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The Model Bakery

644 1st St, Napa, CA 94559
(707) 259-1128
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Ranked #14 of 249 Restaurants in Napa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun 7:00 am - 6:30 pm
Mon - Thu 6:30 am - 6:30 pm
Fri 6:30 am - 7:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Cuisines: Bakery
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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  • English first
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English first
New York City, New York
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

Easy walk from our hotel so we went here for tasty breakfast sandwiches. Plenty of baked choices available .

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Napa, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

I've lived in Napa since 2007 and have gone to Model since the moment someone advised me to when I moved here. The experiences have been getting worse over the years and after my trip this morning I will not be going back. After listening to the cashier ramble on about her health care and working at Starbucks for five... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

after struggling to find a great espresso in Napa, it was such a relief to find the double shot espresso at the Model Bakery ...! well done bakery baristas, your coffee was brilliant!

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Whitehorse, Canada
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188 reviews 188 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Popped by here after lunch at Gott's roadside. I'm a sucker for macarons so their pumpkin macaron and lemon tart ended up on my tray. The macaron was perhaps undercooked? It didn't have a nice crispy crust and was somewhat chewy. The pumpkin flavour was not evident - a disappointing waste of calories. The lemon tart didn't get eaten for... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We stopped by early on a Sunday morning as we were charged with the bread portion of a pot luck later in the day at the beach. As visitors we read about this bakery on line and decided to give it a try. We purchased the olive loaf and the ciabatta. Both were well received at dinner. I particularly liked... More 

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Walnut, California, USA
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35 reviews 35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

read their cookbook & wanted to try their breakfast sandwich on their homemade English muffin. very busy place, long lines. breakfast sandwich was fine, not outstanding. macarons were tasty.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Wished I could walk to this little bakery every morning for coffee (a lot like New Orleans style) and english muffins. We ate here twice on our trip. Right next to the Oxbow Market which is also awesome! Great food - friendly service.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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56 reviews 56 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Ate here for breakfast every day. English muffins are ridiculous. Pastries are super tasty. And their breakfast sandwiches are nothing to sneeze at. Can't wait until back in Napa to stop here again.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I came to Napa expressly to visit Model bakery. Unfortunately, their baked goods are not encased - they are sitting on an open counter, with plexiglass between the customers and products (the plexiglass probably also extends across the top). No plexiglass cases with sliding doors. With flies walking across the top of various muffins and pastries, I couldn't bring myself... More 

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Moon Township, Pennsylvania
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97 reviews 97 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

wife and I stopped here for breakfast and had breakfast sandwiches on their English muffins. I was a little skeptical about so many good reviews in trip advisor about their muffins, I mean how great can a English muffin be? well let me tell you the sandwich was the best breakfast sandwich around. soooo fresh and tasty stop if you... More 

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Additional Information about The Model Bakery

Address: 644 1st St, Napa, CA 94559
Phone Number: (707) 259-1128
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  Napa
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 6:30 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 6:30 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 6:30 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 6:30 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 6:30 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Cuisine: Bakery

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