The flavors of St. Helena are rooted in wine country terroir. From Michelin star fare and Terroir to Table perfection to custom burgers and fantastic food trucks, enjoy locally sourced cuisine outside in almost perfect weather — and order a side of wine, too. Whether you opt for the simple pleasure of hand-made pasta or elevated and artfully prepared dishes, every day is #TakeoutTuesday in St. Helena but especially during Napa Valley’s Restaurant Week(s) To-Go coming here February 1 – February 7, 2021.
These restaurants are the perfect ingredient to a delicious experience in wine country:
There are several ways to enjoy the variety of culinary options available at Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch. At Farmstead Restaurant, the talents of chefs, farmers, cattle ranchers, winemakers, and restaurant managers create a Napa Valley experience you’ll be hard-pressed to find anywhere else. The Garden Lounge + Café nestled under a picturesque blue spruce tree is where you can grab coffee, pastries, and breakfast sandwiches or relax and enjoy the full lunch menu. The General Store has an assortment of organic produce direct from their farm, heritage meats, local cheeses, dairy products, and pantry items available for purchase. A one-stop-shop for your imbibing pleasure with a selection of beers, spirits, wines, and non-alcoholic beverages.
Brasswood Bar + Kitchen is a gathering place for locals and visitors alike, serving farm to table comfort food inspired by the bounty of Napa Valley. Brasswood Bar + Bakery’s artisan bakery, deli, and culinary boutique serve up distinctive, hand-made baked goods and picnic provisions – sandwiches, pasta, salads, and sweets. Menus are locally-inspired using fresh ingredients sourced from farmers and vendors in the Napa Valley and Bay Area. Insider tip: Sunday’s tradition for the locals is to grab a table by the fireplace or a warm table on their covered patio and indulge in the housemade mozzarella. Come for the cheese, stay for the wine.
Harvest Table St. Helena’s menu highlights the best of freshly picked fruits and farm-fresh ingredients from the best bounties of the Napa Valley. An airy space with alfresco dining terraces offers a welcoming atmosphere for relaxed wine country dining. Breakfast, the most important meal of the day in Napa Valley (gets you ready for the wine tasting) is currently being served, and make sure you check back soon for their expanded dining options. Relax in the afternoon with one of their signature craft cocktails featuring locally sourced ingredients (see a theme?) highlighting the flavors California cuisine is known for.
Relax on the back patio with wine available by the glass or bottle to enjoy with your Clif Family Bruschetteria Food Truck order. Chef John McConnell’s menu is fueled by seasonal ingredients from the certified organic Clif Family Farm and trusted local purveyors. Featuring bruschetta, porchetta, rotisserie chicken, freshly harvested salads, and seasonal sides. Chef’s farm to truck menu point of view, pairs excellently with Clif Family’s flights of food-friendly wines.
Pictured is a taste of what you can expect to enjoy at The Charter Oak, Michelin starred Chef Christopher Kostow’s St. Helena restaurant. Whether you dine in the new Yurt Village, under the stars on one of their heated patios, or packed up to take home, you’ll have the pleasure of experiencing the best of our regional cuisine. Simple, approachable, and seasonable foods – grilled meats, beautiful veggies from their farm paired with local wine and creative cocktails.
A classic Tagliatelle, mussels, and cavatelli, or a wild mushroom ravioli, you know you are living the good life with the simple pleasure of handmade pastas at Cook St. Helena. They are taking online orders and setting up their heated outdoor downtown St. Helena dining (heaters, heaters, and warm hearty dishes)! So Cozy!
Breakfast, lunch, and the sweet stuff. Gillwoods Cafe is a downtown favorite for locals and visitors alike. Committed to serving good, honest food you can be assured will continue the tradition of classic home-style dishes made with the finest and freshest ingredients available. Curbside and take out available with their tented patio opening soon.
Gott’s Roadside “tray gourmet” speaks for itself with juicy cheeseburgers, all-American hot dogs, crispy onion rings, hand-spun shakes alongside bright Ahi Poke tacos, Chinese chicken salad, and a renowned Ahi burger. These American roadside favorites and California classics are made-to-order using fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Paired with a California-centric list of wines and beers means the Point Reyes Blue Cheese Burger can be enjoyed with a Napa Valley Cabernet, or spicy sweet potato fries with an Anchor Steam.
Across the street from Merryvale Winery, Pizzeria Tra Vigne has a table ready on their two-sided, well ventilated, socially distanced tent-covered patio with heaters to keep you cozy. Their menu welcomes you with house-made pizzas, table-side prepared burrata, lush cocktails, beers, and more. Check out their Instagram live events like learn how to make a Cast Iron Focaccia “Caprese Style Pizza” Like a Pro or take a pizza making kit for home. Stay in your jammies, they still have takeout and curbside too!
PRESS is devoutly committed to product and the environment, sourcing only from the best purveyors: Hand-selected, USDA Prime dry-aged beef grilled or roasted over a fire of almond wood, the freshest sustainable seafood, and vegetables grown by local farms. Enjoy favorites in the comfort of your home with their nightly curbside pick up. The restaurant even dishes up cocktails to-go!
Mustards Grill was named for the wild mustard flowers that bloom in the vineyards every spring. After 30 years of feeding Napa Valley and its visitor’s Mustards is still the hub of the food and wine community. A place to go for a heaping plate of honest American fare with worldly sophistication washed down with a glass of the valley’s finest. Comfort comes in many forms and a meal at Mustard’s will make you feel cozily satiated. Add something sweet with their famous Lemon Lime Tart with the ridiculously tall brown sugar meringue and candied lemon peel.
Himalayan Sherpa Kitchen draws diners with its out-of-the-norm for wine country menu and keeps them coming back with show-stopping Himalayan dishes and warm hospitality. Comfort food at its finest. Take a seat and be ready to leave full.
Here are a few more local favorites to whet your appetite; Cafe della Valle providing delicious coffee, espresso, gelato, pastries, and breakfast specialties. Azteca Market and Taqueria brings traditional products, found in Mexico and Latin America to the Napa Valley. V. Sattui Winery’s Artisan Deli & Marketplace has everything you need to create the perfect picnic to enjoy on their grounds surrounded by vineyards. They make their own charcuterie in the salumeria which pairs with any of their 200 different cheeses, and fresh fruits they offer. The Model Bakery provides discerning and hungry residents and valley visitors the best bread, pastries, and coffee at the original location on Main Street in St. Helena. Villa Corona St. Helena serves burritos and other Mexican “antojitos” (cravings). The menu includes a variety of meat and seafood, in addition to classics like tostadas and quesadillas. Chokkolatte features ice cream, gelato and coffee. Also shakes, smoothies, and juices
No special menus, no special times to dine, we’re keeping things easy so you can just get out and support local restaurants!
Plan your Restaurant Week meals at our St. Helena Restaurants and don’t forget to tag your food pics with #NVRWStHelena #NapaValleyRestaurantWeek #MyStHelena