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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: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 92
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  • 108
    Very good
  • 34
    Average
  • 4
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A little bit of everything on their menu

My favorites here are the Ravioli Aurora and the Firecracker Chicken. The prices are a little steep, but the service was great and the food is always amazing. There are three restaurants owned by the same group in town, and this is my favorite of the three. They also have the best bread in town!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
82CaliforniaGirl
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62 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My favorites here are the Ravioli Aurora and the Firecracker Chicken. The prices are a little steep, but the service was great and the food is always amazing. There are three restaurants owned by the same group in town, and this is my favorite of the three. They also have the best bread in town!

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Thank 82CaliforniaGirl
South FL
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Stopped in for a quick dinner. Had a wonderful pizza for dinner. They offer a gluten free crust. Great service and food.

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Thank ckphoto
Petaluma, California
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

We had a nice dinner, the food was wonderful. My only complaint is that my meal came as the children were finishing their desserts?! The Chicken Marsala was delicious!

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Thank robin_bisgaard
Chantilly, Virginia
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97 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

We went for lunch on a weekend. Service was attentive and food was very good. Pricey and portions were on the smaller side

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Thank Jey M
Calistoga, California
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Pizza and pastas are very good, especially the raviolis. Their Napa salad is very tasty too. Can get busy at times. Not a very large selection of beer on tap though.

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Thank jlp94515
Vallejo, CA
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52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

We went to Calistoga for a weekend get-a-way and Checkers was our first meal stop. It is a pizza & Italian place. Very casual and seemed that lots of families were enjoying their pizzas. We had Chicken Marsala and Cioppino. Both were very good and reasonable portions and prices. Would go again. Might try the pizza, but this was Italian... More 

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Thank MaggieVallejo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

This is one of my favorite places to eat in town. Best Pizza my favorite one is the goat cheese pizza. So yummy I am a big fan of their ice tea very refreshing. The service is great and the staff is friendly.

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Thank Amy C
Alameda, California
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70 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

Checkers is no cheapie pizza and pasta joint but rather a solid choice if you wanted a hand tossed pizza with fresh trimmings or an imaginative pasta dish. A bargain for couples or families.

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Thank mwbudd
Costa Mesa, California
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173 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

Located on a mail street in town Checker's is a truly fun place to stop for lunch and if you are lucky to get a window table, it is perfect for people watching while enjoying scrumptious food and beverages.

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Thank Monica S
San Francisco Bay Area
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

We have been here many times and the food never disappoints. The Thai Chicken salad is my favorite. Service is prompt and courteous.

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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: Families with children, Local cuisine
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?