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Top bar recommendations from locals

Winery
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“This place has SO much to offer and is our favorite spot for Sunday brunch (get the biscuits and gravy) or Happy Hour (sit at their outdoor bar and order the mini ham sandwiches). They also have a café which is a great coffee spot and a wine tasting room and gift shop. Dinner here is also wonderful but is often difficult to get a table unless you’ve made advance reservations. ”
  • 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
Bar
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“Upvalley hot spot...great martini's and margarita's...$1 corkage fee...great grilled vegetables and meats!”
  • 18 locals recommend
Bar
“My sweetheart and I recently stopped here. Across the street from the new Gary's where you can buy coffee and other deli items. V. Sattui is known for it's beautiful picnic spot. You can buy food at the deli here, or across the street. We enjoyed the wine tasting and smelled the grill going outside to serve the picnickers. ”
  • 15 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. ”
  • 19 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
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?”
  • 13 locals recommend
Bar
“No reservation required: A very historic winery with gorgeous grounds, walking distance from the flat.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Winery
“Frog's Leap Winery is part of the Rutherford appellation in the heart of Napa Valley. Over the past 30 years, Frog's Leap has earned an enviable reputation for using organically grown grapes and most traditional winemaking techniques to produce some of Napa Valley's finest wines. You can taste wine on their patio tasting area with a stunning view of their gorgeous estate.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
“Sure, it's a big, commercial producer of sparkling wines, but there's a reason. Their offerings are tasty and they offer some hard to find stuff on sight. Plus they offer a really wide range of tasting experiences. Try one outside under the misters for a particularly beautiful summer experience.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
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“Sometimes you need to stay out late! The only place in St. Helena open until 2am. Divey but oh-so awesome. No wine here but you'll find PBR on tap and any cheap shot you want. Karaoke on Fridays!!”
  • 10 locals recommend
Off-Licence
“One of the best LEED certified wineries in Napa Valley - or the world for that matter.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
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“When you can't stomach another glass of red wine, stop by La Condesa for expertly mixed margaritas and California-style Mexican. The fresh seafood (we love the ceviche and fish tacos) makes the menu.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
“As one of the original Napa wineries, the elegant, Ivy-covered Inglenook was founded By Finnish sea captain and wine connoisseur, Gustave Niebaum, in 1879. In 1975 Francis Ford Coppola acquired the notorious winery from the Niebaum family and spent considerable time, money, and energy restoring it back to its original, magnificent splendor. Tours are by appointment only and definitely worthwhile so to appreciate the amazing historic grounds. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
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“Go to the restaurant for fine dining, or the bar for tacos and tequila happy hour.”
  • 4 locals recommend