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Best Lunch Spots in Napa Valley

When traveling, it’s always a bonus to know where the locals go, especially when it comes to a good meal. And with more than 150 restaurants in Napa Valley, picking a place for lunch can quickly become overwhelming. We’ve asked our local staff for their expert opinions on where to go for lunch so…

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Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants in Napa Valley

World-renown as a bountiful agricultural community, Napa Valley is a culinary mecca with an abundance of fresh, local produce, giving its innovative chefs plenty of access to top-notch ingredients. So, when it comes to quality and variety of vegetarian fare, you’ll find menus here that offer a…

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Napa Valley’s Best BBQ Joints

Just say the word “barbeque” and the fun begins. Sure, summer gets all the glory when it comes to feasts from the grill, but why not enjoy all that savory deliciousness the whole year ‘round? Plus, barbeque has a special way of bringing people closer together – maybe it’s because of the down-home…

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The Napa Valley Taco Trail

You haven’t experienced Napa Valley like a local until you’ve dug deep into our taco-obsessed roots. For most, thoughts of dining in Napa Valley conjures up visions of meticulously-plated Michelin-star masterpieces (and prices to match). While of course visitors to Napa Valley can enjoy…

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Best Restaurants to Dine Outside in Napa Valley

There’s nothing quite like a leisurely alfresco meal overlooking the tranquil beauty of Napa Valley Wine Country. With breathtaking scenery and mild weather year-round, Napa Valley has always been an ideal destination to enjoy a meal outside. Many Napa Valley restaurants expanded outdoor dining…

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Best Brunch Spots in Napa Valley

Nothing says “vacation” quite like a leisurely brunch. If your plans for the day ahead include wine tasting, brunch is a perfect way to fuel up before you start sipping. Napa Valley is home to more than 150 restaurants and eateries, so choosing the perfect brunch spot can be a bit overwhelming…

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Rise & Shine: The Best Bakeries and Coffee Shops in Napa Valley

Shouldn't the beginning of your Napa Valley day be as wonderful as the end of your day? Swap the wine glass and charcuterie plate for a hot latte and freshly made pastry at one of these local favorites. City of Napa Model Bakery In 1908, Model Bakery opened its doors on St. Helena’s Main Street…

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Insiders Guide: The Most Delicious Delis in Napa Valley

A perfect day in Napa Valley definitely calls for a picnic lunch to relax and take in the beautiful views. Luckily, the valley we call home boasts some pretty amazing delis that are whipping up everything you need for a perfect picnic, from farm-fresh salads and sandwiches to homemade tamales, plus…

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Insider's Guide to Napa Valley Restaurants - Secret Menus and More

Hope you’re hungry! Napa Valley is a culinary wonderland just waiting to be explored. With new restaurants popping up all the time and classic favorites always pushing the boundaries to create new culinary experiences, some of the best cuisine in the world can be found right here. We’ve put together…

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Farm Fresh: Napa Valley Restaurants with Culinary Gardens

There's something inherently special about tasting a tomato just plucked from the garden and still warm from the sun. For those who delight in the culinary adventure of seeing, touching, and smelling where their food comes from, there's no better dining experience than a restaurant with an onsite…

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