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Napa is of course, well-known for its wine, but the same conditions that produce great wine grapes here, also produce the high quality ingredients used to create amazing dishes! Foodies love Napa, and for good reason. Here are some of the best places in the Napa Valley for food.

Good for
  • Foodie
  • Luxury Traveller
  • Thrifty Traveller
  • Like a Local

8 Places

3 City Tips

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8 Places

Oxbow Public Market

Gift & Speciality Shops

The French Laundry

Restaurants

Mustards Grill

Restaurants

Ad Hoc

Restaurants

Bounty Hunter Wine Bar & Smokin’ BBQ

Restaurants

Long Meadow Ranch Winery

Ranches, Wineries & Vineyards

Kenzo Estate Winery

Wineries & Vineyards

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Restaurants

Catherine R's City Tips

  • Most restaurants offer a BYO option (with corkage fee.) Feel free to bring a bottle that you picked up on one of your winery stops.
  • Most restaurants in the Valley source their ingredients locally, so if you really love something, the wait staff or chef will probably be able to tell you where to get it for yourself.
  • There is no way to hit all of these restaurants in one day, so spread these suggestions out over a weekend (or a week!) if you want to try them all.
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    Oxbow Public Market
    Gift & Speciality Shops
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    Catherine R Says:

    A tour through Napa's varied and delicious farm products, Oxbow Market offers the opportunity for you to pick up many items to take home with you. The market also offers places to grab a bite and a coffee if you need a pit-stop.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Hidden Gems
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • If you're driving up from the Bay Area, bring a cooler, and collect ingredients to make dinner at home when you return.
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #1 of 22 Shopping in Napa
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Great stop for snacks or making dinner! 17/08/2018
    • Oboe market 15/08/2018
    • Oxbow Public Market
    Address:
    610 1st St
    Napa, CA 94559-2602
    Phone:
    +1 707-226-6529
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
    Other:
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    The French Laundry
    Restaurants (French)
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    Catherine R Says:

    It's the French Laundry, need I say more? Get ready to blow a month's rent on what will surely be the best meal of your life.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Luxury Traveller
    Tips
    • If you don't want to fully pony up the cash for French Laundry, try Keller's more casual restaurant nearby; Bouchon.
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #6 of 26 restaurants in Yountville
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • A taste of excellence priced for its uniqueness 17/08/2018
    • Food was good, but rushed and they turned our table in 2 1/2 hours 10/08/2018
    • The French Laundry
    Address:
    6640 Washington St
    Yountville, CA 94599-1301
    Phone:
    +1 707-944-2380
    Price range:
    US$50 - US$240
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    Fri - Sun
    11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Other:
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    Mustards Grill
    Restaurants (American)
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    Catherine R Says:

    This place is a favorite among locals, and doesn't have the same pretentiousness that can come with the food at many of Napa's restaurants. The food speaks for itself, and they have an organic garden out back.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Family
    • Hidden Gems
    • Like a Local
    Tips
    • The atmosphere here is loud and boisterous, best for celebratory gatherings or family dinners.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #12 of 242 restaurants in Napa
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Where the locals in Napa rat 19/08/2018
    • Good lunch spot 19/08/2018
    • Mustards Grill
    Address:
    7399 Saint Helena Hwy
    Napa, CA 94558-9726
    Phone:
    +1 707-944-2424
    Price range:
    US$15 - US$25
    Hours:
    Sun
    11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
    Mon - Thu
    11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
    Fri
    11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
    Sat
    11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    Other:
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    Ad Hoc
    Restaurants (American)
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    Catherine R Says:

    This is Thomas Keller's most casual option in his restaurant empire, using simple ingredients to fill your belly, and tempt you back another day.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Like a Local
    Tips
    • Fried chicken is the way to go here. You won't be sorry.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #10 of 26 restaurants in Yountville
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Yum, Yum, Yum - lovely meal for lunch today 12/08/2018
    • Excellent 11/08/2018
    • Ad Hoc
    Address:
    6476 Washington St
    Yountville, CA 94599-1294
    Phone:
    +1 707-944-2487
    Price range:
    US$41 - US$80
    Hours:
    Mon - Fri
    5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Sat
    10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
    Other:
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    Bounty Hunter Wine Bar & Smokin’ BBQ
    Restaurants (American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub, Wine Bar)
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    Catherine R Says:

    When you think Napa, you don't really think BBQ. But you should. It's not the typical 'elevated' Napa fare, and it doesn't necessarily pair well with wine, but sometimes you just need some down and dirty home ribs.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Like a Local
    Tips
    • Try all three house-made sauces on your St. Louis-style ribs.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #14 of 242 restaurants in Napa
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • For the meat lovers!! 14/08/2018
    • Very Happy Hour 12/08/2018
    • Bounty Hunter Wine Bar & Smokin’ BBQ
    Address:
    975 1st St
    Napa, CA 94559-2620
    Phone:
    +1 707-226-3976
    Price range:
    US$10 - US$15
    Hours:
    Sun - Thu
    11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    Fri - Sat
    11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    Other:
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    Long Meadow Ranch Winery
    Ranches, Wineries & Vineyards
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    Catherine R Says:

    Long Meadow Ranch is dedicated to 'excellence through responsible farming,' and they really have achieved it. Not only do they produce wine, but also honey, olive oil, eggs, and grass-fed beef. Truly a foodie's dream.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Must See
    • Hidden Gems
    • Like a Local
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • Check their website for special events, such as bike rides, concerts, and special feasts.
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #28 of 134 things to do in St. Helena
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Chef's table experience 06/07/2018
    • Nice arrangement of wine tasting and restaurant 06/06/2018
    • Long Meadow Ranch Winery
    Address:
    1796 Saint Helena Hwy S
    St. Helena, CA 94574-9778
    Phone:
    +1 707-963-4555
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    Other:
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    Kenzo Estate Winery
    Wineries & Vineyards
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    Catherine R Says:

    Yes, it's a winery. But it serves food from Thomas Keller's Bouchon to pair with its tastings. A win win!

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Must See
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Trendsetter
    • Hidden Gems
    • Friends
    • Couples
    Tips
    • Visits are by appointment only, so be sure to call in advance.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #47 of 212 things to do in Napa
    • FABULOUS Winery 06/08/2018
    • Stunning! 01/07/2018
    • Kenzo Estate Winery
    Address:
    3200 Monticello Rd
    Napa, CA 94558-9655
    Phone:
    +1 707-254-7572
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    Other:
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    Redd
    Restaurants (American)
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    Catherine R Says:

    A Michelin-starred restaurant that serves pizza? That's right. This one's not to be missed.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Must See
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Trendsetter
    Tips
    • Although nothing in Northern California is particularly "fancy," you might want to dress up for this one.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #7 of 26 restaurants in Yountville
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Reddelicious 17/08/2018
    • Still holding on strong 13/08/2018
    • Redd
    Address:
    6480 Washington St
    Yountville, CA 94599-1294
    Phone:
    +1 707-944-2222
    Price range:
    US$31 - US$40
    Hours:
    Sun
    11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
    Mon - Sat
    11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
    Other:
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