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1313 Main St, St. Helena, CA 94574
17079631788
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7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer

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  • 58
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  • 56
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great half sandwich and soup

Walking up and down the three or four blocks of cute shops and restaurants in St Helena we found Gillwoods Cafe and stopped in for a bite to eat. The sandwiches were good and we enjoyed the clam chowder cup of soup. Cute place and quick friendly service. Total lunch price with tip was just under... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Blooms65
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Northern California
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Northern California
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306 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Walking up and down the three or four blocks of cute shops and restaurants in St Helena we found Gillwoods Cafe and stopped in for a bite to eat. The sandwiches were good and we enjoyed the clam chowder cup of soup. Cute place and quick friendly service. Total lunch price with tip was just under twenty-five dollars.

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Thank Blooms65
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're looking for the breakfast or lunch place that the locals love, this is it. It's casual, yet always delicious. No problem bringing the kids, it's a family style place. Great eggs benedict without the frills of many of the local eateries.

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Thank Diana C
Overland Park, Kansas
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small restaurant but the food was plentiful and fabulous! Staff was friendly and did I mention that the food was great? Must stop here!

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Thank ANNKC1
Atlanta, Georgia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had breakfast here on two of our 5 days in St. Helena. I suppose that the fact that we were repeat visitors tells you all you need.

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Thank Tom M
Grass Valley, California
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61 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They serve their own corn beef hash, which is excellent. Our server was attentive and attentive. Nice selection of pancakes, eggs, etc. I will return.

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Thank Laura B
Guatemala City, Guatemala
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

We were looking for some place to eat in St. Helena, and by heart we chose this place: best decision ever!! Food was great, bread and jelly were marvelous and the service was perfect! We definitely recommend and would come back.

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Thank KaM32
Port Byron, Illinois
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

The food was great and so was the service. Highly recommend. Bacon, orange juice, and potatoes were so good.

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Thank cars52
St. Helena, California
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

By far the best breakfast place in St. Helena. Good selection and very reasonable prices. Every thing is fresh and tasty. Free coffee refills and generous portions.

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Thank VSP1998
San Diego, California
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

Not sure why we could find seating, it was busy day after Xmas. Got there about 1:15, told the waitress we were in a rush to make a winery appt at 2:15. She hustled the food out, and ran my credit card right away. Wife and I both ordered burgers, mine on a bed of lettuce, no bun or french... More 

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Thank ChrisB_WT
Missouri Ozarks
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Right on the main street of St. Helena, this cafe is clean, has good food and good service. And friendly wait staff. I had their hearty beef and barley soup with a side salad for lunch. The breakfast was a full size ham and cheese omelet with hash browns and toast. Each meal was delicious and reasonably priced. A glass... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1313 Main St, St. Helena, CA 94574
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  St. Helena
  • Phone Number: 17079631788

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Delicatessen, American, Cafe

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?