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Goose & Gander

1245 Spring St, St. Helena, CA 94574-2023
+1 707-967-8779
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“duck fat fries” (36 reviews)
“burger” (124 reviews)
Closes in 17 min
All hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1245 Spring St, St. Helena, CA 94574-2023
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the atmosphere! Comfy booths with lots if room. The bar downstairs was my favorite location in the restaurant. The server was knowledgeable and drinks we both crafty and delicious.

Thank K5702HIkathrynh
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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Goose and gander is a tucked away gem with a classy pub atmosphere. The basement bar is intimate and masculine and just feels good to be there. The menu is carefully made and gourmet and thoroughly enjoyable to browse and select a perfect meal. The...More

1  Thank Angie H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had to call to modify a reservation and knew this place was all about service before I arrived. Loved the atmosphere but did not realise there was a downstairs area which you should definitely request. Everything was great so would easily return.

Thank Phillip V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just left and feel compelled to say how awful our experience was. Drinks were slow in coming. Food ordered took forever and some items completely forgot. To make matters worse generally speaking if you can’t make a good burger should you be in the restaurant...More

Thank Doug149
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Decided to give the bar another try after a couple of months of not coming here. Sadly, if the burger is any judge of a restaurant, and it should be, this place is a definite pass and I've lived here for 20+ years. It used...More

Thank rka80
andrew f, Owner at Goose & Gander, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

So sorry that you didn't like our G&G burger. It's generally loved but some guests prefer a softer bun, less toppings, different toppings, all sorts of reasons. Regardless, I'm sad that you are resident of St. Helena and don't like Goose & Gander. We try...More

Reviewed 7 November 2017

Goose & Gander has some of the BEST service and most knowledgeable wait staff I have ever had the pleasure of receiving. Wonderful courtyard perfect for a date or best friend lunch or dinner.. The menu is small, but each item is perfectly prepared and...More

Thank MaggieS2360878
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for drinks and ended up getting a few appetizers. The duck fat fries were delicious and the grilled cauliflower was a hit. This place has a nice patio and a warming sub basement bar. We want to return to try the full...More

Thank DKS44
Reviewed 23 October 2017

3 out of the 4 of us had great meals, including one vegan whose portions were filling & tasty. My octopus was satisfactory with an imaginative sauce but a bit rubbery in texture. Service was professional with knowledgable locals, including an on-staff somme. Maybe focus...More

Thank Tuxmiller
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

We came to goose and gander in October 2016 for a dinner and was absolutely blown away. We sat in the courtyard had excellent service and excellent meal. So when we were planning our trip for October 2017 we knew without a doubt that we...More

Thank Crissy L
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

They had a great menu! Original choices not the same ole dishes you see everywhere. Bone marrow was delicious. I suggest you put this on your list.

Thank ellestevison
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9 October 2017|
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Response from Leo A | Reviewed this property |
There is a $20 corkage fee, which is waived with the purchase of a bottle of wine (2 bottle limit).
Claudia J
2 May 2017|
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Response from Andy & Trisha F | Property representative |
Mike - I am confused by the question? Thanks, Andy
Betty P
25 April 2016|
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Response from julie1452014 | Reviewed this property |
Not in the usual sense, the bar area is warming and inviting
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1245 Spring St, St. Helena, CA 94574-2023
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  St. Helena
  • Phone Number: +1 707-967-8779
  • E-mail
Goose & Gander is a charming restaurant in St. Helena, located in Walter Martini's historic 1920 bungalow. Lunch & Dinner is served daily in the basement bar, the dining room, & in the garden. Goose & Gander is a wine country public house and a local favorite, as well as the perfect spot to host events up to 100 people.
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