Napa Valley restaurants

Top Choice Californian in St Helena

Restaurant at Meadowood

If you couldn’t score reservations at French Laundry, fear not: Meadowood – the valley’s only other three-Michelin-star restaurant – has a slightly more sensibly priced menu, elegantly unfussy dining room and lavish…
Top Choice Californian in Yountville

French Laundry

The pinnacle of California dining, Thomas Keller’s three-Michelin-star rated French Laundry is epic, a high-wattage culinary experience on par with the world’s best. Book one month ahead on the online app Tock, wher…
Top Choice Market 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 & Tac…
Top Choice Italian in Yountville

Ciccio

The small, frequently changing menu at this family-owned Italian place is dependent on the season and likely to include just a couple of veggies, pastas, meat options and four to six wood-fired pizzas. But wow! You …
Top Choice Californian in Calistoga

Lovina

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 East…
Italian in Yountville

Ottimo

Chef Michael Chiarello opened this Italian market, cafe and mozzeria in Yountville's V Marketplace across from his popular farm-to-table establishment Bottega in early 2017, and it quietly became a prime spot for in…
Californian in Yountville

Ad Hoc

A winning formula by Thomas Keller, Yountville’s culinary patriarch, Ad Hoc serves the master’s favorite American home cooking in four family-style courses with no variations (dietary restrictions notwithstanding). …
Californian in Napa

Torc

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 peo…
French in Yountville

Bouchon

Details at celeb-chef Thomas Keller’s French brasserie are so impeccable – zinc bar to white-aproned waiters – you’d swear you were in Paris. Only the Bermuda-shorts-clad Americans look out of place. On the menu: oy…
Market in St Helena

Napa Valley Olive Oil Mfg Co

Before the advent of fancy-food stores, this ramshackle market introduced Napa to Italian delicacies: real prosciutto and salami, meaty olives, fresh bread, nutty cheeses and, of course, olive oil. Ask nicely and th…