Top ChoiceMarket in Napa

Oxbow Public Market

Graze at this gourmet market and plug into the Northern California food scene. Standouts: Hog Island Oyster Co; comfort cooking at celeb-chef Todd Humphries’ Kitchen Door; great Cal-Mexican tacos at C Casa &...

Top ChoiceArts Center in Napa

di Rosa

West of downtown, scrap-metal sculptures dot Carneros vineyards at the 217-acre di Rosa Art and Nature Preserve, a stunning collection of Northern California art, displayed indoors in galleries and outdoors in...

Top ChoiceMarket in Napa

Oxbow Public Market

Showcasing all things culinary (produce stalls, kitchen shops and everywhere something to taste), Oxbow is foodie central with an emphasis on seasonal eating and sustainability. Some vendors and restaurants open...

Californian in Napa


Wildly popular Torc plays off the seasons with dynamic combinations of farm-fresh ingredients such as pork belly with satsuma-imo potato and choy raab, or artichoke velouté with wild mushrooms. Well-arranged for...

French in Napa


Stalwart Angèle serves reliable provincial-French cooking – French onion soup, Nicoise salads and croques monsieur (gourmet toasted ham-and-cheese sandwiches) at lunch, cassoulet with duck confit at dinner – on a...

Italian in Napa


Housemade salumi (cured meat) and pastas, and wood-fired Naples-style pizzas are the stars at always-busy Oenotri, which draws crowds for daily-changing, locally sourced, rustic-Italian cooking, served in a...

Italian in Napa

Bistro Don Giovanni

This long-running favorite roadhouse serves modern-Italian pastas, crispy pizzas and wood-roasted meats. Weekends get packed – and loud. Request a vineyard-view table (good luck). Reservations essential.

Center in Napa

CIA at Copia

The former food museum beside Napa's famous Oxbow Public Market has been revived as a center of all things edible by the prestigious Culinary Institute of America. In its new life as Copia, the 80,000-sq-ft...

Distillery in Napa

Napa Valley Distillery

The tour of this very cool distillery is well worth the trip, taking you through the factory to learn about the distillation process, check out the alembic copper pot stills and the state-of-the-art iStill (like...

Brewery in Napa

Tannery Bend Beerworks

What do you call a brewery smaller than micro? A Napa brewery stepped up to answer that question in 2017 and this nanobrewery produces just 15 gallons of beer per batch. The teeny tiny booze biz is a...

Japanese in Napa


It's easy to tire of California cuisine, and this fresh-take izakaya joint (Japanese pub serving small-plate dishes) gives a welcome relief with a hip list of cocktails (from their rolodex on the bar), creative...

Wine Bar in Napa

Vintners' Collective

Ditch the car and chill in downtown Napa at this tasting bar inside a former 20th-century brothel. It represents 20-plus high-end boutique wineries that are too small to have their own tasting rooms. There are...

Wine Bar in Napa


Down in the revitalized 1st St Napa area, this wine-bar and eatery serves food late and has a great list of wines from Napa and the world. The outside patio offers good people watching, while inside you have a...

Barbecue in Napa

Bounty Hunter Wine Bar & Smokin' BBQ

Inside an 1888 grocery store, Bounty Hunter has an Old West vibe and superb barbecue, made with house-smoked meats. The standout 'beer-can chicken' is a whole chicken roasted over a can of Tecate. Libations...

Wine Bar in Napa

Sky & Vine

For the best views of the Napa Valley on earth, head to the 6th floor of the Archer Hotel to this spacious rooftop terrace that offers up chic lounge vibes, a wide-ranging wine menu and pretty decent bites.

Californian in Napa

Carpe Diem Wine Bar

This busy storefront wine bar and restaurant makes inventive, flavorful small plates, from simple skewers and flatbreads to elaborate ostrich burgers, salumi platters and – wait for it – duck confit 'quack and...

Live Music in Napa

Silo’s Jazz Club

A cabaret-style wine-and-beer bar, Silo’s offers varied music acts on Friday and Saturday nights. On Thursday it’s good for drinks. Buy tickets ahead of time on weekends. The $20 corkage is a good value.

Pub Food in Napa

Norman Rose Tavern

This lively gastropub, styled with reclaimed wood and tufted-leather banquettes, is good for a burger and beer. Great fries and plenty of seasonal favorites. Full bar.

Vintage in Napa

Betty’s Girl

Expert couturier Kim Northrup fits women with fabulous vintage cocktail dresses and custom-made designs, altering and shipping for no additional charge.

Pizza in Napa

Pizza Azzuro

This Napa classic gets deafeningly loud, but it's worth bearing for tender-crusted pizzas, salad-topped 'manciata' bread, good Caesar salads and pastas.