Along with world-class wines, Napa Valley is also
known for world-class dining. From wine bars to bistros - here are
several we recommend.
(Sorted alphabetically by town)
-Creative French bistro cuisine served in their warm dining room, riverside patio, or inviting bar.
– A lively wine bar complete with unique flights of wine and great BBQ small plates.
Chop House The traditional American chop house, perfected.
Sample the cuisine they call Global Comfort Food, either on the patio beside the open fire or tucked into an intimate corner in the restaurant.
Farm With produce grown on site, enjoy the very best of what wine country has to offer in this elegant Carneros resort.
La Toque Beautiful California cuisine rooted in French technique, they offer extensive tasting menu options with thoughtful wine pairings. Michelin star rated.
Oenotri Traditional southern Italian dishes made with locally sourced ingredients including salumi, pastas, pizzas and olive oils all made in house.
Morimoto Contemporary Japanese cuisine served in a vibrant, modern setting. Extensive dining or tasting menu available, all designed by the Iron Chef. Fun for a late night cocktail too!
Pizzeria Azzurro Fun, casual setting with Neapolitan-style pizzas, creative pastas and seasonal salads.
The Thomas Inventive California cuisine with Raw Bar. Lively rooftop patio and hip cocktail bar.
- Try a mixture of traditional and modern Spanish tapas in a cozy, inviting restaurant.
Ad Hoc - Offers a 4 course family style menu that changes each day accompanied by a small, accessible wine list in a casual setting reminiscent of home.
Jeanty A uniquely stylish and casual French Bistro.
Bouchon Fabulous oysters and contemporary French cuisine served in an upscale yet relaxed atmosphere.
French Laundry World-renowned for its perfection of classic French cuisine served in incomparable elegance. (Note: Reservations must be made two months, to the day, in advance. Call at 10am sharp and be patient - keep calling as the line is always busy.) 3 Star Michelin rated.
Hurley's - A creative menu of Wine Country favorites in a casual atmosphere. A must in crab season!
Redd - Regionally inspired seasonal cuisine with French and Asian influences in an architecturally modern setting. Michelin star rated.
Reddwood - The daily changing menu features wood-burning oven baked pizzas, house-made pastas, hot and cold small plates and entrιes.
Californian cuisine with an Asian twist in a beautiful vineyard setting whether indoors or out.
Seasonal Wine Country classics are served at this well-known fun and lively restaurant.
du Soleil This French/Mediterranean restaurant offers the best view in the valley along with its artisan fare and elegant ambience. Michelin star rated.
Rutherford Grill Lively and casual bar and restaurant, grilled foods at their best.
Cindy's Wood Grill and Wine Bar American Wine Country comfort food from a Valley favorite chef.
Cook This intimate, charming spot specializes in simple but elegant Northern Italian cuisine made from local and seasonal ingredients.
Farmstead Locate on Long Meadow Ranch, they feature seasonal, ingredient-driven American farmhouse cooking with a southern influence.
Goose and Gander Rustic American classics and delectable small bites at a legendary valley bar.
Meadowood A casually elegant dining experience featuring a modern approach to Napa Valley cuisine that's approachable, dynamic, evocative and playful. 3 Star Michelin rated.
Press Enjoy the best meats and produce from around the bay area in this modern chophouse.
Spectator Greystone The Culinary Institute of America has its very own restaurant where you can sample the Daily Temptations created by student chefs and indulge in food that truly deserves the name "fine dining."
Solebar Taste bistro fare with true Napa Valley flair. Enjoy seasonal menus that reflect the sensuous synergy of indulgence and wellness.
JoLe An all-organic wine country cuisine in a beautiful intimate setting.