Source: Chez TJ
"Thoroughly modern" French cuisine crafted with "novel ingredients and inventive techniques" prevail at Michelin-starred Chez TJ in Mountain View (Michelin).
Jan. 2, 2015 - April 30, 2015; Tuesday-Friday
Source: Sent Sovi
"There's no cozier, friendlier fine dining in the South Bay" than Sent Sovi, according to Zagat, which gives it a rating of "extraordinary" (26).
Jan. 8, 2015 - April 30, 2015; days vary by voucher
Source: 1515 Restaurant & Lounge
1515 Restaurant & Lounge on Main St. in downtown Walnut Creek "serves straightforward, feel-good food" says Diablo Magazine.
Through June 3, 2015
Source: Regalito Rosticeria
Regalito Rosticeria in The Mission earned a prestigious place on this year's list of San Francisco Bay Area Michelin Bib Gourmand selections.
Through May 20, 2015
Source: Chianti Cucina
Chianti Cucina "would make Italian grandma proud" (Marin Independent Journal) and is a three-time OpenTable Diners' Choice Award winner.
Through April 11, 2015
Source: Cornerstone Cellars
Save up to 45% at Cornerstone Cellars in Yountville and taste several varietals over lunch from Bouchon Bakery or during a food and wine pairing class.
Through March 31, 2015
Source: Park Place at The Cypress Hotel Cupertino
Park Place at The Cypress Hotel Cupertino "garners rave reviews with its menu of flavorful [dishes]" (U.S. News Travel).
Oct. 11, 2014 - April 12, 2015; Saturday-Sunday
Source: The Restaurant at Applewood
The Restaurant at Applewood is a "food lover's paradise" (SF Chronicle) and earns a 97% approval rating from nearly 400 Travelzoo subscribers.
Aug. 27, 2014 - April 30, 2015; days vary by month
Source: Laurel Court Restaurant & Bar at The Fairmont San Francisco
Frommer's says The Fairmont is "the granddaddy of Nob Hill's elite cadre of ritzy hotels." Dine for half off at the hotel's elegant Laurel Court Restaurant & Bar.
Jan. 2, 2015 - March 31, 2015; days vary by voucher
Source: Élevé Restaurant and Bar
At Élevé in Walnut Creek, "the fusion cuisine is laden with crisp flavors," says Michelin, praising the "welcoming and modern vibe."
Jan. 2, 2015 - April 2, 2015; Tuesday-Saturday
"Bocanova offers a lively warehouse-elegant ambience, killer cocktails and an appetizing pan-American menu," raves Oakland magazine.
Oct. 8, 2014 - April 8, 2015
Source: Fountain Restaurant at The Fairmont San Jose
Save more than 50% at The Fairmont San Jose's recently renovated Fountain Restaurant, featuring an updated menu and "sleek new look" (SJ Mercury News).
Through July 14, 2015; days vary by voucher
Source: Library Bar at Hotel Rex
"You'll have a hard time pulling yourself away from the demure but lively Library Bar," says USA Today about this swanky Hotel Rex establishment.
June 18, 2014 - Dec. 30, 2014
Source: Sakoon Restaurant
"Savory, satisfying Indian food bursts with flavor" at Sakoon in downtown Mountain View, says Zagat, rating the cuisine "very good" (21).
Through May 14, 2015
Source: Bar 333 at Le Méridien San Francisco
Bar 333 at Le Méridien San Francisco gives "a whole new meaning to casual sophistication," says Cuisine Noir magazine.
Sept. 2, 2014 - March 2, 2015
Source: The Big 3
Known for its "crowd-pleasing BLTs and burgers" (Marin Mag), The Big 3 sits on the north corner of the AAA 4-Diamond Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa.
Through April 30, 2015
Source: Santé Restaurant at The Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn
Critic Michael Bauer praises Santé and its acclaimed chef Andrew Cain for blending "the best of Sonoma with modern sensibilities" (SF Chronicle).
