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Wine Spectator Greystone Restaurant

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2555 Main St, St. Helena, CA 94574 (Deer Park Road)
+1 707-967-1010
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Enjoy an innovative menu inspired by bounty of Napa Valley with seasonal...
Enjoy an innovative menu inspired by bounty of Napa Valley with seasonal ingredients sourced from the CIA's own farm and other local purveyors. Our California wine list, noted for its depth, enhances the dining experience, while the spectacular landscape and vineyard views set the stage for a rich and satisfying dining experience.
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Visitor rating
  • 140
    Excellent
  • 74
    Very good
  • 49
    Average
  • 16
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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It's all about learning and that extends to your experience. Your not the test subject for there learning curve, you are the focus. Top notch well crafted and always surprising. Make sure you have wine with your meal. Everything is crafted for your enjoyment. You will not be disappointed.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
Napajon
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Napa Valley, California
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
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Napa Valley, California
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

It's all about learning and that extends to your experience. Your not the test subject for there learning curve, you are the focus. Top notch well crafted and always surprising. Make sure you have wine with your meal. Everything is crafted for your enjoyment. You will not be disappointed.

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Petaluma, California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We didn't know it at the time, but we booked for the night before graduation. The atmosphere was fantastic, the students were there with their families running around and the restaurant was full and the menu was super. The student-prepared menu was really good. My starter had the best poached egg I ever had in my life by chef Marcello.... More 

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Carlsbad, California, United States
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62 reviews 62 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We had a delicious dinner here and it was fun to watch the students do their thing. All the food was wonderful and our server was attentive and helpful. A very well run teaching kitchen with a flair and fun.

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Mahwah, New Jersey
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127 reviews 127 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

First let me comment on the service. I realize that these are all students training to be chef, well I can tell you that the service is about as good as anywhere you can ever go. For tonight's meal we had 2 appetizers one of them was the smoked duck breast flavor was ridiculous. The other was a steelhead trout... More 

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San Clemente
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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Great dinner as usual in a great setting with lots of energy but quiet enough to fully enjoy your companions. Food as always is the best without being too complex or "foody" - some chefs seem like they just want to show off with their choice of ingredients. The wait staff are very well trained and can answer all your... More 

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Pleasant Lake, Michigan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

It was fun watching the culinary students prepare and serve our meals. Student waitstaff were friendly and shared their experience when asked. Food was exceptional.

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Tucson, Arizona
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44 reviews 44 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We always enjoy eating at Greystone. The price is reasonable and the food ranges from good to exceptional. You can request recipes and try them yourself--warning, they will be challenging! This past fall the students took over the entire management of the restaurant. Because that reduced the staffing levels, hours have been cut. Lunch is no longer served. Dinner is... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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107 reviews 107 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

The students do all the cooking and serving here. Food was pretty good, the students ranged from nervous to very fun. A good way to spend a night out different from high-end dining.

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Concord
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143 reviews 143 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

The restaurant had a 4 day "pop up" special with a chef form the Abruzzo region of Italy directing a special farm to table menu. The students working the tables were all from the Hyde Park (NY) campus of CIA. It is a MUST to engage these interesting people in conversation. It is silly to think they are just going... More 

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Puryear, Tennessee, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We arrived about 15 minutes before our 5:30 reservation which was the first seating of the night. We waited and enjoyed watching the staff preparing to open. We were the first people seated and it was almost 5:45. By 7:15 we had been served one course. The student waitstaff were trying to be helpful and do great service. Not sure... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2555 Main St, St. Helena, CA 94574
    (Deer Park Road)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  St. Helena
  • Phone Number: +1 707-967-1010

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
  • Cuisine: American, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients, Romantic

Description

Enjoy an innovative menu inspired by bounty of Napa Valley with seasonal ingredients sourced from the CIA's own farm and other local purveyors. Our California wine list, noted for its depth, enhances the dining experience, while the spectacular landscape and vineyard views set the stage for a rich and satisfying dining experience.
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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