Restaurants in Napa Valley
Join the locals for a cup of house-roasted java (Clean Teeth Murray’s is a favorite blend).
In addition to specialty market Dean and Deluca and Rudd winery, Leslie Rudd owns this restaurant.
An all-vegetarian restaurant—never mind one with an attached yoga studio—may seem at odds with the epicurean indulgences of wine country. But for many (including some of the country’s top restaurant critics), that notion has been challenged by a meal at Ubuntu.
In the Fall of 2008, Food Network celebrity chef Michael Chiarello launched this low-key dining room with wood-beamed ceilings and Venetian-plaster walls.
After being open for more than 20 years, Terra restaurant finally acquired its liquor license in 2010. That's whenowners Hiro Sone and Lissa Doumani split the space in two and opened Bar Terra next door for more casual dining.
Situated in the Historic Napa Mill district established in 1884, the Napa General Store contains several operations: a restaurant serving breakfast and lunch; a wine tasting bar specializing in small-batch local wines; and a gift store selling everything from jewelry to vases made with grape vine
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 locals throughout the valley for its French-inspired menu and cheery ambience—think oversize bouquets of loosely bundled meadow flowers,
A stone façade constructed in 1886 marks the entrance of this downtown steakhouse, which is located in the original Williams-Kyser building. Greg Cole and Elizabeth Fairbairn opened Cole's in 2000, and are known for their certified-Angus steaks, seafood, and extensive wine list.
Within the Meadownwood resort, this restaurant has a country cottage setting with a wood-beamed ceiling, large mirrors, and a dark wood bar. Views of the Mayacamas Mountains surrounding the resort are clearer during the day, when lunch is served on the patio.
One of the world’s hardest-to-score tables (where diners have been known to wait a year for reservations) has been praised to the heavens for more than a decade now—and deservedly so.