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Gillwoods Cafe

Sandwiches, Delicatessen, American, Cafe
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1313 Main St, St. Helena, CA 94574
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7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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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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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Good, local breakfast

Great little local cafe in downtown St. Helena. We stopped in for breakfast. The menu had all of the classic breakfast options.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 19, 2015
New Orleans, Louisiana
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  • Families with children
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Sacramento, California
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52 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sought out a breakfast place in St Helena and settled on Gillwoods. They have quite an extensive menu I will say that. I was surprised to find many items on the menu served a la carte.. My partner ordered a Club sandwich and for $13 you would expect a side order with that, but that was $3 more. However when... More 

Thank ukbear
Enid, Oklahoma
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Big servings and very delicious. Attentive wait staff. Everyone in my group was quite pleased with what they ordered.

Thank okiedent
New Orleans, Louisiana
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45 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Great little local cafe in downtown St. Helena. We stopped in for breakfast. The menu had all of the classic breakfast options.

Thank NOLAgirl34
Allen, Texas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

The breakfast menu is fantastic - lot of choices. The staff if friendly, appears to have local fans. We ate here 2 days in a row because it was great food, decent value.

Thank kim c
Phoenix, Arizona
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113 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

We stopped for lunch on a trip around the wine country. Food was good and plentiful. Pricing was typical for a touristy area - high for what you got.

Thank Bruce P
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

I used to love this cafe. Several years ago we would frequent this cafe when lived in the area, things have changed. Vegetarian omelette appeared to have canned mushrooms. Home fries were old and hard. Muffin was warmed in micro without asking first. Polite service, but not the professional environment it used to have

Thank Vietbiker
Bristol, Rhode Island
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72 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Good breakfast food...lot's of variety. Wait staff is very attentive. If in St. Helena, give it a try.

Thank Pa55w
New Jersey
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We stopped in because it was just so hot and needed a place to cool off for lunch and didn't know what to expect - we hadn't read any reviews.. Lunch was exceptional and service was even better. All the staff is just so nice and welcoming.Would be on our list to try breakfast next time we are in town

Thank bella109
Bucerias, Mexico
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70 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Food was excellent - Big Portions and Cooked to perfection. Service was quick and efficient. There were 5 of us, two got omelettes, two got waffles and one got a sandwich so we spanned the menu - Everyone was more than satisfied with their choices. Definitely the place to go for a family breakfast.

Thank kathy k
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100 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We went there for Lunch... but the breakfast menu look so good that we ended having Breakfast for lunch... I had the California Eggs Benedict and fresh squeeze OJ...the Avocado addition to the Benedict's made my day....

Thank Wolfgangamadeusmarco

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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: Sandwiches, Delicatessen, American, Cafe

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children


Open Hours
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?