Brunch in the Napa Valley

Brunch in the Napa Valley

Napa Valley Brunch Spots Perfect to Kick-Off Your Wine Tour

 

At Beau Wine Tours, we believe a day spent wine tasting in Napa Valley requires a great start. What better way than to indulge in a gourmet brunch from one of the region’s outstanding restaurants? Below, you’ll find a list of some of our favorite menus, conveniently listed by their location in Napa Valley. These spots are popular with visitors and locals alike, so be sure to check ahead for reservations! And drop us a line if you’d like to learn more—we’re always happy to help make your Napa Valley wine tasting vacation one you’ll never forget.

 

Napa

 

Bank Bar at Westin Verasa

1314 McKinstry St

Napa, CA 94559

(707) 257-5151

 

You won’t find a more central location in downtown Napa than Bank Bar, located in the lobby of the Westin Verasa. The restaurant partners with local producers for all of their meats and produce, both of which feature heavily on their weekend brunch menu. Special items like the Silverado Waffle (with huckleberry compote and Bourbon syrup!) are perfect to start your day of wine tasting in Napa Valley.

Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday until 3 PM

 

 

Kitchen Door

610 1st St, Ste 24

Napa, CA 94559

(707) 226-1560

 

Located in the popular Oxbow Market along the Napa River, Kitchen Door is another stellar property in Napa Valley chef Todd Humphries’ collection. An eclectic, seasonally driven brunch menu is served Saturdays and Sundays, and makes for a great beginning to any Napa Valley wine tour. Try the KD Breakfast Pizza with parmesan cream, bacon, and crispy potatoes, an excellent pairing to the KD “Pick Me Up” Bloody Mary.

Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday from 10 AM – 2 PM

 

 

Grace’s Table

1400 Second St

Napa, CA 94559

(707) 226-6200

 

This Michelin “Bib Gourmand” restaurant will tour your palate around the world before your wine tour of the Napa Valley. The brunch menu offers dishes to excite even the most jaded diner. Try unusual selections like Skillet Corn Bread with lavender honey butter or the Camembert Cheese and Pinot Noir Poached Pear. Purists might prefer the Pumpkin Buttermilk Pancakes, or the Eggs Benedict served on artisanal English muffins.

Breakfast service starts at 8:30 AM on weekdays and brunch service at 9 AM on Saturday and Sunday

 

 

Yountville

 

Ad Hoc

6476 Washington St

Yountville, CA 94599

(707) 944-2487

 

This family-style restaurant from famous chef Thomas Keller serves a three-course Brunch menu every Sunday morning. The selections change with the seasons according to local Napa Valley ingredients, and the meal is sure to give any wine tasting tour a hearty jump-start to the day. A recent sample menu included a first course of fruit and arugula salad with papaya and marcona almonds, a second course of the Snake River Farms Wagyu Beef Brisket Hash with onion confit, and a dessert of lemon tart.

Brunch is served Sunday from 9 AM – 2 PM

 

 

Bouchon

6534 Washington St

Yountville, CA 94599

(707) 944-8037

 

Bouchon was Chef Thomas Keller’s follow-up to the world-famous French Laundry, a sister-property with a far more casual atmosphere but access to the same fresh, local ingredients. The restaurant has an impressive raw-bar for oyster lovers, but the seasonal brunch menu has plenty else to offer a hungry Napa Valley wine tour. Try gourmet items like the Truffle Croque Madame or sourdough waffles served with fresh berries. Do not miss the pastry basket, full of treats from the Bouchon Bakery next door!

 

Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM

 

Southside

6752 Washington St

Yountville, CA 94599

(707) 947-7120

 

Located at Stewart Cellars, casual walk-in spot Southside serves breakfast all day, and is ready to help your Napa Valley wine tour greet the morning – any day of the week. The menu includes bakery items made from the award-winning (and local favorite) Model Bakery, like the Grilled Strawberry Toast with mascarpone cheese, tarragon, smoked almonds, and honey. Healthier items like a Superfood Bowl with quinoa are available, but it’s tough to pass up local specialties like the Oaxacan Beef Tortas. Don’t miss the extensive coffee menu!

Breakfast and Lunch are served all day, seven days a week, from 8 AM – 3 PM

 

 

Brix

7377 St Helena Hwy

Napa, CA 94558 (Located just north of Yountville)

(707) 944-2749

 

This restaurant and garden is owned by the Kelleher wine family, who turned sixteen acres into a literal farm-to-table affair. The views of the garden plots and floral landscaping set against Napa Valley vineyards is tough to beat, as are the menus. Sunday Brunch at Brix includes a full buffet, with offerings that change to reflect what’s ripe in the garden. Recent menus have included a seafood bar with oysters, roasted clams, house-smoked salmon, an omelet station, a cheese board, and of course, griddle-made favorites like pancakes and egg scrambles. A perfect start to a day of wine tasting!

