Top things to do in Napa

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 Arts Center in Napa

di Rosa

West of downtown, scrap-metal sculptures dot Carneros vineyards at the 217-acre di Rosa Art + Nature Preserve, a stunning collection of Northern California art, displayed indoors in galleries and outdoors in gardens…
Top Choice Market 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 ear…
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 peo…
French in Napa


Stalwart Angèle serves reliable provincial-French cooking – French onion soup, Nicoise salads and croques messieurs (gourmet toasted ham and cheese sandwiches) at lunch, cassoulet with duck confit at dinner – on a r…
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 cavernou…
Italian in Napa

Bistro Don Giovanni

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