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The Model Bakery

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1357 Main St, St. Helena, CA 94574-1904
+1 707-963-8192
06:30 - 17:00
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Calabasas, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Everything is fresh daily and delishous We always take bread and/or rolls home with us. the pastries are to die for Go early if you want the best selection

Thank swycangler
Savannah, Georgia
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31 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely delicious pastries and breakfast sandwiches! We also had a great lunch there as well. Be sure to try their famous english muffins.

Thank kcakins
Los Angeles, California
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Model Bakery has incredible sandwiches, baked goods, and drinks. The staff are very nice. It has a nice dining area inside. My daughter is going to the CIA, so we have dined there a few times. Each time, we ordered a different sandwich, and they were all very good.

Thank Connie H
North Providence, Rhode Island
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoyed two wonderful breakfasts at this location of the Model Bakery while I was vacationing in the valley. Both times I enjoyed a coffee, a breakfast sandwich (on the famous english muffins, of course!), and a medley of delicious pastries. I will definitely be returning!

Thank dthibodeau
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stopped in for a quick bite and ordered a ham and cheese croissant to go as there was very little seating available. I am sure the sandwich would have been delicious a day or two previous but it was just soooo dry! Not good at all. The line was long and moved slowly. Not sure if it was staffing... More 

Thank Kristi2376
Washington, DC
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236 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A must stop in St. Helena. Oh my gosh, SO GOOD. Everything. Tradition breakfast sandwich on their homemade English muffins is about as good as you'll find. The Model Wrap was also terrific. This is kind of place, wherever you're from, that you immediately say, I wish we had one in our town. Highly recommend.

Thank donc880
San Francisco, California
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87 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We have been coming here for years when visiting St. Helena. It is on the main street and we have often gotten coffee and a pastry. But last week we read Oprah orders their english muffins. So we tried them today and they were wonderful! Fuller, lots of nook and crannies and great flavor. Tasted very fresh and homemade. Nice... More 

Thank Dansker58
Stamford, Connecticut, United States
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Was told to get the English muffin and it did not disappoint. Huge, filling sandwiches to go. Delicious pastries -- my husband didn't even give me a bite:) Full of locals and tourists. Comfortable, laid-back atmosphere.

Thank Julie H
Austin, Texas
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73 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We were told the Model Bakery was a must stop for breakfast while spending time in wine country, well i'm telling you it most definitely is! You could tell just by walking up the meal was going to be good. The line was out the door and spilling onto the sidewalk. Don't let that deter you, the line moved quickly... More 

Thank texasbondgrrl
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Stopped in for early coffees before window shopping up and down main street. Cappuccino and drip coffee were both superb. There are a couple small table outside were we sipped and enjoyed some people watching.

Thank Steve-n-Susie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1357 Main St, St. Helena, CA 94574-1904
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  St. Helena
  • Phone Number: +1 707-963-8192

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?