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Cindy's Backstreet Kitchen

1327 Railroad Ave, St. Helena, CA 94574-1123
707-963-1200
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Ranked #13 of 44 Restaurants in St. Helena
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: American, Latin
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Hunt St.
Description: Cindy's Backstreet Kitchen is the place to be in the Napa Valley!
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Dover, Delaware
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

We had a quick lunch at Cindy's simply because it looked busy when we drove past it. What a great find! We only had their version of onion soup, but it was like no other I've ever had. Filled with pork and no bread topping, it was easily the best I've ever had.

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San Francisco
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114 reviews 114 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

This was my 2nd visit to Cindy's BSK, but the reaction was the same: The food was just okay. Though I will add a complaint this time. We had burgers for lunch. Both ordered medium. One arrived slightly pink in the center and the other one was dark all the way through. The price exceeds quality. For the same money... More 

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Clayton, MO USA
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44 reviews 44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Located in the heart of St. Helena one street off Main Street. Be prepared that parking is often a challenge. It is like a large cozy farmhouse kitchen. There are curtains on original sash windows, wide trim around every door,warm yellow walls that complimented the adult comfort food. We had outstanding service although the restaurant was packed and the wait... More 

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Fairhope, Alabama
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Wonderful meal with local fresh ingredients and friendly service. The steelhead salmon was a favorite!

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Storm Lake
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We have again dined at Cindy's. This time after a brief yet very personal admiration of his art works at the Gordon Huenther studio on Montecito in Napa, California and one wine tasting visit on Silverado Trail. We were lucky to find a parking space right in front of this amazing and well concealed restaurant which is on a street... More 

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Austin, Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We wanted a light lunch and were able to get it off a varied menu. The sauerkraut soup and Caesar salad were just right and well served in a timely manner. Will try it for dinner if we are ever back in the area.

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Dallas, Texas
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121 reviews 121 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Been to Cindy's many times and have always enjoyed the food. However on our last visit it was a bit off their normal excellent food. I had a Caesar salad which was excellent and the Pollo Loco which was a little dry and tasteless. The service was excellent.

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Napa, California, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

My husband and I celebrated NYE and my birthday at Cindys Backstreet Kitchen. I was immediately taken by the cozy ambience and layout. Our server could not have been more gracious. The meals and apps were such a culinary treat! I highly recommend the polenta fries! We were greeted by the Manager, Patrick Kellaher who made us feel at home... More 

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Phoenix
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83 reviews 83 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We really enjoyed this restaurant. We sat on the patio. Very pretty. Our server was great. Loved the food. I had the enchiladas and they were awesome. Would go back anytime I am in the area. Reasonably priced for a nicer restaurant.

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Bay Area
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I enjoy the food. My wife enjoyed the curry chicken salad. I like this place but think they can do better

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Additional Information about Cindy's Backstreet Kitchen

Address: 1327 Railroad Ave, St. Helena, CA 94574-1123
Phone Number: 707-963-1200
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  St. Helena
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: American, Latin

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