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1414 Lincoln Ave, Calistoga, CA 94515-1418
707-942-9300
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 29
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  • 4
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    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Dinner

Great pasta and super service. As you would expect the wine list was great too. Prices are pretty good too. All round a very enjoyable spot for dinner.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 6, 2015
Zidaneno21
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Dublin, Ireland
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  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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San Jose, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We wanted to try as many restaurants as possible during our two day stay and opted to have lunch here on our second day in Calistoga. My granddaughter loved her pizza...said it was the best she'd had in awhile. I ordered the tilapia sandwich with the side salad. Thank heavens I asked if their focaccia bread had cheese. I'm allergic... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Great pasta and super service. As you would expect the wine list was great too. Prices are pretty good too. All round a very enjoyable spot for dinner.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Most reviews we read on Trip Advisor were positive. Our experience was also very positive. After a long day of tasting and sightseeing we had a relaxing dinner. We shared a salad and pizza. Not the best in town but good. Service was reliable but not outstanding. A nice selection of wines.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Just what was needed after a 3 hour drive into Napa valley, relaxing great food in a well decorated restaurant. Good wine prices and reasonable food prices led to a very pleasant evening.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Sat right away with no reservation. Staff was friendly and attentive. Both dishes were tasty and worth the money spent. Clean place. Would return.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Just finished a wine tasting at the Castillo de Amorosa, and needed something to eat. Found this place walking downtown. The bread is great... Light and airy. The lunch special was just perfect. Hubby had a calzone pepperoni with tomato bisque soup, and I had the salad with a checkers BLT. Food was great... Really hit to spot, hubby said... More 

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Petaluma, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Three words. Pan fried salmon. It was great! Mashed potatoes and spinach were delicious. This is our favorite place to eat in Calistoga. Casual but high quality food! Get a 10% coupon off at the Visitor's Center.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

With a name like Checker's you might think grill but a real surprise. Really good food. We had a variety of different dishes and all were excellent. Great service will come again when in Calistoga.

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Oakland, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

It's hard to lose at this place. Good food for the whole family! It's reasonably priced and kid friendly!

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Kingsburg, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

If you're looking for a causal, comfortable place with great food, stop here. It was a warm day so we wanted to stay in shorts but have a good meal, so glad we found Checker's. I had the salmon but the butternut squash pasta was good too. Friendly service with a view of downtown foot traffic.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1414 Lincoln Ave, Calistoga, CA 94515-1418
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  Calistoga
  • Phone Number: 707-942-9300

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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