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Gillwoods Cafe

1313 Main St, St. Helena, CA 94574-1904
+1 707-963-1788
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good41%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1313 Main St, St. Helena, CA 94574-1904
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We stopped here on a wine-tasting trip. Gott's was too crowded, we had a lot of people and wanted to be served soon. Large & delicious menu. My friends had lunch, but I had a scramble and asked for a substitute for french fries. They...More

Thank SoulfulNomad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife loves pancakes. We ate here two days in a row for breakfast. I only wish that the restaurant was bigger. Their wa a bigger spot in Napa, but I was told that the owner of the property increased the rent, so they had...More

Thank WilliamCAtlanta
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've visited Napa Valley many times and dined here before, was satisfied enough to return again. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone.

Thank wpv3
Reviewed 5 October 2017

There is nothing fancy about the Gillwoods Cafe, just a delightful cafe that serves an honest breakfast as witnessed by the many locals that enjoy this spot. I stayed with the standard fare of eggs, sausage, potatoes and toast. All were done just as requested...More

Thank Glenn M
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Gillwoods is a long established institution since 1981. We were quickly shown to a clean table and served with drinks. Food came quickly and was delicious. My wife had chicken taco soup and a Caesar salad, & I had sliders and fries. Menu choices are...More

Thank Lightning_Slim
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This is my partner's family's favorite breakfast spot - his mom is a regular and they know just what she likes! I love the California Benedict, Classic Egg Breakfast, or a Scramble, and my partner swears by the Chicken Fried Steak. Such a great classic...More

Thank LocavoreTraveler
Reviewed 1 September 2017

We enjoyed this place so much we returned for day 2 of our trip rather than find another breakfast place. The food was very satisfying and staff were all friendly. Try the blackberry preserves which are in glasses on the table, you may have to...More

Thank Chekug12
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We were staying in Napa and were looking for somewhere away from our resort to have breakfast. My wife was very happy to see gluten-free pancakes on the menu, so she got 3 (one for me), and I had scrambled eggs with bacon. The pancakes...More

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 10 August 2017

This is a local favorite. They make massive sized pancakes and waffles loaded with fruit and whip cream. They make home made muffins and other baked goods. Best bacon in town!

Thank Deborah B
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I am not a big breakfast person so when I go it is usually something small. Gillwoods has been around at least 40 years that I know of and is frequented by many over time. there food is fresh, clean, juices are pressed on site...More

Thank 788sandib
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1313 Main St, St. Helena, CA 94574-1904
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  St. Helena
  • Phone Number: +1 707-963-1788
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