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1386 Calistoga Ave, Napa, CA 94559, USA
Great spot to get a late night drink in Napa.
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4029 Hagen Rd, Napa, CA 94558, USA
Palmaz Vineyards is a family run estate in the best sense of the term: everyone, from the patriarch to the kids, has a role in running this state-of-the-art winery. If James Bond wanted to make wine, he would start at Palmaz. The techniques are...
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1425 1st St, Napa, CA 94559, USA
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It was my first dinner out in Downtown Napa (the new place to be in Napa Valley), and it set the bar very high for the rest of my stay. My dinner at Oenotri was one of the best I've ever had. From the salad of beets, arugula, and oranges, the...
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813 Main St, Napa, CA 94559, USA
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This beautiful 3 story restaurant and bar in downtown Napa was a thriving establishment from 1945-1974, until an unsolved murder that occurred within its walls made the family close the doors indefinitely. After years of sitting boarded up and...
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1221 Duhig Road, Napa, CA 94559, USA
On a recent road trip to Napa Valley, our Miniature Schnauzer, Axel, insisted he come along. My girlfriend and I were thrilled to discover how dog friendly Napa is. Axel was thrilled too, as he was able to join us for dinner at all the better...
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610 1st St #9, Napa, CA 94558, USA
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I have a thing for authentic Italian food, and this place quickly won me over. Ca' Momi is housed in the foodie lover's Oxbow Public Market just across the river from Downtown Napa. It's a combination of winbar, where you can get small plates and...
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610 Main St, Napa, CA 94559, USA
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When the famous Japanese chef Masaharu Morimoto opened a branch of his eponymous restaurant in downtown Napa it was definitely a game changer for the dining scene, bringing a bit of Vegas-style flash to wine country. To be safe, make a reservation...
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1650 Soscol Ave, Napa, CA 94559, USA
On a recent wine country weekend in Napa Valley, my friend and I stayed at the River Terrace Inn. The hotel is a great base from which to explore downtown Napa, but its restaurant, Terrace Court, is also worth visiting. The comfort-food inspired...
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1245 Main St, Napa, CA 94559, USA
The Vintner's Collective in Downtown Napa offers a different type of wine tasting experience. Garrett, the owner, carefully chooses only the best wines from more than 100 boutique wineries. Visitors are treated to personalized service—the tasting...
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644 1st St, Napa, CA 94559, USA
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Gott's is your standard roadside diner, except your burgers can be accompanied by Sauvignon Blanc and a blueberry milkshake. Ahi tuna might appear in that bun. Fries and onion rings are highly recommended, as are the fish tacos. Plenty of outdoor...
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1136 Main St, Napa, CA 94559, USA
Pottery, paintings, and artisanal jewelry can all be found at Grand Hand. Handcrafted work, much of it by Napa and California locals, is ideal for gifts (for you or others). Gallery shows are always changing; bring home some local arts and crafts....
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4048 Sonoma Hwy, Napa, CA 94559, USA
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I'd been here twice for brunch and finally had a chance to have dinner here before a concert in downtown Napa. Delicious. When you tell your friends that you're headed here, everyone will chime in about the dish that you have to get. 'Make sure...
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1001 2nd St, Napa, CA 94559, USA
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Carpe Diem is another stand out restaurant in the dining scene of Downtown Napa in Napa Valley. The sophisticated menu changes every month to reflect seasonal ingredients and the chefs' new innovations, including a great variety of appetizers,...
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1313 Main St, Napa, CA 94559, USA
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1313 Main, a wine bar in Napa’s downtown, is taking advantage of a newish technology that allows you to extract wine from the bottle without removing the cork by offering difficult-to-find and prohibitively expensive wines like Harlan and...
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2181 N 3rd Ave, Napa, CA 94558, USA
Although only about 15 minutes from downtown Napa, by the time you get to the gates of Meteor Vineyard, you may wonder if you are still in Napa Valley. Where are the balloons and crowded tasting rooms and stretch limos? Not in Coombsville. One of...
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2970 Monticello Rd, Napa, CA 94558, USA
At Jarvis, it's what you don't see that's most impressive. While the drive up and the views are nothing to shrug about, the estate is really set apart by what's underground: the entire winery. Fermentation tanks, offices, restrooms, everything....
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1000 Main St Suite 120, Napa, CA 94559, USA
This Downtown Napa wine shop has become a favorite wine shop of local wine lovers and winemakers thanks to Dan Dawson's excellent selection and knowledge of wines from around the world, the tastings that he hosts each week and his support of the...
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1030 Main St, Napa, CA 94559, USA
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The building that now houses the Blue Note Napa has had a number of iterations over the years, most notably more than a century of life as the Napa Valley Opera House. Today the Blue Note occupies only the first floor; the club cultivates an...
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738 Main St, St Helena, CA 94574, USA
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Right off of Highway 29 is the Long Meadow Ranch and their Farmstead Restaurant. Every so often they host three-course lunches right under a tree canopy. Before lunch, the staff gives a garden tour of the fresh ingredients; one garden is even...
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1245 Spring St, St Helena, CA 94574, USA
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In St. Helena, what was once Martini House is now a fun new restaurant called Goose & Gander. Go on a warm Friday night, ask for a table outside under the big oak tree, and order this Coastal Pimm's Cup cocktail, made with St. George Terroir...
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933 Main St, St Helena, CA 94574, USA
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One of the best burgers around. If you are spending any amount of time in the wine country you need to head to Gott's Roadside in Napa for gourmet burgers, fries, and shakes.
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738 Main St, St Helena, CA 94574, USA
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Lots of restaurants brag about having a farm-to-table ethos, but few stick to it as adamantly as Farmstead restaurant at Long Meadow Ranch Winery in Napa. Nearly every ingredient—from the grapes that go into the wines, to the beef used in...
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1245 Spring St, St Helena, CA 94574, USA
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When Chicago native restaurateurs Andy and Trisha Florsheim purchased the former Martini House, they knew better than to touch the bar. Hidden from sight in the basement of what was built as a house in the 1800’s, the bar is rumored to have...
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1796 St Helena Hwy, St Helena, CA 94574, USA
They do it all... world-class food and wine, organic honey, olive oil, grass-fed beef?!? It's one-stop farm fun! Located in St. Helena, the three-acre destination provides memorable wine & food experiences. The restaurant features weekly...
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1080 Fulton Ln, St Helena, CA 94574, USA
ACME Fine Wines is your one stop shop for unusual, unique, difficult-to find and small-production Napa Valley wines — from the affordable to the high end. Some of the wines they sell aren't available anywhere else in the world, whether it's...
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1016 Main St, St Helena, CA 94574, USA
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Last time I was in Napa Valley, it was a hot October weekend, and I wanted to stop with my two kids at the popular Gott's Roadside diner. The line was around the corner, but fortunately I knew that Tra Vigne was just down the road. Tra Vigne has...