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Restaurants in Napa + Sonoma

Whether it’s a classic culinary temple or a local haunt, these Napa + Sonoma restaurants are destinations in and of themselves. Read on to discover Travel + Leisure’s picks for the best Napa + Sonoma restaurants and dining experiences. Browse our travel guides for insider information on food trucks, bakeries, cafés, coffeehouses, farm-to-table restaurants, diners, trattorias, bistros, pizzerias, ice cream parlors, tapas bars, noodle houses, sushi counters, fine dining establishments, and more.

Our global network of editors and writers selects the best restaurants in Napa + Sonoma to help travelers soak up the local scene and find authentic dishes. Whether highlighting an insider hot spot, a celebrity chef’s newest restaurant, a hip coffeehouse, or the best place for cheap eats, Travel + Leisure takes you there, serving up the best Napa + Sonoma restaurant listings. Below find T+L’s top picks for where to eat in Napa + Sonoma.

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    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
     What started in 2006 as a temporary pop-up for chef Thomas Keller has since become an established fixture in Yountville’s dining scene (fans who c... More
  • Andie's Café

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    Adjacent to the Classic Car Wash in downtown Napa, this tiny drive-through café is well known for its unfussy, inexpensive hamburgers. Umbrellas an... More
  • Angèle

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    What It’s Like: On the banks of the Napa River in a 100-year-old white-and-blue-painted (former) boathouse, this family-run bistro is loved by loca... More
  • Auberge du Soleil Restaurant

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar Dollar
    A Mediterranean influence dominates the 120-seat formal dining area within the larger Auberge du Soleil Resort. A yellow and amber color scheme wit... More
  • Azzurro Pizzeria e Enoteca

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Since moving to a new location on Main Street in 2008, Azzurro Pizzeria has a more streamlined, slightly industrial setting with blue, black, and w... More
  • BarBersQ

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Located in the downtown Bel Aire Plaza shopping center, this restaurant is owner Gene Tartaglia’s ode to Memphis-style slow-cooked barbecue. Previo... More
  • Barndiva

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    A locavore’s paradise, this all–regionally sourced, all-sustainable restaurant (set in a soaring, modern version of a red barn) takes haute farmyar... More
  • Barolo

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Located within the Mount View Hotel in downtown Calistoga, Barolo is a small restaurant with red leather booths, a marble bar and tabletops, and va... More
  • Bistro Jeanty

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Grab a table by the fireplace at this rustic-yet-elegant bistro, for escargots, coq au vin, and fine wines. More
  • Bistro Ralph

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Housed in a small, narrow building, this neighborhood bistro serves locally inspired French cuisine along with a selection of exclusively Sonoma wi... More
  • Bleaux Magnolia

  • Boon Fly Café

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Set just off Highway 121 in a cheery, bright red farmhouse, the Boon Fly (part of the lovely boutique Carneros Inn) is packed around the clock. The... More
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    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    In the Fall of 2008, Food Network celebrity chef Michael Chiarello launched this low-key dining room with wood-beamed ceilings and Venetian-plaster... More
  • Bouchon, Yountville

  • Bovolo Restaurant

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Pig is something of an obsession at this petite café at the back of Copperfield’s Books. You can get the house-made bacon on a salad, in a sandwich... More

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