Top ChoiceCalifornian in Calistoga


A sparsely decorated cottage surrounded by a white picket fence, Lovina is especially good for lunch in the garden. The menu changes frequently, featuring unique takes from around the world with special nods to...

Californian in Calistoga


We like the Spartan ag-chic look of this Michelin-starred resort restaurant. The menu maximizes seasonal produce in elegant dishes, playfully composed, but rarely goes beyond the basics, with a heavy focus on...

American in Calistoga

Sam's Social Club

Housed in the Indian Springs Resort, this is Calistoga's fancy American restaurant that also brews its own beer. Colorful and expertly prepared dishes feature the freshest local ingredients, and the bacon-wrapped...

Modern American in Calistoga

All Seasons Bistro

It looks like a white-tablecloth soda fountain, but All Seasons makes very fine meals, from a simple lasagna to composed dishes such as scallop, prawn, mussel and clam risotto. The salads are fresh and totally...

American in Calistoga

Calistoga Inn & Brewery

Locals crowd the outdoor beer garden on Sundays. Midweek we prefer the country dining room's big oakwood tables – a homey spot for simple American cooking. Live music on summer weekends.

Barbecue in Calistoga

Buster’s Southern BBQ

The sheriff dines at this indoor-outdoor barbecue joint, which serves smoky ribs, chicken, tri-tip steak and burgers, plus beer and wine. It closes early at dinnertime.