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Norman Rose Tavern

#32 of 254 Restaurants in Napa
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1401 1st St, Napa, CA 94559-2815
707-258-1516
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Bar scene
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating

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  • 97
    Excellent
  • 92
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good quality place for above average Pub food

Service is a little lacking in professionalism, especially compared to their neighbors, but this is a very good everyday Pub kind of place that doesn't break the bank.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 4, 2015
Murphyspubtahoe
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South Lake Tahoe, California
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
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Norfolk, Massachusetts
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101 reviews 101 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Awesome, juicy burgers! Asked for medium temp and they were done perfectly. Fast, efficient service, cute atmosphere, great fries -got both truffle/pram fries and sea salt/ black pepper. Go here!

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South Lake Tahoe, California
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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Service is a little lacking in professionalism, especially compared to their neighbors, but this is a very good everyday Pub kind of place that doesn't break the bank.

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Pleasant Hill, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We stopped in for a glass of wine based on recommendation form innkeeper. Great place, a little outside of downtown so no packed. Bartender very knowledgable about wine.

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San Jose, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

This is a great spot for a group and it has something fresh for everyone. Harp on tap along with many others local beers. Sandwiches, burgers of course, but pay attention to the rolling chalkboard specials list--it's 6 feet long so you can't miss it. Good wine list and full bar. You'll be back for sure.

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Palm Coast
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38 reviews 38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We had a nice time of St Patricks Day dinner. We got a table with only a 10 minute wait. Outside area was very nice and waitress was prompt. We had good service. It was not memorable but a nice evening

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Boston, Massachusetts
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235 reviews 235 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We were in the mood for burgers, the hotel recommended we come here and it hit the spot! We also tried the crab tots which were good.

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Houston
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133 reviews 133 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

If you don't have a reservation, you'll have to wait a while like we did. But they have a bar area where you can have a drink and review the menu. We even had an appetizer while waiting. There is a wide variety of food to choose from. Everything on other tables looked great. Servings are a the large size.... More 

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Davis, California
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225 reviews 225 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We came out of an early movie, looking for a place to have a late lunch, and came upon Norman Rose Tavern. Neither of us had ever eaten here before, but it looked very nice from the outside so we just took a chance. Good choice! Both of us were very pleased with our lunches. My friend had the grilled... More 

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Athens
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60 reviews 60 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

What a great place for a Sunday afternoon lunch in Napa. We ate out on the enclosed patio and had a variety of meals among us but the burgers got the prize. Outstanding food, attentive & friendly service (good job, Daniel) and good value. We highly recommend "Norman Rose".

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Napa, California
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89 reviews 89 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

So here we go.....our staff met at Norman Rose after school last week with a GREAT turnout. The place was pretty empty at 3:30, especially at the bar so all seemed great. I am not a sophisticated drinker, I should have just ordered a soda. I don't like beer or wine....but I like a sweet mixed drink once in awhile.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1401 1st St, Napa, CA 94559-2815
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  Napa
  • Phone Number: 707-258-1516

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?