Brunch is served Sunday from 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM

 

 

Rutherford

 

Auberge du Soleil

180 Rutherford Hill Rd

Rutherford, CA 94573

(707) 967-3111

 

If your Napa Valley wine tour is eager to experience the ultimate in Napa Valley luxury, you must try the Michelin-starred restaurant at the hotel Auberge du Soleil. The views are stunning, the dining room both grandly-appointed and intimate, and the bottle list is at 15,000 strong. For brunch, a three-course menu starts by “Easing In” with house-made pastry and muffins. Then choose a main dish from options like Heirloom Tomato Risotto or the Maine Lobster Omelet. Finish up with desserts like the peaches with panna cotta, or a tarragon custard mousse torte.

Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday from 11:30 AM – 2:15 PM; see the Weekday Breakfast menu here

 

 

St Helena

 

Harvest Table

1 Main St

St Helena, CA 94574

(707) 967-4695

 

With five culinary gardens to draw from, Harvest Table embodies all the best ideals of the Napa Valley: respecting natural seasons and cycles, embracing the beauty of the landscape, and inviting the outdoors inside. Wine tours who choose to start their day here can look forward to a wide selection of shareable pastries followed by a seasonal menu with both sweet and savory items. Try the Country French Toast with Chantilly cream, or the Short Rib Hash with farm-fresh eggs and fried shallots.

Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday from 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM

 

 

Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch

738 Main St

St Helena, CA 94574

(707) 963-4555

 

For “farmhouse cuisine” with a Napa Valley twist, wine tours can’t do better than Farmstead’s airy dining room. Bakery items include “Easy Street” beignets with bourbon sauce and the can’t-miss cheddar biscuits with honey butter. The short but highly-satisfying menu includes a grass-fed Short Rib Hash with wine forest mushrooms and harissa, Wood-grilled Delta Asparagus with bread crumbs and mustard crema, and the Farmstead Chilaquiles with lime crema and cilantro.

Brunch is served Sunday from 11 AM – 3 PM

 

 

The Grill at Meadowood

900 Meadowood Ln

St Helena, CA 94574

(707) 531-4788

 

The elite resort at Meadowood has been open since 1979, and offers guests every outdoor activity possible in Napa Valley, including hiking, croquet, golf, tennis, and more. But The Grill is one of the primary attractions. This Michelin Three-Star restaurant has been under the guidance of Chef Christopher Kostow for more than ten years, and brunch here makes for a truly lavish start to any wine tour. Served Saturday and Sunday, the brunch menu includes healthy items like cold-pressed juices and salads as well as made-in-house pastries, buttermilk pancakes with lemon mascarpone, and a variety of fresh seafood and grilled dishes.

Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday from 7:00 AM – 4:30 PM

 

 

Calistoga

 

Solbar

755 Silverado Trail N

Calistoga, CA 94515

(707) 266-7531

 

Solbar uses the best fresh produce Napa Valley has to offer, gathered both from the kitchen gardens and local farmers. Set on the gorgeous grounds of the Solage resort in Calistoga, the hidden tranquility of the restaurant makes for a peaceful morning before any wine tour. The weekend brunch menu includes an unusual variety of seafood, including (but not limited to!) shrimp cocktail, whole Dungeness crab, lobster, and even California Sturgeon caviar. Small plates provide both made-to-order donuts and cinnamon rolls, as well as shareable treats like specialty toasts and crab cakes. Hungrier breakfasters might prefer the duck confit or brioche French toast, but everyone is guaranteed to find a favorite!

Solbar is open 7 AM – 9 PM daily; See Weekday Breakfast menu here

 

 

Sam’s Social Club

1712 Lincoln Ave

Calistoga, CA 94515

(707) 942-4969

 

With a focus on “thoughtfully prepared food,” Chef Sergio Morales of Sam’s Social Club offers wine tour parties his own take on farm-to-table dining. His inventive menus change to reflect seasonal flavors, and can be enjoyed indoors or out- at the Indian Springs resort founded by the eponymous Sam Brannan. Weekend brunch puts its own spin on Napa Valley dining, with “snacks” like Smoked Mozzarella Arancini, and Crostini with Burrata and Pepper Jelly. House specialties include “Candy Cap Churros,” and don’t miss heartier fare like the Veggie Muffuletta, Chicken Paillard, and the thin crust pizzas.

Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday from 7:30 AM – 2:30 PM

 

 

Evangeline

1226 Washington St

Calistoga, CA 94515

(707) 341-3131

 

French cuisine is always in style, especially when it comes with a Creole twist! Evangeline uses local ingredients to make New Orleans favorites as well as classic bistro fare. The weekend brunch includes its own specialty cocktails, like the passion fruit Bellini, and plenty of options for both traditionalists and those looking for something different. The Gulf Shrimp and Antebellum Grits include a “sauce etouffee” and the Evangeline Burger is topped with bacon-onion compote. More familiar items like the Buttermilk Waffle with mascarpone, berries, and bananas and the Biscuit and Gravy are hard to pass up.

Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday from 10 AM – 2 PM

 

 

No matter how you choose to start your day with Beau Wine Tours, a good brunch can set the tone for the day. Visit us online today, and let us know how else we can help you plan your perfect Napa Valley wine tour.

 

Solage Solbar Restaurant overview

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