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Best things to do in St. Helena

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Winery
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“Farm to table restaurant with the best chefs, great date night place, fabulous wine, great appetizers. Live music in the summer - check website for music and other events”
35 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Incredible cocktails, great wine list, and food from upstairs if needed (there's also a bar menu with hot fried olives that you need to try). The best bar in town.”
21 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Gott's is quintessentially California. Famous for its burgers but also does a wide range of excellent dishes such as salads and fish tacos. You'll order at the counter and eat your meal on the benches in the grassy spot outback. Think quick, casual and delicious.”
21 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“An excellent addition to the local food scene. Indulge in fresh, high quality, well executed dishes. the atmosphere could be hit or miss, but the food is notable. Recommended. ”
21 locals recommend
General College & University
“The Spice Islands Marketplace & Campus Store Greystone provides one-stopping shopping for all of your food and wine needs.”
16 locals recommend
Bakery
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“One of my favorite bakeries in the whole Bay Area and GREATER Bay Area. This place makes the one of the best bread. Everytime I stop by in the Napa Valley, I always make sure I stop by this bakery to pick up some bread. Here are some must-tries: - English Muffins - Pain au Levain If you get there early in the day (before 8am), you can pick up a bag of day old bread/pastry for $3. Its a great deal, when the bag contains six $4 croissants!!! This place doesn't get much tourist traffic. Its usually bustling with locals.”
21 locals recommend
Bar
“All their wine is great and they are very generous with their pours. Can get busy on the weekends in the summer but they have a good deli and bbq food on the weekends. ”
15 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“No corkage and great American classic dishes with super fresh ingredients. Try the butterscotch pudding!”
12 locals recommend
Winery
“if you are looking for a more modern wine tasting experience, HALL is an excellent option. Fire pits, glass, stainless steel and modern landscape. Recommended.”
11 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Great Wine & Beer Selection. Cheese selection is outstanding. High quality meat, seafood, and produce. ”
18 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“PRESS is the Napa take on the classic steakhouse. Think big, bold and rich flavors with equally compelling wines. Not a light meal, but excellent for special occasions and meat lovers.”
12 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Because sometimes you just want really, really great wood-fired pizza. Step out of your comfort zone a bit and try the positano (Fried lemons and Shrimp)”
6 locals recommend
Cinema
“One of the oldest theatres in the US! Fully restored by the enterprising local owner with support from local donors. Kathy often gives a quick welcome and introduces the films and upcoming films before the screenings. Cute love seats in the back. Homemade cookies and excellent popcorn with real butter. Movies like they used to be :)”
10 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“This spot is often overshadowed by its three-star cousin down in Yountville, but don't be so quick to brush it aside. Often thought of as the superior three-Michelin star experience by locals, Meadowood as a devout cult following of its own. Reservations are required and setting is formal.”
11 locals recommend
Bar
“Contemporary design and seasonal ingredients make this restaurant swoon-worthy from the inside out. Architect Howard Backen, who also designed Ovid Winery, constructed Archetype’s dining room with comfortable sophistication in mind. Hand-crafted cocktails and fresh cuisine in a beautiful space—what more can you ask for at brunch?”
8 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Luxury hotel and golf course - the restaurant great for brunch or lunch on a day trip wine tasting in Napa. ”
10 locals recommend