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Gillwoods Cafe

American, Café, Bakery, Hamburgers
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1313 Main St, St. Helena, CA 94574
707-0963-1788
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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: Breakfast/Brunch
Good for:
Families with children

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  • 44
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent breakfast stop

Good food and friendly service. We were not rushed and enjoyed a relaxing morning before touring wineries. Parking is on the street and we did not have a trouble finding a spot. Place does get busy and it did not affect the service.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
Richard C
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Southington, Connecticut
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  • Families with children
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103 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Southington, Connecticut
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Good food and friendly service. We were not rushed and enjoyed a relaxing morning before touring wineries. Parking is on the street and we did not have a trouble finding a spot. Place does get busy and it did not affect the service.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This was our first time having lunch at Gilwoods. Always thought of it as a place for a hearty breakfast. We both had salads that were wonderful and large. Both were tasty and fresh as well as reasonably priced. I highly recommend having lunch here as well as breakfast.

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Davie, Florida
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63 reviews 63 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We went here for a late lunch and were only 15 minutes before closing. Despite this, had great service and delicious food. I'm not a huge slider person, but the description appealed to me so I decided to try it. They were great! You can tell the bread for the rolls is made in house and was delicious.

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South Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Good homestyle food and friendly service. We were not rushed and got to relax over a nice meal. Limited yet satisfying menu which should appeal to all..

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Nice place to have breakfast before you go out for a day of wine tastings. A little on the pricy side for breakfast but good food none the less.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We went here our first morning in the area. We had no wait to get a table when we arrived at 8:30 on a Thursday morning. The service was prompt. The food was good but not great. The nice thing is farm fresh. My husband had the blueberry pancakes. The batter flavor was good but they were very shy on... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

So many choices, fast service and atmospheric. A great place to start the day. I had huevos rancheros that were delicious. A classic cafe. I wish there were still more like this in every city.

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Woodridge, Illinois
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60 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

I would just say this is an average diner. Nothing fancy. Decent food for on the go purposes. Have not had a bad breakfast here, it is just not a fancy place. Usually have eaten here on the way to the airport.

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Ware, United Kingdom
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109 reviews 109 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We were taken here for breakfast. It was very busy with a queue and I had high expectations. Sadly it did not as I had hoped. My breakfast was Luke warm and lack luster. It was ok, but this place doesn't stand up to the hype that seems to surround it. For me there are better places to search out... More 

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Philadelphia
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60 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

In foodie paradise the expectations are high and the praise comes flowing, perhaps because the competition is not that fierce. But if Gillwoods tried serving up its fare in Philadelphia at half the cost, they would be out of business in a week. The heuvos rancheros, what I ordered, were bland to the point of tasteless, my husbands poached eggs... 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: 707-0963-1788

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Café, Bakery, Hamburgers

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?