Furia) that want to share their authentic childhood recipes from Italy with Suisun City. With menu items made from all local farm-to-table ingredients, pasta that is made in-house daily, fresh fish and hormone-free meats and prepared with traditional techniques. This Valentine’s Day come experience the brother’s exquisite cooking, fine wine selections and homemade desserts that are always served with a side of warm Italian hospitality. For reservations, visit www.chiantiosteria.com.
Heretic Brewing Company
Did somebody say, Craft Beer?? Skip the reservations and head over to Fairfield’s own Heretic Brewing Company, 1052 Horizon Dr., this Valentine’s Day for local brews and a casual dining experience. Spend this special night sampling local brews and indulging in America’s favorite pub food choices. The place where couples can skip the tie, let down their hair, roll up their sleeves and get ready to feast on juicy sustainably-sourced burgers, deep fried Brussel sprouts, never-frozen chicken wings and many other equally-guilty (and tasty) pleasures, this brewery serves-up nightly. Offering tours of the brewery daily and their dining room/bar (referred to as the, “Tap Room”) is open nightly until 9 p.m. With the largest selection of local craft beers on tap in Fairfield, this is the perfect place for those who appreciate a quality pint and a hearty meal! For a full menu and current list of beers on tap, visit-www.hereticbrewing.com.
Hinata Japanese Steak House
Turn up the heat this Valentine’s Day at the fun and exciting Hinata Japanese Steak House. Located at 5113 Business Center Dr. in Fairfield, this Japanese Steakhouse offers a full sushi bar, classic Japanese entrees, cocktails/wine/beer and, of course, Hibachi grills! ‘Ooh!’ and ‘Ahh!’ together as a highly-skilled chef works to impress and entertain as he/she prepares both of your favorite Japanese meals on a red-hot grill—and this all happens right at your table! Hinata Japanese Steak House will be offering specials all night on select sushi rolls, oyster shooters and a variety of cocktails including their signature Mai Tai and Tokyo Tea. This is the choice for carefree couples looking for a memorable and festive dining experience. For reservations, visit www.hinatasteakhouse.com.
Mankas Tapas Bar & Steakhouse
Looking for a place that will make your Valentine feel like royalty? Consider booking this year’s celebration at Mankas Tapas Bar & Steakhouse. For top-quality steaks and other fine dining selections including Ahi Tuna Tartare, Sake-marinated Black Cod and Garlic Prawn Pasta this Steakhouse will fulfill any true Californian carnivore’s deepest desire. Located at 2522 Mankas Corner Rd. in Fairfield and open Sun. to Thurs. until 9 p.m. and Fri. and Sat. until 10 p.m. With it’s simple, tasteful and non-pretentious décor, cozy patio, fully stocked bar, professional wait staff combined reflect the simple elegance of this award-winning menu, making Mankas Tapas Bar & Steakhouse the perfect location for the romantic occasion.
For reservations, visit www.mankassteakhouse.com.