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Carpe Diem Wine Bar

1001 2nd Street, Napa, CA 94559
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Ranked #3 of 249 Restaurants in Napa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Sun - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Brown Street
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Bloomington, Indiana
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58 reviews 58 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Since their original location was wiped out by an earthquake, Carpe Diem moved temporarily to the Oxbow Public Market, a great barn of a place with a few eateries and lots of expanded booths with mostly food-oriented offerings. The menu is inventive; we had BBQ chicken tamales, which were more chicken than masa, which we welcomed. Interesting selection of unusual... More 

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Moose Jaw, Canada
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98 reviews 98 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Reserved well in advance, this place is so busy. We arrived a seated right on time and were served with one of the Greatest experiences of our vacation. Service, Food and atamosphere were extremely good. Menu could be expanded but had everything we wanted. Look forward to next visit.

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Napa, California
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The food is really terrific and unusual. Mediterranean choices that I haven't seen before and love trying. Nice wine list. Avoid the bar for dining unless you don't mind being ignored. It's busy, noisy and service isn't as good as in the dining room where it's excellent. I highly recommend.

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We went to this restaurant when we first arrived in town. We had no reservation and the restaurant was packed. The hostess did a great job finding us a table. We had several apps with wine. Ther service was very friendly and knowledgable of the wine list. We had a great experience and went back a second time before leaving... More 

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I went here on a girl's trip to Napa Valley. The good is fabulous. Sharing portions. The setting is intimate and super cute. Our server, Christa, was phenomena! It was my 30th bday and we got free champagne. I honestly couldn't have asked for a better server. Cheers to you, Christa!

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Raleigh, NC
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47 reviews 47 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We went to Carpe Diem the night before the earthquake. The service was excellent and our server suggested a great bottle of wine that was not too pricey. Also we had the quack n cheese, the crab stuffed squash blossoms, the scallops, the ostrich burger and for dessert - the homemade twix bar. The food overall was excellent! I have... More 

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Perryopolis, Pennsylvania
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Recommended by staff at hotel. Food was great and the wait staff was very efficient. Unfortunately the building in which this restaurant is housed was heavily damaged by the recent earth quake so it might be a while until others can enjoy this place.

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Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The vibe is hip, the service is friendly. The food is excellent. Don't miss the housemade burrata if you go. It's incredible. The shaved broccoli salad is also unique and delicious. It's small, so make sure to make resos in advance.

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Wayne, New Jersey
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202 reviews 202 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We were passing by and looking at the menu when someone said "great happy hour, you should give it a try." Why not? We gave it a try and were very happy we did. While we didn't give the menu much of a workout, what we had was great. Soup shots, tamales, the "mini quack" (a small order of their... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We came across Carpe Diem walking on our way back to our B&B. We decided to stop in and so glad we did. What a cute place and fun. Since we already had dinner somewhere else we stopped in for a glass of wine and dessert. It was crowded and we were at least able to sit at the bar... More 

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Additional Information about Carpe Diem Wine Bar

Address: 1001 2nd Street, Napa, CA 94559
Phone Number: 707-224-0800
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  Napa
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30

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