Restaurants in Napa Valley

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What started in 2006 as a temporary pop-up for chef Thomas Keller has since become an established fixture in Yountville’s dining scene (fans who can’t... Read More

Adjacent to the Classic Car Wash in downtown Napa, this tiny drive-through café is well known for its unfussy, inexpensive hamburgers. Umbrellas... Read More

What It’s Like: On the banks of the Napa River in a 100-year-old white-and-blue-painted (former) boathouse, this family-run bistro is loved by... Read More

A Mediterranean influence dominates the 120-seat formal dining area within the larger Auberge du Soleil Resort. A yellow and amber color scheme with... Read More

Since moving to a new location on Main Street in 2008, Azzurro Pizzeria has a more streamlined, slightly industrial setting with blue, black, and white... Read More

Located in the downtown Bel Aire Plaza shopping center, this restaurant is owner Gene Tartaglia’s ode to Memphis-style slow-cooked barbecue.... Read More

Located within the Mount View Hotel in downtown Calistoga, Barolo is a small restaurant with red leather booths, a marble bar and tabletops,... Read More

Grab a table by the fireplace at this rustic-yet-elegant bistro, for escargots, coq au vin, and fine wines. Read More

Set just off Highway 121 in a cheery, bright red farmhouse, the Boon Fly (part of the lovely boutique Carneros Inn) is packed around the clock. The... Read More

In the Fall of 2008, Food Network celebrity chef Michael Chiarello launched this low-key dining room with wood-beamed ceilings and Venetian-plaster... Read More

Occupying a scenic, 16-acre estate in St. Helena, Brix is a combination restaurant, wine shop, and vegetable garden owned by the Kelleher family. The... Read More

Join the locals for a cup of house-roasted java (Clean Teeth Murray’s is a favorite blend). Read More

One of Napa’s most recognizable restaurateurs, Cindy Pawlcyn opened this restaurant as an ode to her culinary-inspired globetrotting. Originally... Read More

A stone façade constructed in 1886 marks the entrance of this downtown steakhouse, which is located in the original Williams-Kyser building. Greg... Read More

Within the narrow confines of Cook, owner-chef Jude Wilmoth, who previously helmed the kitchen at St. Helena's Tra Vigne, prepares casual Northern... Read More

The newest incarnation of the pioneering 30-year-old restaurant at Domaine Chandon is Étoile. Executive chef Christopher Manning cooks with a... Read More

Farm has all the architectural elements of an American farmhouse, including a central hearth, hardwood floors, and an A-frame roof, with the styling of... Read More

Chef Sheamus Feeley grew up on an Arkansas farm with cows, chickens, and pigs, then received his tutelage in seasonal produce while living in Peru. Such... Read More

One of the world’s hardest-to-score tables (where diners have been known to wait a year for reservations) has been praised to the heavens for more than... Read More

Sometimes, even when you’re traveling among the world’s high temples of gastronomy, all you really want is a good, messy hamburger. For more... Read More

A cutout of a wild pig hanging from the rafters of Oxbow Public Market denotes the entrance to this food- and wine-focused antique shop. In the museum... Read More

La Luna Market and Taqueria is a small strip-mall grocery with staple items and produce, as well as Mexican spices, salsas, and specialty products like... Read More

This sophisticated downtown restaurant offers a choose-your-own-adventure dining experience, with three inspired nightly menus. Traditionalists will... Read More

Originally opened as the casual compliment to partners Douglas Keane and Nick Peyton’s very formal Cyrus restaurant, Market was sold to executive... Read More

The back patio at Napa General Store holds some of downtown’s most prime restaurant real-estate, overlooking the Napa River. Situated in the Historic... Read More

This restaurant takes Southern Italian fare as seriously as Napa takes its cabernet. The proof is in its 20 varieties of house-made salumi, the pizzas... Read More

Vibrant accents of red, orange, and green call attention to this quick-service Venezuelan eatery at Oxbow Public Market. Modeled after a... Read More

In true Napa Valley fashion, the wine list at Press rivals the dining menu. With 1,800 Napa wines on it, it claims the title of the most comprehensive... Read More

You may not spot starlets in the spare, chic dining room—where the stark white walls are offset by sensuously curved modern chairs—but if you did, they... Read More

Fancy dinners abound in Napa Valley, but when it comes to hunting down a sophisticated brunch spot—especially one with outdoor seating to soak up the... Read More

After being open for more than 20 years, Terra restaurant finally acquired its liquor license in 2010. That's whenowners Hiro Sone and Lissa Doumani... Read More

Tucked into the oak-studded hills off Napa’s Silverado Trail, the Restaurant at Meadowood is the destination restaurant of the valley. On the Meadowood... Read More

Lemon cookie, burnt caramel, and cardamom are just a few of the 100-plus rotating flavors available at this all-natural ice cream shop. Located at Oxbow... Read More

In a welcome departure from Napa’s typical European-focused fare, Two Birds One Stone brings on the yakitori—though it doesn’t forsake the wine country... Read More

An all-vegetarian restaurant—never mind one with an attached yoga studio—may seem at odds with the epicurean indulgences of wine country.... Read More

The Wine Country Inn was the first bed-and-breakfast in the Napa Valley—and although still family owned and operated—is now a luxurious... Read More

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