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This is a pretty cool place to stop and wet your whistle as you're driving thru Petaluma. Parking... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
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Ernies tin bar

Twelves years later from when my wife and I then girlfriend first found this great local bar! Took... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
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17 Aug 2017
10 Aug 2017
“Ernies tin bar”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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5100 Lakeville Hwy, Petaluma, CA 94954-9519
+1 707-762-2075
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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

This is a pretty cool place to stop and wet your whistle as you're driving thru Petaluma. Parking can be a bit of an issue at times.

Thank toohuge
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Twelves years later from when my wife and I then girlfriend first found this great local bar! Took our friends to grab a beer in place where we built our romance! $1.75 beers and even had gluten free even all cold and great! Jamie the...More

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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Great beer, greater atmosphere. As a denizen, I cannot speak highly enough of establishments that care about specializing in small. Care is exhibited in the selection of beverage quality and diversity, thought is implemented in the setting, and decorum is paramount. Don't pass this joint...More

1  Thank Brandon S
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Awesome little bar and Ernie was great! Cold craft beer, cool tshirts. Was passing by on our way to sonoma and had to stop. Exterior sign said 1.75 beer which is Hamms in a can-classic college beer so had to have 1 of those. Ernie...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

This is the best bar I ever have been before. Nice people, good music, awesome stuff everywhere and the best choices for beer and craft for sure.

Thank Juliano G
Reviewed 23 March 2017

This tiny little bar at the corner of nothing and nowhere is tremendously good. The Beer menu is vast and the value is even better. I would be disappointed if I missed out. when you need a break from wine, seek this joint!

Thank Baxterbeach
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Small, atmospheric, no pretensions, great beer - there's nothing else like it in the Napa/Sonoma area.

1  Thank Matthew G
Reviewed 23 December 2016

I had the good fortune of coming to California for 2 months this April. I'm from Wales in the UK. Teaya and Cyndie told me about this place and I wear Ernie's Tin Bar T-shirt proudly and with fond memories enjoying THE FINEST chocolate stout...More

2  Thank Ash S
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

This place has been around since 1923. Was a service station that served "drinks". Great bartender. Local residents. On the outskirts of Sonoma & Petaluma. Lots of micro brews. Just fun!

Thank 2us4girls2boys
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We (a group of Indycar photographers and officials) were motoring to our hotel via the backroads of Petaluma when we came upon Ernie's...a waterhole par excellence. Funky and cool, with a garage from 1915 that looks like it hasn't changed a bit since the 20th...More

Thank Westwood1der
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