Fodor's Choice: The Best Restaurants in Napa and Sonoma

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Fodor's Choice Napa and Sonoma Restaurants

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Ad Hoc
At this casual spot, superstar chef Thomas Keller...

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$$$$ American: Modern American Yountville
 
Boon Fly Café
This small spot melds rural charm with industrial...
$$ American: Modern American Eastern Carneros
 
Bounty Hunter
A triple threat, Bounty Hunter is a wine store,...
$$$ American Napa
 
Cafe La Haye
In a postage-stamp-size open kitchen, the...

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$$ American Sonoma
 
Chalkboard
Unvarnished oak flooring, wrought-iron accents,...
$$ American: Modern American Healdsburg
 
Cindy's Backstreet Kitchen
At her upscale-casual St. Helena outpost, Cindy...
$$ American: Modern American St. Helena
 
Cole's Chop House
When only a fat slab of steak will do, popular...
$$$$ Steakhouse Napa
 
Diavola Pizzeria & Salumeria
A cozy dining room with hardwood floors, a...
$$ Italian Geyserville
 
Downtown Bakery & Creamery
To catch the Healdsburg spirit, hit the plaza in...
$ Bakery Healdsburg
 
El Dorado Kitchen
The visual delights at this winning restaurant...
$$$ American: Modern American Sonoma
 
Étoile
Domaine Chandon's quietly elegant restaurant...
$$$$ American Yountville
 
The Farmhouse Inn
From the sommelier who assists you with wine...

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$$$$ French Forestville
 
The Fig Cafe
Pale sage walls, a sloping ceiling, and casual...
$$ French Glen Ellen
 
French Laundry
An old stone building laced with ivy houses the...

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$$$$ American Yountville
 
Glen Ellen Star
Chef Ari Weiswasser honed his craft at the French...
$$ Eclectic Glen Ellen
 
Goose & Gander
The pairing of food and drink at clubby Goose &...
$$$ American: Modern American St. Helena
 
Harvest Moon Cafe
It's easy to feel like one of the family at this...

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$$ American Sonoma
 
Model Bakery
Thanks to a Food Network plug by chef Michael...
$ Bakery St. Helena
 
Press
Few taste sensations surpass the combination of a...
$$$$ American: Modern American St. Helena
 
Redd
The minimalist dining room here seems a fitting...
$$$ American: Modern American Yountville
 
Restaurant at Auberge du Soleil
Possibly the most romantic roost for a dinner in...
$$$$ American: Modern American Rutherford
 
The Restaurant at Meadowood
Chef Christopher Kostow has garnered rave...

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$$$$ American: Modern American St. Helena
 
Rutherford Grill
Dark-wood walls, subdued lighting, and...
$$$ American Rutherford
 
Santé
This elegant dining room has evolved into a...

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$$$$ American Sonoma
 
Scopa
At his tiny, deservedly popular eatery, chef Ari...
$$ Italian Healdsburg
 
Solbar
Chef Brandon Sharp is known around the region for...
$$$$ American: Modern American Calistoga
 
Spoonbar
Cantina doors that open onto Healdsburg Avenue...

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$$$ American: Modern American Healdsburg
 
Terra
For old-school romance and service, many diners...
$$$$ Mediterranean St. Helena
 
Underwood Bar & Bistro
Mere steps from Sebastopol, the hands-down best...
$$$ American: Modern American Sebastopol
 
Willi's Seafood & Raw Bar
The perpetually packed Willi's draws a festive...
$$$ Seafood Healdsburg
 
Willi's Wine Bar
Don't let the name fool you: instead of a sedate...
$$$ Eclectic Santa Rosa
 
Willow Wood Market Cafe
This small-town café across the street from the...
$$ American: Modern American Sebastopol
 
ZuZu
A recent seismic retrofitting changed ZuZu's look...
$$$ Spanish Napa

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