6518 Washington St, Yountville, CA 94599
In the heart of Napa Valley, just off Highway 29 is the little town of Yountville. The “downtown” area is a walker’s paradise full of tasting rooms, shopping and world class Napa Valley restaurants. In the center of town
is a restaurant that will catch your eye whether you’re arriving by foot or by car. Hurley’s Restaurant’s ivy draped facade welcomes you from its corner on the busy tree lined Washington Avenue. As they describe themselves, Hurley’s is a white tablecloth, full service restaurant that is focused on quality food and service. The dining room, highlighted by a stone fireplace, is a favorite among locals and winemakers alike.
The ambiance is casual and friendly without losing the special feeling you get when you come to a well-run establishment that is serious about what it does. The expansive bar opens up to a large wrought iron and stone-enclosed patio right in the center of town where you can watch the world go by. It’s the perfect place to meet friends, or make friends, where you can enjoy the late night menu every night. When there is a chill in the air, they light up the patio fireplace and turn on the outdoor heaters which enable even large groups of friends to gather for a casual drink, good conversation and a late-night snacks well into the evening. Come up and stay in Napa Valley for a wine tasting weekend and keep a meal open for Hurley’s. Purchase a couple bottles of Napa Valley’s finest wines on your excursion and enjoy complimentary corkage. As an alternative choice, a well-chosen wine list featuring the best of Napa Valley and beyond is also available for your imbibing pleasure.
Usually Chef Bob Hurley is out and about greeting people and asking about the food making the experience very personal and enjoyable. Bob has been a fixture on the Napa Valley restaurant scene for nearly two decades and is loved for his culinary creations in addition to his infectious personality!
Outside, on the patio, is the place to be for lunch. Not only is it dog friendly, but the people watching is second to none. The lunch menu is full of fresh, local salads, sandwiches and seafood centric options. A great starter is the Grilled Delta Asparagus Salad which includes prosciutto and a lemon-anchovy vinaigrette. Guaranteed to get your meal off to a great start. No matter where you sit, from the classy and comfy interior to the ample outdoor seating you’ll want to stay awhile.
Dinner won’t disappoint and Hurley’s unfussy plating lets the true, simple flavors of the plate shine. Any soup lover can’t miss the Asparagus Soup, fresh with a rich velvety texture not soon forgotten. To follow such a starter, the pan-roasted fillet of bass with mushroom risotto and greens fulfills the simple, hearty longing of good home cooking. If you’re with a dining companion we must recommend as a complement to your bass, the herb crusted trout with potato basil puree, fava beans and spring peas.
But if seafood isn’t your first choice, Hurley’s has a menu items full of succulent meat that helps remind you why dining out is always the right choice. Their Wild Texas Boar with polenta is a well-known and well ordered choice as well as their Buffalo Short Ribs. You’ll have to close your eyes on your first bite so you don’t miss the fresh, rich flavors. The meal comes to a fitting end with dessert and an order of thick slice of chocolate fudge cake with salted caramel sauce and vanilla bean gelato.
We love taking our clients in style and comfort to dinner experiences throughout Napa Valley. No matter where you’re staying, we’ll pick you up in the transportation of your choice for a sunset ride through the Napa Valley. An accompanying glass of bubbles will add the perfect amount of sparkle before you arrive for your reservations. After dinner we’ll whisk you back to your hotel for the evening! Let us whisk you away: https://www.beauwinetours.com/dinner-limo-service/