Through April 30, 2015; days vary by voucher
Source: Park Grill at Le Méridien
Savor "excellent, high-end Californian cuisine" (Fodor's) with breakfast or lunch at Park Grill in the AAA 4-Diamond Le Méridien hotel.
Sept. 4, 2014 - March 4, 2015; days vary by voucher
Feast on the eclectic and innovative creations of award-winning chef Kristen Thibeault at Kombu, which receives an 85% approval rating from Travelzoo guests.
Feb. 2, 2015 - June 2, 2015; closed Sundays
Source: Café Figaro
USA Today praises Café Figaro in downtown Burlingame as "a cozy restaurant, serving home-cooked Italian meals."
Through May 25, 2015; days vary by voucher
Source: Mountain View Winery
Mountain View Winery in San Rafael earns a 94% approval rating from Travelzoo subscribers who rave "the staff was spectacular and the wine was very good."
Monday-Saturday through March 30, 2015
Sakesan in Inner Richmond is "a modern and elegant sushi 'bistro,'" praised by SFGate for its "sleek space" and "beautifully presented" dishes.
Source: Pasta Pelican Waterfront Restaurant & Lounge
Take in the sweeping harbor views at Pasta Pelican in Alameda. Save 50% on a three-course dinner with wine at this neighborhood gem in Mariner Square.
Through June 11, 2015
Source: Jacks Restaurant & Lounge
More than 600 Travelzoo guests reported back after dining at Jacks, and 92% loved it, calling it "perfect!" with "top-notch service" and "spectacular" fare.
Through April 17, 2015
"Waterfront views, patio dining, a multitude of menus, and live shows in the lounge give [Lungomare] a hint of something-for-everybody vibe" (Oakland Magazine).
Sept. 29, 2014 - March 29, 2015
Source: La Fontaine Restaurant
La Fontaine in downtown Mountain View is "a solid hit," says the Mountain View Voice. Travelzoo users can visit for lunch or dinner for nearly half off.
Sept. 30, 2014 - Jan. 30, 2015; days vary by voucher
Source: El Gusano
"Walking into El Gusano ... is like teleporting south of the border [to a] hacienda-inspired vacation spot," says the SJ Mercury News of this Oakland hot spot.
Monday-Friday through April 16, 2015
Source: Wine Country Walking Tours
Named one of America’s Best Towns for the Holidays (Travel + Leisure), Healdsburg is dressing up from sparkling lights to festive window displays.
Nov. 22, 2014 - May 31, 2015; holiday tour ends Jan. 22, 2015
Source: Izakaya Roku
"Now, this is an izakaya," says SFGate of Izakaya Roku, praising the restaurant's authenticity and dedication to the true form of its namesake.
Tuesday-Sunday through March 31, 2015
Source: Farina Restaurant
"For authentic Italian ... patrons point to this hip Mission hang turning out deliciously done pastas and world-champion pesto" (Zagat).
Through June 15, 2015
Source: Mateo's Cocina Latina
Mateo's Cocina Latina in Healdsburg is an SF Chronicle Top 100 Restaurant that celebrates Yucatán-born chef Mateo Granados' Latin American heritage.
Dec. 1, 2014 - Feb. 28, 2015
"Marked by a festive warmth in service and atmosphere," Triptych offers a "laid-back, kind and colorful" experience, says Gayot.
Through March 14, 2015; days vary by voucher
Source: Minas Brazilian Restaurant & Cachaçaria
Experience the flavors of traditional Brazilian cuisine at Minas Brazilian Restaurant & Cachaçaria, rated 4 stars on Yelp with an 85% approval rating on Urbanspoon.
Through Jan. 14, 2015; dates vary by voucher
Source: Catering from The Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa
Let The Fairmont Sonoma take care of your holiday party this year with an all-inclusive, fully-catered dinner event or reception, complete with traveling kitchen.
Source: Nido Kitchen & Bar
Nido's resume includes a SF Chronicle Top 100 nod and mentions among Travel + Leisure's Best Mexican Restaurants and SF mag's Hottest Mexican spots.
Sept. 30, 2014 - Dec. 18, 2014; Tuesday-Saturday