10Best Delicious Spots to Eat Your Way Through Downtown Napa

Boasting more than two dozen tasting rooms within walking distance, downtown Napa is well-known as a destination for wine enthusiasts. But even the best bottles in town have some serious competition these days when it comes to putting together a must-do while visiting list. If you enjoy eating, (Who doesn’t?) you’ll enjoy downtown Napa. There are delicious dishes for everyone and every budget.

Celadon is worthy of being organized and planning ahead. The garage door style wall at Grace’s Table rolls up making it a perfect spot to dine on downtown Napa’s frequent sunny days and a shot of the Soup of the Moment at Carpe Diem is often exactly what you want and need.

Oxbow Public Market is perfect when you just can’t seem to make up your mind what you’re in the mood for. With options like C Casa for Mexican cravings or a burger and fries from Gott’s Roadside, you’ll eat well at Oxbow with ease.

Picking just 10 restaurants is as tough as visiting downtown Napa on a diet, but these suggestions are worth having to hit the gym when you get home.

Gott's Roadside Napa
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Think roadside burger joint with food that is anything but. Along with burgers and thick milkshakes, Gott's Roadside serves Ahi poke crispy tacos, fish and chips, kale salad and sweet potato fries. Wash it all down with beer, wine or even a...  Read More

C Casa
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The handmade white corn tortillas are just the beginning at C Casa. Ten types of tacos come with ingredients like buffalo, lamb, duck, prawns, and fish. Toppings are anything but typical with options including garlic aioli, goat cheese and...  Read More

Napa Palisades Saloon
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With televisions everywhere, it has the feel of a sports bar, but you'll eat well at Napa Palisades Saloon. You'll drink well too, especially if you like beer. With more than 30 taps focusing on Northern California Microbrews, there's something...  Read More

If you're looking for barbecue, look no further than Bounty Hunter Wine Bar & Smokin' BBQ. Famous for its beer can chicken, if you don't order one, you'll be sorry when you see it delivered to the table next to you. The menu also includes...  Read More

Eat like you are in Southern Italy without leaving downtown Napa at Oenotri. Handcrafted food is what it's all about at this popular dinner spot. With more than 20 different types of house made salumi, handmade fresh and dry pasta, and an...  Read More

Grace's Table

Few restaurants can serve breakfast, lunch and dinner with the charm and deliciousness of downtown Napa's Grace's Table. Start your day with house made cinnamon rolls or old fashioned donuts. Lunch can be healthy with a roasted beet salad or not...  Read More

Ca' Momi Osteria
Photo courtesy of Ca'Momi Osteria

Owned by the same team that runs Ca'Momi Enoteca, and Italian-style wine bar in Napa's Oxbow Public Market, the Osteria serves what it calls "heartcrafted" authentic, traditional Italian cuisine. Most of the dairy, meats and veggies used in the...  Read More

Carpe Diem Wine Bar

Ever tried an ostrich burger? Carpe Diem's the place to expand your gourmet horizons and give it a try. If you don't think of yourself as an adventurous eater, no worries there's plenty of other tasty dinner options like the ever-changing chef's...  Read More

Even in winter, the patio at Celadon is a warm and cozy spot to indulge. Complete with fireplace, aged brick walls, and a chic chandelier, the setting makes diving into delicious dishes even more fun. Open for lunch and dinner, Celadon serves...  Read More

It isn't fancy, but Oxbow Public Market sure is good. Even if you're not hungry, it has a way of making your stomach growl when you wander through the popular food and shopping hall. From oysters at Hog Island Oyster Co to organic ice cream from...  Read More


Meet Dana Rebmann

Dana Rebmann moved from San Francisco to Wine Country in search of sunshine. Amazing wine and food was a delightful bonus.

A former television producer for NBC News, Dana is a regular...  More About Dana

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