Trying to pin down words like frugal, value, and deal can be exasperating because different people have different ideas of cost savings. For 10Best, the range is broad - we include impossibly cheap eateries with amazing menus, and we share really nice restaurants that have perks like an impressive wine list with no corkage fee or a terrifically affordable prix fixe menu. If you're looking for Best Value restaurants in Napa Valley, let us introduce you to a few of our favorites, starting with Ana's Cantina and Uva Trattoria & Bar. They're low in expenditures and high in appeal.

Alexis Baking Company

ABC, as locals know it, is a friendly, streetside cafe and bakery in downtown Napa where chef and namesake Alexis Handelman regularly wows patrons with baked goods and hearty breakfasts. Of course, the true menu stars are sweets, and few could...  Read More

Gary Chu's

Understated and without pretense, Gary Chu's has been recognized by the local press as one of Sonoma Valley's top Chinese eateries. The restaurant's gourmet menu includes pot-stickers, Mandarin spareribs, and Szechwan lamb and pork in spicy plum...  Read More

St. Helena

No-frills Mexican eats are the tempting draw at this fun, casual eatery. Only the freshest ingredients go into traditional Mexican dishes and into standard fare like sandwiches. Make sure to stop by on one of the lively karaoke nights and enjoy...  Read More

Red Rock Cafe & Back Door BBQ

Conduct a survey for top restaurants in Napa, and don't be surprised when this rustic cafe shows up. Its kitchen serves everything from excellent burgers to fish-and-chips, and of course, no self-respecting local would stop by without ordering...  Read More

Napa Valley Grille

Pale gold and pastel tones lend a refined touch to this romantic restaurant's dining rooms. The New American fare, infused with a heavy dose of Californian flavors and ingredients, isn't cheap, but diners rave about the combination of...  Read More

Villa Corona

Casual and unassuming, this small local chain has steadily gained recognition in recent years for its heaping portions and small prices. Menu choices are standard – burritos, enchiladas, and chimichangas – but all are well-made and packed...  Read More


Selling hearty burgers, crisp fries, and creamy milkshakes for over half a century, Taylor's has continuously pleased patrons by clinging fiercely to the basics. Though the menu has expanded in recent years to include upscale eats like fried...  Read More

Uva Trattoria & Bar

Aspiring to be a friendly neighborhood gathering spot, Uva lures folks with affordable, hearty Italian fare, live jazz on Saturday nights, and a hip bar scene. Framed photographs clutter dining room walls, creating a casual, comfortable...  Read More

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