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Napa Valley Wine Train

1275 Mckinstry St, Napa, CA 94559-1925
800-427-4127
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Ranked #7 of 247 Restaurants in Napa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $80
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Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
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English first
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

The Thanksgiving Dinner on the Napa Valley Wine Train was excellent, enjoyable and experience of the lifetime. I will remember this with my daughter forever! The food was delicious, excellent, and I enjoyed whole day with my daughter. From start to finish. Beginning with introduction of the train and all its history with few glass of tasting wine, to the... More

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

This was recommended to us by some friends and we are really glad we took their advice. A beautiful meal served at a leisurely pace complimented by some great wines and beers while travelling slowly through the Napa Valley, served by a waitress who told us some great stories about the people and places. It doesn`t get much closer to... More

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Palo Alto, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

This was our 4th time on the Wine Train and I'm still impressed; my husband and I both enjoy the trip, the food served by our very professional waiter, Gerald, in the Vista Dome car. We live 2 to 2-1/2 hours away and when we come to Napa for wine tasting, we seem to find ourselves wanting to take the... More

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Ct
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43 reviews 43 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

And good wine of course! This was just an enjoyable experience from the group snapshot in the beginning right until the very end. A slow leisurely trip through wine country enjoying excellent food (11 in our group & not one bad meal!) and the company of good friends & family. Our server Rick had all the right answers for our... More

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Sun Lakes, Arizona
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We booked the Champagne Vista Dome Dinner on the Napa Wine Train. We were told to check in by 5:00 for the 6:30 departure. I think it was just so we would spend time in their small wine and gift shops. We checked in and waited until the letter of our boarding group was called. It was just my husband... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Loved, loved, loved the train ride, the wine and the cuisine. You won't want to miss the nostalgic ride in a pullman or a locomotive. Such a nice memory to make while having a great meal with great company of your choice.

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Roseburg, Oregon, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We commented about how we loved one of the cheeses we were served and the waiter brought out several more servings. That service and the quality food made the trip very enjoyable. The stewards' historical tidbits and wine country stories put it over the top. First rate!

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Iowa City, Iowa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We made reservations for Napa Train prior to our wine country trip. The booking and boarding process went smoothly. The staff escorted us to the beautifully restored club lounge for drinks prior to departure; however, due to mechanical problems the train did not start. After an hour the trip was canceled, we were escorted off the train and promptly given... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Maybe we had to high expectations me and my wife but this was pretty darn boring. You basically ride a train which goes just next to one of the main roads into Napa Valley. You see cars and backyards half of the time. The food and vine is ok but nothing over the top. We actually considered to jump of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The food and staff were great - truly gourmet - and we recommend the Murder Mystery Dinner Theater. (Please see our review of this tour in the "Attraction" section of this web site.)

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