About Estero Cafe – Valley Ford, CA

Estero Cafe - Samantha & Ryan Ramey

Samantha & Ryan Ramey are a husband/wife duo with a passion for all things food. They focus on classic preparations where they can use the local area’s seasonal bounties. Sourcing is a key element to their offerings and mission. Ryan is a classically trained chef and Samantha was raised working in the front-of-house of restaurants. They began their own entrepreneurship as caterers in the Bodega Bay Area before purchasing Estero Cafe In Valley Ford in 2014.

Estero Cafe is a classic American style diner located in bucolic Valley Ford. Known for brunch favorites like biscuits & country gravy, french toast, eggs benedicts and their award winning grass fed burgers, Estero Cafe is a family friendly restaurant with country charm.

In the Press

(John Burgess/The Press Democrat)
The menus at the Rameys’ restaurants proudly shout out their ingredients, giving props to 10 or more farms at a time. At Americana in Santa Rosa’s Railroad Square, a Farm Trails sign and a Snail of Approval award from Sonoma County’s Slow Food chapter hang above the dining room entrance.
The darling clapboard hideaway welcomes diners with delicious, all-day breakfast and lunch, crafted with ingredients from the surrounding area’s farms, ranches, and creameries… Save room for pie.
This is classic dirt-to-diner fare: all your favorite greasy spoon dishes… made with high quality, fresh, mostly organic ingredients that are grown or grazed within a few miles.
Because here’s the thing, a great burger is really all about the whole package with melted cheese, a soft bun, crisp veggies and a moist and chewy thing in the middle.
The new restaurant from the owners of Estero Cafe serves up ’50s favorites like burgers, milkshakes, fried chicken and onion rings with a side of the best pie you’ve ever had.
Segment featuring Stemple Creek Ranch and Estero Cafe
They buy zero food from big distributors. Nothing. All of their produce, meats and dry goods come from local purveyors, and the purchases are as relationship-driven as they are transactional.