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The Culinary Institute of America

The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone, 2555 Main Street, St. Helena, CA
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Ranked #17 of 44 Restaurants in St. Helena
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Scottsale, AZ
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

This is a must see while you are in Napa. One of the oldest structures in town and great restaurants and retail store within.

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Woodridge, Illinois
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50 reviews 50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

After going throughout the CIA and seeing a cooking demonstration and then checking out the store, we worked up quite an appetite . Had an excellent meal at the CIA -chefs in training. They are doing a great job!

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Minnesota
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50 reviews 50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The food and wine pairings class was absolutely awesome! Our instructor helped us match flavors, sauces and wines (we worked with six core wines). This is a fabulous session, worth every penny - and a terrific way to further explore a love of wines. The facility itself is a fun trip of history worth checking out as well (formerly the... More 

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Noblesville, Indiana
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71 reviews 71 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

I went here for dinner with a group and we had a set menu. It was supposed to be a four course dinner with wines for each course. It turned out the first course was passed appetizers. The second was a small salad. They changed the third course without telling anyone. Desert was served without wine. I would never go... More 

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St Peter Port, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We loved the whole experience, particularly that everything was done by supervised students. Good value, great produce and service, but the ambiance and the uncomfy chairs were a negative. (Take a cushion!)

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New Jersey
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Famed chef, Larry Forgione is the teacher in charge of this CIA student run restaurant whichever serves food grown at the farm across highway 29 from Greystone. Students also work the farm. The restaurant is open for dinner on week only and the prix fice cost ($85, $125 with wine) ma seem high but is more than reasonable for this... More 

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Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

Dinner was very good. I had short ribs which were very tender and tasty. Great desserts also. Very nice student server and was on top of our needs.

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State of Bahia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Great memories from this dinner, we loved the meal. Outside view is amazing. Would highly recommend.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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54 reviews 54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Recently, my wife and I had dinner here. I had visited this location previously and the food had been very, very good at the time. That is why I took my wife there on this visit. Unfortunately, it was a disappointing dinner. The dining room was very nice. The appetizers were very good, but the entrees were so-so at best.... More 

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Yucca Valley, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

My husband and I came here about 5 years ago and loved the atmosphere and lunch we had. So, with our friends, who have never been to Napa Valley, we made dinner reservations, but was alittle nervous due to some of the reviews I had read. There are soo many good restaurants here, I didn't want to waste one night... More 

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Address: The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone, 2555 Main Street, St. Helena, CA
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  St. Helena
Cuisine: American

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