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Best Places to Eat in Napa Valley

There are so many reasons why we love visiting Napa, but the culinary scene stands out as a major highlight. And after indulging in a fair share of wine tastings, there’s an abundance of incredible restaurants to satisfy your hunger. From bakeries to Michelin-starred establishments, Napa Valley boasts an array of top-notch dining experiences. Without further ado, here’s our curated list of the best places to eat in Napa Valley.


Maddy outside of Bouchon Bakery in Yountville, California

Bakery

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Pastry display at Bouchon Bakery in Yountville

Located in Yountville, Bouchon Bakery is a must-visit for its delicious bread and pastries. Arrive early to beat the lines and taste delicious treats like the kouign amann, croissants, and sourdough loaves.



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Mini Model Bakery in Yountville

If you know me, you know that I will always seek out the best breakfast spots (especially breakfast sandwiches). The sausage breakfast sandwich at Mini Model Bakery, featuring a homemade English muffin, is hands down my favorite. This sandwich gained recognition on Food Network and was featured in Oprah’s Favorite Things in 2016.



Sandwich Shop

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Ham & Jam Biscuit Sandwich from Contimo Provisions in Napa

This casual sandwich spot in downtown Napa specializes in mouthwatering homemade buttermilk biscuits. Don’t miss the Ham & Jam Biscuit Sandwich

with smoked molasses-brined ham and seasonal homemade jam.


American Restaurant

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Beautiful exterior of Brix Restuarant in Napa

Brix is a farm-to-table restaurant in Yountville, CA boasting a beautiful garden and breathtaking views. The menu offers creative, fresh options paired with an expansive wine list. Our personal favorites include the pan-seared Alaskan halibut and the Kelleher braised short ribs. After your meal, take time to explore the vineyard and gardens, or unwind by the fire pit with live music and a glass of wine!



French Restaurant

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Bouchon Bistro in Yountville

Photo Credit: Bouchon Bistro via Yountville.com


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