Top Napa Restaurants for your Napa Valley Vacation

Top Napa Restaurants for your Napa Valley Vacation

Top Napa Restaurants

While we specialize in matching clients to wine tours and tastings, we also want visitors to experience the Napa Valley’s innovative cuisine, unique fine dining experiences, and exquisite wine and food pairing opportunities. Let us suggest the perfect end (or beginning—you can’t beat brunch in Napa Valley!) to your day with Beau Wine Tours. Below is a list of some of our favorites restaurants in Napa Valley – and don’t forget to visit our blog for even more Napa Valley vacation ideas.

La ToqueLa Toque
1314 McKinstry St.
Napa, CA 94559
(707) 257-5157

La Toque in Napa Valley has received a Michelin Star for every year the stars have been awarded in California. The renowned restaurant was also honored with Wine Spectator’s Grand Award for their wine list). Three menus are offered each night: a “Core Menu” full of a la carte selections, a vegetable tasting menu, and a “Chef’s Table” menu of nine courses. With all the great press La Toque has received, you’ll definitely want to make reservations to experience the chef’s exquisite combinations of food and wine.

CeladonCeladon
500 Main St., Suite G
Napa, CA 94559
(707) 254-9690

If your image of the perfect Napa Valley vacation includes selecting from a wide range of cuisines, then Celadon is a great choice! Located in the Historic Napa Mill, the restaurant specializes in comfort food with a global influence. Celadon serves lunch, brunch and dinner—not to mention a great happy hour menu with light bites of their tempting mainstays, like beef and bacon sliders or arancini with roasted red pepper coulis. Check out some seasonal cocktails, too, like the Blood Orange Smash or Pear Julep. Reservations recommended.

TorcTORC
1140 Main St.
Napa, CA 94559
(707) 252-3292

There’s no need to sacrifice fine cuisine for a relaxed atmosphere in Napa Valley – TORC has both. As owner Sean O’Toole puts it, TORC has “no pomp, but lots of circumstance.” The press agrees! Check out their dinner menu Wednesday through Monday. You might start with the tomato tart with madras curry and cinnamon basil, and then split the NY strip for two, which includes the restaurant’s signature mac and cheese. And don’t forget wine—TORC won a 2017 Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator! Make a reservation here.

FARM CarnerosFarm at Carneros
4048 Sonoma Hwy
Napa, CA 94559
(707) 299-4880

Don’t miss the elegant atmosphere of FARM at Carneros during your next Napa Valley getaway. Whether you want cocktails at the bar or dinner among the stone fireplaces in the dining room, you’ll find plenty of ambiance to enhance anything on the menu. Choose between the a la carte and tasting menus, or try inventive items from the new brunch menu—like potato tostones with caviar, or the sweet corn Johnny cakes with short ribs. Reservations recommended.

1313 Main1313 Main
1313 Main St.
Napa, CA 94559
(707) 258-1313

Sourcing from small, local providers for their seasonal menu, 1313 Main showcases the area’s abundance of ingredients. The dinner menu offers several prix fixe options, which allow diners to sample fare like peach gazpacho, tandoori trout, and lamb with trumpet mushrooms. The wine list is extensive, and Sunday brunch is its own celebration – think mushroom toast and lemon ricotta pancakes! Get your reservations here.

Kenzo
1339 Pearl Street
Napa, CA 94559
(707) 294-2049

Kenzo

The clean, modern décor at Kenzo lets the traditional Japanese menu take center stage. Guests choose between tasting menus, and may complement their dishes with Kenzo’s own Estate wines or a wide selection of sake. Don’t miss the chef’s desserts! Make sure to book a reservation and make this intimate, unforgettable dining experience part of your Napa Valley vacation.

MorimotoMorimoto
610 Main Street
Napa, CA 94559
(707) 252-1600

The open dining room of Morimoto captures some of the rustic whimsy of Napa Valley. Between the gorgeous design and nuanced cuisine, it’s no wonder the restaurant is attracts so many visitors. The menu offers a number of options from the raw bar and the kitchen – and lunch selections include sophisticated sandwiches, “lunch sets,” and noodles. Either way, you’ll want to reserve a spot at this Napa Valley branch of the famous Morimoto family of restaurants.

AngeleAngèle
540 Main Street
Napa, CA 94559
(707) 252-8115

While French cuisine is a mainstay in Napa Valley, Angèle offers the sweet, romantic side of French country cooking in a gorgeous setting inside the historic ship chandlery of downtown Napa. Whether you’re looking for escargot or filet mignon, the dinner menu won’t disappoint, and lunch offers equally enticing choices, like crispy veal sweetbreads, the best hamburger in town, and that French mainstay – a croque monsieur. And be sure to enjoy their signature cocktails! Simplicity and quality make Angèle a crowd-pleaser, so reserve a table for your entire group.

Bistro Don Giovanni

Bistro Don Giovanni
4110 Howard Lane
Napa, CA 94558
(707) 224-3300

Whether you want to dine al fresco or next to the warm comfort of a fireplace, Bistro Don Giovanni is unbeatable for the flavors and hospitality of traditional Italian cuisine. Breads, pastas, and pizza crusts are made in-house, and there are plenty of wine and cocktail options to pair with the fresh dinner menu. Grab a reservation so you don’t miss the house-made ravioli in lemon cream sauce, or the Bambini pizza – a hit with kids because it comes with “no green stuff.” Stay for classic desserts, like tiramisu and crème brulee.

To expose yourself to the best of the region hire one of our private tour services and let our local guides find exclusive and the truly hidden gems of the Napa Valley. Contact us today!

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