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Tra Vigne

1050 Charter Oak Ave, St. Helena, CA 94574
(707) 963-4444
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Ranked #3 of 40 restaurants in St. Helena
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $31 - $80
Cuisines: Italian, Californian
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Highway 29
Description: Outstanding Italian food. Deserves a Michelin Star. We went there after being disappointed at the french Laundry. This is a little known gem. email pauls@travignerestaurant.com
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

We love Tra Vigne! Everytime we fly to Napa Valley, we must eat at Tra Vigne for dinner! Make your reservations early! They have indoor and a beautiful piazza for seating. The staff is very attentive. The Sommelier is a wonderful resource for food and wine pairing. We now have favorite wines because of his suggestion! The food is wonderful.... More

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Los Angeles
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49 reviews 49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

OK. Everyone is right - get the fresh mozzarella. It really is that good! The cheese is not terribly flavorful, but it is warm and soft and chewy all at the same time. It doesn't hurt that it is served on really good bread that has been charred (slight ash flavor) and then doused in olive oil, herbs and salt.... More

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Brielle, New Jersey
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54 reviews 54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

Greeted warmly at the door, I arrived at least an hour ahead of my Open Table reservation, and Tra Vigne's crew took that in stride. Outside there is a rather large area with tables and a portion of it during my early April visit was protected by one of those plastic enclosures. I really enjoy restaurants that take advantage of... More

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Tolland, Connecticut
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77 reviews 77 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

As an east-coaster I felt quintessentially Californian here after a day in wine country. First, we brought in some wine we'd purchased at our last stop and the waiter was enthusiastic about our choice. His service was excellent and all food entrees enjoyed. If you do not order the hand made, fresh mozzarella appetizer you've made a mistake. You must... More

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Evanston, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Outstanding food, excellent and friendly service, gorgeous setting. While the inside of the restaurant is beautiful, try to get seated outdoors for the real Tuscan experience. Very romantic, this was one of the highlights of our vacation.

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Ventura, California
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171 reviews 171 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

We have eaten here several times over the past few years and it has always delivered. This time we were with a party of 14 after CIA was not interested in accommodating us for lunch. The staff seemed happy to see us. Our server was pleasant, efficient and helpful. We pretty well went through the lunch menu and everything was... More

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North Bergen, New Jersey
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51 reviews 51 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

This is such a beautiful restaurant. It has the feel of a village in Tuscany. The atmosphere was so nice and classy. The food was excellent and the service was first class.

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Barrington, Illinois, United States
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66 reviews 66 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Great pasta and pizzas for our kids. Very pretty restaurant and a nice place to dine outdoors. Worth a visit!

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Chicago, Illinois
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68 restaurant reviews
169 helpful votes 169 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Everything I ordered was stupendous. Service was efficient and professional. The restaurant was bright and comfortable.,I would highly recommend dining at Tra Vigne.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014 via mobile

Don't miss this restaurant when you are in St. Helena! The food and service were both excellent!!! Make sure you order the mozzarella appetizer. Nice wine list also.

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